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The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor

Book title The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

A close circle of friends started drawing chalk men to use as a secret code, then chalk men started appearing on their own leading the friends to deadly discoveries.  Now, 30 years later, the chalk men are back and Eddie finds himself targeted by an unknown adversary who is using their secret code to terrorize, and kill his friends.  Can he figure out what really happened 30 years ago?  This is another great thriller that keeps you guessing until the very end!



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Book title  Ashley Bell by Dean Koontz Book title  End of Watch by Stephen King Book title Mind Game by Iris Johansen Book title Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter Book title Since we Fell by Dennis Lehane

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

Book title After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

Anna has always lived with her father and Maggie hasn’t seen her since she was a baby.  Now Anna reaches out to Maggie and wants to move back home.  Maggie is thrilled and ignores the red flags that hint at trouble.  When Anna is murdered and her new husband Noah is accused of the crime, Maggie turns her back on the husband she once cherished.   When new information comes to light, Maggie searches for the truth and discovers things are not always as they seem. 


If you are looking for other similar titles in our library’s collection, try these:

Book title Camino Island by John Grisham Book title Deadfall by Linda Fairstein Book title The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney Book title The Secrets You Keep by Kate White Book title  Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe (ebook)

Book title Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe.

Looking for a fast-paced, gritty and compelling story with a strong female lead? Look no further than Tess Sharpe’s Barbed Wire Heart, available as an ebook through Overdrive.
Harley McKenna is the only child of North County’s biggest criminal. She’s been working for him since she was sixteen – collecting debts, sweet-talking her way out of trouble, and dreading the day he’d deem her ready to rule the rural drug empire he’s built. But her time has run out. The Springfields, her father’s biggest rivals, are moving in. Years ago they were responsible for her mother’s death and now they are coming for the McKenna’s only weak spot – his daughter. With a bloody turf war threatening to consume North County, Harley is forced to confront the truth: that her father's violent world will destroy her. Duke's raised her to be deadly—he never counted on her being disloyal. But if Harley wants to survive and protect the people she loves, she's got to take out Duke's operation and the Springfields. Blowing up meth labs is dangerous business, and getting caught will be the end of her, but Harley has one advantage: She is her father's daughter. And McKennas always win. 
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Book title  Once upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell Book title  The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh Book title  Winters Bone by Daniel Woodrell Book title Justified Season 1 Book title Outsiders Season 2

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