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Desperation in Death, J. D. Robb 23 July 2024

2022 romance/SF/mystery; 55th novel of J. D. Robb's In Death series (SF police procedurals). Two girls escape from a "school" for sex slaves…

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McCone and Friends, Marcia Muller 22 July 2024

Short mystery stories from 2000, in Muller's series about Sharon McCone, private investigator in San Francisco.

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The Weekly Challenge 278: Reverse the Sort in Strings of Words 21 July 2024

I’ve been doing the Weekly Challenges. The latest involved decoding a string format and partially sorting characters. (Note that this ends today.)

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The Twisted Ones, T Kingfisher 20 July 2024

2019 fantasy/horror. Melissa, or Mouse, goes to rural North Carolina to clear out her dead grandmother's house. But it turns out that she had secrets, and some of them outlived her…

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Shadow Magic, Patricia C. Wrede 19 July 2024

1982 fantasy. Kidnapped from the family stronghold, Alethia is going to be instrumental in saving the world.

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Plan For the Worst, Jodi Taylor 18 July 2024

2020 science fiction, eleventh in the Chronicles of St Mary's series (time travel). A jump to see the Princes in the Tower changes everything…

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A Curious Beginning, Deanna Raybourn 17 July 2024

2015 historical thriller, first in a series. Veronica is a foundling, now in 1887 left alone in the world by the death of her "aunt". But soon her house is ransacked and a benefactor is murdered…

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Off the Rails, Christopher Fowler 16 July 2024

2010 police procedural mystery/horror, eighth in the Bryant and May series. The murderer-for-hire Mr Fox has escaped from custody and vanished from his previous life. But when a woman is killed by being pushed down the staircase at King's Cross, is this more of his work?

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The Serpent Sea, Martha Wells 15 July 2024

2012 fantasy, second of its series. Moon and his adoptive court have returned to their old home, but there's a problem…

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The Weekly Challenge 277: A Strong Count 14 July 2024

I’ve been doing the Weekly Challenges. The latest involved word hunting and integer combinations. (Note that this ends today.)

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