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Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'
Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'

Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous other prizes to his credit notwithstanding, the mystery writer Thomas H. Cook rarely gets the kind of high-profile attention accorded reigning superstars Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, at least in the United States, a degree of oversight on his home turf that is a mystery unto itself. The reason may be the prevailing perception that Cook is a genre writer, an unfortunate oversimplification because most of his books are...

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