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New York Times Read Alikes: December 4, 2016


'Tis the season for suspense: bounty hunters, the Army, the F.B.I., the  C.I.A., forensics, and judicial corruption.  

Turbo 23

# Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich, more upbeat, funny suspense: 

What Looks Like Crazy by Charlotte Hughes

The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

Swift Justice by Laura A.H. DiSilverio




No Man's Land

#2 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed No Man's Land by David Baldacci, more cold case suspense:

Natchez Burning by Greg Iles

The Bitter Season by Tami Hoag

The Skeleton Road  by Val McDermid





#3 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed The Whistler by John Grisham, more legal thrillers set in Florida:

Collateral Damage by H. Terrell Griffin

The Pardon by James Grippando

Bad Monkey by Carl Hiassen




night school

#4 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Night School by Lee Child, more noir suspense:

Red Station by Adrian Magson

The Escape by David Baldacci

Adrenaline by Jeff Abbott





#5 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Chaos by Patricia Cornwell, more forensic suspense: 

The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen

What Lies Behind by J.T. Ellison

Now She's Gone by Gregg Olsen





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