18 new books arrived on Monday, just in time to get readers set for Labor Day Weekend. Included were two new thrillers that combine page-turning suspense with literary character and atmosphere. “Surrender, New York” by Caleb Carr, Trajan Jones, a student of profiler Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Carr’s “The Alienist”), consults on a case regarding the mysterious death of an abandoned teen. This is “an addictive contemporary crime procedural In “Redemption Road” by John hart, a North Carolina police officer faces criminal charges arising from gunning down two men at a crime scene. Hart Combines “gripping suspense suspense and searing glimpses into the human mind and soul” (Greensboro News & Record).
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