Insomnia by Stephen King

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(No Series)
SUSPENSE


Ralph Roberts used to be an ordinary guy—until insomnia robbed him of sleep. Now he's no longer ordinary—he can see horrible things happening to the people of Derry, Maine. He can see how, one by one, they are turning into monsters straight from hell.

He'd like to call them nightmares, but he's wide awake. He can't call himself crazy, because there is another person who sees these happenings, too. But even if seeing is believing, it still doesn't give him a clue of how to stop these deadly, demonic visions from coming true.



“It's a long way back to Eden, Sweetheart, so don't sweat the small stuff.”

A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton

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(Kinsey MilLhone, #1)
MYSTERY


A tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachments, she's got a soft spot for underdogs and lost causes.

Eight years ago, Nikki Fife was convicted of killing her philandering husband. Now she's out on parole and needs Kinsey's help to find the real killer.

If there's one thing that makes Kinsey feel alive, it's playing on the edge. When her investigation turns up a second corpse, more suspects, and a new reason to kill, Kinsey discovers that the edge is closer―and sharper―than she imagined.


“My own mystery, unplumed, undetected, was sorted into files that were neatly labeled but really didn't say much.”

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

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(No Series)
  HORROR


Something is out there, something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse of it, and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from.

Five years after it began, a handful of scattered survivors remains, including Malorie and her two young children. Living in an abandoned house near the river, she has dreamed of fleeing to a place where they might be safe. Now that the boy and girl are four, it's time to go, but the journey ahead will be terrifying: twenty miles downriver in a rowboat--blindfolded--with nothing to rely on but her wits and the children’s trained ears. One wrong choice and they will die. Something is following them all the while, but is it man, animal, or monster?

“It's better to face madness with a plan than to sit still and let it take you in pieces.”





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