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Mystery, Thrillers, and Suspense Novels by African American authors
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Cover Art: Black rain /
Black rain
Alexandria, Vincent
Adult Fiction ALEXAND
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Cover Art: Cookie cutter /
Cookie cutter
Anthony, Sterling, 1949-
Adult Fiction ANTHONY
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Cover Art: You should have died on Monday /
You should have died on Monday
Bailey, Frankie Y.
Adult Fiction BAILEY
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Cover Art: Long goodbyes : a Virginia Kelly mystery /
Long goodbyes : a Virginia Kelly mystery
Baker, Nikki, 1962-
Adult Fiction BAKER
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Cover Art: Plain brown wrapper : an Alex Powell novel /
Plain brown wrapper : an Alex Powell novel
Bates, Karen Grigsby.
Adult Fiction BATES
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Cover Art: Dead time /
Dead time
Bland, Eleanor Taylor.
Adult Fiction BLAND
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Cover Art: Slow burn /
Slow burn
Bland, Eleanor Taylor.
Adult Fiction BLAND
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Cover Art: The demise of Luleta Jones : a novel /
The demise of Luleta Jones : a novel
Boone, Mark Allen.
Adult Fiction BOONE
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Cover Art: Lemon City : a novel /
Lemon City : a novel
Brown, Elaine Meryl.
Adult Fiction
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Cover Art: Deadly charm /
Deadly charm
Burney, Claudia Mair, 1964-
Adult Fiction BURNEY
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Cover Art: Death, deceit & some smooth jazz : an Amanda Bell Brown mystery /
Death, deceit & some smooth jazz : an Amanda Bell Brown mystery
Burney, Claudia Mair, 1964-
Adult Fiction BURNEY
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Cover Art: Murder, mayhem, and a fine man /
Murder, mayhem, and a fine man
Burney, Claudia Mair, 1964-
Adult Fiction BURNEY
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Cover Art: Jackson Park /
Jackson Park
Carter, Charlotte
Adult Fiction CARTER
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Cover Art: Rhode Island red /
Rhode Island red
Carter, Charlotte
Adult Fiction CARTER
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Cover Art: Jericho's fall /
Jericho's fall
Carter, Stephen L., 1954-
Adult Fiction CARTER
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Cover Art: Sympathy for the Devil : an Angela Bivens thriller /
Sympathy for the Devil : an Angela Bivens thriller
Chambers, Christopher, 1963-
Adult Fiction CHAMBER
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Cover Art: What a woman's gotta do /
What a woman's gotta do
Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-
Adult Fiction COLEMAN
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Cover Art: The silent cradle /
The silent cradle
Cuthbert, Margaret
Adult Fiction CUTHBERT
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Cover Art: The trials of Nikki Hill /
The trials of Nikki Hill
Darden, Christopher A.
Adult Fiction DARDEN
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Cover Art: Sex, murder and a double latte /
Sex, murder and a double latte
Davis, Kyra.
Adult Fiction DAVIS
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Cover Art: Mama solves a murder /
Mama solves a murder
DeLoach, Nora.
Adult Fiction DELOACH
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Cover Art: Mama stalks the past /
Mama stalks the past
DeLoach, Nora.
Adult Fiction DELOACH
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Cover Art: Resurrecting midnight /
Resurrecting midnight
Dickey, Eric Jerome.
Adult Fiction DICKEY
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Cover Art: A toast before dying : a Mali Anderson mystery /
A toast before dying : a Mali Anderson mystery
Edwards, Grace F.
Adult Fiction EDWARDS
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Cover Art: If I should die : a Mali Anderson mystery /
If I should die : a Mali Anderson mystery
Edwards, Grace F.
Adult Fiction EDWARDS
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Cover Art: N : a romantic mystery /
N : a romantic mystery
Edwards, Louis, 1962-
Adult Fiction EDWARDS
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Cover Art: State's evidence /
State's evidence
Flowers, R. Barri
Adult Fiction FLOWERS
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Cover Art: The long mile /
The long mile
Ford, Clyde W.
Adult Fiction FORD
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Cover Art: Whiskey Gulf : a Charlie Noble suspense novel /
Whiskey Gulf : a Charlie Noble suspense novel
Ford, Clyde W.
Adult Fiction FORD
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Cover Art: Bourbon Street /
Bourbon Street
Gaiter, Leonce
Adult Fiction GAITER
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Cover Art: Details at ten /
Details at ten
Garland, Ardella, 1962-
Adult Fiction GARLAND
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Cover Art: The devil's hatband /
The devil's hatband
Greer, Robert O.
Adult Fiction GREER
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Cover Art: The dirty truth /
The dirty truth
Hampton, Brenda
Adult Fiction HAMPTON
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Cover Art: Cold medina /
Cold medina
Hardwick, Gary.
Adult Fiction HARDWICK
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Cover Art: Dark town redemption /
Dark town redemption
Hardwick, Gary.
Adult Fiction HARDWIC
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Cover Art: Dead by popular demand : a Harlem noir featuring Devil Barnett /
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Cover Art: All the lucky ones are dead : an Aaron Gunner mystery /
All the lucky ones are dead : an Aaron Gunner mystery
Haywood, Gar Anthony.
Adult Fiction HAYWOOD
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Cover Art: Going nowhere fast /
Going nowhere fast
Haywood, Gar Anthony.
Adult Fiction HAYWOOD
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Cover Art: Tangled roots : a Kendra Clayton novel /
Tangled roots : a Kendra Clayton novel
Henry, Angela.
Adult Fiction HENRY
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Cover Art: The company you keep : a Kendra Clayton novel /
The company you keep : a Kendra Clayton novel
Henry, Angela.
Adult Fiction HENRY
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Cover Art: A rage in Harlem /
A rage in Harlem
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984.
Adult Fiction HIMES
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Cover Art: Cotton comes to Harlem /
Cotton comes to Harlem
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984.
Adult Fiction HIMES
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Cover Art: The collected stories of Chester Himes /
The collected stories of Chester Himes
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984.
Adult Fiction HIMES
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Cover Art: The devil's shadow /
The devil's shadow
Holton, Hugh.
Adult Fiction HOLTON
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Cover Art: Hit time : a mystery /
Hit time : a mystery
Joe, Yolanda.
Adult Fiction JOE
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Cover Art: The bridge /
The bridge
Jones, Solomon, 1967-
Adult Fiction JONES
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Cover Art: The big mango /
The big mango
Kelley, Norman, 1954-
Adult Fiction KELLEY
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Cover Art: If 6 were 9 /
If 6 were 9
Lamar, Jake.
Adult Fiction LAMAR
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Cover Art: One dead lawyer : a David Price mystery /
One dead lawyer : a David Price mystery
Lindsay, Tony.
Adult Fiction LINDSAY
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Cover Art: Black water rising /
Black water rising
Locke, Attica
Adult Fiction
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Cover Art: Too beautiful to die /
Too beautiful to die
Lovell, Glenville, 1955-
Adult Fiction LOVELL
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Cover Art: If there be pain /
If there be pain
Mallette, Gloria, 1953-
Adult Fiction MALLETT
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Cover Art: Sleep don't come easy /
Sleep don't come easy
Mason, J. D.
Adult Fiction MASON
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Cover Art: Cornered /
Cornered
Massey, Brandon, 1973-
Adult Fiction MASSEY
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Cover Art: A murder too close : a Phil Rodriquez novel /
A murder too close : a Phil Rodriquez novel
Mickelbury, Penny, 1948-
Adult Fiction MICKELB
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Cover Art: One must wait /
One must wait
Mickelbury, Penny, 1948-
Adult Fiction MICKELBUR
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Cover Art: A red death : an Easy Rawlins mystery /
A red death : an Easy Rawlins mystery
Mosley, Walter.
Adult Fiction MOSLEY
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Cover Art: Devil in a blue dress /
Devil in a blue dress
Mosley, Walter.
Adult Fiction MOSLEY
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Cover Art: Fearless Jones : a novel /
Fearless Jones : a novel
Mosley, Walter.
Adult Fiction MOSLEY
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Cover Art: Blanche on the Lam /
Blanche on the Lam
Neely, Barbara.
Adult Fiction NEELY
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Cover Art: Blanche passes go /
Blanche passes go
Neely, Barbara.
Adult Fiction NEELY
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Cover Art: We'll never tell /
We'll never tell
Perrin, Kayla.
Adult Fiction PERRIN
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Cover Art: Bad night is falling /
Bad night is falling
Phillips, Gary, 1955-
Adult Fiction PHILLIPS
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Cover Art: Monkology : the Ivan Monk stories /
Monkology : the Ivan Monk stories
Phillips, Gary, 1955-
Adult Fiction PHILLIP
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Cover Art: An image to die for /
An image to die for
Phillips, Mike, 1941-
Adult Fiction PHILLIP
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Cover Art: Wife of the gods : a novel /
Wife of the gods : a novel
Quartey, Kwei J.
Adult Fiction QUARTEY
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Cover Art: Yellow moon : a novel /
Yellow moon : a novel
Rhodes, Jewell Parker.
Adult Fiction RHODES
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Cover Art: The blackbird papers /
The blackbird papers
Smith, Ian, 1969-
Adult Fiction SMITH
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Cover Art: Reckless eyeballin' /
Reckless eyeballin'
Smith-Levin, Judith.
Adult Fiction SMITH L
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Cover Art: Blood on the leaves /
Blood on the leaves
Stetson, Jeff.
Adult Fiction STETSON
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Cover Art: A darker shade of crimson : an Ivy League mystery /
A darker shade of crimson : an Ivy League mystery
Thomas-Graham, Pamela.
Adult Fiction THOMAS
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Cover Art: The dying ground : a hip-hop noir novel /
The dying ground : a hip-hop noir novel
Tramble, Nichelle D.
Adult Fiction TRAMBLE
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Cover Art: Casanegra : a Tennyson Hardwick story /
Casanegra : a Tennyson Hardwick story
Underwood, Blair.
Adult Fiction UNDERWO
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Cover Art: In the night of the heat : a Tennyson Hardwick novel /
In the night of the heat : a Tennyson Hardwick novel
Underwood, Blair.
Adult Fiction UNDERWO
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Cover Art: Up jumped the devil /
Up jumped the devil
Walker, Blair S.
Adult Fiction WALKER
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Cover Art: Devil's gonna get him /
Devil's gonna get him
Wesley, Valerie Wilson.
Adult Fiction WESLEY
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Cover Art: Dying in the dark : a Tamara Hayle mystery /
Dying in the dark : a Tamara Hayle mystery
Wesley, Valerie Wilson.
Adult Fiction WESLEY
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Cover Art: Of blood and sorrow : a Tamara Hayle mystery /
Of blood and sorrow : a Tamara Hayle mystery
Wesley, Valerie Wilson.
Adult Fiction WESLEY
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Cover Art: Killer chameleon /
Killer chameleon
West, Chassie.
Adult Fiction WEST
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Cover Art: One last kiss /
One last kiss
Wilbon, Mary
Adult Fiction WILBON
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Cover Art: Inner city blues : a Charlotte Justice novel /
Inner city blues : a Charlotte Justice novel
Woods, Paula L.
Adult Fiction WOODS
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Cover Art: Strange bedfellows : a Charlotte Justice novel /
Strange bedfellows : a Charlotte Justice novel
Woods, Paula L.
Adult Fiction WOODS
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On May 7, 2013 at 4:01, Margaret Mitchell wrote:
An excellent list. There are some books that I did not know about.
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