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William Kent Krueger's 'Desolation Mountain' features a dead senator and dark plots

FICTION: In the 17th Cork O'Connor mystery, a Minnesota politician dies in an Iron Range plane crash and foul play is suspected.


Review: 'Legendary,' by Stephanie Garber

YOUNG ADULT FICTION: The sinister and stunning world of Caraval returns.


Review: 'The Perfect Mother,' by Aimee Molloy

FICTION: A group of new mothers bond — until one of the babies disappears.


Review: 'Stars Over Clear Lake,' by Loretta Ellsworth.

FICTION: The famous Surf Ballroom is the setting for this wartime love triangle.


Review: 'Into the Water,' by Paula Hawkins

FICTION: The author of "The Girl on the Train" dials up another terrifying suspense story, with twists and turns.


REVIEW: 'Murder on the Red River,' by Marcie R. Rendon

FICTION: A young Anishinabe woman who sees visions gets drawn into a murder on the North Dakota-Minnesota border in this debut mystery.


REVIEW: 'Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis,' by Anne Rice

FICTION: Another dark fairy tale from the mistress of vampires, Anne Rice.


Review: 'Small Great Things,' by Jodi Picoult

FICTION: A white baby dies and a black nurse is blamed in this haunting new novel.


REVIEW: 'The Annie Year,' by Stephanie Wilbur Ash

FICTION: In "The Annie Year" by Stephanie Wilbur Ash, a stranger disrupts the orderly life of a local businesswoman.


Review: 'Cruel Beautiful World,' by Caroline Leavitt

FICTION: A young girl runs off with her English teacher in 1969, and the romance changes quickly to captivity.