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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.

Review: 'Cooked to Death: Tales of Crime and Cookery,' edited by Rhonda Gilliland and Michael Allan Mallory

FICTION: A yummy anthology collects stories – and recipes – from 17 Midwestern crime writers.

Review: 'The Loney,' by Andrew Michael Hurley

FICTION: Mystical healings and unexplained events inhabit this Gothic debut.