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    A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

In 1866, tragedy strikes at the exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns in a mysterious accident involving a small circle of boys. The drowning and its aftermath initiates a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many loves. . . This breathtaking novel portrays a family splintered by lust, bound by a shared legacy. . . men and women swept toward a perilous climax where greed, fed by the shocking truth of a boy's death, must be stopped, or not just one man's dreams,

Year: 1993
Genre: Historical

    Along Came a Spider by James Patterson

Alex Cross is a homicide detective with a Ph.D. in psychology. He works and lives in the ghettos of D. C. and looks like Muhammad Ali in his prime. He's a tough guy from a tough part of town who wears Harris Tweed jackets and likes to relax by banging out Gershwin tunes on his baby grand piano. Gary Soneji, who wants to commit the "crime of the century," is playing at the top of his game. Soneji has outsmarted the FBI, the Secret Service, and the police.

Year: 1993
Genre: Police Procedural

    Bloodletter by K.W. Jeter

Starfleet Command has learned that the Cardassians are planning to construct a base on the other side of the wormhole to establish a presence and claim the rich unexplored territory. Now, it falls to Commander Sisko, Major Kira, and the crew of Deep Space NineTM to set up a Federation station there immediately.

Year: 1993
Genre: Action & Adventure SF

    Crusade by Rick Atkinson

Crusade follows the unfolding battle from the first night to the final day, providing vivid accounts of bombing runs and White House strategy sessions, firefights and bitter inter-service conflicts. Weaving individual stories into the larger narrative, Atkinson represents the allied campaign against Saddam Hussein as a wholly new kind of war, one that has transformed the nature of modern warfare.

Year: 1993
Genre: Persian Gulf War

    Finnegan's Week by Joseph Wambaugh

Fin Finnegan is a San Diego police detective and wannabe actor who's passing midlife crisis and heading straight for midlife meltdown. The last thing he wants when he's gearing up for a TV audition is a routine truck theft case. The last thing he needs after three messy divorces is a sexy female investigator assigned to the case. Fin's abysmal luck is holding out--he's got not only the theft investigation but an uneasy alliance with two strong-willed women, each working a separate angle of his once-simple case.

Year: 1993
Genre: Police Procedural

    Forward the Foundation by Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari Seldon's long-established plan to build a new Empire that the Second Foundation is not destroyed after all-and that its still-defiant survivors are preparing their revenge.

Year: 1993
Genre: Science Fiction

    Free Fall by Robert Crais

Elvis Cole is just a detective who can't say no, especially to a girl in a terrible fix. And Jennifer Sheridan qualifies: Her fiancé, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plainclothes unit, but Jennifer's sure he's in trouble--the kind of serious trouble that only Elvis Cole can help him out of.

Year: 1993
Genre: CorruptionPrivate Eye

    Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

Nearly a generation has passed since the first pioneers landed, but the transformation of Mars to an Earth-like planet has just begun. In Green Mars the colonists will attempt to turn the red planet into a lush garden for humanity. They will bombard the atmosphere with ice meteorites to add moisture. They will seed the red deserts with genetically engineered plants. Then they will tap the boiling planetary core to warm the planet's frozen surface. But their heroic efforts don't go unchallenged.

Year: 1993
Genre: Action & Adventure SFHard SF

    In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke

When Hollywood invades New Iberia Parish to film a Civil War epic, restless specters waiting in the shadows for Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux are reawakened--ghosts of a history best left undisturbed. Hunting a serial killer preying on the lawless young, Robicheaux comes up close and personal with the elusive guardians of his darkest torments--who hold the key to his ultimate salvation...or a final, fatal downfall.

Year: 1993
Genre: Serial Killer

    J is for Judgement by Sue Grafton

Wendell Jaffe looks great for a dead man! He's been six feet under for five years ago--until his former insurance agent spots him at a dusty resort bar in Mexico. Now California Fidelity wants its insurance money back. Can P.I. Kinsey Millhone get on the case?

Year: 1993
Genre: Private Eye

 

 

Titles

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1993A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett Historical
1993Along Came a Spider by James Patterson Police Procedural, Alex Cross
1993Bloodletter by K.W. Jeter Action & Adventure SF, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
1993Crusade by Rick Atkinson Persian Gulf War, Non-Fiction
The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War
1993Finnegan's Week by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural, San Diego
1993Forward the Foundation by Isaac Asimov Science Fiction, Foundation
1993Free Fall by Robert Crais Private Eye, Corruption, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Los Angeles
1993Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson Action & Adventure SF, Hard SF, Mars Trilogy, Mars
1993In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke Serial Killer, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1993J is for Judgement by Sue Grafton Private Eye, Kinsey Millhone
1993Martians And Misplaced Clues: Life Work Of Fredric Brown by Jack Seabrook Biography, Non-Fiction
1993Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Discworld
1993Moving Mars by Greg Bear Hard SF, Political SF, Quantum Logic, Mars
1993Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King Horror, Short Stories
1993Nightside The Long Sun by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, The Book of the Long Sun
1993Paper Doll by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Spenser
1993Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler Near Future, Post Apocalypse, Science Fiction, Earthseed, Los Angeles
1993Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow Man Hunt, Kindle County
1993Pronto by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Organized Crime, Raylan Givens, Italy
1993Rama Revealed by Arthur C. Clarke Space Exploration, Rama
1993Son of Fletch by Gregory Mcdonald Family Secrets, Fletch
1993Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry Westerns, Lonesome Dove, Texas
1993Strip Tease by Carl Hiaasen Comic Thriller, Extortion, Satire
1993The Black Ice by Michael Connelly Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
1993The Client by John Grisham Legal Thriller, Organized Crime
1993The Fifties by David Halberstam Non-Fiction
1993The Hammer of God by Arthur C. Clarke Space Exploration
1993The Kaisho by Eric Van Lustbader Action, Organized Crime, Assassins, Nicholas Linnear
1993The Night Manager by John le Carré Arms Dealing, Drug Running
1993The Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith Science Fiction, Soft SF, Short Stories
1993The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum Terrorist
1993The Spider: C&G #6 by Grant Stockbridge The Spider C&G Paperbacks
Slaves of the Laughing Death / Satan's Murder Machines
1993The Spider: C&G #7 by Grant Stockbridge The Spider C&G Paperbacks
King of the Red Killers / Green Globes of Death
1993The Spider: C&G #8 by Grant Stockbridge The Spider C&G Paperbacks
The Devil's Paymaster / Legions of the Accursed Light
1993The Throat by Peter Straub Horror, Blue Rose Triology
1993Virtual Light by William Gibson Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Bridge Trilogy
1993Wild Cards XII: Turn of the Cards by Victor Milan Action & Adventure SF, Wild Cards
1993Wolf in the Shadows by Marcia Muller Kidnapping, Private Eye, Sharon McCone

 

 

 


 

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