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11 excellent novels for summer reading

- Marjorie Kehe, Monitor books editor

8. "Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead," by Sara Gran

(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 288 pp.) Hip, moody, young detective Claire DeWitt arrives in gritty post-Katrina New Orleans to investigate the disappearance of a prosecutor. Critics are already labeling this one – the first of a projected series – a book “not to be missed.” (June)

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