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We specialize in local authors and books. The following represents some of our favorites, but we have many more. We also have national best sellers. Whatever you're looking for, if we don't have it, we'll do our best to get it for you!



Hiking the North Shore
$$16.95

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By Andrew Slade

Naturalist and North Shore expert Andrew Slade scouted out over 300 miles of trails along inland ridges and Lake Superior shoreline for this indispensible guide. Grab your boots and go!



Zenith
$19.95

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By Tony Dierckins

Zenith: A Postcard Perspective of Historic Duluth follows the Lake Superior region's colorful history from the last ice age and it concludes with the various boom and bust years, the advent of the mining and lumber industries, and on to 1939, when modern color photography cards replaced the art of the hand-tinted, lithographic postcard.



Crossing the Canal: An Illustrated History of Duluth's Aerial Bridge
$21.95

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by Tony Dierckins

Beginning with the 1870 digging of the ship canal and through its 100th Anniversary in 2005, Crossing the Canal tells the complete story of Duluth's famous aerial bridge for the first time. upplemented by hundreds of historic and modern photos, maps and diagrams.



Land of Amber Waters
$39.95

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by Doug Hoverson

Cheers! From fine lagers to wicked ales—the complete history of brewing in Minnesota told here for the first time.



Minnesota North Stars - History and Memories with Lou Nanne
$22.95

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At the conclusion of the 1992-93 NHL season, the Minnesota North Stars franchise was moved from Bloomington to Dallas. The word “North” was dropped from their name. Through vintage photos, official team stats, and the wonderful storytelling of Lou Nanne, this book captures the rich and colorful history of the North Stars.



Saint Alban's Day
$14.95

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The Moran family saga continues with Pat McGauley's sixth and most provocative novel of his series.

Hibbing attorney, Amos Moran, is torn by self-doubts and repressed fears. It is election year, 1994. At the same time, Amos and Sadie confront a past episode that has tomrented their lives for twenty years.



Goodnight, Everybody...and Be Kind
$14.95

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By Dennis Anderson

After over 40 years on radio and television, Denny Anderson has written his memoirs, offering his perspective on the major stories that shook Minnesota’s Arrowhead region, northwestern Wisconsin, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.



Greetings from the Arrowhead - Vol. 1 The North Shore & Canoe Country
$14.95

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By Tonny Dierckins

Greetings from the Arrowhead, Volume 1 brings you a colorful look back at historic Northeastern Minnesota through over 190 stunning vintage lithographic postcards made from 1895 to 1950.



Duluth - Gem of the Freshwater Sea
$16.95

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By Anita Zager

Nestled at the tip of the largest freshwater lake in the world, Duluth is a unique, welcoming city to visitors and residents. Its character has been defined by its role in the great water highway beginning with the Headwaters of the Lakes, Lake Superior. With many full-page and smaller photos, this book celebrates its present day form as well as the history that made it what it is today. The ideal keepsake for visitors and residents!

over 150 photos | 128 pages
8-1/2" x 11" | softcover



Will to Murder
$19.95

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By Gail Feichtinger with John DeSanto & Gary Waller

New 4th Edition! Updated & Expanded! The true story behind the crimes and trials surrounding the Glensheen Killings with exclusive coverage of Marjorie Caldwell Hagen’s release from an Arizona prison, the first photos of Hagen as a free woman, and much more—including the DNA testing that ended years of speculation over Roger Caldwell’s guilt and questions Marjorie’s acquittal.



The Vanishing
$15.00

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By Wendy Webb

Julia Bishop is eager to start anew. So when a stranger appears with a job offer, she finds herself accepting the mysterious position: caretaker to Amaris Sinclair, the famous horror novelist who the world believes is dead. After arriving at the Sinclairs' Lake Superior estate, Julia suspects there are sinister undercurrents to her "too-good-to-be-true" position, making her wonder why she really was invited to Havenwood and what secrets are still held prisoner within its walls.



The Tale of Halcyon Crane
$15.00

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By Wendy Webb

Raised by her loving father, having been told her mother died, Hallie discovers that her mother, Madlyn, was alive until very recently. Why would Hallie's father lie? What happened thirty years ago? In search of answers, Hallie travels to where her mother lived, a remote island in the middle of the Great Lakes. She soon realizes her family's secrets are enmeshed in the history of this strange community. And then there's the grand Victorian house bequeathed to her - maybe it's the atmosphere or elderly maid, but Hallie just can't shake the feeling that stranger things are starting to happen...



Cold Nowhere
$26.00

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By Brian Freeman

Teenager Catalina Mateo shows up unannounced in Detective Jonathan Stride's home, spinning a tale of escape from a shadowy pursuer. Stride decides to trust this girl, but is Cat telling the truth? Stride's police partner, Maggie Bei, has doubts. As Stride investigates Cat's story, more violence trails in the teenager's wake. Should Stride be afraid for, or of, this terribly damaged girl?



Burying Place
$24.99

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In the quiet town of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, a baby vanishes from her bedroom in an opulent lakeside home. Was she abducted--or does her father have a terrible secret to hide?



In the Dark
$7.99

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By Brian Freeman

Freeman's fourth thriller to feature Duluth, Minn., police lieutenant Jonathan Stride (after Stalked) As the title suggests, even those involved in the closest relationships can be kept in the dark about a loved one's past. A brutal unsolved murder case from Jonathan Stride's past is reopened and deadly secrets emerge.



Stalked
$7.99

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By Brian Freeman

From the bestselling author of "Immoral" comes a chilling new thriller. Lieutenant Jonathan Stride knows his partner Maggie Bei is in trouble when she reports a deadly crime on a bitter winter night. She's obviously hiding a terrible secret, and her silence only feeds suspicion.



Stripped
$6.99

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By Brian Freeman

In this stunning follow-up to Freemans remarkable debut novel, "Immoral," Detective Jonathan Stride discovers that there are only two ways to go in Las Vegas. You can hit the jackpot--or you can get "stripped." Martins Press.

Paperback



Immoral
$6.99

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Called "a page-turner of the highest caliber" by bestselling author Michael Connelly, this mesmerizing, original and shocking debut unleashes a story about a police lieutenant who relives his worst nightmare when two girls go missing.
Highly recommended by Scott.



Vermilion Drift
$$15.00

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By William Kent Krueger

Deep in an underground iron mine in Tamarack County, Minnesota, Cork stumbles across the remains of six murder victims. As Cork searches for answers, he must dig into his own past and that of his father, a well-respected man who harbored a ghastly truth. Time is running out, however. New threats surface, and unless Cork can unravel the tangled thread of clues, more death is sure to come.



Heaven's Keep
$25.00

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by William Kent Krueger

When a charter plane carrying Cork O'Connor's wife, Jo, goes missing in a snowstorm over the Wyoming Rockies, Cork must accept the terrible truth that his wife is gone forever. But is she? Krueger puts his intrepid hero through the most harrowing mission of his life.



Red Knife
$15.00

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By William Kent Krueger

This book in William Kent Krueger's award-winning Corcoran O'Connor series finds the charismatic private investigator caught in the middle of a racial gang war that's turning picturesque Tamarack County, Minnesota, into a bloody battlefield.



Thunder Bay
$7.99

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By William Kent Krueger

Cork O'Connor is back in Krueger's eighth action-packed and utterly suspenseful thriller. O'Connor is in his hometown and ready for a life of relative peace. But being back at the place where he began comes with its own set of challenges.



Copper River
$7.99

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By William Kent Krueger

The sixth novel in Krueger's award-winning suspense series finds Cork O'Connor running for his life--straight into a murderous conspiracy involving teenage runaways.

Paperback



Storm Prey
$27.95

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Three men burst through the door of a hospital pharmacy and clean the place out, killing one of the workers. The robbers find themselves face to face with Weather Karkinnen, surgeon, and wife of investigator Lucas Davenport. Gnawing it over later, it seems to them there is only one thing they can do: find out who she is, and eliminate the only possible witness.



Wicked Prey
$9.99

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Out of Lucas Davenport's past comes a psycho nursing a violent grudge. But why go after Davenport for revenge when Davenport's young daughter is so close--and so vulnerable?



Shoot To Thrill
$24.95

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Minneapolis homicide cops Gino Rolseth and Leo magozzi are called to the Mississippi River and find a bride dead in the water. It's not long before the Monkeewrench crew discovers the link between the unlucky bride and the latest, most horrific use of the Internet yet.



Monkeewrench
$7.99

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Haunted by a series of horrifying and violent episodes in their past, Grace MacBride and the oddball crew of her software company, Monkeewrench, create a computer game where the killer is always caught, where the good guys always win. But their game becomes a nightmare when someone starts duplicating the fictional murders in real life, down to the last detail. By the time the police learn of the connection between the murders and the game, three people are dead, and the game is just beginning.



Live Bait
$7.99

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A murder-free spell in Minneapolis is shattered when two elderly men are found murdered in one night - both self-sufficient, utterly innocent, and beloved. As the victim toll mounts, homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth struggle to find a connection between victims in a demographic group rarely targeted by serial killers, and find elusive threads that uncover a series of horrendous secrets, some buried within the heart of the police department itself, blurring the lines between heroes and villains.



Snow Blind
$24.95

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The explosive new thriller from the freshest, quirkiest voice on the mystery scene today finds the Monkeewrench team and its law-abiding counterparts on the Minneapolis P.D. on the case when dead policemen start showing up inside snowmen.



Pursuit of Honor
$27.99

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by Vince Flynn

Deadly and charismatic hero Rapp wages a war against a new enemy, in this devastatingly intense thriller by "New York Times"-bestselling author.



National Best Sellers
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We also carry a wide variety of National best selling authors in all genres.