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Looking for a case to crack? Try these new Jewish-themed mystery novels

For many of us, summer reading involves books that engage us but don’t feel like work to get through. One genre that frequently fits the bill is mystery. Cases in point: two new Jewish-flavored mystery novels.

Matt Goldman is known for his books featuring Minneapolis detective Nils Shapiro. Goldman takes a break from the series with his most recent novel, the atmospheric “Carolina Moonset,” which captures the impact of the past on a family as well as a town in South Carolina.