Author Archives: Beth

NEVER BEFORE……………

has  a candidate been so open and sincere about buying an election. Romney Told Bosses to Tell Their Employees Whom to Vote For By Adam Clark Estes | The Atlantic Wire – 23 hrs ago Romney Told Bosses to Tell Their … Mitt … Continue reading

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OUTRAGE – Arnaldur Indridason

OUTRAGE is an Inspector Erlendur book without Erlendur.  He has taken some time to investigate another case, using personal time and leaving Detective Elinborg in charge.  The author has given her colleagues time off as well and Elinborg owns this … Continue reading

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CROSS BONES GRAVEYARD – Dan Waddell on Murder Is Everywhere

Dan posted this very interesting piece on November 5, 2010, giving up the opportunity to write about Guy Fawkes Day. At the end of the post, Dan offers a link to some very entertaining information about the cemetery and the  … Continue reading

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TRICKSTER’S POINT – William Kent Krueger (Reviewed by Ted Feit)

Cork O’Connor has faced many perplexing situations in this long-running series set in Upper Minnesota.  None, however, is as stunning as takes place in this latest chapter, perhaps because it begins at Trickster’s Point, where, according to Native American legend … Continue reading

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A THOUSAND CUTS – Simon Lelic

Something to consider as school begins. Simon Lelic’s first book, A THOUSAND CUTS, is a perfect story for our time. Samuel Szajkowski, the grandson of a Polish immigrant and a history teacher, walks into an assembly and kills three students … Continue reading

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1222 – ANNE HOLT

1222 is a book that hooks the reader from the very beginning.  “As it was only the train driver who died, you couldn’t call it a disaster.  There were 269 people on board when the train… came off the rails … Continue reading

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Reviewgate: Book Reviews for Sale and What it Really Means

Reviewgate: Book Reviews for Sale and What it Really Means.    Taste in books is as individual as the way we take our coffee or at least it should be. Remember when Americans took pride in being rugged individualists? Remember when … Continue reading

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