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BLEED FOR ME – Michael Robotham

“Bleed for me” can be a command or a request voiced by more than one character in this most recent book by Michael Robotham.  Fans of the series know that the stories unfold through the perspectives of either psychologist Joseph … Continue reading

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THE ADVOCATE – Bill Mesce Jr. and Steven G.Szilagyi

“The fog of war is a term used to describe the uncertainty in situation awareness experienced by participants in military operations.[1] The term seeks to capture the uncertainty regarding own capability, adversary capability, and adversary intent during an engagement, operation, … Continue reading

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BETWEEN SILK AND CYANIDE – One Of The Best Books I Have Read

Over the past year, a number of books have been written by British and European writers who place at the core of the mystery the increasing interest by the young in the neo-Nazi movement.  World War II still has a … Continue reading

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SUSPECT – Michael Robotham

The author introduces the reader to clinical psychologist Joseph O’Laughlin while he is sitting on the roof of a hospital high above the streets of London.  “From the pitched slate roof of the Royal Marsden Hospital, if you look between … Continue reading

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THE LEMUR – Benjamin Black

John Glass was a highly respected investigative journalist until he agrees to write a biography of his father-in-law, Wild Bill Mulholland.  “Billuns”, as he is known in the family (and the author should not be forgiven for that twee nickname), … Continue reading

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FAITHFUL PLACE – Tana French

“In all your life, only a few moments matter.  Mostly, you never get a good look at them except in hindsight, long after they’ve zipped past you….I was lucky, I guess you could call it.  I got to see one … Continue reading

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THE RED DOOR – Charles Todd

Charles Todd’s THE RED DOOR is one of the best in the twelve book series. Walter Teller, a missionary in China and Africa and a chaplain in WWI, is suddenly stricken with a paralysis. He is taken to an exclusive … Continue reading

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FAR CRY – John Harvey

She sees her. Heather.  She has never told her husband.  She has never told either of her husbands.  She doesn’t know for certain what they would say.  Except that neither would believe her. Ruth Lawson has never recovered from the … Continue reading

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THE SERPENT POOL – Martin Edwards

THE SERPENT POOL is the fourth in the series of Lake District Mysteries by Martin Edwards featuring Daniel Kind and DCI Hannah Scarlett.  Like the first three books, THE SERPENT POOL is an engrossing and enjoyable way to spend some … Continue reading

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BETWEEN SILK AND CYANIDE – Leo Marks

I was reminded of an excellent book by a surprising reference to its subject matter in the news this week.  You’ll never guess! There is an excellent non-fiction book called BETWEEN SILK AND CYANIDE written by Leo Marks. Marks was … Continue reading

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