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LUCIFER’S TEARS – James Thompson

“James Thompson’s… is filled with bad language, horrific details about mutilation, brutal murders, characters who are victims of their geography, and a culture about which most of us know very little…. I started reading and didn’t stop until I finished … Continue reading

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Michael Robotham On Creating Villians

I have read the previous books in the series and I am looking forward to reading BLEED FOR ME. The author has created three memorable characters, Vincent Ruiz, Joseph O’Loughlin, and Alisha Barba.  Two are with the police, one is … Continue reading

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CALL ME PRINCESS – Sara Blaedel

” Blaedel has created an original, fast-paced plot featuring a strong female character and the timely topic of what can go wrong when one looks for love online. This will be popular among fans of Scandinavian writers such as HAkan Nesser, … Continue reading

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FOOTSTEPS ON THE SHORE – Pauline Rowson

Detective Inspector Andy Horton’s day begins in true Friday the thirteenth fashion.  Horton discovers that during the night someone has scratched a symbol on his treasured Harley.  The bike hasn’t been keyed; the symbol is specific enough in its differences … Continue reading

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THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES (MERCY) – Jussi Adler-Olsen

THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES introduces Carl Morck, a police investigator in Denmark, who has become invisible. Caught in an ambush with two other police officers, Morck was injured but quickly recovered.  One of his partners was killed, the other … Continue reading

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MISTERIOSO – Arne Dahl

MISTERIOSO is an exceptional book.  It follows the rules that define a police procedural by following a case from  the commission of a crime to the end of police involvement.  The judicial system is not an arm of the police; … Continue reading

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