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Worthy Brown's daughter
Phillip Margolin is one of those special authors who, when a reader picks up their book, they know they are in for an entertaining experience.      I was sent this book from Amazon …
reviewed The Forsaken. November 22
The Forsaken
In a novel that takes place in Jericho, Mississippi, there were occasions when I felt that I was reading a John Grisham story.   Ace Atkins has talent for dialogue and description that goes together …
Looking for a good read, I found "The Reckoning A John Madden Novel" by Rennie Airth. I've enjoyed that author's books since his "River of Darkness."   This story turned …
reviewed The Great Bridge. November 11
The Great Bridge
   David McCullough's richly detailed account of the inception and  building of the bridge is an expertly compiled history.   Not only does the reader learn what the Bridge …
reviewed The Great Bridge. November 09
The Great Bridge
   David McCullough's richly detailed account of the inception and  building of the bridge is an expertly compiled history.   Not only does the reader learn what the Bridge …
reviewed Night Drop. October 14
Night Drop
Blake Sanders is recovering from the suicide of his son, Cole, and Blake is working as a volunteer in a suicide prevention center.   Later, he receives a call from his ex-wife, Molly, about remembering …
Wayfaring Stranger
In a departure from his Dave Robicheau detective series, James Lee Burke brings his readers a riveting historical novel. Weldon Holland's life is described in a manner that parallels many important …
The Untarnished Badge
For fans of the novels about the Old West, "The Untarnished Badge," provides a quick and easy read.      The plot seems like old stuff; there is a crooked council running …
all the light we cannot see
This well written novel tells the parallel story of two young people at the start of WWII.      Marie-Laure LeBlanc is age six when she goes blind. She lives with her father, David, …
An officer and a spy
This is an excellent retelling of the Alfred Dreyfus affair that was the subject on most Frenchman's minds in the mid 1890s.      As tensions worsen between France and Germany, …
reviewed "The Missing Place". September 24
In the prosperous oil fields of Lawton, North Dakota, rapid expansion of the business resulted in short cuts from the companies doing the oil drilling and from providing housing for the many men who arrive …
reviewed the wolf. September 07
the wolf
The Wolf is a name that Mafia boss Vincent Morelli is known as. He oversees an enormous criminal world.   He's devastated when an attempted hijacking of an airline plane departing from LA …
reviewed The Target. September 01
The Target
"The Target" is an excellent thriller where the reader is presented with one exciting episode after another.      Will Robie and his partner Jessica Reel are given a new …
reviewed Barracuda. August 29
Barracuda
This is a coming of age novel about Danny Kelly. We are introduced to Danny as a young adolescent with a remarkable swimming ability. He dreams of becoming an Olympic gold medal winner for Australia.   …
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (No. 1 Ladies'
  "In the Company of Cheerful Ladies" is a story of a short time in Ma Ramotswe's life.      Ma Ramotswe is surprised when she comes home after a trying day …
The Son: A Novel
I listened to this book as an audiobook narrated by Gildart Jackson.  His narration was liesurly to contrast with the action of the story which at times was brutal.      This …
reviewed Cornered. August 19
Cornered
Det. Matt Brady is attempting to solve what is behind the disappearance of seven attractive women in Temple, Texas.      He's frustrated because every time he gets a lead, it seems …
reviewed The Target. August 13
The Target
There is one action scene after another in this thriller by David Baldacci.      Will Robie and Jessica Reel are summoned to a meeting with Amanda Marks the Deputy Director of the …
reviewed Prey of Desire. August 13
Prey of Desire
"Prey of Desire" is a psychological thriller where the reader learns of a gruesome, unexplained murder in the first few pages. The reader's curiosity is established, we want to know why …
two headed snake of key west
"Two Headed Snake of Key West" is the perfect book to bring on your summer or other vacation.      Liz and Garret Adams decide to travel to Key West for a little adventure. …
Midnight in Europe
The reader witnesses pre war II and the Spanish Civil War.  Set in 1938, the reader learns about the fascists of National Spain fighting against the Spanish Republic.      Christian …
the American Mission
When I received this book from the early reviewers at LibraryThing, I thought it might be similar to  "The Honorary Consul" By Graham Greene.      Alex Baines was a …
reviewed Cop Town. July 26
Cop Town
In "Cop Town" the story is about a new police officer in Atlanta.      Kate Murphy is a new police officer but doesn't disclose her Jewish background or family wealth. …
Close to the Bone
"Close to the Bone," is a complex mystery with multiple story lines. In one, there is a movie being filmed in Aberdeen, Scotland. Someone is imitating the film by murdering people in imitation …
reviewed "The Drop". July 21
This story opens shortly after Christmas and we see a group of customers gather to celebrate the life of a missing friend who disappeared after leaving Cousin Marv's bar, ten years ago. The reader …
reviewed Wicked Prey. July 16
Wicked Prey
I'm a fan of John Sanford and am always entertained with his stories. "Wicked Prey," continues the enjoyment I've had from his books.      The 2008 Republican National …
reviewed Suspect. July 09
Suspect
This suspenseful action thriller tells the story of K-9 Maggie and her handler, Scott James, LAPD.   As much as any character in the story, it is Maggie who is the hero of the novel.   …
reviewed Big Trouble. December 13, 2012
Big Trouble
This zany story takes place in the Coconut Grove section of Miami, Florida.      Two high school boys are playing a game called killer. The rules are to use their water gun and shoot …
reviewed Haunted Ground: A Novel. December 01, 2012
Haunted Ground: A Novel
Picture a place in Ireland where a farmer is cutting turf in a peak bog on a chilly April morning. Something catches in the man's cutting tool and when he finds it is the head of a young woman. The …
reviewed The White Road. December 01, 2012
The White Road
P.I. Charlie Parker is living in Maine with his lover, Rachel. She is happily pregnant with Charlie's child.      Charlie is asked by Elliot Norton, an old friend from …
The Charlemagne Pursuit: A Novel
Cotton Malone wants to learn more about how his father died. He knows that his father was the captain of an experimental sub that went down in Antarctica with all aboard.      …
reviewed The Beautiful Mystery. November 21, 2012
The Beautiful Mystery
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his second-in-command, Jean-Guy Beauvoir are called to investigate a murdered body at a cloistered monastery.      The choir director has been murdered …
reviewed Flowers At Midnight a book. November 19, 2012
Flowers At Midnight a book
In a fast moving, noir, crime novel, the action begins when an exotic dancer has a romantic liaison with a wealthy, high ranking politician. She agrees to his sexual fantasy and her boyfriend …
reviewed The Rule of Four. November 17, 2012
The Rule of Four
Tom Sullivan is about to graduate from Princeton. He has an obsession inherited from his father, about the book, "Hyperotomachie Polyphile" which was published in 1499. Tom's father's …
reviewed Luther: The Calling. November 12, 2012
Luther: The Calling
Neil Cross is the creator and writer for the BBC crime series "Luther" for which he has won an Edgar Award.      "Luther: The Calling" is the first book in a series …
reviewed swann dives in. November 12, 2012
swann dives in
Henry Swann is a skip tracer and tries to find people who have jumped their bail.      A wealthy attorney hires him to find his rebellious daughter who he hasn't heard from. She's …
reviewed A Rendezvous to did for. November 09, 2012
A Rendezvous to did for
Photographer Cassie Cassidy goes to a rendezvous where she hope to get photos of American Indians in action.      Unfortunately, she meets a reporter who gets into an argument with …
reviewed The Death Dealer. November 08, 2012
The Death Dealer
Sometimes it's obvious when an author is having fun with a particular story. Such is the case with "The Death Dealer" by Heather Graham.      The Ravens are members of …
reviewed Night Blind. November 05, 2012
Night Blind
The story opens in France where a rogue French agent gets a lead on hidden wealth in Canada. He's also told it's time to go into hiding from France.      In Seattle, Blake …
reviewed The art of breaking glass. November 03, 2012
The art of breaking glass
Bill Kaiser is a man motivated by social justice. He also has a unique set of skills, from computer knowledge, to chemistry and explosives. He also could be crazy.      He has a particular …
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