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reviewed Discretion. July 02, 2012
Discretion
In reading this story about politics and power, it amazes me that it's in a novel and not on the front page of today's paper.      A lovely young girl walks into the U.S. Capitol …
reviewed Total Control. June 26, 2012
Total Control a novel by David Baldacci
In a timely novel with a number of major corporations going public to create wealth, "Total Return" discusses the corporate world of mergers and espionage.      Jeffrey Archer …
reviewed the wrong man. May 29, 2012
the wrong man
When a homeless veteran of Iraq is accused of murder, his aunt hires attorney Jason Kolarich to defend him.      In this cleverly woven plot, Kolarich has to work out a defense for …
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland      Kicking a hornet's nest is not a recommended approach to dealing with life's problems, but Lisbeth Salandar is no ordinary girl …
reviewed One Dog Night. July 30, 2011
One Dog Night
This book has all the elements that make Andy Carpenter such an enjoyable character. In this one he is asked to defend Noah Galloway, who is accused of having set a fire several years back that killed …
reviewed Betrayal. May 07, 2011
Betrayal
Second Lieutenant Evan Scholler has been called up for duty in Iraq, and a more naive individual with less common sense you'd be hard pressed to find. That he is way out of his league is instantly …
reviewed Breach of Trust. April 02, 2011
Breach of Trust
Jason Kolarich feels lucky to be assigned to the second chair in defending Senator Hector Almundo from a charge of murder. The case deals with Almundo's alleged deal with the Cannibals street gang. …
posted a Quick Tip about The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. March 07, 2011
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Great full circle book. Stieg Larsson is a great writer know makes his characters come to life.
Mystery Writers of America Presents The
Linda Fairstein, herself a prosecutor in Manhattan for 25 years, has compiled an anthology of legal shorts written by some of the most well known and most exciting members of the Mystery Writers of America. …
reviewed When the Devil Whistles. November 18, 2010
When the Devil Whistles by Rick Acker
When the Devil Whistles is a legal thriller that also works in some military suspense. It's fast-paced and keeps the reader guessing as to how everything will work out. The suspense was created by …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. November 08, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
This book is the final chapter in Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" trilogy. It is the culmination of the many interconnected incidents and affairs that have been explored by a duo of very unlikely …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. October 30, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
This book is the final chapter in Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" trilogy. It is the culmination of the many interconnected incidents and affairs that have been explored by a duo of very unlikely protagonists …
reviewed Presumed Innocent. October 22, 2010
Presumed Innocent
4 1/2 stars.      Raymond Horton is running for re-election  for the Kindle County Prosecutor's office. He's being challenged by Nico Della Guardia, who is winning the …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. October 16, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
To finish up Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, I recently read The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. I liked The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo immensely, but The Girl Who Played With Fire was …
reviewed Dog Tags (book). September 28, 2010
Dog Tags (book)
Having read a couple of one-off tales by the same author it is good that his Andy Carpenter character is back. This time Andy is defending an ex-cop and Iraqi war veteren(Billy) who turned thief after …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. September 24, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Potential readers be warned, THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST is most definitely NOT a stand-alone novel. To wander too deeply into any review of this novel is to risk learning some tidbits that …
reviewed Innocent. September 04, 2010
Innocent
3 1/2 Stars   I rate this enjoyable book between 3 and 4 stars.      Twenty years after "Presumed Innocent," Rusty Sabich is now a chief judge of an appellate …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. August 22, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
41/2 Stars.      The spellbinding conclusion to Steig Larsson's "Millinnium" trilogy picks up after the action in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." Lisbeth …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. August 17, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
One of the biggest mysteries in Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" trilogy (perhaps the only one which won't be revealed by the end of this doorstopper of a concluding part) is just what it is about the series …
reviewed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. August 16, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
If you have been waitng for the last book in this trilogy, imagine the readers of "The Lord of The Rings" as they held their breath for the last book.      This is a …
reviewed Old City Hall: A Novel. August 15, 2010
Old City Hall: A Novel
... I believe it would be more accurate to describe this as a low key legal procedural or a mystery. A celebrated Canadian radio host, Kevin Brace, confesses to killing his wife in their Toronto apartment. …
reviewed Innocent. August 10, 2010
Innocent
Rusty Sabich, hero of 1987 bestseller Presumed Innocent, now reveals his true colors in Innocent. Two decades ago, Sabich stood trial for the murder of his mistress; he was acquitted, resumed both his …
reviewed Overkill (Jaywalker). August 07, 2010
Overkill (Jaywalker)
   Joseph Teller has created one of the most unique and entertaining characters in fiction with defense attorney, rule bender, and decorum stretcher, Harrison J. Walker, know to all as just …
reviewed Bodily Harm (book). August 07, 2010
Bodily Harm
Having read the first two Sloane books in the series, I was a little disappointed with this one. Sloane wins a case for malpractice causing the death of a boy. At the conclusion of the case a strange …
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Having greatly enjoyed the first two thirds of this series, I was eagerly looking forward to the last, particularly because the ending of The Girl Who Played with Fire was such a cliff hanger. Hornet's …
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