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There are many wonderful things about older crime novels. Without hi-tech gadgets, in-depth forensic analysis and overly sadistic killers, the writer nearly always has to rely on incredible language and story telling skills to keep…

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MAY Monthly Special

This is really quite exciting. I only have 2 followers (and even sadder than that, I represent 50% of my blog’s followers) but I have decided to do a themed month. As today is the…

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THE HYPNOTIST by Lars Kepler

I finished Lars Kepler’s The Hypnotist yesterday and again found myself wanting to leave a good 24 hours or so for the book to sink in before I reviewed it. I mentioned to a good…

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Musings… 2011 Reading Goal!

I set myself a goal to read 50 books this year, and assuming I read one a week (or there abouts) I’m currently one up. Maybe it’s time to up the ante and make it…

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THE CYPRESS HOUSE by Michael Koryta

The Cypress House was the first novel I’ve read of Michael Koryta, and I think I’d pick up another one… I think. I literally just finished this, and perhaps reviewing it so soon won’t do…

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GALLOWS VIEW by Peter Robinson

For a book that was written before my birth, I found Gallows View entertaining and enthralling from start to finish. Inspector Banks is an incredibly likeable character, and the traditional focus on police procedure rather…

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I’m a great fan of serendipity. I do believe that some things just happen for a reason, they can’t be helped… and when they involve books, it’s all the better. We have a small second…

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LAST BREATH by George Shuman

I finished the second novel in the Sherry Moore series just as quickly as the first, and I already have the third sitting on my side table at home. The concept of a blind woman…

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