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October 2013
13
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The story and the slowly revealed backstory explains the existence of evil in the world in an internally consistent way, but ...
The Demonologist - Andrew Pyper
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October 2013
12
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Topical and entertaining, but just OK.
No Way Back - Andrew Gross
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October 2013
11
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Surprising in many ways, intricately plotted, primarily a story of intra-organizational conflict within British Intelligence,...
Red Star Falling: A Thriller - Brian Freemantle
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October 2013
05
reviewed: The Whiteness of the Whale
Truly a thriller, with vivid descriptions of the seas and weather in Antarctica. The author's background is prodigious and l...
The Whiteness of the Whale: A Novel - David Poyer
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October 2013
02
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This novel gives an interesting backstory to the Southern Mountain culture that forms the backdrop to the Ballad series. The...
King's Mountain: A Ballad Novel - Sharyn McCrumb
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September 2013
24
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Interesting background material, likable characters, but slimmed down to simplistic and cartoon-like action.
The Mayan Secrets - Scott Brick, Clive Cussler, Thomas Perry
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September 2013
23
reviewed: Light of the World: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Lots of beautiful descriptions of Montana, lots of action, Dave and Clete are outside the boundaries much of the time, but th...
Light of the World: A Dave Robicheaux Novel - James Lee Burke
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This was not up to the level of the previous novel in the series and far off the standard when Robert Parker was writing thes...
Robert B. Parker's Damned if You Do - Michael Brandman
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September 2013
19
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This book is a well thought out fantasy, that explores the implications of an alternate world, accessible with great difficul...
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker
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September 2013
16
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More than laugh out loud funny. But the roach patrol assignment as a restaurant inspector leads to gross out descriptions th...
Bad Monkey - Carl Hiaasen
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September 2013
12
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Very timely book, the product of years of research, and many are reading it now, in the midst of the civil war in Syria, and ...
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East - Scott Anderson
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September 2013
11
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Thank goodness for Goodreads, by reading some of the extremely funny and pointed comments I was able to relieve my guilt at r...
Special Topics in Calamity Physics - Marisha Pessl
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September 2013
10
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An enjoyable revisit to the last novel of MacDonald's series, an unintentional valedictory, as it was followed by his unexpec...
The Lonely Silver Rain (Travis McGee Series #21) - John D. MacDonald
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August 2013
31
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Hard to characterize this, as a mystery or as a police procedural, or as one of the other reviewers commented, ChickLit. See...
Unseen - Karin Slaughter
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August 2013
26
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Very enjoyable, interesting characters, each flawed in their own way, lots of references to current events, and events of the...
The Abomination: Book One of the Carnivia Trilogy - Jonathan Holt
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