Monthly Archives: March 2012

Frozen Assets by Quentin Bates

Frozen Assets by Quentin Bates The first Officer Gunnhildur story. A well told story of murder and corruption in Iceland. Well worth the effort. 3 1/2 Stars.

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Cell 8 by Anders Rosland & Borge Hellstrom

Cell 8 by Anders Rosland & Borge Hellstrom This books tracks the story of John Meyers from his wrongful conviction at age seventeen for the murder of his girlfriend through to the end. But not necessarily the end you have … Continue reading

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Redemption by Kate Flora

Redemption by Kate Flora A police procedural based in Portland, ME and following Detective Joe Burgess through his attempts at a ‘normal’ life and the murder of a old friend. Joe has known Reggie since high school and can’t imagine … Continue reading

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Wild Thing by Josh Bazell

Wild Thing by Josh Bazell Ex Mob killer Dr. Pietro Brnwa is on the run, posing as a cruise ship doctor. He is contacted by his ‘sponsor’ in the witness protection program to protect Sexy Dr. Violet Hurst on a … Continue reading

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South Beach Shakedown by Don Bruns

South Beach Shakedown: The Diary of Gideon Pike by Don Bruns A earlier book by the guy that wrote Too Much Stuff. Also Florida based in the Miami music / celebrity arena. A story abut a legendary singer Gideon Pike and … Continue reading

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Ranchero by Rick Gavin

Ranchero by Rick Gavin This first effort for Rick Gavin is a winner. A story about a repo man, Nick Reid and the troubles he has collecting on a past due bill for a rent to own plasma TV. Sounds too … Continue reading

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Black Thunder by Aimee & David Thurlo

Black Thunder by Aimee & David Thurlo An Ella Clah Navajo Tribal Police procedural. I have read several of these and they are consistently good. A great combination of interesting police work and Navajo culture based in New Mexico, always a … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Corpse by Preston & Child

Gideon’s Corpse by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child Another Gideon Crew adventure written by the masters, Preston & Child. I will read anything written by either or both of these guys and have never been disappointed. You should read them too! … Continue reading

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The Fourth Wall by Walter Jon Williams

The Fourth Wall by Walter Jon Williams Former TV child star Sean Makin is a has been that won’t give up. The story opens with the protagonist and narrator Sean fighting in the reality show Celebrity Pitfighter, a mixed martial … Continue reading

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Assume Nothing by Gar Anthony Haywood

Assume Nothing by Gar Anthony Haywood As the cover says – “Never threaten a man who’s already lost everything once” – too true. Joe Reddick was a West Palm Beach cop who’s wife and children were brutally murdered by a … Continue reading

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Too Much Stuff by Don Bruns

Too Much Stuff by Don Bruns A Florida based (remember, I’m a sucker for those Florida stories) book from a series about More or Less investigations run by James Lessor & Skip Moore (state licensed PI’s – right) and their newest case, searching for … Continue reading

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Too Far by Rich Shapero

Too Far by Rich Shapero A YA (or so it seems to me, my library had it in the 2 week books) story of Robbie and Fristeen, a couple of six year old star crossed friends who meet one May … Continue reading

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Police and Thieves by James Patrick Hunt

Police and Thieves by James Patrick Hunt A well written fast paced novel about Dan Bridger, a professional thief whose younger “good” brother is killed in Seattle. So Bridger goes to Seattle to settle his brothers affairs and things get … Continue reading

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Bad Moon by Todd Ritter

Bad Moon by Todd Ritter Bad Moon follows the disappearance of 10 year old Charlie Olmstead who disappeared from his home the evening of Neil Armstrong’s moon walk, July 20,1969. We see most of the story through Charlie’s brother Eric, … Continue reading

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Supervolcano: Eruption by Harry Turtledove

Supervolcano: Eruption by Harry Turtledove Only time will tell if this story is Sci-Fi or alternate history or maybe actual history. The story of the Yellowstone supervolcano is told from the POV of Colin Ferguson a police lieutenant from a … Continue reading

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