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“Duplicity” by Jane Haseldine

You have to have your wits about you when you read this novel.  Contrary to what the rather gothic-toned cover would have you believe – this is a modern, action-packed thriller where the ‘good guys’ and the ‘bad guys’ are … Continue reading

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“The second girl” by David Swinson

If you like your protagonists flawed with baggage, then Frank Marr is your man!  He is the very epitome of an anti-hero.  An ex-cop turned private investigator in his mid-forties, Frank is also a high-functioning cocaine addict. Frank is single. … Continue reading

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“Redemption Road” by John Hart

A few years ago I read a wonderful thriller called “The last child“.  It was the first book I had read by John Hart and it has resonated in my memory.  When I saw that Thomas Dunne Books offered another … Continue reading

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“Ruthless” by John Rector

Suspense/Thriller Publisher: Thomas & Mercer 280 pages A prime example of “being in the wrong place at the wrong time” and living to tell the tale. Protagonist Nick White is a middle-aged man whose life has taken a downward turn.  … Continue reading

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The Fiction Gap

Yes there is one!  Surveys taken in Canada, the United States and England suggest that men account for only about 20% of the fiction market!  Why is this so?  My hypothesis: Women are more empathetic than men making it easier … Continue reading

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Dude-lit? (Chick lit for men)

Why should girls have all the fun? I’m sure that guys occasionally want something light and funny to read.  A few choice recommendations follow. “How to talk to a widower” by Jonathan Tropper “Nuclear jellyfish” by Tim Dorsey “Boca knights” … Continue reading

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