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“A siege of bitterns” by Steve Burrows

Expectations can make or break a read.  Sometimes when there is a lot of ‘hype’ about a book you set your expectations too high and then you find yourself a tad disappointed in it. Sometimes when you have NO expectations … Continue reading

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“Gone” by Randy Wayne White

Hannah Smith is thirty-one years old.  A tall, strong, buxom woman with a long family history in her part of the world – The Gulf Coast of Florida.  Her mother has had a stroke, so Hannah regularly spends time with her, even … Continue reading

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“The kind worth killing” by Peter Swanson

“The kind worth killing” has been on my radar for some time.  I kept hearing about it through friend recommendations and on Goodreads.  I was delighted when I learned that my bookclub, Whodunit, had this title featured for their August … Continue reading

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“Alex” by Pierre Lemaitre

Alex Prévost is a beautiful woman – a thirty year-old agency nurse who tries to do good. A beautiful woman who has been abducted for reasons at first unknown, and she is the victim of inhumane torture at the hands of her abductor.  Your … Continue reading

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“What kills good men” ~~ by David Hood

Published by Nimbus Publishing, “What kills good men” is a historical police procedural mystery set in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899. The setting was of special interest to me as Halifax is where I grew up and is very near … Continue reading

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“Blue Monday” by Nicci French

As a long-time fan of Nicci French novels I was delighted when my ‘in-person’ bookclub, Whodunit, selected “Blue Monday” as our group read for the month of September. The first novel to feature Frieda Klein, a solitary, sometimes stern, unmarried, … Continue reading

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The Drop Zone by Bob Kroll

If you are into flawed, damaged, and tormented protagonists this novel will be a favorite! “The Drop Zone” introduces T. J. Peterson.  A police detective in an unnamed urban municipality in Eastern Canada.  Peterson has lost his wife, his daughter, … Continue reading

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