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Begged, bought, stole or borrowed - what's your last 5 books acquisitions?
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The last 5 books I've added to my library are........ Ed O'Loughlin - ToploaderMichael Dobbs - The Reluctant HeroStieg Larsson - The Girl Who Played With FireDouglas Lindsay - Lost In JuarezWilliam…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Suzanne Mar 1, 2013.

Where did they go?
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I was rooting through some of my books and came across a few authors that I haven't heard from in a while, whatever happened to....... Tom Kakonis, Gerald Petievich, A W Gray, Dannie R Martin,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by M.E. Purfield Oct 23, 2012.

 

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ALAN JONES - THE CABINETMAKER

Synopsis/blurb….The Cabinetmaker, Alan Jones’ first novel, tells of one man’s fight for justice when the law fails him. Set in Glasgow from the late nineteen-seventies through to the current day, a cabinetmaker's only son is brutally murdered by a gang of thugs, who walk free after a bungled prosecution.It’s…See More
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CHARLES CUMMING - A COLDER WAR

Synopsis/blurb……From the winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2012 for Best Thriller of the Year comes a gripping and suspenseful new spy novel. Perfect for fans of John le Carré, Charles Cumming is 'the master of the modern spy thriller' (Mail on Sunday) MI6's Head of Station in Turkey is killed in a mysterious plane…See More
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MARTIN CLARK - THE MANY ASPECTS OF MOBILE HOME LIVING

Synopsis/blurb……In this masterful debut, Martin Clark proves to be the heir apparent of great Southern raconteurs and the envy of more seasoned novelists as he takes us on a frantic tour of the modern south. Hung over, beaten by the unforgiving sun, bitter at his estranged wife, and dreading the day’s docket of petty criminal cases,…See More
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HEATH LOWRANCE - HAWTHORNE: TALES OF A WEIRDER WEST

Synopsis/blurb……There are monsters in the West. There is evil, lurking in the blood-soaked hills and bone-strewn plains. But there is also Hawthorne-scarred, enigmatic, deadly, driven by an all-consuming rage to seek out and destroy evil wherever he finds it. Without mercy.But how long can one man fight the demons before…See More
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JOHN STONEHOUSE - AN AMERICAN OUTLAW

Synopsis/blurb……The scion of one of the West's great outlaws comes home from the war in Iraq--Gilman James, the last of three childhood friends to return.His brothers-in-arms are mere shadows of their former selves--Gil, unmarked--determines to take care of them. But how far should a man go for the people he…See More
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JAMES McKIMMEY - THE PERFECT VICTIM

Synopsis/blurb……It was Monday morning when Al Jackson drove into Willow Creek, a hot, dusty little Midwest farm town. Twenty-four hours later, Grace Amons, a local waitress – unmarried and pregnant – was found murdered; Al Jackson, who had inflicted nothing worse on her than a few old jokes, was accused of rape and murder; and an…See More
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TOM KAKONIS - TREASURE COAST

Synopsis/blurb…….Treasure Coast is the wild new thriller from Tom Kakonis, the acclaimed author of Criss Cross and Michigan Roll. A compulsive gambler goes to his sister's funeral on Florida's Treasure Coast and gets saddled with her loser-son, who is deep in debt to a vicious loan shark who sends a pair of sociopathic thugs…See More
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ROB BRUNET - STINKING RICH

Synopsis/blurb…….Danny Grant figures he's hit the big time when he lands a job growing pot for a backwoods biker gang. The Libidos are picky about their hires and prone to radical pruning when members go rogue. Members like Perko Ratwick, the aspiring Road Captain who stretched club rules to hire young Danny, putting his own…See More
Oct 4
Colman commented on Stephen Brayton's blog post Review Regrets
"Interesting, I get asked to look at a lot of books and generally try to be a bit positive if I can. I can't say everything I've read has rocked me, by I try to avoid being totally negative. I turn down books that I don't think will…"
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Colman replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"Two on the go at the minute - Heath Lowrance - Hawthorne-Tales of a Weirder West and Brian Stoddart - A Madras Miasma"
Oct 1

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Long time reader of crime fiction
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http://col2910.blogspot.co.uk/
Books And Authors I Like:
Old favs - Eugene Izzi, Gar Anthony Haywood, Tom Kakonis, Gerald Petievich, others too many to mention

New favs - Olen Steinhauer, Jeremy Duns
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Matchstick Men

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BRIAN STODDART - A MADRAS MIASMA

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Madras in the 1920s. The British are slowly losing the grip on the subcontinent. The end of the colonial enterprise is in sight and the city on India’s east coast is teeming with intrigue. A grisly murder takes place against the backdrop of political tension and…
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Posted on October 23, 2014 at 6:03pm

ROBERT SILVERBERG - PICKUP

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A crime noir gem from 1964 by Science Fiction Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
 
Love 'em... and leave 'em. That is small-time criminal Jimmy Henstall's first rule in life, as he travels all over the country,…
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Posted on October 22, 2014 at 6:06pm

ALAN JONES - THE CABINETMAKER

Synopsis/blurb….
The Cabinetmaker, Alan Jones’ first novel, tells of one man’s fight for justice when the law fails him. Set in Glasgow from the late nineteen-seventies through to the current day, a cabinetmaker's only son is brutally murdered by a gang of thugs, who walk…
Continue

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 5:53pm

DIETRICH KALTEIS - RIDE THE LIGHNING

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A fast, powerful read full of action, twists, and dark humour
Bounty Hunter Karl Morgen goes after Miro Knotts on a skipped bond, finding the dope dealer wrapped around an underaged girl at a rave in Seattle. Dragging Miro in the hard way gets…
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Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:55pm

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