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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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PIERRE BOILEAU AND THOMAS NARCEJAC - VERTIGO (1954)

Synopsis/blurb…….. "Do you think it's possible to live again, Monsieur? ... I mean ... is it possible to die and then ... live again in someone else?" You're no longer in the police, but when an old friend asks you to look after his wife as a favour, how can you refuse? She's been behaving strangely, mysteriously - but she's…See More
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"Two on the go - Robert Palmer - The Survivors and Lono Waiwaiole's Wiley's Lament. Nathanael West's Miss Lonelyhearts lined up after that."
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TERRY SHAMES - A DEADLY AFFAIR AT BOBTAIL RIDGE (2015)

Synopsis/blurb…… In the course of their developing friendship, Samuel Craddock has learned to accept that his neighbour Jenny Sandstone’s personal life is strictly secret. But when her dying mother tells Craddock that Jenny is in danger, he is confronted with a dilemma. He wants to respect Jenny's privacy, but he is haunted…See More
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LAWRENCE BLOCK - IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT (KIT TOLLIVER 1) (2013)

Synopsis/blurb…… In 2005, Johnny Temple of Akashic Books chose me to edit an anthology of new dark stories set in Manhattan. Manhattan Noir was duly published the following year. Besides soliciting and selecting stories, my duties included writing both an overall introduction to the volume and an original story of my…See More
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MAX EVERHART - ALPHABET LAND (2016)

Synopsis/blurb… A "problem-solver" is trying to clean things up in a neighbourhood awash in drugs, violence and crime. In Alphabet Land, a rundown neighbourhood in Clyde, SC, Luke Bump calls the shots. So when Bump, a sadistic career criminal, orders an indebted employee named Crispy to rob Rebel Pig BBQ, Crispy obeys,…See More
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PIERO CHIARA - THE DISAPPEARANCE OF SIGNORA GIULIA (1970/2015)

Synopsis/blurb…….. A delightfully Italian mystery, with undercurrent of satire, which keeps the reader guessing.Every Thursday for three years, Signora Giulia takes the train to Milan to visit her daughter. But one Thursday she simply disappears. And the case is left in your hands. You're a born detective, but you have so…See More
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WILLIAM CRAIG - THE STRASBOURG LEGACY (1975)

Synopsis/blurb…..Decades after the defeat of the Third Reich, the SS rears its sinister head in this captivating thriller from the bestselling author of Enemy at the Gates and The Fall of Japan In the chaos of defeat, while Germany's roads teemed with desperate refugees and jumbled armies, Hitler's inner circle tried…See More
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Hometown:
Leighton Buzzard
About Me:
Long time reader of crime fiction
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Reader
Website:
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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PIERRE BOILEAU AND THOMAS NARCEJAC - VERTIGO (1954)

Synopsis/blurb……..
 
"Do you think it's possible to live again, Monsieur? ... I mean ... is it possible to die and then ... live again in someone else?"
 
You're no longer in the police, but when an old friend asks you to…
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Posted on February 11, 2016 at 6:52pm

ADAM HOWE - GATOR BAIT (2015)

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Prohibition-era 1930s… After an affair with the wrong man's wife, seedy piano player Smitty 
 
Three Fingers flees the city and finds himself tinkling the ivories at a Louisiana honky-tonk owned by vicious bootlegger…
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Posted on February 10, 2016 at 5:41pm

VERGE LE NOIR - SHELL CASINGS (2014)

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This book is RATED R for violence, strong language and some sexuality.
 
In a violent crime scene SHELL CASINGS tell a story.
 
Crime Fiction Writer Verge Le Noir spins ELEVEN…
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Posted on February 9, 2016 at 6:25pm

GORDON M. WILLIAMS - THE SIEGE OF TRENCHER'S FARM (AKA STRAW DOGS) (1969)

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It was a White Christmas. A pet cat was found strangled in a snow drift. A road accident on the moor had set free a notorious child-killer. A mentally defective girl had disappeared from the village party. Snow blocked the country lanes. Telephone…
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Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:09pm

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