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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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KAT GORDON - THE ARTIFICIAL ANATOMY OF PARKS (2015)

Synopsis/blurb……At twenty-one, Tallulah Park lives alone in a grimy bedsit. There’s a sink in her bedroom and a strange damp smell that means she wakes up wheezing. Then she gets the call that her father has had a heart attack. Years before, she was being tossed around her difficult family; a world of sniping aunts,…See More
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MARK SMITH - THE DEATH OF THE DETECTIVE (1973)

Synopsis/blurb….Mark Smith’s Literary Masterpiece of Crime Fiction. A National Book Award Finalist The blockbuster New York Times bestseller. “Remarkable for both its ambition and its accomplishment, it reads as though it were written by a resurrected Charles Dickens, one chilled by a hundred years of graveyard…See More
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MATT PHILLIPS - REDBONE (2015)

Synopsis/blurb…. You can only take so much from a man before he has nothing left to lose... Calvin G. Redbone, veteran, is a simple man with a simple routine. He lives in a travel trailer, details cars, takes practice swings with his Louisville Slugger. His weekdays are always the same: nothing more complicated than deciding…See More
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STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 12: WEST OF ABSOLUTION (2014)

Synopsis/blurb…….The year is 1864. Sister Thomas Josephine is on her way from St Louis, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. During the course of her journey, however, she'll find that her faith requires her to take off her wimple and pick up a gun. Alone, hunted by enemies of all sides, and faced with a fight she cannot win, Sister…See More
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STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 10: GOSPEL SHARP (2014)m

Synopsis/blurb…..The year is 1864. Sister Thomas Josephine is on her way from St Louis, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. During the course of her journey, however, she'll find that her faith requires her to take off her wimple and pick up a gun. Once more Sister Thomas Josephine finds herself snatched from the jaws of death by a…See More
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DAVID GUTERSON - SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS

Blurb.......In 1954 a fisherman is found dead in the nets of his boat, and a local Japanese-American man is charged with his murder. In the course of his trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than one man's guilt. For on San Piedro, memories grow as thickly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries -…See More
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STARK HOLBORN - NUNSLINGER 7: WESTWARD ORDERS (2014)

Synopsis/blurb……. The year is 1864. Sister Thomas Josephine is on her way from St Louis, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. During the course of her journey, however, she'll find that her faith requires her to take off her wimple and pick up a gun... The events following the battle of El Paso del Norte found Sister Thomas Josephine…See More
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Colman commented on Colman's blog post FREDRIC BROWN - THE SCREAMING MIMI (1949)
"Jed cheers. I've not heard of "The Far Cry" - thanks for the tip-off. Off to look it up!"
May 20
Jed Power commented on Colman's blog post FREDRIC BROWN - THE SCREAMING MIMI (1949)
"Nice review of an excellent book. An even better Brown book is "The Far Cry," one of the best crime novels ever written. "
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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
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Matchstick Men

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KAT GORDON - THE ARTIFICIAL ANATOMY OF PARKS (2015)

Synopsis/blurb……
At twenty-one, Tallulah Park lives alone in a grimy bedsit. There’s a sink in her bedroom and a strange damp smell that means she wakes up wheezing. Then she gets the call that her father has had a heart attack. Years before, she was being tossed around her…
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Posted on June 26, 2015 at 9:39pm

MARK SMITH - THE DEATH OF THE DETECTIVE (1973)

Synopsis/blurb….
Mark Smith’s Literary Masterpiece of Crime Fiction.
 
A National Book Award Finalist
 
The blockbuster New York Times bestseller.
 
“Remarkable for both its…
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Posted on June 22, 2015 at 3:26am

NATHANAEL WEST - A COOL MILLION (THE DISMANTLING OF LEMUEL PITKIN ) (1934)

Synopsis/blurb….
In this book, Nathanael West, a great American satirist, nearly laughs the Horatio Alger myth to death. Like many an Alger, Lemuel Pitkin leaves his home on the farm to seek his fortune in the Big City. By the time he is through, he has been robbed, bilked, thrown in…
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Posted on June 20, 2015 at 6:25pm

PAUL J. HEALD - DEATH IN EDEN (2014)

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He wanted to do research, but what he ended up with was a murder investigation--murder deep within the porn industry. Desperate to complete the last chapter of his law thesis on workplace dynamics for women to secure his tenure, Professor Stanley…
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Posted on June 19, 2015 at 8:47pm

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