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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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DAVID PUTNAM - THE SQUANDERED (2015)

Synopsis/blurb....The Squandered propels Bruno into an emotionally charged high-speed chase as he and Marie leave their rescued kids in Costa Rica and risk returning to the U.S. at the request of Bruno's terminally ill father. Bruno's estranged and incarcerated brother needs Bruno to help rescue his abducted young…See More
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DANIEL VLASATY - ONLY BONES (2016)

Synopsis/blurb......Daniel is a bike messenger in Chicago. He’s good at his job and takes pride in his work. In his riding. In the fact that he knows the city’s streets like the back of his hand. Daniel’s also in debt to his drug dealer, Lawrence. And when he’s offered a job to work off his debt Daniel doesn’t hesitate. It’ll be…See More
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JONATHAN CRAIG - JUNKIE (1952)

Synopsis/blurb…… BY DAY-A PART-TIME SECRETARY BY NIGHT-A FULL-TIME PLAYGIRL "How long ago was that?" he asked. In the glow of the match her face seemed almost too angelic to be real. An angelic call-girl, he thought. "About a year ago," she told him. "But it seems longer." "How'd it all begin, Kathy?" he asked suddenly. She glanced…See More
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B. R. STATEHAM - A KILLING KISS (2015)

Synopsis/blurb…. A Merciless Killer. A Beautiful Widow. An Innocent Child. When Jacob Menten is murdered, the battle to take his place at the head of a brutal crime syndicate will be long and bloody. His innocent wife and child are caught up in a war of succession and a tangle of secrets and lies. Who killed the old boss? And…See More
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IAIN RYAN - DRAINLAND (2016)

Synopsis/blurb…. A disgraced cop. A case gone wrong. A danger she never saw coming. Laura Romano is a dishonored cop and an addict. After being sold out by her biker boyfriend, she’s reassigned to Tunnel Island, a tropical paradise with a dark, seedy underbelly. When the son of an influential politician turns up dead, Romano teams…See More
Sep 21
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JONATHAN VALIN - THE LIME PIT (1980)

Synopsis/blurb…… The first Harry Stoner mystery Harry Stoner is a private eye in the classic tradition. A loner with a history of failed relationships with women and all-too-successful relationships with bottles of scotch, he's unable to look away from the world's corruption and unable to avoid trying--futiley--to do something…See More
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FRANK BILL - CRIMES IN SOUTHERN INDIANA (2011)

Synopsis/blurb…. A ferocious debut that puts Frank Bill's southern Indiana on the literary map next to Cormac McCarthy's eastern Tennessee and Daniel Woodrell's Missouri Ozarks Crimes in Southern Indiana is the most blistering, vivid, flat-out fearless debut to plow into American literature in recent years. Frank…See More
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Colman replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"A couple on the go at the minute - David Putnam's third Bruno Johnson novel - The Squandered, Frederic Dard's - Bird in a Cage and a short one from Frank Westworth - Fifth Columnist"
Sep 8

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Hometown:
Leighton Buzzard
About Me:
Long time reader of crime fiction
I Am A:
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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DAVID PUTNAM - THE SQUANDERED (2015)

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The Squandered propels Bruno into an emotionally charged high-speed chase as he and Marie leave their rescued kids in Costa Rica and risk returning to the U.S. at the request of Bruno's terminally ill father. Bruno's estranged and…

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Posted on September 29, 2016 at 7:30pm

DANIEL VLASATY - ONLY BONES (2016)

Synopsis/blurb......



Daniel is a bike messenger in Chicago. He’s good at his job and takes pride in his work. In his riding. In the fact that he knows the city’s streets like the back of his hand. Daniel’s also in debt to his drug dealer, Lawrence. And when he’s offered a job…

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Posted on September 28, 2016 at 6:02pm

JONATHAN CRAIG - JUNKIE (1952)

Synopsis/blurb……
 
BY DAY-A PART-TIME SECRETARY BY NIGHT-A FULL-TIME PLAYGIRL "How long ago was that?" he asked. In the glow of the match her face seemed almost too angelic to be real. An angelic call-girl, he thought. "About a year ago," she told him. "But it seems…
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Posted on September 27, 2016 at 5:32pm

BILL PRONZINI - BOOKTAKER (1982/2011)

Synopsis/blurb……
The Nameless Detective is called upon to find out how rare books and maps are being stolen from an antiquarian bookshop with a faultless alarm system. He goes undercover in the store, only to be foiled when a theft occurs right under his nose. Then, as he ponders the…
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Posted on September 26, 2016 at 4:24pm

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