"Quentin Bates' COLD STEAL - good, but not as good as earlier books in the series
Grace Brophy's LAST ENEMY - a strange, little book. It was a police procedural, but read like a cozy. I stopped reading at the midpoint, but…"
"Mark Billingham - THE DYING HOURS - usual quality
Brian Pinkerton - KILLING THE BOSS - novel consists of documents, as in a police file, a little contrived, but a good writing exercise
Geraldine Evans - DEAD BEFORE MORNING - breezy and…"
"Just finished John Harvey's TROUBLE IN MIND, not a Resnick series book, but rather a cautionary tale of a returning vet with PTSD. Sad. As usual, well written.
Now in Jussi Adler-Olsen's CONSPIRACY OF FAITH, the second book in the…"
"I have discovered that my local PBS channel has another channel which broadcasts international crime series, with subtitles, of course. The broadcast service is called MHz. I'm now watching three series: HENNING MANKELL'S WALLANDER (in…"
"Quentin Bates' WINTERLUDE. Really like this series set in Iceland with a middle-aged female police detective. Author has empathy for all of the characters, even the "bad" guys.
Archer Mayor also has a basic love of humanity which…"
Mysteries, Dave Matthews Band, and portraiture in beading occupy my free time. Looking forward to retirement --- more free time.
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Books And Authors I Like:
Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Ian Rankin, Colin Dexter, Val McDermid, Charlie Huston,Lawrence Block, Frederic Brown, Ken Bruen, James Lee Burke, James Sallis, Robert Crais, Lindsey Davis,
Michael Dibdin, Eric Garcia, Richard Morgan
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Best TV show this season, no doubt about it, was Friday Night Lights.
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The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.
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