Published in 2015 by All Due Respect Books, Crooked Roads: Crime Stories by Alec Cizak features fifteen previously published short stories. Published in print and online the tales reflect flawed characters, crimes of various types, and situations where there are no easy answers. …Continue
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A heist thriller set in Queensland, Melbourne and Thailand. Think Richard Stark’s Parker, Garry Disher’s Wyatt, and Wallace Stroby's Crissa Stone. Add a touch of Surfers Paradise sleaze and a very dangerous stopover in…
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Back in September 2007, I told you about Stuff To Die For by Don Bruns. I thought it could easily be the start of a very good series. It was. Like any good series, you really need to start with this one.
For Friday’s Forgotten Books for this week I offer my review for another…Continue
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Over 12 years of blogging means there is a lot to read on my blog. Among other things on the blog already this morning is the seasonally appropriate guest post from Jeanne of the Bookblog of the Bristol Public Library. See what she has to say regarding “A Legend is Born.”…Continue
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Late summer and Paradise, Massachusetts has been pretty calm. The biggest issue has been some petty vandalism. For Police Chief Jesse Stone the break from anything significant has been good as he is a bit preoccupied with his personal life. On the plus side, there is Diana who is becoming increasingly important to…Continue
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Mike McCrary, author of the recently enjoyed Genuinely Dangerous was the latest to submit to a gentle inquisition.
Over at his website - his bio gives up the following detail......
Mike is a…
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Published in 2015 by All Due Respect Books, Crooked Roads: Crime Stories by Alec Cizak features fifteen previously published short stories. Published in print and online the tales reflect flawed characters, crimes of various types, and situations where there are no easy answers.
The rest of my…Continue
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Art is about to imitate a life of crime.
Jasper knows you don’t quit the movie business. The movie business quits you.
He wants back in – Badly.
Needs a comeback – Badly.…
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The first book in the Harry Kvist Trilogy
You can put the gloves on the shelf but it takes a long time to wash their smell from your knuckles.
The writing's on the wall for Harry Kvist. Once a…
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A cop accidentally taints evidence. A killer goes free. The cop is defrocked and now lives in his car. Years later, their lives collide again on Malibu Beach and to cop winds up killing the murderer, launching a thrill ride through a dark…
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Today on the blog I review ROBERT B. PARKER'S DEBT TO PAY by Reed Farrel Coleman…Continue
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Old School is a collection of fourteen short stories.
Why Old School? Bette Davis famously noted that "Old age ain't no place for sissies." In these stories the protagonists may not all be old, but ain't none of them…
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If you are going to steal shingles from the construction crew re-roofing our complex, it might be best not to start up the sky crane just after 3am to start moving shingles to your stolen flat bed truck. What happened and why we were very lucky our cars were not damaged is on the blog as well as several other things…Continue
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Stephen Schwartz's intensely nonstop thriller is about a LAPD homicide detective who must find a killer responsible for a series of murders that are directly related to him. Los Angeles Police Department homicide detective and former vice cop…
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Cashed out from the NYPD after 24 years, Doak Miller operates as a private eye in steamy small-town Florida, doing jobs for the local police. Like posing as a hit man and wearing a wire to incriminate a local wife who s…
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