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Mini-Reviews - November 1998

Block, Lawrence - Everybody Dies - Ex

1998 Top Ten - His very best!!!



DeLoach, Nora - Mama Stalks the Past - Sold

Slow, not very interesting…



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Mini-Reviews - October 1998

Bowen, Rhys - Evans Above - G

Similar to Beaton's "MacBeth" series- but much better




Dawson, Janet - Witness to Evil - Ok

Definitely the last of hers - more description than plot…



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Mini-Reviews - September 1998

Barre, Richard - The Ghosts of Morning - G

But only good



Hamilton, Laurell K. - Blue Moon - Ex

I really enjoy this series…



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Mini-Reviews - August 1998

Emerson, Earl - Catfish Cafe - Ok

Probably my last of his books



Gerritsen, Tess - Bloodstream - Ex

1998 HM - Grabs you at page 1…



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Mini-Reviews - July 1998

Black, Ethan - Broken Hearts Club - Sold

ARC - villain twist revealed 1/2 way, spoils suspense, annoying style



Block, Lawrence - A Walk Among the Tombstones - VG

Extremely well done series…



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Added by LJ Roberts on July 2, 1998 at 10:00am — No Comments

Mini-Reviews - June 1998

Abrahams, Peter - Perfect Crime - Ex

ARC - suspenseful, few likeable characters but very well done



Aubert, Rosemary - Free Reign - Ex

1998 HM - wonderful twists and turns, depicts life of the homeless…



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Mini-Reviews - May 1998

Chappell, Helen - Dead Duck - Sold

2nd in series - Very light - not my style



D'Amato, Barbara - Good Cop, Bad Cop - Sold

What a disappointment-quit at page 73, didn't care about the characters…



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Added by LJ Roberts on May 2, 1998 at 10:00am — No Comments

Mini-Reviews - April 1998

Block, Lawrence - When the Sacred Ginmill Closes - VG

Very well done series



Borchardt, Alice - Silver Wolf - G

Anne Rice-ish but with less gruesomeness and sex…



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Mini-Reviews - March 1998

Connelly, Michael - Blood Work - Ex

1998 Top Ten List - Excellent twist but not over the top



Diehl, William - Chameleon - Sold

Read 1/2 - still couldn't figure where the plot was going…



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Mini-Reviews - February 1998

Block, Lawrence - Eight Million Ways to Die - Ok

5th in series - Not as good as some of the others



Block, Lawrence - Stab in the Dark - VG

4th in series -…

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Added by LJ Roberts on March 2, 1998 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mini-Reviews - January 1998

Block, Lawrence - In the Midst of Death - G

1st in series - Really like the Matt Scudder books



Block, Lawrence - Out on the Cutting Edge - VG

7th in series - MS - very good series…



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Added by LJ Roberts on January 2, 1998 at 9:30am — No Comments

1997 - LJ's Top Reads

LJ's Top Reads of 1997

Burke, Jan - Hocus

Connelly, Michael - The Poet

Connelly, Michael - Trunk Music

Crais, Robert - Indigo Slam

D'Amato, Barbara - Killer.app

Diehl, William - Reign in Hell

Dunning, John - Deadline

Ford, G.M. - Cast in Stone

Kiewski, Karen - Kat Scratch Fever

Lehane, Dennis - Sacred

Mayor, Archer - Bellows Falls

O'Connell, Carol - Stone Angel

Parker, Robert B. - Night Passage

Rozen, S.J. - No Colder…

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Mini-Reviews - December 1997

Barre, Richard - Bearing Secrets - G

2nd in series - Liked the character, but 60's radicals don't interest me



Block, Lawrence - Chip Harrison Scores Again - Sold

Young man obsessed with sex…



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Mini-Reviews - November 1997

Barre, Richard - Innocents - VG

1st book - Took awhile to get into the rythem of his writing, but liked it very much




Coben, Harlan - Dropshot - G

2nd in series - Like his books very much…



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Mini-Reviews - October 1997

Block, Lawrence - Long-Line of Dead Men - VG

12th Matt Scudder - More serious, good complex character



Block, Lawrence - Ticket to the Boneyard - VG

8th Matt Scudder - very good series…



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Mini-Reviews - September 1997

Block, Lawrence - Burglars Can't Be Choosers - G

1st in series - Very enjoyable read-



Block, Lawrence - Man Who THOUGHT HE WAS Bogart - VG

7th in series - Good humor and turn of phrase, classic parlor room…

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Mini-Reviews - August 1997

Coben, Harlan - Fade Away - VG

3rd in series - Good characters, enjoyable series



Grippando, James - Informant - Sold

Okay-Serial killer, you know who half way through-characters uninvolving…



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Mini-Reviews - August 1997

Coben, Harlan - Fade Away - VG

3rd in series - Good characters, enjoyable series



Grippando, James - Informant - Sold

Okay-Serial killer, you know who half way through-characters uninvolving…



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Added by LJ Roberts on August 2, 1997 at 8:00am — No Comments

Mini-Reivews - July 1997

Beaton, M.C. - Death of a Nag - NR

Definitely the weakest of the series – 11th in series



Buchanan, Edna - Margin of Error - G

5th in series - Not as good as some of her others…



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Added by LJ Roberts on July 2, 1997 at 8:00am — No Comments

Mini-Reviews - June 1997

Boyle, Gerry - Potshot - VG

4th in series - Like this series



Clark, Mary Higgins - Pretend You Don't See Her - Ok

17th book - Not as good as the last…



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