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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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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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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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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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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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Mini-Reviews - May 1997

Burke, Jan - Hocus - Ex

1997 HM – 5th in series - Her books get better and better



Ford, G.M. - Bum's Rush - VG

3rd in series - A very good series…



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Mini-Reviews - April 1997

Barnes, Linda-Cold Case-G-7th in Carolotta Carlysle series - Liked her earlier books better



Boyle, Gerry-Lifeline -VG-3rd in series - I like this series - Maine…



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Mini-Reviews - March 1997

Barrett, Neal Jr. - Skinny Annie Blues - Sold

Nuf said







Connelly, Michael - Last Coyote, The - Ex

4th in series - A reliably good read. Excellent police procedurals.…







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Mini-Reviews - February 1997

Connelly, Michael - Concrete Blonde – Ex

1997 Top Ten List - 3rd in series - Very good book







Connelly, Michael - Poet, The – Ex

1997 Top Ten List – Standalone - Excellent twists and turns,…

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Mini-Reviews - January 1997

Evanovich, Janet - Three to Get Deadly – VG

Always fun - 1996 Top Ten Book (read

in December '96)







Holbrook, Teri - Far and Deadly Cry, A – Sold

Started slow, okay from there, very slow, won't…

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1996 - LJ's Top Reads

LJ's Top Reads of 1996

Burke, Jan - Goodnight, Irene

Connelly, Michael - Black Ice

DuBois, Brendon - Black Tide

Dunning, John - Booked to Die

Francis, Dick - To the Hilt

Gilpatrick, Noreen - Final Design

Gleiter, Jan - Lie Down with Dogs

Mayor, Archer - Dark Root

Parker, Robert B. - All OUr Yesterdays

Rozen, S.J. - Concourse

Stabenow, Dana - Play with Fire

Walker, Mary Willis - Under the Beetle's Cellar

Wilcox,…

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Mini-Reviews - December 1996

Abbott, Jeff - Distant Blood – Ex

4th in series - Much darker and more serious than previous, he whines a bit much







Beaton, M.C. - Death of a Charming Man – G

10th in series - Always…

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Mini-Reviews - November 1996

Connelly, Michael - Black Echo – Ex

1st in series - LA-excellent police procedural, will read more







Grafton, Sue - "M" is for Malice – G

A solid read but you wish she'd whine less and get on with…

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Added by LJ Roberts on November 2, 1996 at 7:30am — No Comments

Mini-Reviews - October 1996

Buchanan, Edna - Miami, Its Murder – Ex

2nd in series - Enjoy the series



Dawson, Janet - Nobody's Child - Sold-Good –…

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