Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Girl from Berlin ~ by Robert Balson

I’ve been following this series for a couple years and with this book am all caught up.  It’s right down my alley being legal mystery an historical fiction.  They’re quite interesting –  As usual, the structure has a frame story … Continue reading

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The Billion Dollar Whale ~ by Bradley Hope and Tom Wright

I love a good true crime novel, especially tech and financial crimes but family crimes of passion will do. Just no serial killelrs please – although if the book is solidly based on the procedurals involved in solving the case … Continue reading

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Paradise Valley ~ by C.J. Box

The is the last of a 4-book series I just started with #3 but that was gory but riveting This one though was gorier but engrossing enough for me to finish. I’m glad there’s not anthers one. Here’s the publisher … Continue reading

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The Book of Night Women ~ by Marlon James

I was tempted by this book back in 2017 after reading James’ Booker Prize winner A Brief History of Seven Killings but I procrastinated until I finally nominated it for a Booker Group read. Here I am. This is a … Continue reading

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The Best People ~ by Alexander Nazaryan

Reading The Fifth Risk a second time it felt more like the series of Vanity Fair articles it stemmed from than an organized book of its own. It was good though, and it piqued my interest about other cabinet members … Continue reading

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A Matter of Will ~ by

I’ve read Mitzner’s legal thrillers before and very much enjoyed them so I pretty much snapped this up. Will Matthews seems to be less than the up-and-coming young financial broker he dreamed of until one day he meets Sam Abbadon, … Continue reading

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The Fifth Risk ~ by Michael Lewis x2

I read this back in October (my review on this site), but the All-Nonfiction Group chose it for this month. I’ve been rereading it as I truly appreciated the book the first time. Michael Lewis has a way of explaining … Continue reading

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The Satapur Moonstone ~ by Sujata Massey

This is the second in the Perveen Mistry series by Sujata Massey. The first was The Widows of Malabar Hill which I enjoyed so much and it felt like it was a good start for a series. Unfortunately, The Satapur … Continue reading

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Pastoral ~ by Andes Alexis

This is the first of what is known as The Quincunx Cycle – 5 books by the Canadian author, Andres Alexis . I read The Hidden Keys a couple months ago and was delighted with it. But then I discovered … Continue reading

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A Death in Live Oak ~ by James Grippando

*******A Death in Live Oakby James Grippando2018 / 375 pageesread by Jonathan Davis – 12h 6mrating: A+ / legal – courtroom drama(Jack Swyteck series # __) ******* I read one book by Grippando a long time ago and really enjoyed … Continue reading

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