Monthly Archives: October 2020

Forgotten Evidence ~ by Al Macy

Garrett Goodlove is a lawyer who lives and runs a small office in a fictional city in Humboldt County California (home of a lot of redwoods and marijuana agriculture).   He and Jen his lawyer-wife, Nicole his lawyer-daughter, and Carly … Continue reading

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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood x2

This was a second read because it was a reading group selection.  My first review is here: My opinion: I really don’t think this book should have tied for the Booker Prize this year.  It’s not THAT good but it’s … Continue reading

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A Time For Mercy ~ by John Grisham

This is the third in Grisham’s old Jake Brigance series.  It was preceded by “A Time to Kill” (2011)  and “A Time for Justice” (2013).   Now comes “A Time for Mercy.”  Jake is a lawyer in the small, fictional Mississippi town Grisham … Continue reading

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Perfume ~ by Patrick Suskind

This is a very strange book, but it comes up on the lists of All-time Best Mystery Novels and it’s closing in on Halloween.  I suppose the book comes up a lot more on literary type lists than on thriller … Continue reading

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The Searcher ~ by Tana French

*****The Searcherby Tana French2020 / Audibleread by Roger Clarkrating – B+ / crime******* Cal Hooper has moved to a piece of land he bought near a small Irish town to find peace and quiet after years in law enforcement in … Continue reading

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Jack ~ by Marilynne Robinson

This is the 4th in the series of books following Robinson’s award-winning novel Gilead.  These books are definitely connected but it’s not necessarily to read them in order.  I did read them in order of publication and I recommend that … Continue reading

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All the Devils Are Here – Louise Penny

I’ve certainly tried to enjoy Louise Penny but after 6 books (!)  spread apart by years, I now officially give up, convinced that this author is just not for me.  So many of my friend adore what are known as … Continue reading

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