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Conclusive Evidence ~ 
by Al Macy 


*******Conclusive Evidenceby Al Macy2019 / 278 pagesread by Nick Sullivan 6h 56mrating:  B+ / legal drama*******  This is an amusing legal drama using the themes of a murder (?) with a deaf defendant, embezzlement, privacy, and twins.    Taking place … Continue reading

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Chase Darkness With Me ~ by Billy Jensen

 Billy Jensen is the guy who helped finish Michelle McNamara’s true crime book, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, which was published after her death in 2016 and went on to win a number of awards in 2018.  It’s the … Continue reading

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House on Fire
~ by Joseph Finder


*******House on Fireby Joseph Finder2020 /381 pagesread by Holter Graham10h 9mrating –  A+ / crime thriller(NIck Heller #4)*******  Most of us have heard of Oxycontin and the Sackler family which owns Perdue Pharma.  Well, House on Fire is a rip-roaring … Continue reading

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Camino Winds ~ by John Grisham

*******Camino Windsby John Grisham2020 /read by Michael Beck = 8h 42mrating – B / crime(Camino Island series – #2) ******* I’ve been reading John Grisham’s books for a long time – maybe 25 years – and he’s gone through some changes, … Continue reading

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Monthly Summary

This is getting aggravating . My blog now looks like a mess. I do not like this “new” block system at all but when I went back to the old way for a few months it messed up so bad … Continue reading

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Red Bones ~ by Ann Cleeves

*******Red Bonesby Ann Cleeves2009 / read by Gordon Griffini11h 21mrating A / mystery ******* This is number 3 in Cleeves’ Shetland Island series starring Jimmy Perez as the only detective on the force. The book starts with a bang which … Continue reading

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Art and Fear ~ by David Bayles and Ted Orland

*******Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of ArtmakingBy David Bayles and Ted Orland2012 – 125 pagesRead by Arthur Morrey 3h 8mRating 3 – nonfiction(both read and listened) *******  I don’t think I’d have looked twice at this book … Continue reading

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The Big Lie by James Grippando

*******The Big Lie  by James Grippandoread by Jonathan Davis 11h 22mrating – A / legal thriller*******  I’d read a couple of Grippando’s prior works and apparently hadn’t taken to them because I read one, gave it an A and then … Continue reading

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White NIghts
 ~ by Ann Cleeves

White Nightsby Ann Cleeves2015 / Read by Gordon Griffin  11h 31mRating: A / mystery Shetland Island series I read the first in this series a couple years ago and kind of wanted to get into the series but there was no time.  … Continue reading

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Blood Defense
 ~ by Marica Clark 


 *******Blood Defenseby Marica Clark2017 / Read by Tara Gilbert 11h 50mrating:  B / legal thriller ******* I read one other Marcia Clark years ago and wasn’t too keen on it but I thought I’d try again.  This is the first in a … Continue reading

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The Best Friend ~ by Adam Mitzner

*******The Best Friend by Adam Mitznerread by Chris Andrew Ciulla , Kate Udall 8h 58mrating – B / legal crime ******* I decided to take a break from the 3 (I think) heavier books I’ve been reading because this coronavirus makes me … Continue reading

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The Night Watchman ~ by Louise Erdrich

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich2019 / 464 pagesread by author 13h 32mrating – A historical fiction    (both read and listened)  I love the writing of Louise Erdrich but there have been a couple books which, because she reads them herself, … Continue reading

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