Category Archives: detective/mystery

The Inner Circle

The Inner Circle by Brad Melzer 2011 / 544 pages read by Scott Brick 14h 15m rating  B  /  political thriller The Inner Circle was first published in 2011 and  it takes place in the not too distant future. I bought the book because … Continue reading

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My First Murder

My First Murder by Leena Lehtolainen (Finland – translated) 1993/ 2012 Eng. –  251 pages read by Amy Ruminate 7h 23m rating: B+ / crime –  police procedural/”who-done-it” (both read and listened) Although it was chosen by the 4-Mystery Addicts reading … Continue reading

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The Burning Room

The Burning Room by Michael Connelly 2015/ 400 pages read by Titus Welliver 10h 11m rating:  B+ / crime (police procedural) #19 featuring Harry Bosch I suspected I wasn’t going to be all that happy with the newest Harry Bosch novel … Continue reading

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Those Who Wish Me Dead

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta 2014/ 400 pages read by Robert Petkoff – 10h 30m rating:  C+ / thriller Can’t really call this a crime novel because this all happens well after the crimes have been committed … Continue reading

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Darned If You Do

Darned If You Do by Monica Ferris 2015/ 308 pages read by Susan Boyce 8h 25m rating A / crime (traditional/cozy) (Needlecraft series #18) As readers here know I have a deep fondness for a couple of rather light-weight crime series.  One … Continue reading

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Savage Harvest:

Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman 2014 / 323 pages read by Joe Barrett 9h 18m rating:  8 / non-fiction – travel/ true crime (I both read and … Continue reading

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Involuntary Witness

Involuntary Witness by Gianrico Carofiglio  (Italian) translated by Patrick Creagh 2002 /290 pages read by Sean Barrett 7h 30m rating:  B+ / crime –  legal thriller This is the first book in the Guido Guerrieri series – it takes place in … Continue reading

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Faithful Place

Faithful Place by Tara French 2010/ 449 pages read by Tim Gerard / 16h 17m rating – C- Whew!  I’m glad that’s done.  I have one more “Dublin Murder Squad” story and I’m caught up.  There have been 5 – this was … Continue reading

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Baltimore Blues

Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman 1997  / 384 pages read by Deborah Hazlett 9h 55m rating:  C- I kept listened for about half of the book then got into another book and came back to this one.  I had to re-start … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 2015 / 326  pages Read by  Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher / 10h 59m Rating:  A / crime (thriller) Something happened to Rachel but she can’t remember what it was – she was drunk … Continue reading

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The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg  (Sweden) 2007 (2011 in English) / 400 pages read by Simon Vance / 14h 58m rating: B- / crime (police procedural) I’ve been reading along in this series but Audible doesn’t have the 3rd book … Continue reading

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Proof

Proof by Dick Francis 1984 / 272 pages read by Simon Prebble 9h 43m rating B+  / Crime (traditional/thriller) Dick Francis is an old standby for me – I started reading his books in the 1980s, I think,  and every … Continue reading

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