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The Bookman’s Tale

The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett 2013/353 pages rating B / historical crime Amanda is dead, but her husband, Peter Byerly, hasn’t quite come to grips with that even after two years. Peter is a book collector and antiquarian, Amanda … Continue reading

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Norwegian by Night x2

Norwegian by Night x2 by Derek B. Miller Read by Sean Mangan 10h. 36m. 2013 / 306 pages Rating:  A- / literary crime I used to never listen to a book twice but this time I kind of had to … Continue reading

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Bleeding Edge

Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon 2013/477  pages (Kindle) rating 9.5 / literary cyber-crime Wow!  Oh my.  Yes!   Okay, so up to about page 45 my general feeling was that this does just not sound like the old Pynchon of … Continue reading

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Norwegian by Night

Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller Read by Sean Mangan 10h. 36m. 2013 / 306 pages Rating:  A / crime (basically) Sheldon Horowitz,  an 82 year-old Jewish-American,  has been transplanted to Oslo to live with his granddaughter, Rhea and her … Continue reading

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The St. Zita Society

The St. Zita Society by Ruth Rendell 2012/ 272 pages /  8:17 read by Carol Boyd 8h 17m rating:  B+ Strange little neighborhood goings on – it all looks like the usual,  an affair or two,  an overly involved nanny, … Continue reading

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