Category Archives: police procedural

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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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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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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Rage Against the Dying

Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman 2013 / 320 pages Read by Judy Kaye 11h 17m rating A / crime (thriller) This turned out to be a great book,  but I almost put it down as a “could not finish,” … Continue reading

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Broken Harbor

Broken Harbor by Tana French 2012 / 456 pages read by Stephen Hogan 19h 56m Rating:  A+ /  crime (4th in the Dublin Murder Squad series) In this 4th book of the Dublin Murder Squad the featured detective is  Mick … Continue reading

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The Absent One

The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen (Danish / translated) 2008 (2012 US) / 402 pages Read by Stephen Pacey 14h 13m Rating: B / crime (2nd in Department Q series) The serial picks up again with lead detective Carl Mørek who heads up Department … Continue reading

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I Hear the Sirens in the Street

I Hear the Sirens in the Street by Adrian McKinty 2013 / 320 pages Read by Gerard Doyle 9h 40m Rating:  A  / crime (historical) I wasn’t going to read this although it was for a group (4_Mystery_Addicts) and available … Continue reading

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Standing in Another Man’s Grave

Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin 2013 * narrated by James Macpherson 111h 26m book 20 of the John Rankin series – rating – C Zoe Hazlitt went missing many years ago,  but her mother continues to hope.  Now … Continue reading

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The Son

The Son by Jo Nesbø  (Norway – translated) 2014 / 417 pages narrated by Gildart Jackson 17h 28m rating:  B / crime I’ve upgraded the rating by a grade – on thinking about the book I really did enjoy the … 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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The Dark Winter

The Dark Winter (Det. Aector McAvoy #1) by David Mark 2012 / 304 pages rating  A- / crime- procedural Aector McAvoy is a big man and he apparently knows how to throw his weight around,   but he’s really not a … Continue reading

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Touch and Go

Touch and Go by Lisa Gardner 2013/400 pages read by Elizabeth Rogers 14h 29m rating:  B Libby Denbe has the life of dreams,  a rich husband who owns a large construction company, a beautiful teenage daughter, a home in the … Continue reading

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