Category Archives: series

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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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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A Plague of Secrets

A Plague of Secrets by John Lescroart (Dismas Hardy #13) 2009 / 512 pages read by David Caldacci  15h 33m rating – B+ / crime I’m almost caught up on the Dismas Hardy books – 3 left but two are narrated … 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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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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Dry Bones

Dry Bones by Peter May (Scotland) 2006/336 pages read by Simon Vance 10h 21m rating:  C This is the first of the Enzo Files books by May,  originally called “Extraordinary People.”   The Scottish Detective Enzo Macleod is currently living in … Continue reading

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The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu

The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu by Michael Stanley (southern  Africa) 2009 / 496 pages read by Simon Prebble 13h 52m rating: B+ When two tourists and guests are viscously murdered in their tents at a Botswana remote bush camp … Continue reading

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A Cold and Lonely Place

A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara J. Henry 2013 – 304 pages read by Abby Craden 8h 32m rating A- This is the second in a possible series featuring Troy Chance,  a freelance writer who lives in upstate New … Continue reading

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The Stranger

The Stranger by Camilla Lackberg 2006 (2011)/ 384 pages read by Simon Vance 11h 24m rating:  A Very interesting 4th book in Lackberg’s popular Fielbacha series.  In the background Patrik and Erica continue to make a home for their daughter, … Continue reading

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The Stonecutter

The Stonecutter by Camilla Lackberg 2005 (US 2013 / 528 pgs read by David Thorn 16h 58m Scandi-crime Rating:  A- A Fjällbacka lobster fisherman has hauled in a rather different catch – a small girl child – dead.  He notifies the … Continue reading

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The Cold Dish

The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson western crime 2004 / 400 pages read by George Guidell – 13h 8m rating:   C Walt Longmire has been the sheriff of a small county in Wyoming for a long time.  One night the … Continue reading

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