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Book Review – Echo Park – Michael Connelly

13 years ago, Harry Bosch was unable to find who killed Marie Gesto and since then has been haunted by the failure. Now a serial killer is confessing to have killed her and to make matters worse, it appears that a lead that wasn’t followed up 13 years ago, could …

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Book Review -The QE2 Is Missing – Harry Harrison

Millions of dollars in diamonds. Nazi war criminals. South American dictators. Deranged freedom fighters. All on the Queen Elizabeth 2. Its going to be a very interesting cruise. A thriller about two South American dictators who want to rid their countries of free speech, bankrolled by Nazi`s who want a …

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Book Review – Gorky Park – Martin Cruz Smith

Three bodies, faceless and missing fingertips, are found in Gorky Park, Moscow. A police detective investigates, expecting the KGB to take over the investigation at any moment, and gets drawn into a tangled web of lies, money, and not knowing who to trust. Arkady Renko is a police investigator who, …

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Book Review – Dangerous Ground – Larry Bond

An ex-pilot uses a family connection to get into the submarine training system. He ends up aboard the USS Memphis which is Captained by a hard driving tyrant. The submarine, along with two female technicians are given a highly sensative mission which does not yield the expected results. Larry Bond‘s …

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Book Review – Raising Atlantis – Thomas Greanis

Earthquakes in Antarctica draws the attention of the US Military, the Vatican and even some terrorists. What they find is a huge pyramid buried under the thick ice. What lies within the pyramid could answer every question about the birth of humans, but it might also wipe out every human …

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Book Review – Hard Landing – Lynne Heitman

A new female manager of an airline at Logan airport has to deal with unions, threats, and many secrets. This book reminded me in part of Airframe by Michael Crichton (yes there is one book of his I liked) with unions running wild and airplanes being involved. It moves at …

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Book Review – Hells Kitchen – Jeffery Deaver

From the Publisher Every New York City neighborhood has a story, but what John Pellam uncovers in Hell”s Kitchen has a darkness all its own. The Hollywood location scout and former stuntman is in the Big Apple hoping to capture the unvarnished memories of longtime Kitchen residents such as Ettie …

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Book Review – Hitman – Lawrence Block

From the Publisher Keller is your basic urban Lonely Guy.He makes a decent wage, lives in a nice apartment.Works the crossword puzzle.Watches a little TV.Until the phone rings and he packs a suitcase, gets on a plane, flies halfway across the country…and kills somebody.It’s a living.But is it a life?Keller’s …

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Book Review – The Last Hostage – John J Nance

From the Publisher A demented hijacker… A master of aviation suspense, author John J. Nance thrilled the country with his explosive bestsellers, “Pandora’s Clock and “Medusa’s Child. Now, as only he can do, Nance soars with a gripping new novel about one man in the air and on the brink, …

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Book Review – The Tweltfh Card – Jeffery Deaver

Unlocking a cold case with explosive implications for the future of civil rights, forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protege, Amelia Sachs, must outguess a killer who has targeted a high school girl from Harlem who is digging into the past of one of her ancestors, a former slave. What …

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Book Review – The Innocent – Harlan Coben

From the Publisher “The modern master of the hook-and-twist.”¿Dan Brown, Author of The Da Vinci CodeYou never meant to kill him¿.One night, Matt Hunter innocently tried to break up a fight¿and ended up a killer. Now, nine years later, he¿s an ex-con who takes nothing for granted. His wife, Olivia, …

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