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The Darkest Room: A Novel, Johan Theorin

THE DARKEST ROOM: A NOVEL (Delta 2009) written by Johan Theorin and translated by Marlaine Delargy is the second crime fiction novel that is apart of a loosely connected quartet of books set on the island of Öland. The Swedish … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Wages of Sin' by Penelope Williamson

Wages of Sin by Penelope Williamson (2004) is a book I’ve been wanting to read since finishing “Mortal Sins” years ago. The series mainly follows homicide detective Daman Rourke and his movie star girlfriend, Remy LeLourie. In the first book, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'The Killing of the Tinkers (A Jack Taylor Mystery)' by Ken Bruen

The Killing of the Tinkers (2004) by Ken Bruen is the second book in the series featuring ex-cop, Jack Taylor. Irishman, Jack Taylor, an ex-Garda Síochána, is our eyes and ears in this series. Since being kicked out the Guards … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Hit and Run' (A John Keller Mystery) by Lawrence Block

Hit and Run (2008) by Lawrence Block is the fourth mystery in the John Keller “hit man” series published by William Morrow. I seem to have an affinity for anti-heroes. Dexter Morgan (Jeff Lindsay): serial killer. Jack Taylor: self-destructive alcoholic … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Monster' Story & Artwork by Naoki Urasawa

Monster (1994) with story and artwork by Naoki Urasawa, is a graphic novel that is best described as a mystery. This series is published by Viz Media and is completed at 18 volumes and rated T for older teens. Monster … Continue reading

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