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Bill Pronzini
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With an Extreme Burning

3.31 of 5 stars 3.31  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In a story of ordinary people trapped in extraordinary and deadly circumstances, two friends are faced with the possibility that someone they know well-for reasons they cannot fathom-is plotting to destroy them and everyone they love.
Paperback, 282 pages
Published June 14th 2011 by Speaking Volumes, LLC (first published 1994)
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Renee
I'd have sworn I read this advance years ago, while I was working at Murder Ink, but even now I can't recall having read it before. Pronzini is the husband of hard-boiled author Marcia Muller, which is why I decided all those years ago to give this book a try.

I'm glad I did. I like Pronzini's style -- crisp and straightforward yet with enough description to give the main characters some body. This was a stand-alone novel centering about a college history professor; still reeling from his wife's
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Sharon Davies
I love Bill Pronzini, but was disappointed. Predictable and anticlimactic
Thomas
book was good.liked the ending
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Mystery Writers of America Awards "Grand Master" 2008
Shamus Awards Best Novel winner (1999) for Boobytrap
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1998) for A Wasteland of Strangers
Shamus Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) for Sentinels
Shamus Awards "The Eye" (Lifetime achievment award) 1987
Shamus Awards Best Novel winner (1982) for Hoodwink

Married to author Marcia Muller.

Pseudonyms:
Robert Hart Davis (collab
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