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The Drowning Pool (Kim Reynolds #2)

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Kim Reynolds, academic librarian, and Mike Gardner, police lieutenant, are spending a romantic evening together at Kim's apartment when Mike gets a call about a homicide. Kim and Mike join forces to solve the puzzling death.
Hardcover, 343 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Five Star (ME) (first published 2009)
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Maryr
Aug 13, 2009 Maryr rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this mystery novel. It's very well-written. Complex characters and plot. Quality fiction.
J.M. Cornwell
May 25, 2009 J.M. Cornwell rated it liked it
Modern relationships, murder and mystery in a moderately over written story with guts and heart.

A body found floating in the pool at the La Reine Gardens apartment complex brings police lieutenant, Mike Gardner, and his new, and often belligerent partner, Bert St. Croix to investigate. Mike is going to need Kim Reynolds’ insight and sensitivity to emotions to solve this one, which gives him one more reason to spend time with the gun-shy librarian. Mike has two problems: solving the murder and co
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Susan
Jan 12, 2010 Susan rated it it was amazing
After a womanizer turns up dead, investigators have no shortage of miserable suspects in Jacqueline Seewald's The Drowning Pool. Police detectives Mike Gardner and Bert St. Croix, joined by librarian Kim Reynolds, each rely on their own methods to untangle and connect stories from a long list of suspects all focused on their own narrow jobs and self-interests. Set in New Jersey, the plot unfolds with multiple layers of corruption, both in the characters' personal lives and the places where they ...more
Katie
May 29, 2015 Katie rated it liked it
At first I wasn't too sure about this book. When I started reading, it seemed a bit jumpy.
But I quickly became entangled in the plot and trying to work out 'whodunnit'
It was a fast-paced read, even though it took me a week to finish it (other assignments
and things going on).

I like it when authors can keep you guessing all the way to the end. I had my
suspicions but kept changing my mind as new complications developed.
I liked the character of Mike Gardner. I'm not sure if this is a series novel or
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Scott Ivlow
Sep 05, 2013 Scott Ivlow rated it really liked it
I really liked this chic lit mystery novel. I read it twice but years apart. I really like the characters and how Kim Renolds a reference librain can always find herself in life and death situations to help find a murderer.
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Shelves: notworthit
Cop chick-lit with a heavy dose of soft porn. Who reads this stuff??
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