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Consent to Kill (Mitch Rapp, #8)
Saeed Ahmed Abdullah holds Rapp personally responsible for the death of his son, a terrorist whose plot against the USA was foiled by Rapp. Abdullah w...more
Jan 29, 2008
Feb 08, 2009
The Ambassador's Wife  (Inspector Samuel Tay, #1)
Book 1, In the Inspector Samuel Tay series

It was my first experience reading this author and it was most satisfying. It is always an enjoyment when a...more
Feb 22, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1)
Book 1, in the Flavia de Luce series

This is a delightful old fashioned mystery set in the English countryside in 1950. It features Flavia de Luce, an...more
Apr 26, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Memoirs of a Geisha
A remarkable and breathtaking novel, the author unlocks the complex world of rituals with insight, grace and intelligence. It is beautifully written a...more
Jul 10, 2007
Feb 03, 2009
Heartsick (Gretchen Lowell, #1)
Book 1 in the Archie and Gretchen series

The story explores what make up a psychopath and the relationship between a serial killer and his/her victims...more
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 03, 2010
The Hidden Assassins (Javier Falcon, #3)
Book 3 in the Javier Falcon series

The story explores cultural tensions and provides insights into the world of today. Different characters give us the...more
Jul 17, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
Bangkok 8: A Royal Thai Detective Novel (1)
Book 1 in Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep series

This is a police story that stands above many mysteries I have read lately. Although at first glace it...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 05, 2010
False Mermaid (Nora Gavin #3)
Book 3 in the Nora Gavin Mysteries

The novel is a wonderful follow up to "Lake of Sorrow", where once more the author has skilfully combined Irish myt...more
Jun 24, 2010
Jun 05, 2010
The First Day
Did you ever wondered what kind of consequences could be triggered when an astrophysicist and an archaeologist put their heads together and set out on...more
Nov 23, 2013
Nov 21, 2013
A Prisoner of Birth
This work of fiction is undeniably one of the most engrossing, powerful and head-spinning I have read in a long time. The story flows well even though...more
Apr 2009
Mar 12, 2009
The House of Special Purpose
I love how John Boyne spins historical events and makes his stories unexpectedly compelling reads. “The House of Special Purpose” is a wonderful mix o...more
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
Rusty Nail (Jack Daniels Mystery, #3)
Book 3, in the Jack Daniels Mystery

This is a direct sequel to “Bloody Mary” it starts where the plots left off with the investigation into a cult that...more
Mar 29, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Cafe Insomniac
What a strange story, highly imaginative, quite a page turner and the most outlandish premise I have read in a long time. It is told entirely from Jus...more
Oct 11, 2013
Oct 09, 2013
In Cold Pursuit: A Mystery From The  Last Continent (Valena Walker, #1)
Book 11 in the Em Hansen mystery series

After reading this novel, I was surprised to discover it is part of a series, I found it could be enjoyed on it...more
Apr 2009
Mar 12, 2009
This murder mystery tells the gripping story of Leo Holland, a Manhattan cartoonist who is filled with the sense of dread. She has a premonition that...more
Sep 11, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
“Arranged” is a romantic and delightful story crafted with subtle humour, a fairy tale whose premise explores the process involved if a third party co...more
Aug 05, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
The Tricking of Freya: A Novel
This Icelandic saga is full of myth and legend, family drama and accentuated with a vivid description of a beautiful landscape. It tells the story of...more
Sep 11, 2009
Aug 22, 2009
Rising Sun, Falling Shadow
This wonderful story continues the intrigue, the medical drama and the love stories that began with “The Far Side of the Sky”. Although this sequel ca...more
Jan 29, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Mistress of the Revolution
“Mistress of the Revolution” is written in the form a memoir by a fictional character, Gabrielle de Montserrat, a beautiful minor noblewoman from Auve...more
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 11, 2014
Looking Good Dead (Roy Grace, #2)
Book 2, in the Detective Superintendent Roy Grace crime series

This second novel is a wonderful follow up to the debut novel “Dead Simple” and has ple...more
Nov 21, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
The Golden Egg (Commissario Brunetti, #22)
Book 22, in the Commissario Brunetti series

First I admit being a huge fan of this series but after reading this latest I am really not sure what to ma...more
Jul 17, 2013
Jul 14, 2013
The 6th Target (Women's Murder Club, #6)
Book 6 in the series "A Women's Murder Club"

I am totally addicted to this series, all the books are simply fun and entertaining and this one is no exc...more
Mar 02, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia (Amanda Pepper, #3)
Amanda is sorting books for a school fundraiser, when she makes a chilling discovery. She comes across a book for battered women, underlined in it are...more
Mar 06, 2008
Feb 08, 2009
Until the Night
Book 6, in the John Cardinal series

I agree with those saying this series is getting better with each book it is of no surprise that with this latest M...more
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
The Racketeer
The author admits in his notes that this new novel is a work of pure fiction more than usual and nothing said is based on actual events. With this in...more
Sep 17, 2013
Sep 12, 2013
Hitler's Peace
I am a huge fan of this author since my introduction to the Bernie Gunther series some time ago. I simply could not stay there waiting for the next in...more
May 28, 2013
May 20, 2013
Vows to Kill
Right from the start this thriller had me hooked. It provided one of those exciting plot that teases you on the first page, grabs you in the intensity...more
May 15, 2013
May 11, 2013
SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
This book gives us a sense of the dedication, the work ethic and the extraordinary skills required to become a Seal Team member, it also highlights th...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 07, 2012
A Quiet Flame (Bernard Gunther, #5)
Book 5 in the Bernard Gunther series

This fiction examines Directive 11, a secret order issued in 1938 that bared Jews from entering Argentina and the...more
Nov 12, 2010
Nov 03, 2010
This is a very interesting and especially moving account of the last days of “La Pucelle d`orléans”, France’s folk heroine and Roman Catholic saint wh...more
Aug 26, 2013
Aug 24, 2013