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W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton
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Darkness, Take My Hand by Dennis Lehane
"Just when things are going great for both of them, Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are hired by a psychiatrist to find out who's stalking her son. Meanwhile, Patrick runs into a troubled girl from the neighborhood. But what do these two things h..." Read more of this review »
Darkness, Take My Hand by Dennis Lehane
"Posted at Shelf Inflicted

This second book in the Kenzie/Gennaro series is even better than the first. It retains some of the humor of the first, but is considerably darker and more violent. Bubba, the one-man army who cares for no one but Patrick..." Read more of this review »
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The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
" I'm glad the movie types did go with Bogie - he was perfect in the role, huh?!

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The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
"Although this book was in The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories, I decided to enter it as a book because in every aspect, it is indeed a book and is counted as one of the five books written by Dashiell Hammett, along with numerous short..." Read more of this review »
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