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True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman
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Characters who were introduced in Kellerman's last novel. This time Alex Delaware takes a supporting part. The mystery is good and complicated and I think the two detectives, brothers, one black, one white, one a cop, one a high-end P.I, are interest ...more
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House of Rain by Craig Childs
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The author walks across a good portion of the Southwest, searching out the ebb and flow the ancient people probably took as nature, weather, political situations and who knows what else changed. He finally follows them down to Mexico and makes the ve ...more
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The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston
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Ok, you might have noticed I read a lot of Non-fiction. I especially like true-crime and this one about a horrible serial murder in Florence - yes, Italy - is an exceptional story. Douglas Preston partners with an Italian journalist who started cover ...more
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Heat Lightning by John Sandford
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I really like this author, but this book features his B-Team detective and I've got a bit of a crush on the A-Team guy, who stars in the "Prey" series, Lucas Davenport. Still this is a good, well-plotted, fast moving police procedural with a bit of h ...more
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The Beatles by Simon Wells
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My cousins gave me this book for Christmas. It's a perfect one to dip in and out of. Great photos of the Fab Four, even some I haven't seen. Photos that mostly weren't publshed when the group hit 1963-1965. Or as George wrote: "when we were fab." It ...more
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Careless in Red by Elizabeth  George
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When we last met Inspector Lynley, his wife had been killed on the front step of their London house. Now he's coming down from a real crazy period and is walking the coast of Cornwall. Of course, he stumbles onto a murder which involves George's usua ...more
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San Francisco Ballet at Seventy-Five by Janice Ross
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I have the great gift of seeing SF Ballet regularly for about 10 year. My friend, Sue's mother took both of us - and gave us lovely dinners - using her ORCHESTRA seats. So this book, is a treat. The writer spent a year at the ballet, but she talks ab ...more
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The Lodger Shakespeare by Charles Nicholl
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A history of the couple of years Shakespeare lived on Silver Street in London during which he wrote "Measure for Measure," "King Lear," and "Othello." Mr. Nicholl combed the archieves and hasn't really come up with anything thrilling but since I want ...more
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