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LJ made a comment in the group EBMRGJune 3rd, 2014 Meeting Books topic
"SLASH AND BURN (Lic Invest-Dr. Siri Paiboun-Laos-Cont) – 8th in series – Colin Cotterill
Things have been pretty hectic for Dr Siri. Now he's off on wh...more
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I Will Have Vengeance by Maurizio de Giovanni
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The Invisible Code by Christopher Fowler
The Invisible Code
by Christopher Fowler
read in April, 2014
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First sentence: There was a witch around here somewhere.

A young woman dies in St. Bride’s Church—there is no apparent cause of death. Bryant and May are called to the office of Oskar Kasavian; the man determined to shut down the Peculiar Crimes Unit....more
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Unnatural Habits by Kerry Greenwood
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First Sentence: The attack came on suddenly.

Young pregnant girls are going missing and reporter Polly Kettle thinks she knows what is happening to them. Then Polly disappears. Phryne and her minions are on a case that involves much more than first th...more
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The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
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First Sentence: It was a peaceful night at the Brunetti home, and dinner progressed in harmony

Comm. Guido Brunetti is asked by his boss to look into a minor violation possibly being committed by his future daughter-in-law. But it is Brunetti’s wife’s...more
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Fatal Enquiry by Will Thomas
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First Sentence: It is a truth universally acknowledged, at least among private enquiry agents, that the most momentous of cases, the real corkers, begin on the blandest, most ordinary of days.

Cyrus Barker has a long history with Sebastian Nightwine g...more
"I think I was being too subtle. I did mention that I felt the Holmes pastiche was self-indulgent and that you had to suspend disbelief and ignore the...more "
LJ made a comment in the group EBMRGMay 6th, 2014 Meeting Books topic
"THE BLACK-EYED BLOND: A PHILLIP MARLOW NOVEL (Mys-Philip Marlow-Fict. Bay City, CA-1950s) – 1st of Black’s Marlow books – Benjamin Black (aka John Ban...more "
"Janet wrote: "I'm just glad I didn't waste time reading any more than 35 pages. I bought this book at a buck-a-bag sale at our library had so maybe I...more "
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Paul Gauguin
“Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.”
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“I never understood people who don't have bookshelves.”
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John Wilson
“O for a Booke and a shdie nooke, eyther in-a-doore or out;
With the grene leaves whisp'ring overhede, or the Streete cryes all about.

Where I maie Reade all at my ease, both of the Newe and Olde;
For a jollie goode Booke whereon to looke is better to me than Golde.”
John Wilson

Ed Lynskey
“I cadged a complimentary green matchbook with a gold bird icon from the Bell canning jar. Later we'd use the matches to light our spliffs. My fingertips tapped the stem to the gizmo that dinged a bell. Nobody came out. Wrong signal, so I did two bell rings. No response prompted me to tap out a series of bell rings.”
Ed Lynskey, Lake Charles

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