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November Mourns by Tom Piccirilli
November Mourns
by Tom Piccirilli (Goodreads Author)
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A Swollen Red Sun by Matthew McBride
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Green Hell by Ken Bruen
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The Jack Taylor series by Ken Bruen is one of my favorite's in crime fiction, where the contradictory main character, on one hand broken by drink and addiction and on the other being an omnivorous reader, and consumer of new American television with ...more
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste by Lester Bangs
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Lester Bangs was a prominent American music critic during the mid 1970's and early 1980's, writing for the likes of Creem, Rolling Stone and other magazines. Bangs' caustic, in your face style was reminiscent of Hunter Thompson, with a vocabulary and ...more
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The Coldest Mile by Tom Piccirilli
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Picking up where The Cold Spot left off, Chase has left the debacle of the Newark disaster behind him, and has taken a job driving for a mob family looking to make a score and then go after his arch-thief grandfather and the young child he may have w ...more
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The Cold Spot by Tom Piccirilli
The Cold Spot (Cold, #1)
by Tom Piccirilli (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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After his mother is murdered and his father takes his own life, Chase is raised by his grandfather, a cold and calculating master criminal, and he is introduced to a life of crime. After Chase's grandfather murders a member of their gang in cold bloo ...more
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The Fever Kill by Tom Piccirilli
The Fever Kill
by Tom Piccirilli (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Crease is a man with a problem. He is an undercover cop who has become fed up with leading a double life and has outed himself to a drug kingpin who swears vengeance. On the run for his life, he flees New York City to the rural Vermont town of his bi ...more
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The Cartel by Don Winslow
The Cartel
by Don Winslow
read in July, 2015
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The Cartel is a massive fictional account of the drug wars in Mexico from the late '90's through the '00's. Ostensibly is is a personal conflict between Adan Berarra, broken out of jail to lead the Sinaloa cartel and Art Keller who returns to the DEA ...more
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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Seveneves
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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Seveneves which does have a killer opening line: "The moon blew up without warning and with no apparent reason." Gotcha. After the moon disintegrates at the hands of an unknown "agent" there is a two year scramble while as many people are put into sp ...more
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The Corpse Wore Gingham by Ed Lynskey
“You love to figure out things as much as I do,” Piper said.
“Like what?” Bill asked.
“You fix broken stuff,” Piper replied.
“Repairing a broken toaster or steam iron is far different than unraveling a murder mystery," Bill said.”
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Ed Lynskey
“You love to figure out things as much as I do,” Piper said.
“Like what?” Bill asked.
“You fix broken stuff,” Piper replied.
“Repairing a broken toaster or steam iron is far different than unraveling a murder mystery," Bill said.”
Ed Lynskey, The Corpse Wore Gingham

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