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The Underground Man
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The Mercy Rule by John Lescroart
" Although this story is much longer than necessary, the last 1/3 saves it from becoming a disaster. This is a rescue Houdini would be proud of. 7 of 10 stars "
Cathy DuPont rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Heretic by Lewis M. Weinstein
The Heretic
by Lewis M. Weinstein (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: Everyone who enjoys a great story told well.
read in March, 2014
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If I kept a GR shelf for family sagas, this book would be proudly placed there along with The Pillars of the Earth, Gone With the Wind, and The Age Of Innocence. In my mind they are all historical novels which describe families and their trials and t...more
""Authenticity is a bourgeois value posing as an aesthetic one." That's what novelist Alexander Chee said in an interview quoted at salon.com this week. Mister Chee's statement sounds profound. It is, however, a pithy dismissal of the urge ..." Read more of this blog post »
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The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald
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A Friendship by Dan Rowan
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Friendships are valuable in so many ways and it’s surprising who readers might discover are friends.

Anytime I see anything with John D. MacDonald’s name, it’s mine. This was a great thrift shop find.

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John D. MacDonald

JDM is my hero and has be...more
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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton
read in April, 2014
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I loved this book.

As an aside, my hometown of St. Augustine was mentioned numerous times as a place where the New Yorkers, the Welland family, spent their "idle time." I found that so interesting although I've known my entire life that I passed by r...more
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Thin Air by Robert B. Parker
Thin Air (Spenser, #22)
by Robert B. Parker
read in April, 2014
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Thin on storyline. Hummm, hope this doesn't become a pattern.

No, Susan hasn't eaten a donut yet, Toby.
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