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Herself Surprised by Joyce Cary
Herself Surprised
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An Uncertain Place by Fred Vargas
" Normally I wouldn't touch a book about vampires with a barge pole or even a hawthorn stake! OK, Dracula was good, but the modern stuff is unutterably awful and appallingly written: think 'Twilight".
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Milk and Honey by Faye Kellerman
" Detective Pete Decker finds a little girl on patrol one night, and in his quest to find out who she is and who she belongs to, uncovers a grisly quadruple murder scene.

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Milk and Honey by Faye Kellerman
" I really liked the first book in this series. The second book wasn't as good, but I chalked that up to the audio format - sometimes a book just isn't as good in audio format if the narrator doesn't do a good job. Well, this book was on paper so I... " Read more of this review »
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