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C.J. Booth

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C. J. Booth
Following his careers in broadcasting and film and video production, he has brought detectives Stan Wyld, Jake Steiner and Mallory Dimante to life in “Olive Park”, his first novel and the first novel in the series involving Sacramento’s fictional OID – Ongoing Investigation Division, the cold case division.
C. J. has studied with Judith Guest (“Ordinary People”), Rebecca Hill (“A Killing Time in St. Cloud”), Gary Braver (“Tunnel Vision”, “Skin Deep”), and David S. Freeman (“Beyond Structure”).
He is currently working on the second novel in the trilogy, “Crimson Park”, as well as the screenplay for “Olive Park”.
C.J. lives with his wife on an island near Seattle, Washington.

Average rating: 4.31 · 54 ratings · 12 reviews · 3 distinct works
Olive Park

4.09 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Enjoyed Gone Girl and wanted to read this. Wanted to also give it a 3 star because of what I felt was a bit of deus ex machine at the end. However, she is fantastic at characterizations and suspense building. Also, this is a good example of switching ...more
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Huge 5star props for originality and formatting innovation. And 5 stars for intermixing the words and format to advance theme. And 5 stars for the original core idea. Loved the 'house'. Loved the two (three) on-going narratives. But. C'mon. So much I ...more
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Not into vamps at all really, so this is the perfect book. Takes the Vlad Tepes legend and mixes a boatload of Eastern European history with a multi-generational search for Vlad's tomb (and some other people who seem to have gone missing). Felt it go ...more
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Wanted give this 4 stars but couldn't. LOVED the idea/format just wish it had been structured so it was more of a search for the beginning of the 'outbreak'. The War and its aftermath was fascinating in the detail and nuances that Brooks invents, usi ...more
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