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The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber

The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and MurderThe Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder by Charles Graeber

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Looking Glass by Andrew Mayne
"I read the book right after The Naturalist. You don't need to read the first book in the series to read Looking Glass: the main character is the same, it happens in sequence and there are some references to the first story, but you don't need prio..." Read more of this review »
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Before Mars by Emma Newman
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After finishing this book I am rip-roaring mad. This title appeared on a list of sci-fi books recommended by the local library and the description looked promising so I went for it. There was no warning anywhere - the cover, the library email, review ...more
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The authors were all on-the-scene reporters from television news station KLRD in Dallas who covered the assassination of President Kennedy and its aftermath. Most of the reviewers consider it a book about the assassination and the subsequent killing ...more
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This true life thriller hit number one on the New York Times best seller list. It provides a well-written narrative of the story of how the author, Bill Browder, made millions investing in Russian stocks under the Yeltsin regime and when Putin and hi ...more
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The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
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This Victorian classic is generally credited as being the first detective novel. The Moonstone is a large diamond of religious significance to certain Indians. Legend has it that a curse follows the gem. The story begins with a tale of the diamond ha ...more
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The author was talked into getting a DNA test by his cousin as they were both genealogy buffs looking to explore family history. The results came back showing his father, the man who raised him, was not his biological father, or so it seemed. His fir ...more
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Russell Atkinson I have two books going right now: Defending Jacob (audiobook) by Wm. Landay and The Crossing Places (hard cover) by Elly Griffiths. Both are mysteries and I'm enjoying both, but I never recommend a book until I've finished it.


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Marie Hi Russell, I just Finished 2 good Books:
1. Time will tell > Jeffrey Arher Book 1 of 2,
Book 2 is in the mail to me> The sins of the father.
2. Guilty Wives > James Patterson
What are you reading currently


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