cover title author rating rating my rating review Down arrow read added
 
The Cold Cold Ground (Detective Sean Duffy, #1)
3.92
it was amazing
We had the very good fortune a couple of years ago to meet and visit with a Goodreads friend in Ireland (http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...). My ...more
Nov 28, 2012
Nov 28, 2012
 
Nine Dragons (Harry Bosch, #15; Mickey Haller, #3; Harry Bosch Universe, #18)
3.97
it was ok
When authors with a successful series and a well-defined character take that character out of his/her normal environment, to a foreign country, say, w ...more
Nov 07, 2014
Nov 07, 2014
 
Dead Simple (Roy Grace, #1)
4.03
really liked it
The beginning of this book is the creepiest I have ever run across. Anxious to play a prank on their soon-to-be-married friend Michael Harrison, known ...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
 
Shock Wave (Virgil Flowers, #5)
4.19
really liked it
Audiobook. My favorite Sandford character, again decked out in cowboy boots and rock band t-shirts, and again on vacation, is charged with investigati ...more
May 08, 2015
May 08, 2015
 
Deadline (Virgil Flowers, #8)
4.19
it was amazing
Warning: This review contains adult language although I’ve heard it from ten-year-olds. Well maybe not in Latin.

Audiobook. Eric Conger and Sandford a
...more
Oct 09, 2015
Sep 30, 2015
 
The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1)
3.98
liked it
This is the first in a series of "Department Q" Danish police procedurals. Carl Mørck, is a deputy detective superintendent who been is relegated to t ...more
Feb 14, 2015
May 14, 2014
 
Gun Street Girl (Detective Sean Duffy #4)
4.22
it was amazing
I’ve read several McKinty books, but the Sean Duffy series is the best. Originally billed as a trilogy, I was delighted to see a fourth appear. Set du ...more
Mar 11, 2015
Mar 11, 2015
 
No Place to Die
3.92
really liked it
As another reviewer mentioned, it's always with some trepidation that one purchases and starts reading a book written by a Goodreads friend. There's a ...more
Dec 13, 2013
Dec 13, 2013
 
Jar City (Inspector Erlendur, #3)
3.80
really liked it
Bleak landscape, bleak characters, bleak story. Icelandic murders are simple ones usually insists Inspector Erlendur. This one is certainly not. An el ...more
Nov 2010
Sep 30, 2010
 
Broken Prey (Lucas Davenport, #16)
4.15
really liked it
There seems to be a new rule in American crime fiction that all perps have to be really evil, nothing subtle or conflicting. It’s not enough to murder ...more
May 22, 2012
May 22, 2012
 
Blood from a Stone (Commissario Brunetti, #14)
3.86
really liked it
(Audiobook)
Donna Leon's books are more than just police procedurals books that take place in Venice. They always, in my experience, deal with an issu
...more
Feb 25, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
 
Storm Front  (Virgil Flowers, #7)
3.92
it was amazing
Audiobook: A Lutheran minister steals a stela from a dig in Israel and returns back to his home in Mankato. He has an incurable illness and then disap ...more
Nov 09, 2015
Nov 09, 2015
 
Heat Lightning (Virgil Flowers, #2)
4.16
it was amazing
I really like the Virgil ("Fucking Flowers") Flowers series. I've read several of the Lucas Davenport books by Sandford and find the Flowers books to ...more
Nov 18, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
Perfect Hatred (Chief Inspector Mario Silva #6)
3.87
really liked it
My foray into Brazilian police procedurals was rewarding indeed.

A terrorist kills a woman using her baby and carriage to hide a bomb which he detonate
...more
Nov 04, 2012
Nov 04, 2012
 
I Hear the Sirens in the Street (Detective Sean Duffy #2)
4.09
it was amazing
I really enjoy McKinty's Sean Duffy series. This is the second of a proposed trilogy. I read the first and immediately ordered the second. I have just ...more
Jan 08, 2014
Jan 08, 2014
 
The Wench Is Dead (Inspector Morse, #8)
3.97
really liked it
The book begins with poor Morse in the hospital suffering from a bleeding ulcer and enlarged liver, the result of all those pints. It's so different f ...more
Apr 17, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
 
A Venture into Murder (Steve Martinez, #2)
3.74
really liked it
Deputy Steve Martinez, full-blooded Lakota, is now investigating the deaths of several people, one that occurred many years before. Caught almost in f ...more
May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015
 
The Black Marble
3.82
liked it
After a slow start, Wambaugh gets really fun with his usual cynicism mixed with humor style. Sgt. Valnikov, a world weary cop, has been paired with Na ...more
Aug 26, 2015
Aug 26, 2015
 
Bones and Silence (Dalziel & Pascoe, #11)
4.05
really liked it
I really enjoy the audiobooks of the Dalziel and Pasco series that are read by Brian Glover. Great accent, although it's occasionally hard to decipher ...more
Jul 15, 2017
Jul 15, 2017
 
The Return (Inspector Van Veeteren #3)
3.74
liked it
For some bizarre reason I started listening to this book while mowing a couple of summers ago and then dropped it and only recently came back to it. B ...more
Jan 2015
Dec 11, 2014
 
Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #1)
4.13
really liked it
Audiobook: Rules of Prey is the first in a long series of Lucas Davenport police procedurals set in Minneapolis. I’ve read about ten of them, not in o ...more
Nov 20, 2015
Nov 20, 2015
 
Robert B. Parker's Blind Spot (Jesse Stone, #13)
3.86
really liked it
Of all Robert Parker’s creations I like the Jesse Stone series the best. A couple of authors have attempted to continue the series, including Michael ...more
Oct 22, 2014
Oct 22, 2014
 
Rain Dogs (Detective Sean Duffy #5)
4.24
really liked it
What if you suspected that an ostensible suicide was really a murder, but one of the “locked room” variety and it might have been cleverly designed in ...more
Apr 02, 2017
Dec 28, 2015
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.75
really liked it
Firstly, let me say that this is an excellent book and I will be reading more in the series. The following are not intended as criticisms, merely as o ...more
Oct 20, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
 
Spy Who Couldn't Spell, The : A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets
3.81
it was amazing
audiobook that tells the story of a disgruntled U.S. Air Force intelligence analyst who used his cipher skills to almost pull off an incredible intel ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
 
Friends in High Places (Commissario Brunetti, #9)
3.89
it was amazing
I'm surprised to see some of the negative ratings here. Perhaps it's because you need to get to know the characters and appreciate the interplay betwe ...more
Feb 08, 2009
Nov 13, 2008
 
The Huckleberry Murders: A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery
3.70
it was amazing
This is a marvelous series: delightful characters, humor, a decent mystery. What more could you ask for.

Sheriff Bo Tully is off to collect huckleberri
...more
Jun 30, 2017
Jun 30, 2017
 
The White Lioness (Kurt Wallander, #3)
3.84
really liked it
Some of the best police procedural/mystery writing is coming out of the Scandinavian countries. Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, for example, also come fro ...more
not set
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1)
3.98
liked it
This is the first in a series of "Department Q" Danish police procedurals. Carl Mørck, is a deputy detective superintendent who been is relegated to t ...more
Feb 14, 2015
Feb 14, 2015
 
The Heckler (87th Precinct, #12)
3.85
really liked it
**spoiler alert** I am mystified that the Department of Homeland Security--doesn't the name have an anachronistic teutonic flavor to it, you know, kin ...more
Aug 19, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
Rss infinite More books shelved as 'police-procedural' »
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7