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The Lost Luggage Porter
3.43
it was amazing
Luuuuuuved this book! The tone/voice and the atmosphere--fabulous, completely original! There was one moment early on, when the detective has a conven ...more
Jan 2007
Oct 30, 2007
 
Genghis: Birth of an Empire (Conqueror, #1)
4.35
really liked it
Genghis and the Mongols are a topic of perennial fascination for me, and I'm always interested in novelistic interpretations.

The 50 pages of Iggulden'
...more
not set
Oct 30, 2007
 
The Shining Girls
3.49
**spoiler alert** http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by...

The Ghost of History: PW Talks with Lauren Beukes
By Lenny Picker |
Apr 19, 2013
Photo by Ulri
...more
not set
Jun 02, 2013
 
Gone (Jack Caffery, #5)
4.00
booklists top ten:
Gone. By Mo Hayder. 2011. Atlantic Monthly, $23 (9780802119643).

In this fifth riveting entry in Hayder’s series starring haunted hom
...more
not set
May 11, 2011
 
The Hunt for Red October (Jack Ryan Universe, #4)
4.03
really liked it
I haven't been able to read anything else by Tom Clancy, but this his first, I really enjoyed. I think his exposition might have been more minimal and ...more
Jan 1992
Nov 03, 2007
 
The Black Minutes
3.61
booklists best crime:

The Black Minutes. By Martín Solares. 2010. Black Cat, $14 (9780802170682).

The sheer exuberant inventiveness of this remarkable M
...more
not set
May 11, 2011
 
Spiral
3.67
booklists top crime:

Spiral. By Paul McEuen. 2011. Dial, $25 (9780385342117).

Cornell physicist McEuen, writing his first novel in his “spare time,” may
...more
not set
May 11, 2011
 
Fun & Games
3.89
from pub weekly:

the first of three explosive pulp thrillers arriving back-to-back from cult crime fiction sensation and Marvel Comics scribe Duane Swi
...more
not set
May 11, 2011
 
Dirty Snow
3.94
it was amazing
mysteryscene recommended by John Banville
standalone; non detective series crime
Dec 16, 2015
May 12, 2008
 
Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
3.83
it was amazing
Short and sweet. Leonard practices what he preaches.
Jul 03, 2008
Jul 03, 2008
 
Whose Song is Sung
3.71
really liked it
Beowulf in a very different telling.
not set
Nov 01, 2007
 
The Road
3.96
it was amazing
Loved it. Gorgeous, controlled, poetic writing. Loved the pacing and the structure of the short sections. Loved that the flashbacks have punctuation b ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 30, 2007
 
The Anniversary Man
3.86
from booklist:

The Anniversary Man. By R. J. Ellory. 2010. Overlook, $24.95 (9781590203279).

NYPD Detective Ray Irving—overworked, underpaid, and absolu
...more
not set
May 11, 2011
 
Ordinary Heroes
3.82
really liked it
Lovely writing. Great research and incorporation of authentic details and a bibliography on the website to prove it: http://www.scottturow.com/ordinar ...more
Jan 2007
Nov 03, 2007
 
Blind Fury (Anna Travis, #6)
3.94
not set
Jun 07, 2011
 
No Country for Old Men
4.13
it was amazing
Just finished The Road and wanted to try this before I see the soon-to-be-released film.

I can see why this became a film. I like it a lot. What reall
...more
Nov 2007
Nov 02, 2007
 
Bitter Water (Douglas Brodie, #2)
4.02
not set
May 26, 2012
 
Icelight
3.89
not set
May 26, 2012
 
Amberville
3.22
booklist year's best crime novels
big sleep meets animal farm
harper
not set
May 30, 2009
 
Mine All Mine
3.50
Riverhead press
booklist year's best crime novels
not set
May 30, 2009
 
Derailed
3.77
from an amazon list by software guy south florida
not set
Jun 04, 2009
 
Liars Anonymous
3.19
booklist year's best crime novels
not set
May 30, 2009
 
The Outcasts
3.51
ala rusa readers winner
not set
Jan 27, 2014
 
Echoes from the Dead (The Öland Quartet #1)
3.83
booklist year's crime fiction
Delacorte
not set
May 30, 2009
 
Perdido Street Station (New Crobuzon #1)
3.97
from amazon list by software guy
not set
Jun 04, 2009
 
Three Seconds (Grens & Sundkvist #5)
3.83
recommended by Guardian
not set
Sep 27, 2010
 
Desert Crossing. Elise Broach
3.74
from the road trip list
not set
Aug 02, 2011
 
The Interpretation of Murder (Freud, #1)
3.52
recommended by Guardian
not set
Sep 27, 2010
 
The Storm in the Barn
3.71
award winner
not set
Jan 06, 2010
 
Dead Men Living (Charlie Muffin, #12)
4.05
booklist recommend
not set
May 02, 2010
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