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One Good Turn (Jackson Brodie, #2)
it was amazing
Stephen King recommended this author in a book column that he writes for Entertainment Weekly. (It was lying around at work and I needed something to ...more
Jan 14, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
The Janissary Tree (Yashim the Eunuch, #1)
liked it
Really a history lesson more than a compelling mystery. Yashim, the eunuch, employed by the sultan, lives in Istanbul of the 1830's. It is 10 years af ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 26, 2007
Brazzaville Beach
it was amazing
My second book by Boyd. Read this book! It is revelatory.

This novel has many themes that capture what one remarkable woman, Hope, has to deal with dur
Dec 24, 2008
Dec 24, 2008
Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi
really liked it
Dyer is a new author for me. I also picked up his book: Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It and The Ongoing Moment (about photography). Thi ...more
Jan 20, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
really liked it
A new British author for me and one whom I will explore further. Very interesting espionage tale which combines a history of WWII covert operations in ...more
Nov 05, 2008
Dec 18, 2008
When Will There Be Good News? (Jackson Brodie, #3)
really liked it
I'm now up to 3 Atkinson books all three have featured Jackson Brodie, a moral, middle-aged, PI with a penchant for doing good and getting duped.

Jun 14, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
Ordinary Thunderstorms
really liked it
I'm going to read all of Boyd's books. This was fun read. A very intriguing plot--Imagine going from well-respected, climatologist to homeless beggar. ...more
Feb 17, 2010
Feb 21, 2010
Case Histories (Jackson Brodie #1)
really liked it
Wonderfully complex, interconnected cases aching to be resolved. Often the resolution occurs outside of the legal system. How do we get on with life w ...more
May 20, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
At Risk (Liz Carlyle, #1)
really liked it
I read this a long time ago. Great, can't put it down MI-5 versus Terrorism! The author was in MI-5 and knows her stuff.
Jan 2008
Mar 28, 2010