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Borrow the Night / The Fifth Caller by Helen Nielsen
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Invigorating Passages by Nicholas Litchfield
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Alistair MacLean by Jack Webster
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The definitive book on Alistair MacLean – possibly still the only biography written about the famous novelist. Jack Webster interviewed so many people connected with MacLean (from friends, relatives, and former students and work colleagues to actors ...more
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The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean
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Another great Alistair MacLean novel with a boatload of admirable heroes and dastardly villains. None are more heroic than the ship’s chief officer, John Carter, who doggedly refuses to let fear get in his way, even when faced with seemingly impossib ...more
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One Lucky Bastard by Roger Moore
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Fairly entertaining light read from British movie icon Roger Moore, with lots of Hollywood anecdotes (many of them secondhand). I liked Moore’s previous book, My Word is My Bond, even though he rushed the Bond years into one chapter and spent way too ...more
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My Word is My Bond by Roger Moore
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Fur the Win by Ed Lynskey
“She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she’d left chilling in the fridge. Two glasses served with a generous slice of pound cake with orange glaze icing sounded twice as nice.”
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So Nude, So Dead by Ed McBain
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I quite liked SO NUDE, SO DEAD. I appreciated the action, the suspense, and the good dialogue, and I thought having the main character be a drug addict was an interesting idea. I would have preferred a different ending – as with a lot of these pulp f ...more
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Cut Me In by Hunt Collins
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As with SO NUDE, SO DEAD, I found CUT ME IN to be a quick, satisfying read, with some exciting moments, decent dialogue, and a fair bit of mystery. The ending was contrived, but it goes with the territory. The lengthy Matt Cordell short story at the ...more
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The Nuder Gender by Joseph Hilton Smyth
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THE NUDER GENDER is a quick, easy read. I read it in one sitting (as a passenger in a car on a long journey). Published in 1934, it’s similar in style to some of P.G. Wodehouse’s writing. The plot is basic and undemanding – a young man in his early t ...more
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She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she’d left chilling
“She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she’d left chilling in the fridge. Two glasses served with a generous slice of pound cake with orange glaze icing sounded twice as nice.”
Ed Lynskey, Fur the Win

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