Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Drop of the Hard Stuff By Lawrence Block

Tweet I am a huge fan of Lawrence Block’s Bernie Rhodenbarr mysteries but had never read one of his Matthew Scudder books. I read Ian Rankin’s books and follow him on Twitter and he highly recommended this book – well … Continue reading

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If The Dead Rise Not By Philip Kerr

Tweet I do so love a book that weaves history in with a fictional plot. Mr. Kerr is great at doing that. Bernie Gunther is the hero in these books. He was a police officer in Germany pre-World War II … Continue reading

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The Complaints By Ian Rankin

Tweet In the United States this department is called I.A. or Internal Affairs. The Complaints Department deals with the force and any suspicions against them. No one in the Police Force particularly likes Complaints. They are seen as snitching and … Continue reading

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Believing the Lie By Elizabeth George

Tweet Here finally is another Inspector Thomas Lynley novel. This one is over 600 pages though. Who knew there would be that much to say about a single case? Well it flows really well and goes exceedingly quickly. Lynley is … Continue reading

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Death of a Kingfisher By M.C. Beaton

Tweet Ms. Beaton has hit another doozy on the head with this latest Hamish Macbeth mystery. Set again in sleepy Lochdubh in the Highlands in remote Scotland our fearless cop is faced with more unsavoury people. His police station has … Continue reading

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