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“The Disappeared” by C.J. Box

Genre: Thriller Joe Pickett, Game Warden in Saddlestring, WY, is sent on a special assignment for (newly elected) Governor Allen. He is to pick up the investigation where the Wyoming DCI team left off….when the impetuous Governor fired them! The orders from this asshole Governor are: “Do it or lose your job. And keep Nate Romanowski away from the investigation”

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“Subterranean” by James Rollins

Genre: Thriller Ashley Carter is a single mom (to Jason) and a Paleoanthropology Assistant Professor specializing in cliff-dwelling primatives. What in the world would the U.S. Government want her for? Well, they need her to lead a team of biologists, geologists, and caving experts on a “research” mission beneath the Antarctic Ice Shelf. Ashley is not convinced she wants to

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Book Review: “Badlands” by C.J. Box

Genre: Thriller Grinstad, North Datkota is in the middle of an oil boom. The population has grown beyond the capabilities of the town and the increase in crime, drugs, prostitution, and murder has followed. There are not enough police in town to stem the flow…. Kyle Westergaard, 12, was finishing up his early morning paper route in Grinstad, North Dakota

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Book Review: “Two for the Dough” by Janet Evanovich

Genre: Mystery On a stakeout with experienced bounty hunter, Ranger, new bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is nervous and is without a loaded gun. Duh. A brand new 4×4 pulls up to the house they are watching, hoping that Kenny Mancuso shows up so they can grab him (for shooting his ex-best friend in the knee then skipping bail) and reap

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“The Night Trade” by Barry Eisler

Genre: Thriller Two months after the final events in the first book (“Livia Lone”). Livia (real name, Labee) has re-settled into her Seattle Police Department position in anti-trafficking. Livia is teaching a self-defense class when her boss, Lt. Donna Strangland, interrupts class to introduce Livia to Homeland Security Special Agent Benjamin Dixon Little. He is there to talk to Livia

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“Legal Tender” by Lisa Scottoline

Genre: Thriller If you read my last review on “Everywhere That Mary Went” you know that, at the end of my review, I lamented about not knowing who Rosato is: Now I know. But…….. Bennie (Benedetta) Rosato and Mark Biscardi are equal partners in the Rosato & Biscardi law firm, based in Philly. Until recently, Mark and Bennie were together

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