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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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“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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“Camino Island” by John Grisham

Genre: Thriller Mark, Denny, Trey, Jerry, and Ahmed planned the “perfect” crime. Together, they planned, and executed, the nearly perfect heist of several of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s original handwritten manuscripts, including “The Great Gatsby”, from the Firestone Library at Princeton University. Each manuscript will be worth millions, and Mark, Denny, Trey, Jerry, and Ahmed are basking in their new found

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Book Review: “Dark Blossom” by Neel Mullick

Genre: Thriller “There’s something about that date, I thought, but my train of thoughts couldn’t stop at that station long enough.” Cynthia has just re-opened her counselling practice after taking a few months off for personal reasons. Even though she feels ready to open up her business again, Cynthia is still struggling to come to grips with her life, and

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Book Review: “The Devil’s Star” by Jo Nesbo

Genre: Thriller “Tick, tick, tick. …Harry, his eyes closed, had counted the nine hundred ticks from the Rolex watch on the wrist of the blood-covered arm on the lift floor, and…. Tick, tick, tick.“ After the events in the last book, “Nemesis”, Detective Harry Hole took a turn for the worse by falling, once again, into a self-pitying drunken stupor.

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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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