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What (or Who) Should I Read Next?
 
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anne demarco - 01:01pm Sep 22, 1997 PST(#50 of 1002)

Hello All has anyone read the new Sanders in hardback? Thanks to who ever may respond.

Anne


Fran Hinkel - 03:23pm Sep 22, 1997 PST(#51 of 1002)
You can check out anytime you like...but you can never leave!

For those of you who love Sue Grafton: Have you checked out her homepage? It's pretty neat. If you're not familiar with her books this is a good site to visit. It gives you a bio on her character, Kinsey Milhone and a summary of all of her books thus far. You can read a chapter from "M" is for Malice and there's even a Kinsey Milhone trivia quiz. Interested? Go to www.suegrafton.com

Fran


Rosemary - 01:36pm Sep 29, 1997 PST(#52 of 1002)

Any other fans of Kat Colorado out there? Karen Kijewski has created a good sleuth and her plotting is above average.


Glenda Bixler - 07:08am Oct 2, 1997 PST(#53 of 1002)

Hi, Kat Colorado deserves attention...after reading the first book with Kat, I went out and bought all that the bookstore had in stock... yes, I do enjoy a female in the role of investigator...but it's more than that...she's funny, she's good...

Anybody out there got a "thing" for all the detectives with cats? I think I've read them all...but somebody surprise me!!!


MARINA STALLSWORTH - 05:05pm Oct 2, 1997 PST(#54 of 1002)

I just finished reading "The Genesis Code" by John Case and thought it was very very good. Mystery, thriller, suspense, medical and religion all rolled into one. For better details, check out the review at www.amazon.com. I'd love to hear from anyone who's a mystery fan. I love reading and am just starting my own "mystery collection".


MARINA STALLSWORTH - 05:08pm Oct 2, 1997 PST(#55 of 1002)

Glenda Bixler -- have you checked out the books by authors "Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown"? Cute, mysteries. The authors cat and dog narrate the stories and give their own points of view on everything. Really entertaining.


carl a. melton - 01:03pm Oct 6, 1997 PST(#56 of 1002)

Just read lawrence block new book The Burglar In The Library. Any one who like locked room mysteries or british cozies will like this book.


Carl A. Melton - 02:12pm Oct 7, 1997 PST(#57 of 1002)

Deception On His Mind by Elizebeth George was an excellent book. For those of you who have not read anything by her I suggest reading them in order starting with A Great Deliverence. A Suitable Vengence is a presequel to A Great Deliverence but is probably her weakest novel to date. My favorites are A Great Deliverence, Missing Joseph, and Deception On His Mind. The new John Harvey Still Waters is another great book in the Resnick series. I like his descriptions of Nottingham England, the stories about his cats,jazz and gourmet sandwiches. The first three books have been made into televison movies over in England. I can't remember the actor's name who plays Resnick but the picture of him is not the Resnick in my mind. The actor looks to be to young for the part. The one review I read of the television series was not favorable. To much darkness and shadows and the jazz background music sometimes drowned the dialogue. I still wouldn't mind seeing them on PBS or A&E. Another good book I can recommend is Crescent City Kill by Julie Smith. PEACE.


Alex Dent - 02:28pm Oct 7, 1997 PST(#58 of 1002)

Carl,

You LIKED Missing Joseph? I thought it was one of her worst. I much prefered "For the sake of Elenia" but that might have something to do with the fact I go to university in Oxford and can relate to the Cambridge setting. Still each to their own, I suppose...

AWD


Julie Kelley - 04:54am Oct 8, 1997 PST(#59 of 1002)

Just finished Dick Francis new (in pb)book. One of his best ever. I would tell you the name but already loaned it to Pa and just can't remember, how's that for flakey?


Jp LaFond - 10:51am Oct 8, 1997 PST(#60 of 1002)

I just wanted to tell people about Laurie R. King. She has a couple of great series out now. I first started reading her a few months ago, when I saw her second book 'The Beekeeper's Apprentice'. I fell in love with her style and have been following her since.

She has two series characters: Mary Russell (interesting series with Sherlock Holmes) and Kate Martinelli (SF homicide detective). I recommend them to anyone that would like something tightly written and interesting. I think she won an Edgar for her first book 'Grave Talent'.


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