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The girl of his dreams, by Donna Leon

The Girl of His Dreams Donna Leon is back on top form in her latest Commissario Brunetti novel set in Venice, THE GIRL OF HIS DREAMS. The main appeal, for me, is the beautiful sense of place and way of … Continue reading

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Requiem, by Jack Ross

Requiem REQUIEM isn't a bad thriller by any means: it is short, swift, easy to read and has the makings of a sizzling plot. However, whoever teaches "thriller writing 101" should include type-examples by Lee Child and Dick Francis as … Continue reading

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Dead Watch, by John Sandford

Dead Watch Dead Watch, by John Sandford, is a standalone. The author writes two series, the Prey books (some of which I have read and can definitely recommend if you like the police procedural/thriller mix genre); and the Kidd series, … Continue reading

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