Monthly Archives: August 2015

FICTION: Crossing Traffic by Sean McCluskey

August 31, 2015
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He’s not a cop, even though he wants me to think he is. I know that as soon as I open my front door and see him standing there in his sport coat and khakis, holding up his badge. He’s standing right in front of the door. Real cops don’t do that. They stand...

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Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman — review

August 20, 2015
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Until now, only Felix Francis has prominently authored novels in a series created by his father. Other series, like those of Robert B. Parker, have been authored by writers unrelated to the deceased creators. However, Anne Hillerman now joins Felix in the distinguished company of an offspring continuing a popular series, undertaking to continue...

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Personal by Lee Child — review

August 16, 2015
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This is the 20th book in the Jack Reacher series and, no surprise, it is just as terrific as one would expect. Reacher at this point is a retired military cop. But as he soon discovers, “you can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not always. Not completely.” As I seem...

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FICTION: The Postman Cometh by Paul D. Brazill

August 9, 2015
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I jumped a red light and jerked my battered and rattling ex-post office van into one of the darkened streets that led to the Rift Manor Estate. None of the streetlights was working, of course, but there was a little light from the occasional bonfire. Packs of feral teens hovered around the flickering flames...

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