Posts Tagged ‘ Minotaur ’

On the Line by S. J. Rozan – review

January 15, 2012
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What, exactly is “on the line” in this newest novel from S. J. Rozan is nothing more nor less than the life of Lydia Chin. For the uninitiated, Lydia, a young ABC , is the sometime partner of Bill...

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Misery Bay by Steve Hamilton – review

January 7, 2012
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The first page of the newest book by Steve Hamilton, which brings the welcome return of Alex McKnight, describes a scene wherein the body of a young man is found hanging from a tree branch at the edge of a bay in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. For those new to the series, McKnight is a...

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On the Line by S. J. Rozan – review

March 29, 2011
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On the Line by S. J. Rozan – review

What, exactly is “on the line” in this newest novel from S. J. Rozan is nothing more than the life of Lydia Chin. For the uninitiated, Lydia, a young ABC , is the sometime partner of Bill Smith, a...

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Hypothermia by Arnaldur Indridason, Translated by Victoria Cribb – review

December 29, 2010
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Hypothermia by Arnaldur Indridason, Translated by Victoria Cribb – review

The past usually plays a large role in this author’s Reykjavik mysteries, and Hypothermia is no exception. To begin with, the reader is treated to another recurring event in the life of Erlender Erlendsson, a detailed description of how he and his younger brother were once lost in a raging snowstorm. The 10-year-okd Erlender...

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Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain – review

August 8, 2010
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Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain – review

This novel is the third in the saga of Gretchen Lowell, serial killer of over 200 people by her own count and the nemesis/lover/tormentor of Archie Sheridan, the detective whose life she has dominated for over a decade, and who describes her as the most beautiful woman he has ever seen. All this time...

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August 2010 Pull List

August 2, 2010
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After the jump check out the August 2010 releases that I am looking forward to reading the most.

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Winterland by Alan Glynn – review

April 6, 2010
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Winterland by Alan Glynn – review

Winterland by Alan Glynn is an exciting and robust engagement with modern Ireland and is one of the more thought provoking books to come out in 2010 so far. There is a lot to chew on in Winterland and I suspect that I’ll be thinking about some of these things for awhile now. It’s...

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Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo – review

March 5, 2010
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Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo – review

Linda Castillo’s newest book is set in January in northeastern Ohio, a cold and at times forbidding time of year. As the book opens, a dead body is discovered, in indescribably brutal and hideous condition. When the local police department is called in, they fear it is not the last one they will find,...

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The Silent Hour by Michael Koryta – review

March 5, 2010
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The Silent Hour by Michael Koryta – review

A convicted murderer who has served his sentence walks into Lincoln Perry’s office one day asking him to find the missing daughter (and sister) of Mafia figures. Immediately distrustful of the man, Perry resists the potential client, but finally succumbs to the challenge. The missing woman and her husband had built a secluded home...

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The Pull List: March 2010 releases

March 2, 2010
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The Pull List: March 2010 releases

These are the releases that look good to me this month. I have some of these on my shelf already and still need to pick up the others. Hopefully I will be able to get to them in a timely manner. Do any of them look good? Read any of them? Plan to? Check...

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Even by Andrew Grant – review

February 27, 2010
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Even by Andrew Grant – review

Minotaur May, 2009 ISBN: 978-1-312-54026-5 Hardcover, 352 pp., $24.95 David Trevellyan has been employed by the British Government for fifteen years, the reader never quite sure in what capacity – his exact job description is a bit murky He describes himself as a “consultant,” in the business of “telecommunications,” among other things. He tells...

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