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The Treatment by Mo Hayder

The horror begins when DI Jack Caffery and his South London Area Major Investigation Team are called to the scene at a house that abuts Brockwell Park in south London.  He and his partner, DCI Danniella Souness, find a man … Continue reading

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Two Graves by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Two Graves is the final book in the Helen trilogy by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child which begins with Fever Dream in 2010 followed by Cold Vengeance in 2011.  In the first book, Fever Dream, special FBI agent Aloysius Pendergast … Continue reading

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Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin by Hampton Sides

The narrative non-fiction book, Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Hampton Sides, tracks the parallel movements of MLK, Jr. and his stalker, James Earl Ray until their fatal intersection ending with MLK, Jr’s assassination. … Continue reading

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Garden of Beasts: a Novel of Berlin 1936 by Jeffrey Deaver

The setting is Berlin and the year is 1936.  In award winning author, Jeffrey Deaver’s book, Garden of Beasts, Germany is planning rearmament while Hitler is strengthening his rise to power. Main character, Paul Schumann, is a hit man for … Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris (DVD) written and directed by Woody Allen

Midnight in Paris is a movie that stayed with me long after viewing.  It is a sweet romantic comedy/fantasy starring Owen Wilson who is perfect as stand in for Woody Allen. Playing the part of screenwriter Gil Pender, he is … Continue reading

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The Empowered Patient by Elizabeth Cohen

Elizabeth Cohen, author of The Enpowered Patient and CNN’s senior medical correspondent, has written a book which is a must-read for everyone interested in being in control of their own  and their loved ones health care.  Sanjay Gupta, MD and … Continue reading

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Open Season by C.J. Box

Open Season is the first book in author C.J. Box’s mystery series featuring game warden Joe Pickett. The setting is Twelve Sheep County in Wyoming and Joe is the new game warden following the retirement of his mentor, the legendary … Continue reading

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Stardust by Neil Gaiman

In a complete departure from what I would normally read, I chose to listen to the audio cd of Stardust by Neil Gaiman.  I made this choice after watching a piece about Gaiman on T.V. that highly recommended hearing him … Continue reading

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The Last Child by John Hart

Always in search of a new great mystery/thriller that will keep me reading through the late night hours, I discovered The Last Child by John Hart on the Edgar Awards website.  John Hart’s first novel was nominated for Best First … Continue reading

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