crime

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012

Andrea Kane’s new adventure brings together a dynamic team of investigators working to solve crimes any way they can. From the ex-Navy Seal who doesn’t mind inflicting a bit of pain to get his answers to a computer genius able to hack into any system, the team will do anything to help their clients. Local police and FBI may not love them but they can’t argue with the results.

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Donna Leon, an American living in Venice, is the author of several popular crime novels with Commissario Guido Brunetti as the main hero.

Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba

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Rachel C.
Tuesday, Jul 3, 2012

Light Yagami is a bright young man, so when he finds the notebook of a death god that will kill anyone whose name is written in it, he’s understandably skeptical. It doesn’t take much experimentation to find out that it does exactly what it claims, and it takes even less time for Light to decide that he’s going to clean up the world by killing all the criminals.

Buy Back by Brian Wiprud

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Don M.
Tuesday, Aug 24, 2010

Do you like mysteries set in the art world? Do you like mysteries with Wiseguys? Then this is your ticket. The main character is a mixture of hero/anti-hero who has gotten himself into a fine pickle and has only himself to blame! Tom Davin is an insurance investigator who works both sides of the art world and now everyone is out to make him pay! I enjoyed the dialogue and all the twists and turns. A fun read!

Saturday, Jun 19, 2010

As author Ande Parks points out in his afterword, Capote in Kansas is not entirely factual.

Framed - Tonino Benacquista

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Hilary S.
Thursday, Jun 17, 2010

Another mystery with dark humor, Benacquista has offered up something quite different from his previous book, Framed, takes place in the Paris art world. Antoine is happy to live on the perifery of the art world in his job as picture hanger for a gallery. His real world comes to life only at night, at the billiards hall.

Holy Smoke - Tonino Benacquista

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Hilary S.
Thursday, Apr 15, 2010

Winner of three prestigioius awards, Holy Smoke did not disappoint. Antonio Polsinelli has worked very hard to distance himself from his Italian upbringing, living in Paris and speaking only French. But, a mystery arises from the Italian community that Antonio has escaped from, dragging him back, kicking and screaming.

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