Thursday, September 22, 2011

A New Quarry Novel


Quarry's Ex by Max Allan Collins. A novel set early in the career of Quarry the hit man. Quarry gets hired for a job and learns the case involves his ex-wife. These books are fantastic.
- Interesting Fact About Max Allan Collins #1: He is fairly tall.
- Interesting Fact About Max Allan Collins #2: He is a good singer. Not for his vocal ability but for his energy and emotion.

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Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer. Dock in 1920 Bristol, England gets scholarship to exclusive school.

Audiobook on CD

In the Sea There are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda. 4 CDs at 4.5 hours. Based on the true story of Enaratollah Akbari. Akbari was ten-years-old when his family fled the Taliban in Afghanistan to Pakistan. Left on his own, Akbari traveled on his own through Iran, Turkey, and Greece to asylum in Italy. The title says Bill Crider, I don't know if the story does.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Three Fic, Two "Writing As", and One Non


Getting Off by Lawrence Block (writing as Jill Emerson). Another novel recovery by Hard Case Crime. This is a older novel Block did in the '50s or '60s. A serial killer woman who murders who one-night stands starts to track down the men she did not kill before.

Son of Stone by "Stuart Woods". Because, really, does Woods write his books anymore? Maybe he does an outline and a final edit.

Lethal by Sandra Brown. Widow with young daughter caught by a suspected mass murderer who claims the woman's dead policeman husband was hiding something valuable.

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Canyons of Night by Jayne Ann Krent (writing as Jayne Castle).

Acceptable Loss by Anne Perry.


Grand Pursuit: the story of economic genius by Sylvia Nasser. Narrative of the history and development of economics and it's rise from the destitute and poor of London.