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BURN – James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge

Detective Michael Bennett returns to New York City, having spent some time in Witness Protection. He is reassigned to an “Outreach Squad” in Harlem as a spiteful move by his superior, which move, for the reader, is quite intriguing as … Continue reading

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COP TOWN – Karin Slaughter

The Lawson family are deeply embedded in the 1970’s Atlanta Police Department. Never mind previous generations, their youngest subscriber is Maggie with an uncle and a brother there to prove something to, without losing her own soul and integrity. Keep … Continue reading

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The Nameless Dead by Brian McGilloway

A high-action, atmospheric procedural with plenty of twists and turns What the blurb says: “Declan Cleary’s body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend over thirty years ago. Now the Commission for … Continue reading

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HOUR OF THE WOLF by HÅKAN NESSER

In the swish of a wiper-blade, he turns from mundane to killer. All is well with his world. He is in love with Vera Miller and he celebrates. Perhaps he has drunk a touch too much and perhaps he should … Continue reading

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The Drop by Michael Connelly

An accomplished police procedural with all the ingredients to satisfy fans of the genre Detective Harry Bosch doesn’t want to retire, but he’s been put on the DROP – the Deferred Retirement Option Plan – and only has three more … Continue reading

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