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« on: February 15, 2006 »

If you had to recommend just ONE book to someone from this past year.... which would it be Huh
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« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2006 »

I would have to say Rage by Jonathan Kellerman (no offence Mr Billingham sir!!)
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2006 »

Definitely Christopher Fowler's 'Darkest Day' - intellegent and unusual, crime plus a good slice of supernatural - I loved it. (Assuming we all already know and love Mr. B's work - no recommendation needed!)
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2006 »

Robert Goddard / Slight unseen.

I love Robert Goddard's books and i liked this very much.

Roger.
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2006 »

kiss me gently amy turtle by paul mcdonald,his first book surviving sting made me emit strongbow from my nostrils,this one i read without refreshment and my nose just hurt as much as my ribs.and i don`t find much funny except mr b obv.
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2006 »

Michael Cordy's Miracle Strain - an absolute page turner, intelligent, sophisticated, moral.  Brilliant.
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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2006 »

In the Moon of Red Ponies by James Lee Burke, as always a great read.
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2006 »

Catch me when I fall by Nicci French. Hectic pace, psychological turmoil and dirty deeds a plenty. Brilliant
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« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2006 »

Rock Rebel-this is off topic somewhat but if you like Nicci French I suggest giving Tony Strong a go. "Tell Me Lies" is excellent, not dissimilar to French but with a bit more edge to it.
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2006 »

DARK FIRE by C.J. Sansom -- incredibly well written follow-up to his debut novel DISSOLUTION.
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« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2006 »

Perception of Death - Louise Anderson

(or Sleepyhead....I read it at The Harrogate Crime Writing Festival last year and read the others in the series in quick succession after that....but u said ONE book and seeing as this is Mark's site.....I'll say Louise Anderson  Grin Wink)
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« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2006 »

Twisted by Jonathan Kellerman - if ever the title sums up the author
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« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2006 »

Rock Rebel-this is off topic somewhat but if you like Nicci French I suggest giving Tony Strong a go. "Tell Me Lies" is excellent, not dissimilar to French but with a bit more edge to it.
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Thanks for that CCR. I'll have a look and let you know what I think
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« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2006 »

Rock Rebel-this is off topic somewhat but if you like Nicci French I suggest giving Tony Strong a go. "Tell Me Lies" is excellent, not dissimilar to French but with a bit more edge to it.
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I went to the library the other day to look for some of the authors recommended on this forum. I was particularly looking for Tony Strong and Henning Mankell. They didn't have any on the lending shelves but they had a book sale on. I picked up Tony Strong's "The Death Pit" for 20p. Have you read it CCR? It's next on my list.
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« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2006 »

No, Rockrebel, I've only read Tell Me Lies By Tony Strong so far but I'm keeping my eye open for his other work. I'd be interested in what you make of The Death Pit. I believe he is currently involved in writing TV scripts, not sure which project though.
Have you come across Nick Stone's Mr Clarinet? I've not yet read it myself but i hear great things about it and I'm very intrigued.
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