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Jeff Lindsay’s New Riley Wolfe Thriller: A Review

Riley Wolfe has surely met his match in Fool Me Twice, the second novel in Jeff Lindsay’s series about the self-proclaimed world’s greatest thief. This time, his target is Raphael’s The Liberation of St. Peter. The priceless work of art … Continue reading

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My Review of the New Jack Reacher Novel

Although Lee Child is listed as co-author of “The Sentinel,” the 25th thriller in the Jack Reacher series, the book was largely written by his brother Andrew Grant, who has assumed responsibility for continuing the popular Reacher franchise. This time, … Continue reading

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“Eight Perfect Murders,” An Ingeniously Plotted Homage to Classic Mystery Stories–My Book Review

Several years ago, fictional Boston bookstore owner Malcolm Kershaw wrote a blog post listing the eight most perfect murders in crime fiction–among them: Agatha Christie’s The A.B.C. Murders, James M. Cain’s Double Indemnity and Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train. … Continue reading

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My Review: P.I. Leonid McGill returns in `Trouble Is What I Do’

Many years ago, a Mississippi bluesman named Catfish Worry had an affair with the daughter of a wealthy white banker. Their dalliance produced a son who could pass for white. That son is now a wealthy banker himself. He is … Continue reading

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