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Subject: Phillip Margolin
Date Posted: 1/13/2008 4:56 PM ET
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I haven't read any of his books yet but I have Sleeping Beauty on my TBR and lent it to my parents and he says it's the best bok he's read in a long time.  For those of you who have read his books, are his others as good?  I'm thinking of getting some more of his books and need recommendations!

Date Posted: 1/13/2008 6:34 PM ET
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I listened to one of his books on tape and it was very good.  It was "Gone But Not Forgotten".  Loved it.

Date Posted: 1/14/2008 9:49 AM ET
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I've enjoyed all his books but I think Sleeping Beauty was my personal favorite of his.

Date Posted: 1/16/2008 11:34 PM ET
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Gone, but not forgotten; After Dark; Wild Justice, Ties that Bind; Lost Lake; Proof Positive; the rest are good, these are superb;

Subject: Lost Lake
Date Posted: 1/17/2008 12:38 PM ET
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I've read his Lost Lake book and it was really good!  I have Sleeping Beauty to read.

Date Posted: 1/18/2008 2:18 PM ET
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I read Gone But Not Forgotten as my first book by him.  I can't tell you how much I loved it!  I always read his as soon as they come out.  I'm #1 on the WL for his 2008 release!!!  Woo-Hoo!

Date Posted: 1/18/2008 3:22 PM ET
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I'm listening to Sleeping Beauty right now..glad you guys recommended it...I've read him but had forgotten about him.  So many good authors..and such a short memory of their names :)

Subject: Philip Margolin
Date Posted: 5/20/2008 3:14 PM ET
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Gone, But Not Forgotten -- oh my gosh -- what a good read.   I recommend it to everyone.

 

Subject: Phillip Margolin
Date Posted: 7/15/2008 3:43 PM ET
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I really enjoyed Lost Lake.  Have others on my WL.

Date Posted: 7/15/2008 4:25 PM ET
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I just got done listening to Wild Justice.  It was great!  I have a few other ones on my TBR from him.  Can't wait to read those.

Date Posted: 7/16/2008 9:39 AM ET
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I've got a bunch of his books on my shelf. They are really good stories.

Date Posted: 7/16/2008 9:59 AM ET
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These were recommended to me by a PBS buddy, I have them on my TBR pile.

Date Posted: 7/16/2008 10:20 AM ET
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Just finished Executive Privilege, have also read Proof Positive, Ties That Bind, The Associate, and Lost Lake.  He really knows how to spin a tale!  Love Margolin!

Date Posted: 7/18/2008 9:43 AM ET
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I just finished my first book by him, Sleeping Beauty, last night.  I told dh when I was in the middle of it if X is the killer in the end, then I'm never reading another book by Margolin again.  But if X was not the killer, then I definitely will.  Mind you, this was in the middle of the book.  So, X was indeed the killer so I'm not going to waste my time on any more books by him.  I actually enjoyed his style of writing, but the reviews made it sound like the plot had so many twists and turns and kept you guessing til the end that I was rather disappointed that it was so easy for me to guess whodunit.  And, I rarely read this genre so that made it even more disappointing.  It did read easy, like you were watching a movie, and there were a couple of scenes that made me edgy. 

Date Posted: 7/19/2008 7:18 PM ET
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I enjoy him.

Dory -
Date Posted: 7/19/2008 7:49 PM ET
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Gone But Not Forgotten definitely was my favorite too :)

Date Posted: 7/22/2008 8:04 AM ET
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I loved his newest one-Executive Privilege.  Great ending.

Date Posted: 7/25/2008 10:34 PM ET
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I enjoy his books; I've read three and liked them all. Jeartstone, Sleeping Beauty and Wild Justice. I think Wild Justice was the  best of these three.

Karen

Date Posted: 7/25/2008 10:35 PM ET
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Oops, make that Heartstone.

K