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Plum Island (John Corey, Bk 1)
Plum Island - John Corey, Bk 1
Author: Nelson DeMille
Wounded in the line of duty, NYPDs John Corey convalesces in the Long Island township of Southold, home to farmers, fisherman and at least one murderer. Tom and Judy Gordon, a young couple Corey knows, have been found on their patio, each with a bullet in the head. At first it looks like a burglary gone wrong, but the Gordons were biologists at ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446605403
ISBN-10: 0446605409
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 588
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 320 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Plum Island (John Corey, Bk 1) on + 50 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
The first three quarters of the book was fast paced and really fun...the final quarter dragged on too long.
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Helpful Score: 2
I haven't read this book, but my friend Chris (who gave it to me to put up onto the site) really enjoyed the book: he says he especially likes the main character and the humor/wit in the book. It's not a "funny book" he says, but the main character is a sarcastic guy.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a good police mystery, a good summer beach vacation novel.
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Helpful Score: 1
My favorite Demille novel. Great!
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Sexy, humorous and fast paced. A puzzle with Detective John Corey, who DeMille has created. Takes place in rural eastern Long Island.
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reviewed Plum Island (John Corey, Bk 1) on
This is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his powers...Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare.Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications -- and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of PLUM ISLAND....Great thriller up to the last few pages.
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Even though I live on Long Island and can relate to many of the places mentioned in the book (Yes, Plum Island, Southold , Claudio's and the "haunts" are real), this is a great fast paced book that can be enjoyed by everyone...Gripping!
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I think I've read most of Mr Demille's stuff but this, as far as I'm concerned was just not up to my Demille standards..

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