Lamont F. - Reviews

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4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
4th of July (Women's Murder Club, Bk 4)
Author: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 869
Review Date: 6/25/2006


Very good


All Souls : A Family Story from Southie
All Souls : A Family Story from Southie
Author: Michael Patrick MacDonald
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 98
Review Date: 2/27/2007
Helpful Score: 5


A story of growing up in the Irish ghetto of South Boston. A fascinating but disturbing picture of mostly fatherless families in a culture of crime and drugs where everybody thinks they live in the best place in the world.


Appaloosa (Virgil Cole and Evertt Hitch, Bk 1)
Appaloosa (Virgil Cole and Evertt Hitch, Bk 1)
Author: Robert B. Parker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 97
Review Date: 1/18/2007


Another surprising Western from Robert Parker. Spenser with a six gun, chaps and big hat. Wonderful


Auriel Rising
Auriel Rising
Author: Elizabeth Redfern
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 20
Review Date: 8/2/2006


Great story. Historic (London, early 1600's) and exciting. Hope to read more about Ned and Kate.


The Beach House
The Beach House
Author: James Patterson, Peter De Jonge
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 754
Review Date: 2/20/2007


Best Patterson story in a long time. Holds interest all the way!


The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, Bk 1)
The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, Bk 1)
Author: James Ellroy
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 112
Review Date: 10/3/2006


Great cop lingo -- fast paced, full of action. A great read!


A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury
A Bloody Field by Shrewsbury
Author: Edith Pargeter
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 19
Review Date: 11/1/2006
Helpful Score: 2


A wonderful story of Henry IV, the future Henry V, and their friend "Hotspur" by a supurb writer who also writes as Ellis Peters in the Brother Cadfael stories.


The Bone Yard (Body Farm, Bk 6)
The Bone Yard (Body Farm, Bk 6)
Author: Jefferson Bass
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 20
Review Date: 8/10/2012


Most action in Florida. More field work, less lab work. Holds interest till the end.


Call After Midnight  / Under the Knife
Call After Midnight / Under the Knife
Author: Tess Gerritsen
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 29
Review Date: 10/7/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Two books, Call After Midnight, 273 pages (copywrite 1987) and Under the Knife, 277 pages (1990), bound as one. Both well writen, one international espionage, and the other, a medical mystery.


The Case of Lucy Bending
The Case of Lucy Bending
Author: Lawrence Sanders
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 20
Review Date: 6/25/2006


Very good.


Close Case (Samantha Kincaid, Bk 3)
Close Case (Samantha Kincaid, Bk 3)
Author: Alafair Burke
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 44
Review Date: 10/12/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Alafair gets better with each book. Good characters. Moves quickly.


Cold Hit  (Shane Scully, Bk 5)
Cold Hit (Shane Scully, Bk 5)
Author: Stephen J. Cannell
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 70
Review Date: 8/15/2006


Another big hit for Detective Shane Scully. Cannell crafts a solid story.


The Constant Princess
The Constant Princess
Author: Philippa Gregory
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 776
Review Date: 11/25/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Another terrific telling of the story of Henry VIII's first wife, the Princess Catalina, daughter of Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain, later known as Katherine of Aragon. Gregory is tops in the field.


Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan, Bk 8)
Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan, Bk 8)
Author: Kathy Reichs
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 307
Review Date: 6/25/2006


Very good.


Dark of the Moon (Louis Kincaid, Bk 1)
Dark of the Moon (Louis Kincaid, Bk 1)
Author: P.J. Parrish
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 53
Review Date: 7/24/2006


First Louis Kincaid story. Very good character development and plot. P. J. Parish (actually 2 sisters) off to a great start.


Day of the Dead (Walker Family, Bk 3)
Day of the Dead (Walker Family, Bk 3)
Author: J. A. Jance
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 152
Review Date: 12/31/2006


A suspenseful novel. Reminds me of Tony Hillerman's books.


Death Dance (Alex Cooper, Bk 8)
Death Dance (Alex Cooper, Bk 8)
Author: Linda Fairstein
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 105
Review Date: 3/22/2007


Another well written Alex Cooper story. Lots of New York City theater background.


Desire of the Everlasting Hills: The World Before and After Jesus (Hinges of History, Bk 3)
Review Date: 4/14/2007


Book 3 of the "Hinges of History" series. Cahill continues his extraordinary approach to history and the beginnings of Christianity.


The Eagles' Brood (Camulod Chronicles, Bk 3)
The Eagles' Brood (Camulod Chronicles, Bk 3)
Author: Jack Whyte
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 55
Review Date: 1/10/2007


Book III of the Camulod Chronicles of 5th/6th century Britton and the coming of Arthur. A new and different look at Merlyn. Wonderful.


The Exiled (War of the Roses, Bk 2)
The Exiled (War of the Roses, Bk 2)
Author: Posie Graeme-Evans
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 47
Review Date: 12/23/2006


In 15th century England, Anne has a secret, a son by Edward the King. As others find out the truth, she undergoes attemps on her life, kidnapping and escape, and many adventures to return to the man she loves. A pleasurable read.


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