W. G. W. (wgw) - Reviews

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18 Seconds (Sherry Moore, Bk 1)
18 Seconds (Sherry Moore, Bk 1)
Author: George Shuman
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 34
Review Date: 4/7/2007
Helpful Score: 4


Very interesting concept. Somewhat of a poignant ending, but an admirably written book.


Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma, Bk 1)
Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma, Bk 1)
Author: Peter Tremayne
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 87
Review Date: 1/14/2007
Helpful Score: 2


In the genre of the Brother Cadfael medieval mysteries. Almost as entertaining. I'll know more after I read the second in the series.


Bad Blood (Alex Cooper, Bk 9)
Bad Blood (Alex Cooper, Bk 9)
Author: Linda Fairstein
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 87
Review Date: 5/2/2007


The first that I have read by this author. I need to go back and pick up her original in this series.


Bad Business (Spenser, Bk 31)
Bad Business (Spenser, Bk 31)
Author: Robert B. Parker
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 117
Review Date: 1/28/2007


Another one of the great Spenser series. Riveting.


Bandits
Bandits
Author: Elmore Leonard
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 19
Review Date: 5/24/2006


Simply another great Elmore Leonard novel.


Beach Road
Beach Road
Author: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 485
Review Date: 11/11/2006


Wow!! The surprise ending is a kick.


Between Planets
Between Planets
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 19
Review Date: 1/2/2007


Written in 1951. Fairly well ahead of the "come-true" aspects of a futuristic novel.


Big Fish
Big Fish
Author: Thomas Perry
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 10/3/2006


Publishers Weekly says "The dialogue snaps with intelligence and humour and the characters become fully dimensioned." My thoughts; I thoroughly enjoyed the book.


The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, Bk 1)
The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, Bk 1)
Author: Raymond Chandler
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 118
Review Date: 8/22/2006


The beginning of Phillip Marlowe. Great to read of the mores of the 1930's.


Bishop As Pawn: A Father Dowling Mystery
Bishop As Pawn: A Father Dowling Mystery
Author: Ralph M. McInerny
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 1/18/2007


Murder, kidnapping, blackmail--unpriestly concerns that are disrupting the parish and may cost Roger Dowling his life. Fortunately, the good father knows that heaven helps those who help themselves. (From the back cover).


The Bishop's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mysteries Bk 4)
The Bishop's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mysteries Bk 4)
Author: Margaret Frazer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 38
Review Date: 2/26/2007


A great series. Sister Frevisse is a miracle.


Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux, Bk 3)
Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux, Bk 3)
Author: James Lee Burke
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 135
Review Date: 12/9/2006


Another in this great series about Dave Robicheaux. Elmore Leonard would be proud of James Lee Burke's efforts.


Blackstone
Blackstone
Author: Richard Falkirk
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 3/19/2007


An historical novel of the thriller genre. First in a series.


Blind Justice (Ben Kincaid, Bk 2)
Blind Justice (Ben Kincaid, Bk 2)
Author: William Bernhardt
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 8/3/2006


I began to read this series because of its locale. Now I read one for the pure enjoyment. This is another great Ben Kincaid novel.


The Blue Corn Murders (Eugenia Potter, Bk 5)
The Blue Corn Murders (Eugenia Potter, Bk 5)
Author: Nancy Pickard
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 17
Review Date: 10/4/2006


An intriguing concept. Let alone 5 recipes. Very good read!


Blue Screen (Sunny Randall, Bk 5)
Blue Screen (Sunny Randall, Bk 5)
Author: Robert B. Parker
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 89
Review Date: 11/21/2006


Another in the new (to me) Sunny Randall series. The female Spenser takes charge, along with Jesse Stone, police chief of Paradise. Great suspense.


The Boy's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Bk 5)
The Boy's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Bk 5)
Author: Margaret Frazer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 52
Review Date: 4/6/2007


The Sister Frevisse series is wholly entertaining. Fascinating falls short of a description.


A Breach of Promise (aka The Whited Sepulchres) (William Monk, Bk 9)
A Breach of Promise (aka The Whited Sepulchres) (William Monk, Bk 9)
Author: Anne Perry
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 72
Review Date: 10/30/2006


A Victorian mystery full of historical suspense. An historical look at the way women were thought of in that age.


The Broker
The Broker
Author: John Grisham
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 997
Review Date: 7/19/2006


Quite a bit different than the lawyer types, but well-written and fascinating.


Brunswick Gardens (Charlotte and Thomas Pitt, Bk 18)
Brunswick Gardens (Charlotte and Thomas Pitt, Bk 18)
Author: Anne Perry
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 10
Review Date: 2/19/2007


Another in a great series of historical novels. Anne Perrey knows the 19th century.


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