Dan C. (rhodyread) - Reviews

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The Alienist
The Alienist
Author: Caleb Carr
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/13/2006


Story about mental pathologist set in trun-of-centruy New York City. Interesting historical context, very readable.


A Bullet for Cinderella
A Bullet for Cinderella
Author: John D. MacDonald
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 6/18/2007


This is vintage Mac
Donald, very stylized and dated (mid 50s). Korean vet held in prison camp comes back to US to hunt treasure with info from fellow prisoner. Precursor to his Travis McGee series.


A Cafe on the Nile (Anton Rider, Bk 2)
A Cafe on the Nile (Anton Rider, Bk 2)
Author: Bartle Bull
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 12/19/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Rollicking adventure set in pre WWII Etheopia and Egypt...plot gets a little extended ... character development good


The Dead Horse Paint Company (Mac Fontana, Bk 5)
The Dead Horse Paint Company (Mac Fontana, Bk 5)
Author: Earl Emerson
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/13/2006


Set in northwest....written by firefighter about fire fighting with nyster involved.


Dick Tracy Original Radio Broadcasts
Dick Tracy Original Radio Broadcasts
Author: Ron Ruelle
Book Type: Audio CD
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Review Date: 1/16/2007


Fun: Bing Crosby as Dick Tracy and Bob Hope as Flottop!!!


Extraordinary Powers
Extraordinary Powers
Author: Joseph Finder
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/25/2006


Ludlow want to be - spy travels the globe pushing limits of human endurance thwarting conspiracy to take over world...ok if you like this sort of thing...


The Jihad Ultimatum
The Jihad Ultimatum
Author: John D. Randall
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 6/13/2006


Fast paced action story told from police/FBI perspective.


JOB            CSTT (Audioworks)
JOB CSTT (Audioworks)
Author: Heinlein
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 5/1/2007


this is funky work...for 90% of the tape, you're not sure where it's headed, then you understand what the author is trying to do...worth the listen....


Polar Star (Arkady Renko, Bk 2)
Polar Star (Arkady Renko, Bk 2)
Author: Martin Cruz Smith
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 7/5/2006


excellent mystery set within Russian culture aboard factory fishing vessal...dectective approach includes action and thought...same author who wrote Gorky Park....


the quiet game
the quiet game
Author: greg iles
Book Type: Paperback
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Review Date: 2/24/2007


Mystery with race murder as crime in Natchez, Missippi. Penn Cage is successful prosecutor from Houston (capital case and execution part of story) who returns home to physician father who has his own problems with Ray Priestley, who killed a man for him. Penns wife just died from cancer (father administered death drug). Young child daughter remains. Father had been prosecuted by Leo Marston, big man in town/state.


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