Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 2015 / 326  pages Read by  Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher / 10h 59m Rating:  A / crime (thriller) Something happened to Rachel but she can’t remember what it was – she was drunk … Continue reading

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The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg  (Sweden) 2007 (2011 in English) / 400 pages read by Simon Vance / 14h 58m rating: B- / crime (police procedural) I’ve been reading along in this series but Audible doesn’t have the 3rd book … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Human Existence

The Meaning of Human Existence by Edward O. Wilson 2013 / 208 pages read by Jonathan Hogan 5h 6m rating – 8.5  / nonfiction – science philosophy (I both read and listened to this one) Read for the All-Nonfiction reading … Continue reading

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Proof

Proof by Dick Francis 1984 / 272 pages read by Simon Prebble 9h 43m rating B+  / Crime (traditional/thriller) Dick Francis is an old standby for me – I started reading his books in the 1980s, I think,  and every … Continue reading

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A Plague of Secrets

A Plague of Secrets by John Lescroart (Dismas Hardy #13) 2009 / 512 pages read by David Caldacci  15h 33m rating – B+ / crime I’m almost caught up on the Dismas Hardy books – 3 left but two are narrated … Continue reading

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Books and Crystal Souls

Oh my goodness –  I got the new Spiderweb Software game Avernum 2:  Crystal Souls   (great review) and I’ve been lost to the world for about 3 or 4 days.   I listen to books while I play the “casual level”  while  I listen to crime … Continue reading

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Murder She Wrote: A Question of Murder

Murder She Wrote: A Question of Murder by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain 2006/292 pages Read by Cynthia Darlow 6h 47m Rating:  B-  / crime / cozy This was on my wish list for awhile because I loved the Murder … Continue reading

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