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Mystery
Ann Ronald

Mystery Bound Game Wardens

Stone Cold by C. J. Box and The Precipice by Paul Doiron As I was reading and reviewing Paul Doiron’s first four Mike Bowditch mysteries

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Darwin’s Sword

Two-thirds of the way through his science fiction novel, Darwin’s Sword, D. L. Whitehead acknowledges a Frankenstein parallel. Long before that, I had already decided

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Among Thieves

“Among Thieves?” Shouldn’t it be “Honor Among Thieves?” Nope, author John Clarkson got it right; there is no honor among the thieves and other lowlifes

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Watchman’s File

Normally we don’t talk about e-books on “Bookin’ with Sunny,” but Barry Lando’s The Watchman’s File is well-worth reviewing. For twenty-five years Lando worked as

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

White Ginger

For once, I am at a loss for words! White Ginger, by Thatcher Robinson, is indescribable, delightfully so. A mystery, a thriller studded with violence,

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

Night Film

Night Film is a private investigation thriller with touches of the supernatural. P. I. Scott McGrath has already damaged his reputation looking into the affairs of

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Farm

I read this entire novel in a single day. The Farm, by Tom Rob Smith, is a fascinating psychological mystery thriller that both puzzles and intrigues

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Expats

Not long ago I enthusiastically reviewed Chris Pavone’s new novel, The Accident, for “Bookin’ with Sunny.” Because I liked The Accident so much, I immediately

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Accident

Wow! Paragraph after paragraph, page after page, Chris Pavone’s new novel, The Accident, just keeps coming at the reader, not like a runaway freight train

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Ghostman

Without hesitation I can say that Ghostman is as powerful a thriller as I’ve read in a long time. Roger Hobbs has developed a nameless,

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