Tag Archives: crime fiction

Zero Avenue: A Crime Novel – Dietrich Kalteis

(Reviewed by JD Jung) 1970s Vancouver- The young punk scene is vibrant and on the rise. Twenty four year- old singer/guitarist Frankie Del Rey just wants to make enough for her band, Middle Finger, to record an EP. So to … Continue reading

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The Last Girl – Danny Lopez

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Now I was a fucked-up has-been unemployed reporter for a small-town paper. All that hard work, the anger, the resolution, the desire, the accomplishments—it had all been for nothing. I was as good as my dying … Continue reading

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Fall – Candice Fox

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “How to explain it all to him, a normal human man, someone with all his faculties, with a soul. How to explain that at the core of her being Eden killed people the way she breathed, … Continue reading

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Mistletoe and Murder – S.L. Smith

(Reviewed by Don Jung) Mistletoe and Murder is the fourth installment in the detective Pete Culnane series. The story starts out with a New Year’s Eve wedding reception in the historic Saint Paul Union Depot in Minneapolis where the matriarch, … Continue reading

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Red-handed in Romanée-Conti – Jean-Pierre Alaux , Noël Balen (Translated from the French by Sally Pane)

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “Benjamin knew that sometimes people were like wine. If they sat and breathed for a while, their full complexity could be revealed, even more so in the right environment and with the right people.” Benjamin Cooker, … Continue reading

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The Watcher – Eli Carros

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) The Watcher is a crime fiction story written about Chief Inspector Jack Grayson and his journey, hunting a serial killer terrorizing London. The killer attacks blond girls, cuts their throats and then leaves behind a necklace … Continue reading

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Heels over Head Paperback – Clay G. Small

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “The Lindon brothers and their redneck friend had not only humiliated him in from of the whole damn school but had unleased his father’s scorn. Guy Jr. tightened his fists. No matter how long it took, … Continue reading

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The Painted Gun – Bradley Spinelli

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “I was in it now, there was no getting out. But since Ashley was painting creepy snapshots of my life, I guess I was always in it. The fact that I didn’t know what I was … Continue reading

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One Good Man – Del Staecker

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “That voice and his love of music made him a legend—a true living legend.” Atlantic City’s whiskey-voiced radio DJ, “Jersey Shore Joe” had enough. Music and times were changing; it was time for this 1960s and … Continue reading

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Ashvamedha: The Game of Power – Aparna Singh

(Reviewed by Ishita RC) Ashwin Jamal is a charismatic youth icon with a fan following that is larger than all the politicians combined and he just became the youngest Prime Minister of India. Little does he know that for the … Continue reading

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