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  1. The Closers

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... of crime fiction. Former Los Angeles Times police reporter Michael Connelly knows the attraction that rule-benders hold for readers frustrated by toeing the line in their daily lives. His cop, ... on the fascination with unsolved crimes- cold cases. Bosch is assigned to the Open-Unsolved team by the new chief, who urges: 'Show them that in LA cases never go cold.' Their job is to close ...

  2. Careless in Red; Unspoken; Double Cross

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... an unlikely idea- an American enamoured of British crime novels decides to write one, opting to make her Scotland Yard detective a Bentley-driving earl. When Elizabeth George published A Great ... and in the grips of a kind of madness wrought by grief, is on the 43rd day of a clifftop walk the length of Cornwall. As every crime fiction devotee knows, first to the body is automatically suspect, ...

  3. Fearless Fourteen

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich St Martin's Press, HK$224 How often can Janet Evanovich produce another best-seller from a mixture of simple crime adventure, humour ... with Morelli and Ranger. This is slick entertainment. There are still plenty of laughs, but it is hard to avoid the feeling that Evanovich is stretching it. After all, this is not the kind of crime ...

  4. A Cure for All Diseases

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Yorkshire policeman who, he says, keep him in whisky. Hill is also a science fiction writer and author of historical novels and has written more than 40 books in many genres. But his crime fiction ... weaves them all together in a seamless narrative that demonstrates that at 72 he has lost none of his ability to use the elasticity of the crime novel to incorporate contemporary themes in his ...

  5. Prisoners of lore

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... But it's not today's story, nor even this year's. The story of the hoe-wielding Ah Cheong and his gold-mining hut mate (who shared his woman and his crime) dates from April 1882 when ... Cheong, fell foul of the law, their crimes sometimes borne of desperation- stealing food or opium, for instance. Their harsh sentences were the climax of court proceedings they often couldn't ...

  6. All's fair in love and best-sellers

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... After seven years and seven books together, Harlan Coben dumped the crime-solving sports agent because he wasn't married. It was hard for Coben to make the break from the character whose popularity had made possible his escape from tour guide with his family's travel company to life as a full-time crime writer. But he had a great story idea that needed a wife. And Myron, who has ...

  7. Thrillers

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... to her acclaimed The 37th Hour, is a more subtle affair. Here, too, the tension builds gradually and the unfolding narrative is as much a study of human nature as it is crime fiction. Like Good ... Not one for those who want blood, bodies and action, but highly recommended for those seeking crime fiction in which the writer builds not only suspense, but well crafted, credible characters, ...

  8. Here's how to get along with Longy

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... I wrote my book to remind people. Nobody wins a war.' A further message- one he hopes may be heeded by teenage boys teetering on the brink of a life of violence and crime, as he was- ...



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