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A Year In The Merde

Clarke, Stephen
An Englishman takes a job in Paris to start a chain of English Tearooms. Things do not go well. Fun read!

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11/2013

Dear Mr. Henshaw

Clearly, Beverly
A boy writes to the author of a book he read. Very good. Read it before back in the eighties. MIGHT BE NICE IF I HAD SPELLED THE AUTHORS LAST NAME CORRECTLY!

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5/2006

A week in the woods

Clements, Andrew
A rich kid, new in school, goes on the annual fifth-grade camp trip. Good survival story. I really must practice using my magnesium fire-starter.

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4/2006

Things not seen

Clements, Andrew
Teenage Bobby wakes up one morning to find that he is invisible. Very good story.

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12/2006

Ready Player 1

Cline, Ernest
In 2044 gunter Wade competes in a massive virtual reality game. Crud, I meant to fix the title before I hit enter... It's supposed to be "one", not "1"!!

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3/2012

Witchlanders

Coakley, Lena
The witches protect the land from their hated neighbors, the Baen, but their power is questioned by young Ryder. A lot of yakking, but it's a pretty good story.

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An assassin's first murder is himself. He kills the man he was.--pg. 337

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10/2012

Caught

Coben, Harlan
Dan is set-up to be caught in one of those television pedophile sting operations, and when he is murdered the TV reporter tries to find out what the heck is going on. Lots of twists and turns, as usual.

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His face might be called "ferretlike," if the ferret was really ugly.(pg. 35)

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9/2010

Darkest Fear

Coben, Harlan
Myron finds out he is the father of a dying thirteen-year-old boy. His business is having problems. His dad had a heart attack. And then there is the serial killer...

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11/2009

Drop Shot

Coben, Harlan
Myron tracks down the killer of a tennis prodigy. Win sends a startling present to Frank. Myron is on again with Jess. It's all very exciting. Read in one day. LOVE THE LARGE PRINT EDITION!

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7/2007

Hold Tight

Coben, Harlan
Some psycho is killing, some kid is turning emo. And someone is sending threatening emails. Read in one sitting, till three in the morning.

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11/2008

Long Lost

Coben, Harlan
Myron is called to Paris by Terese, who is looking for her ex-husband, who is in BIG TROUBLE. Well, not so much, he is gonna be found dead. But there is trouble enough for everyone else! Win is in fine form.

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11/2009

Promise Me

Coben, Harlan
Myron the ex-basketball star investigates the missing daughter of his childhood friend of the female persuasion. First book I've read of his, full of plot twists and turns at the end. Pretty good.

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7/2007

Run Away

Coben, Harlan
Man searches for his missing (college-age) daughter. Tons of twists and turns, up to the very end.

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10/2019

Six Years

Coben, Harlan
Professor reads the obit for his ex-girlfriend's husband. Read it almost straight through.

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9/2014

The Final Detail

Coben, Harlan
Myron is hanging out in the Caribeano with Therese when Win shows up to tell him that Esperanza has been arrested for the murder of one of their clients, baseball pitcher Clu Haid.

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11/2009

The Innocent

Coben, Harlan
Heard about this author, not on NPR, but in The Atlantic. It intrigued me, so I check out a few of his books. They are pretty good, as his zillions of readers would agree. This one has strippers and violence, Jersey and Vegas. Good stuff. Couldn't put it down, read it in one day. READ THE LARGE PRINT EDITION, much much easier! Read it agin in 2009! Still great, several weeps.

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7/2007

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11/2009

The Woods

Coben, Harlan
Let us see, a probably dead guy who is not dead, a parent who is not dead, but is. A hippie killer. A yuppie killer. Russian ex-KGB. A probably dead SISTER. Nothing disturbing here.

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10/2007

Educating Esme'

Codell, Esme' Raji
Diary of new teacher. Very good, lots of cussin', inspirational.

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5/2003

Bucket Nut

Cody, Liza
We meet Eva Wylie, London wrestler, for the first time (I think), as she gets between two gangs battling over the protection rackets. Anna Lee is a periphial character.

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4/2001

Dupe

Cody, Liza
London P.I. Anna Lee investigates the film industry.

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4/2001
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