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Fete Fatale

Barnard, Robert
The veterinarian's wife recounts the course of a murder in her village. Really good, several surprises.

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7/2000

Last Post

Barnard, Robert
Eve's mother has recently died, then a strange letter arrives hinting at a relationship her mother may had many years ago. A severe climax leaves no happy endings here.

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5/2009

No Place Of Safety

Barnard, Robert
Detective Constable Charlie Peace sorts out runaway teens.

QUOTE:

"Us wouldn't know about that. Us be drinkers, not fornicators."

TODAY'S VOCABULARY LESSON:

mendacious micturate shtoom

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6/2000

The Bad Samaritan

Barnard, Robert
Detective Constable Charlie Pearce finds out who would want to murder a piller of the church.

TODAY'S VOCABULARY LESSON:

Orotund

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6/2000

The Bones In The Attic

Barnard, Robert
Man moves into house, find bones of child in attic. Interesting story. Charlie Peace investigates.

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4/2004

The Cherry Blossom Corpse

Barnard, Robert
Inspector Perry Trethowan of Scotland Yard goes to Norway with his sister for a convention of Romance writers. Charlie Peace appears near the end. Very good story!

QUOTE:

"Patti Drewe suspected of fiddling welfare payments for her sick husband twelve years ago. Hmmm. Nothing there, surely? welfare in the States is so tiny it wouldn't keep a dog alive. More power to her elbow..."

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1/2001

The Corpse At The Haworth Jandoori

Barnard, Robert
A body turns up in the parking lot of an Indian restaurant. How did it get there? Who is it? Surprisings answers! .

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7/2000

The Graveyard Postion

Barnard, Robert
Merlyn returns after a twenty-year absence to find his relatives are even awfuller than they were. Now someone wants to kill him! Charlie Peace makes inspector.

Quote:

She's not so green as she's cabbage-looking.--(pg. 206) She's not as gullible as he looks.

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5/2009

The Habit Of Widowhood

Barnard, Robert
Short stories having to do with widowhood...and murder! Very good!!

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7/2000

The Killings On Jubilee Terrace

Barnard, Robert
Charlie Peace investigates the deaths in the cast of a soap opera. Sad conclusion.

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7/2009

Unholy Dying

Barnard, Robert
A nasty newsman is killed. Charlie Peace and Det. Odie investigate.

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4/2002

A Trouble Of Fools

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle investigates a missing Irish taxi driver in Boston. Good read, couldn't put it down!

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8/1999

Cold Case

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle looks for a missing girl from 24 years ago

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1/2000

Coyote

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle trys to find who is killing illegal immigrants.

QUOTE:

"The radios Gloria's got in her old Fords can barely catch the AM top-forty stations, the ones that broadcast as twenty million kilohertz." EDITORIAL COMMENT: Huh?? That's a whole lotta hertz!!

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8/1999

Deep pockets

Barnes, Linda
A student burned to death at Harvard is not what she seems.

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9/2004

Flashpoint

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle meets and old lady, who dies, and Carlotta's house is set on fire!

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6/2000

Hardware

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle gets a computer and searchs for whoever is beating up taxi drivers..

QUOTE:

"I have an air splint," he said, "left over from a skiing sprain..." "Why didn't my doctor give me one?" I asked... "You in an HMO?" he asked. "Yeah." "Crutches are good enough for the like of you." "Thanks a heap."

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8/1999

Snapshot

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle keeps getting pictures of a little girl in the mail. These are pretty good stories.

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8/1999

Steel Guitar

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle helps out a friend who is a music star. Stayed up to 1:30 a.m. to finish it.

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8/1999

The Snake Tattoo

Barnes, Linda
Carlotta Carlyle looks for a working girl with a snake tattoo, also looks for a missing schoolgirl.

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7/1999
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[Abadzis - Alcott] [Alcott - Anderson] [Andreae - Atkinson] [Atkinson - Balf] [Ballard - Barnard] [Barnard - Barnes] [Barnhill - Barr] [Barr - Bear] [Bear - Beaton] [Beaton - Beaton] [Beattie - Bivald] [Black - Block] [Block - Bonham] [Borchert - Brenaman] [Brennert - Bryson] [Bryson - Bujold] [Bujold - Cannell] [Cannell - Card] [Card - Caunitz] [Caunitz - Choldenko] [Choldenko - Clarke] [Clarke - Cody] [Cody - Colfer] [Colfer - Connelly] [Connelly - Constantine] [Constantine - Corbett] [Corcoran - Crais] [Crais - Crichton] [Crichton - Curry] [Curry - Cussler] [Cussler - Dean] [Deaver - Dixon] [Dixon - Dowell] [Dozois - DuPrau] [Durham - Emerson] [Emerson - Evanovich] [Evans - Farmer] [Farmer - Fitzhugh] [Flanagan - Flinn] [Flint - Foster] [Foster - Francis] [Francis - Francis] [Francis - Freedman] [Freedman - Gaiman] [Galli - Gerber] [Gibbons - Gores] [Gores - Granger] [Granger - Greenfield] [Greenlaw - Grimes] [Grimes - Haddix] [Haddix - Hall] [Hall - Hallinan] [Hallinan - Hautman] [Hautman - Heinlein] [Heinlein - Heller] [Heller - Herman] [Herman - Hess] [Hesse - Higgins] [Highsmith - Hobb] [Hobb - Hosseini.] [Howe - Iversen] [Ives - Johnson] [Johnson - Kaminsky] [Kaminsky - Kellog] [Kellog - King] [King - Klise] [Knight - Kraus] [Krueger - Larson] [Larson - Leckie] [Leckie - Leonard] [Lescroart - Lichtman] [Liebster - Lowry] [Lowry - Lynch] [MacAvoy - Mankell] [Mankell - Martine] [Martine - Matas] [Matthews - McCall Smith] [McCall Smith - McCrumb] [McCullers - Meluch] [Meluch - Moffett] [Monninger - Moon] [Moore - Muir] [Muir - Nicholson] [Nimmo - Norton] [Novik - O'Brian] [O'Brian - Oliver] [Oppel - Paretsky] [Paretsky - Parker] [Parker - Parker] [Parker - Patterson] [Patterson - Pears] [Pears - Perry] [Perry - Pohl] [Pope - Poyer] [Poyer - Pratchett] [Pratchett - Pronzini] [Pronzini - Pullman] [Pullman - Reeve] [Reeve - Riggs] [Ringo - Robinson] [Robinson - Rowling] [Rubens - Saberhage] [Saberhagen - Scalzi] [Scalzi - Scieszka] [Scithers - Scottoline] [Scottoline - Sheinkin] [Sheinkin - Simak] [Singer - Sneider] [Snelling - Standiford] [Stanhope - Stephenson] [Stephenson - Stross] [Stross - Swee] [Sweeney - Tepper] [Thompson - Turtledove] [Turtledove - Van Draanen] [Van Draanen - Varley] [Veglahn - Watts] [Webster - Werlin] [West - Westlake] [Westlake - Winchester] [Winchester - Woods] [Wouk - Zusak] 

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