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City At The End Of Time

Bear, Greg
A big story, full of cats and books and mysterious peoples doing mysterious stuff. And you gotta love a book that starts out with a Firesign Theatre quote!

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11/2008

Darwin's Children

Bear, Greg
I found this sequel a real page-turner. I always forget to check for a glossory, and there it is at the end!

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10/2003

Darwin's Radio

Bear, Greg
Made my head hurt, all that biology! Very interesting story, reminded a little of Childhood's End by Clarke.

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7/2002

Dinosaur Summer

Bear, Greg
Teenage Peter travels to the "Lost World" of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with a expedition to return Circus dinosaurs to their natural habitat.

QUOTE:

"Makes you hate nature, doesn't it?" he said in disgust--pg.254

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3/2003

Foundation And Chaos

Bear, Greg
Part of a trilogy based on the books by Isaac Asimov. Pretty good!

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7/1998

Quantico

Bear, Greg
Techno-thriller. FBI agents search for bio-terrorists.

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5/2007

Vitals

Bear, Greg
Scientist searches for life extension, uncovers big plot. Pretty good. Explains all those hang up phone calls we get, too.

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4/2002

A Highland Christmas

Beaton, M.C.
A missing cat, a lonely girl, and stolen Christmas lights make Hamish Macbeth's holiday. .

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8/2000

Agatha Raisin And The Love From Hell

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha is married to James, but the marriage is rocky. James girlfriend/psycho Melissa is murdered and James disappears.

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4/2003

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Agatha Raisin And The Murderous Marriage

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha is about to marry James next door, when her FIRST husband turns up...for a while.

QUOTE:

The rendering of "Don't Cry For Me, Argentina" was, Agatha reflected sourly, music to stun pigs by.

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6/2000

Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha moves to the country after retirement, enters a quiche in a local contest, and the judge dies!!! .

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6/2000

Agatha Raisin And The Terrible Tourist

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha goes to Cyprus hoping to reconcile with James after their aborted marriage, but of course someone dies!

QUOTE:

[James says] "What a blabby little thing you are, dear. Why didn't you give him your knicker size when you were at it?"

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7/2000

Agatha Raisin and the vicious vet

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha has her usual romantic ups-and-downs, including with a veternarian who hates cats and ends up dying.

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7/2005

Agatha Raisin And The Walkers Of Dembley

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha and James inflitrate a walking club to get clues about one of its members that was murdered. Enjoyable.

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7/2000

Agatha Raisin And The Witch Of Wyckhadden

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha goes to the seaside to forget her romantic problems, gets engaged, gets unengaged, finds a body, but not in that order.

SMOKE QUOTE:

So on this windy day, two days after her arrival, she walked charging along a deserted promenande, ... wondering how soon she could find a sheltered spot to enjoy a cigarette and get some of the excess of oxygen out of her lungs. --pg.2.

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4/2003

Agatha Raisin And The Wizard Of Evesham

Beaton, M.C.
Agatha goes to get her hair done, and of course someone dies!

SMOKE QUOTE:

"Give me a cigarette." "You don't smoke." "I only smoke other people's. It's a charitable gesture. It reduces their intake."

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7/2000

As The Pig Turns

Beaton, M.C.
A local cop turns up on a spit at a pig roast, if you can imagine it. Agatha Raisin is there, of course.

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10/2016

Death Of A Cad

Beaton, M.C.
Hamish Macbeth investigates the death of guest at a house- party to introduce Priscilla's fiance, playwright Henry Sutherland.

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6/2000

Death Of A Celebrity

Beaton, M.C.
A nasty television lady comes to Hamish's village and stirs up trouble for herself. Hamish finds out Prscilla is engaged. READ AGAIN August 07! Didn't even remember reading it! That's TWICE now, with this series!

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7/2004

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8/2007

Death Of A Charming Man

Beaton, M.C.
Hamish Macbeth investigates doings in the neighboring village of Drim. .

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7/2000
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[Abadzis- Alcott] [Alcott- Anderson] [Andreae- Atkinson] [Atkinson- Ballard] [Balliett- Barnard] [Barnard- Barnhill] [Barr- Barr] [Barrows- Bear] [Bear- Beaton] [Beaton- Beattie] [Beattie, editor- Black] [Black- Block] [Block- Borchert] [Bosch- Brennert] [Brillant- Bryson] [Bryson- Bujold] [Bujold- Card] [Card- Card] [Card- Chabon] [Chabon- Clancy] [Clancy- Coakley] [Coben- Cole] [Cole- Collins] [Collins- Connelly] [Connelly- Cook] [Cook- Cornwell] [Cornwell- Crais] [Crais- Crumley] [Crumley- Cussler] [Cussler- David] [Davidson- Dickinson] [Dickinson- Dorsey] [Dorsey- Duane] [Duble- Elkins] [Elkins- Evanovich] [Evanovich- Fairstein] [Fairstein- Ferris] [Ferris- Flanagan] [Flanagan- Ford] [Forester- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Francis] [Francis- Gaiman] [Gaiman- Gash] [Gash- Goldberg] [Goldberg- Grafton] [Grafton- Gratz] [Graves- Grennan] [Griffin- Grisham] [Grisham- Haldeman] [Haldeman- Hall] [Hallinan- Harte] [Hartwell- Heinlein] [Heinlein- Heller] [Heller- Henry] [Hepler- Hess] [Hess- Hiaasen] [Hiaasen- Hobb] [Hobb- Horowitz] [Horowitz- Hyman] [Ibbotson- Jocelyn] [Johansen- Kaminsky] [Kaminsky- Kelley] [Kellog- Kienzle] [King- Klise] [Klise- Krueger] [Kurland- Larsson] [Lasky- Lee] [Lee- Lescroart] [Lescroart- Little] [Little- Lowry] [Lu- Macleod] [Macleod- Marcinko] [Marcinko- Mass] [Mass- McBain] [McBain- McCrumb] [McCrumb- McNab] [McNally- Mikaelsen] [Miles- Moore] [Moore- Mullane] [Muller- Nimmo] [Nimmo- O'Brian] [O'Brian- O'Brian] [O'Brien- Owens] [Palacio- Park] [Park- Parker] [Parker- Parker] [Parker- Paulsen] [Paulsen- Peck] [Peck- Pfeffer] [Pfeffer- Posey] [Powell- Prager] [Pratchett- Pratchett] [Pratchett- Pronzini] [Pronzini- Pynchon] [Pynchon- Reeves] [Rehder- Riordan] [Riordan- Rose] [Rose- Russell] [Russell- Savage] [Savin- Schmatz] [Schmidt- Scottoline] [Scottoline- Setterfield] [Shaffer- Shute] [Sijie- Smith] [Smith- Spinelli] [Spinelli- Steinberg] [Steinhauer- Stross] [Stross- Swee] [Sweeney- Tepper] [Thompson- Turtledove] [Turtledove- Van Draanen] [Van Draanen- Veglahn] [Villasenor- Webster] [Weeks- Westlake] [Westlake- Wiles] [Wiles- Woodring] [Woodruff- Zevin] [Zimmerman- Zusak] 

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