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Recent Purchases Ver. 3.1.32

I know it seem like all we do here at THD is buy books.

Question one should be where are all those freebies from book publishers? Our response is from your lips to their ears. THD is not above corruption from our favorite crime fiction publishers.

Currently THD has no close associations with those who also buy novels of the kind that enthrall us. However, we know of people who buy a ton more than we do here at The Hungry Detective. It really is all about moderation. I would have to guess that a fair portion of the books we buy fall firmly into the overstock category, and cost us no more than $5.99.

Pseudo-diatribe aside there are four(4) new acquisitions.

A Journeyman to Grief - Maureen Jennings
Long time readings of THD know how much we enjoy these books. This really was a no brainer purchase on a recent visit to Toronto.

Dead of Night - Randy Wayne White
THD has read the first two books in this long running series, but has not read any since. An in-house policy of only reading books from our collection means that this author has suffered a difficult fate. Until the too be read pile is under a manageable number there can be no reading of books not owned by THD. Harsh, but necessary. It helps that Rochester libraries are terrible.

The Mark - Jason Pinter
On our Summer List, this purchase was a foregone conclusion, plus it is a soft cover.

Field of Blood - Denise Mina
I have not read any of this intriguing authors novels, but she is Scottish so it was done deal.

$22 and Canadian change for the Jennings and another $19 and change for the White, Pinter and Mina. Poor, but happy.

I'll photo up this and last post tomorrow. Happy4th of July!


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