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I will spare the long winded explanation of the psychological demanding 72 hour period that was my weekend. I love that city. Love it. And in saying that I think you you will understand when I say that I also hate it....... just a little bit too.

Anyway... I went to the great Mystery One book store. Here is what I bought.

At the City's Edge - Marcus Sakey
An easier purchase was never made. Does that analogy make sense? Reviews of his first book were... still are... rapturous. I enjoyed the book a great deal. I mentioned the book in my Winter Preview. He is a Chicago writer. Gots to support my Midwestern brothers!

The Accident Man - Tom Cain
I had heard about the UK release of this book a little while ago. What I heard did not necessarily interest me, i.e. Diana, Princess of Wales. The broader aspects of the book.... assassin who kills by staging accidents.... does hold my attention. Lee Child endorses this book, but what thriller is not endorsed by Lee Child? Seriously, name one.

Blue Heaven - C.J. Box
I have always wanted to read this guy, plus I like Mountain time zone mysteries. Mr. Box has a regular series that is too far down the road for me to catch up. I am a big a fan of stand-alones for this reason.

The Chicago Way - Michael Harvey
I know nothing about this author or this book. Another Chicago author... well I'm guessing from the title. No flies on me. Richard at MysteryOne says Knopf is giving this a big push. I am little late to the party on this one as it had a August '07 release.

In other matters the Blog has been a little light on reviews as of late. THD will definitely try to include a bit more in that regard.


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