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Intervention by Robin Cook

Ok, I’ll admit that I really like a good mystery and adding a psychological twist or a scientific / medical dilemma, like Cook’s novels usually have, intrigues me even further. Intervention, however, seems to be a thinly veiled diatribe by … Continue reading

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Cooperman Variations – Howard Engel

Picked the novel up for $1 in Chemainus.  Canadian gumshoe solves murder mystery.  The narrative voice tries hard to be the slightly bitter going nowhere private detective but I feel like I’m grasping at a phantasm rather than a “real” … Continue reading

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