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Three I'll Read Soon: Rozan, Hayder, Hamilton

04/18/12

Three I'll Read Soon: Rozan, Hayder, Hamilton

Here are three books at the top of my "To Be Read" pile:


Ghost Hero by S.J. Rozan
Private investigator
# 11 with Lydia Chin, a 30-something Chinese American private eye, and Bill Smith, a 40-something Army brat private eye in New York City

Summary: Investigating a rumor about new paintings by a famous contemporary Chinese artist who has been dead for twenty years, private investigator Lydia Chin and her partner, Bill Smith, discover that a new client is not who he claims to be. NoveList


Hanging Hill by Mo Hayder
British police procedural. Non-series.

Summary: After a popular Bath teen's murder, police detective Zoe Benedict looks beyond the usual motives to solve the crime; while her divorced sister, Sally, takes a housekeeping job for a wealthy entrepreneur who behaves in increasingly suspicious ways. Publisher's description
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The Disciple of Las Vegas by Ian Hamilton
Investigator
# 2 with Ava Lee, a young Chinese-Canadian forensic accountant who specializes in recovering massive debts.

Summary: Ava and her uncle are hired by Tommy Ordonez, the wealthiest man in the Philippines, to recover $50 million in a land swindle. NoveList

## Related post: MBTB review of The Water Rat of Wanchai # 1

posted by Sharon


WHAT I'M READING NOW:
Slipknot
by Priscilla Masters

British police procedural/forensic science

Book # 2 with Martha Gunn, the coroner in Shrewsbury, England

Description: When a pop diva is brutally attacked minutes before a theatrical performance and the chief suspect is promptly found dead, Detective Peter Diamond uncovers bitter rivalries among the cast and crew and must confront his own mysterious theater phobia to find the killer. NoveList

First book: River Deep


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