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Lies and other tangled webs

Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson THE PUNISHMENT SHE DESERVES. By Elizabeth George. Penguin Audio. 23 hours; 18 CDs. Read by Simon Vance. $55. Also available in print from Viking. It’s been 30 years since Elizabeth George’s first introduced us to … Continue reading

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What the tide brings

Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson BRYANT & MAY: STRANGE TIDE. By Christopher Fowler. Bantam. 436 pages. $27               Confession: I was so despondent upon finishing Christopher Fowler’s Bryant & May and the Burning Man … Continue reading

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Past glories, past sorrows

Every time I read a book by Deborah Crombie or Elizabeth George, I have a flash of envy. These women are Americans, but they write excellent police mystery/suspense fiction set in England. Even the British critics say they do a … Continue reading

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