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Laurie R. King, “The Game”

This was a lazy read, but more absorbing than I had at first expected. I have enjoyed many of Laurie R. King’s mysteries but I don’t much care for the ones where she gives Sherlock Holmes a wife, Mary Russell. … Continue reading

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Laurie R. King, “A Darker Place”

I’d like to get a look at Laurie R. King’s royalty statements. She writes solid procedural mysteries set in San Francisco; the lead detective is a gay cop named Kate Martinelli. Then there’s the extensive series of historical mysteries involving … Continue reading

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Laurie R. King, “Touchstone”

Laurie R. King is really good at what she does. Her characters are interesting, she plots well, and she’s really good on atmosphere.  The prologue of Touchstone includes a wonderful passage in which a pair of hands intent on a … Continue reading

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