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The Passage

Though it covers some ground that has been done to death (and in some cases done better), The Passage still felt fresh and interesting, mostly because the scope is so broad, the characters are so well-developed, and the writing is a bit more on the literary side than you usually see in books about vampires. […]

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Bones

I heard Jan Burke speak a couple years ago at the NC Literary Festival and purchased one of her mysteries. “Bones” won the Edgar Award and is a suspenseful, police-procedural featuring cadaver dogs. I enjoyed the gutsy reporter Irene Kelly and the surprise awaiting me at the end. Most of all, I was fascinated by […]

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