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Currently Reading - Disappeared, Anthony Quinn

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If somebody could tell me why I'm so disorganised and let things like this linger on Mt TBR for too long I'd appreciate it.

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On the Irish border, Inspector Celsius Daly investigates human trafficking and a scorched corpse

Named one of 2012's 10 best crime novels by Kirkus Reviews, Disappeared is the haunting tale of Northern Ireland where the Troubles may never have ended.

Currently Reading - BENT: Australia's Crooked Cops, James Morton and Susanna Lobez

Interesting look at the level and timeframe of corruption in Australia's police forces.

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Bent law officers exist in every era, sabotaging the work of their colleagues and putting the community at risk.

James Morton and Susanna Lobez have illustrated, in several Gangland books, that Australia almost certainly has out-ganged other countries. Now their spotlight is turned on corruption within the police services and identifying which state wins the bent cop handicap.

Currently Reading - BAD BLOOD, Casey Kelleher

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Catching up on the over the weekend reading.

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Blood makes you related. Loyalty makes you family.

In the underbelly of Soho's organized crime ring, everyone knows that retired boxer Harry Woods is not one to mess with. And that goes double for his family.

Currently Reading - Prisoner of Light and Fog, Anne Blankman

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Normally I pay not a jot of attention - but this is a particularly beautiful cover don't you think.

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In 1930s Munich, danger lurks behind dark corners, and secrets are buried deep within the city. But Gretchen Müller, who grew up in the National Socialist Party under the wing of her "uncle" Dolf, has been shielded from that side of society ever since her father traded his life for Dolf's, and Gretchen is his favorite, his pet.

Uncle Dolf is none other than Adolf Hitler. And Gretchen follows his every command.

Currently Reading - Salaryman Unbound, Ezra Kyrill Erker

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Set in Japan, this thriller came highly rated. I just wish I could remember who told me about it as I'd like to thank them.

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Iwasaki Shiro, a 46 year old salaryman in Tokyo is having a midlife crisis. Unexceptional in his IT job, he works in the shadow of his boss’s charisma. His children are embarrassed by his mediocrity and his wife rarely thinks of him as an individual. He has nothing to show for decades of conformity and doing the right thing.

Currently Reading - The Wings of the Sphinx, Andrea Camilleri

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A favourite series that I'm out of order and all over the place with - but sick of waiting until I get it sorted. I'm now reading whichever one comes to hand from Mt TBR.

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