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Crime Book recomendations??

Post by cassandrai » 13 Aug 2018, 00:56

I am looking for my next favorite book. I am having trouble finding one, I enjoy Ken Follett and Sidney Sheldon books but I would like to get into a new authors books. I have read the women's murder club, by James Patterson as well.

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Post by a9436 » 15 Aug 2018, 07:49

I am not familiar with the authors you mention, but I highly recommend the Ikmen series of crime novels by Barbara Nadel. They are slightly dark yet crime novels set in Istanbul which explore a whole range of social issues too.

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Post by chapter-one » 20 Aug 2018, 09:50

I'm reading Snap by Belinda Bauer, about a murder by a motorway, it's a great crime read.

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Post by AngharadB » 20 Aug 2018, 14:34

They're old fashioned but I do love Agatha Christie!

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Post by Raglitmag » 27 Aug 2018, 18:54

Check these two out. They're very different, but I like them both a lot:
Galveston by Nick Pizzolatto
We Run Bad by John Curry

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Post by fearstreetlover » 28 Aug 2018, 18:48

anything by Gretchen McNeil . :ugeek2: :D :)

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Post by anderson_analysis » 04 Sep 2018, 17:15

Do you want "True Crime" or mysteries?

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Post by ohahalice » 10 Sep 2018, 01:38

Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three
(Justice Knot #1)
by Mara Leveritt

Was quite a read, it can be hard in some places, but I really enjoyed the read.

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Post by ade yinka » 19 Sep 2018, 09:43

I like to read books basically about crime fictions Sidney sheldon is great. Need some other good authors of such books.

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Post by CG1103 » 24 Sep 2018, 13:36

I haven't read Sidney Sheldon myself but have you heard of Karin Slaughter? The crimes are pretty brutal but she's a very good writer. I started with Blindsighted.

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Post by mannykh » 27 Sep 2018, 16:41

Sydney Sheldon, Frederick Forsyth, Robert Ludlum, those are my favorites

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Post by Noraine Alissa Poria » 05 Oct 2018, 05:06

Try reading Gretchen Lowell series, it is unique and weird but it ks good. Also, virgil flower series by john sandford it's also a great series, it's a standalone series.

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Post by BelleReadsNietzsche » 29 Jan 2019, 20:43

Dunno if it fits the bill for you (not sure if you're looking for true crime or mysteries), but Tana French's Dublin murder squad series is A+++. She has a new novel out apart from the series but definitely start with her older stuff first if you're looking for crime-based fiction.

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Post by zjacks » 31 Jan 2019, 16:27

I would recommend the Lady Darby series by Anna Lee Huber if you want an easy, captivating read. The books are set in historical/ pre-victorian Scotland, and the main character is a headstrong, clever woman. The mysteries are very well-built, and always keep you guessing!

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Post by indepaintence » 01 Feb 2019, 14:30

I second the Agatha Christie recommendation! I recently finished one of her most popular, And Then There Were None, and found it very satisfying. Good luck!

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