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MrBook
The Long Wait | Mickey Spillane
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#LitsyHumor Post 3 😆

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erzascarletbookgasm
Rush of Blood | Mark Billingham
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In this standalone novel from Mark Billingham, 3 British couples (each with their own secrets and issues) meet around the pool on their Florida holiday and become fast friends but on the last day of their vacation, tragedy strikes.

An enjoyable ‘beach read‘ about a #getawaygonewrong .
#BiblioMAYnia

OriginalCyn620 Sounds good! 3y
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Leftcoastzen
The Long Wait | Mickey Spillane
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#FebruaryFeels #LongWait I thought I had this in a box somewhere, found it on the internet.🙂

Eggs Mickey Spillane !!!!! 3y
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TrishB
Rush of Blood | Mark Billingham
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#holiday #movember
Things start happening in this thriller whilst they are all on holiday!

Cinfhen Another series, right??? 3y
Cinfhen Oh wait, I see I stacked this / I think it‘s based on real events?? 3y
Cinfhen I‘m super confused but it sounds good!!! 3y
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TrishB @Cinfhen 😁 not sure if it‘s based on real events - but it is a stand alone. He writes a great series but this isn‘t part of the series! 3y
Cathythoughts A stand alone! Stacking 3y
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ve read this, it was okay, I prefer his others in the series. 3y
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm I love the Tom Thorne series, one of my favourites. 👍🏻 3y
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gradcat
The Long Wait | Mickey Spillane
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#RedRoseSeptember

(Day 6 - #ChippyTea)

*I learn so much on Litsy, e.g., chippy tea—who knew—fish & chips for supper! Wow! I‘ve read way too many Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, & Mickey Spillane novels, because the first thing I think of when I hear the word chippy (and never mind the tea!) is a “cheap dame,” or a “promiscuous broad,” or a prostitute. Actual quote from the tagged book: “You oughta see the chippy he got up there.” Chippy ⬇️

gradcat ⬆️ (Cont.) tea is nicer somehow. ♥️ 3y
arlenefinnigan My. Puts a whole new slant on the song 😂 3y
Cinfhen #LiveAndLearn 😄it‘s happening ALL day on Litsy 🎉😜 3y
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squirrelbrain I love this! Of course you wouldn‘t have heard of a chippy tea... with bread and butter of course as well! 3y
gradcat @arlenefinnigan I know, right? I was almost afraid of offending people by highlighting the sensibilities of the hard-boiled detective novelists of the first half of the 20th century...a bit dated, right? 🤣 3y
gradcat @squirrelbrain I‘d certainly heard of a “chippy,” and I know what “tea” means to you Brits, but I had never heard that phrase, nor the song, I‘m embarrassed to admit. But I really do like the phrase: it sums it all up in a kind of cutely diminutive way, if you get my drift...♥️ 3y
CarolynM Just to throw another curveball your way, a "chippie" is Australian slang for a carpenter. 3y
gradcat @CarolynM I did know that, but I‘ve never heard an American use it that way...can you believe that one little (slang) word has so many (slang) meanings? 🤣♥️ 3y
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Eyejaybee
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Another highly entertaining and exceedingly complex spy story from Chris Pavone, which sees Kate Moore, one of the main protagonists from his first novel, Expats, returning to espionage work. See me Goodreads review at: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2852873068. #fiction #chrispavone #theparisdiversion #spyfiction #espionage #books #booksbooksbooks #americancrimefiction #katemoore #dauntbooks #hardbackfiction

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Eyejaybee
The Reversal | Michael Connelly
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Another great thriller from Michael Connelly, this time featuring his two main protagonists (Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller) working together. See my Goodreads review at: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37826253-the-reversal. #book #books #bookstagram #michaelconnelly #thereversal #harrybosch #lapd #crimefiction #policeprocedural #americancrimefiction #mickeyhaller #courtroomdrama

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Eyejaybee
Nine Dragons | Michael Connelly
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Enjoying this instalment of the Harry Bosch chronicles as much as all of its predecessors. The coffee was great too, hence its rapid disappearance. #michaelconnelly #ninedragons #booksandcoffee #coffeeandbooks #crimefiction #americancrimefiction #harrybosch #fiction #currentlyreading

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Read66
A Quiet Vendetta | R.J. Ellory
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Longer than it needed to be but I loved the twist ending in this story about a mob hit man sharing his history with the FBI as they try to solve a kidnapping.

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Waynegjr
So Many Doors | Oakley Hall
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My arc reading list for the rest of the year.

ohyeahthatgirl I can't wait for Friday Black! Hope you like it. 4y
scowler1 Jealous. You've got the new Pat Barker already! 4y
Waynegjr @scowler1 I just started reading it. It is great. Harrowing, but great. 4y
scowler1 @Waynegjr Can't wait. 4y
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