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Old 02-21-2012, 10:42 AM   #31
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I'll third The Looking Glass War and second The Wolf Gift.
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Old 02-21-2012, 06:16 PM   #33
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A lot of great choices here!
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A lot of great choices here!
Definitely going to be a hard month to vote on. We need some more nominations, I've run out of mine. Some of the regulars aren't here.....

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Old 02-21-2012, 07:44 PM   #35
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When I first started editing this thread Sunday morning, I could hardly keep up. Then today, the only new book nomination was by me. We still have three to go. Is no one thrilled about thrillers?
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When I first started editing this thread Sunday morning, I could hardly keep up. Then today, the only new book nomination was by me. We still have three to go. Is no one thrilled about thrillers?
Thrillers are awesome.

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Old 02-21-2012, 08:22 PM   #37
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Definitely going to be a hard month to vote on. We need some more nominations, I've run out of mine. Some of the regulars aren't here.....
OK, I'll bite and with my last nomination suggest The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst. I've read other thrillers by Furst and he's probably my favorite writer in the genre these days. Here's the Inkmesh link.
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Old 02-21-2012, 08:29 PM   #38
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Boo, you've have already done my public domain idea for this category (The Thirty-Nine Steps) so here's my best shot:

The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

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Old 02-21-2012, 08:48 PM   #39
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I will nominate Mystic River by Dennis Lehane.

I don't know much about it, but I remember the book received high praise when the movie came out.

http://inkmesh.com/ebooks/mystic-riv...+Dennis+Lehane

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Old 02-21-2012, 08:52 PM   #40
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I will nominate The Ninth Directive by Adam Hall.

I read this a year and a half ago and loved it. Suspenseful from start to finish.

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Old 02-21-2012, 09:00 PM   #41
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Thrillers are pretty much my favorite Genre. The woods sounds a bit dark though
You singled out In The Woods as dark? I think it sounds interesting and it may seem a bit dark but I don't see how it seems any darker than many of the other nominations? Thrillers are usually dark, no?


ETA - Scratch that second for The Snowman. I had read the thread but forgotten it was a later book with the same character and author as another nomination; I was just going by reading the blurb in Tom's nominations post. LOL at the fact coming to me the minute *after* I post.

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Old 02-21-2012, 09:12 PM   #42
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I'll third The Snowman, since someone recently gave me a paperback copy of it.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:21 PM   #43
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I'll third The Snowman, since someone recently gave me a paperback copy of it.
Ah, oh well, the best laid plans and all that! I tried to edit fast very soon after I posted but I guess I took too long wording it.

OK, keep me in for a second for The Snowman so as not to diminish Synamon's third.
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I'll second Silence of the Lambs.

Food for thought.
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I'll third silence of the lambs. I don't think I've read that one though I know I read the other 2.
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