|07-08-2010, 10:07 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2009
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Free Kindle (with geographic restrictions) Mystery: The Magician's Accomplice
Title: The Magician's Accomplice by Michael Genelin.
Description: Devastated by her lover's death in an explosion—on the same day an indigent student was shot and killed in sleepy Bratislava—Jana is transferred to The Hague, headquarters of the international police force Europol. On the flight she encounters an elderly retired magician, the dead student's uncle, who is determined to help Jana investigate his nephew's death. And his help is needed as, in this third Jana Matinova investigation, she faces an international criminal conspiracy emanating from Europol itself.
|07-08-2010, 11:13 AM||#3|
Join Date: Aug 2008
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Third in the series (first was free at B&N last month, Siren in the Water), a police procedural.
|07-08-2010, 11:01 PM||#8|
Join Date: Nov 2009
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Thank you again for these alerts!
From Publishers Weekly
Starred Review. In Genelin's superb third novel featuring Slovakian police commander Jana Matinova (after 2009's Dark Dreams), a late-night call plunges Matinova into an unusual murder case. A professional hit man has gunned down university student Denis Macek, who sneaked into the dining room of a swanky Bratislava hotel to get free food. Matinova has barely begun to investigate before she learns that her lover, prosecutor Peter Saris, who'd been conducting a sensitive corruption inquiry, has been killed by a bomb set in his office phone. To prevent her from seeking revenge, her supervisor transfers Matinova to Europol headquarters in The Hague, where her predecessor as her country's representative has vanished. Macek's uncle, a retired magician, tracks the commander down, and the pair scheme to bring those responsible for their losses to justice. Genelin brilliantly blends action and detection, never allowing the plot twists to overshadow his characters' humanity.
Geez ... a great find.
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