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    Caleb Carr - The Alienist. I so loved it, I went on to The Angel of Darkness. I sincerely wish I had loved that as well, I haven't much read Carr since. But wow - if you want a bit of an oh wow - try it...The Alienist. I guess I'd best get back to Koontz cause I really do like him - I'd like him more if the tide didn't tug me toward Saul. I know it shouldn't, but it does.

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    The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crystalglimmer View Post
    Caleb Carr - The Alienist. I so loved it, I went on to The Angel of Darkness. I sincerely wish I had loved that as well, I haven't much read Carr since. But wow - if you want a bit of an oh wow - try it...The Alienist. I guess I'd best get back to Koontz cause I really do like him - I'd like him more if the tide didn't tug me toward Saul. I know it shouldn't, but it does.
    Loved The Alienist!! It was a refreshing bolt of lightning out of the blue! But, I didn't care much for his second book (didn't finish it) and haven't read him since.

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    Well, I'd have to recommend, in the Richard Adam's anthology; "Shardik". Which i found in 2005 in a rare book store(as a British First Mass Hardcover Edition). Those who know" The Dark Tower IV", well; can guess what it is about. Obviously most of you know; if not ;you'll be pleasantly surprised. It is a great sort of "Clan of the Cave Bear" (But Not), enough said. My favorite for 2012 was "The Twelve" an unedited readers copy I won, in a contest at MEGATON.com. This book, most of you now, is Justin Cronin's part 2 of "The Passage" Trilogy. What a huge panoramic novel of epic proportions. It is beautifully written and well populated with fascinating, endearing, and evil/grotesque characters. It was perfect stuff to read through the apocalyptic hurricane Sandy nightmare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by E.Freemantle View Post
    Well, I'd have to recommend, in the Richard Adam's anthology; "Shardik". Which i found in 2005 in a rare book store(as a British First Mass Hardcover Edition). Those who know" The Dark Tower IV", well; can guess what it is about. Obviously most of you know; if not ;you'll be pleasantly surprised. It is a great sort of "Clan of the Cave Bear" (But Not), enough said. My favorite for 2012 was "The Twelve" an unedited readers copy I won, in a contest at MEGATON.com. This book, most of you now, is Justin Cronin's part 2 of "The Passage" Trilogy. What a huge panoramic novel of epic proportions. It is beautifully written and well populated with fascinating, endearing, and evil/grotesque characters. It was perfect stuff to read through the apocalyptic hurricane Sandy nightmare.

    I apologize, I meant to reference Richard Adams' novel "Shardik" in regard to "The Dark Tower III". I know it will make more sense to you all now. It seems to have impressed Mr. King very much, and I can't be too careful on here; everyone knows their stuff too well. While I am here I might as well add Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's "Pendergast" novel installment "Cold Vengeance". I cannot get enough of those fast-moving peculiar novels of theirs. Also, if you want something non-fiction that will grab you by the throat and scare you silly; I highly recommend Richard Preston's smallpox analysis in "The Demon In The Freezer" and his fictional novel "The Cobra Event". This man goes into Level 4 bio-containment -often- and, "The Cobra Event" novel actually affected Homeland Security Policy during the Clinton Administration. It was required reading at The Pentagon for bioweapon plausibility studies. If you didn't know, Douglas Preston and Richard Preston are very talented brothers. Thanks for all of your great recommendations.

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    A dance with dragons by George R R Martin

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    Le secret de Dieu ( God's secret ) by David Emton, a french author. Surprising novel about a secret hidden beneath the Jerusalem lamentation big wall. I was just stunned.

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    Forever Odd - Dean Koontz

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    Hmmm.... Probably The Priest's Graveyard by Ted Dekker. That was one thrill-ride!

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    Gone Missing By Linda Castillo, Amish murder mystery series.

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