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Spideyman

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Steve gave a heads up to the new Chet book series. Have read them all and must say love the narrator- Chet ( all from his point of view) !!

The new Spencer Quinn novel about Chet the dog is called HEART OF BARKNESS. Check out this song (and dog video), I think written by the author. It touched my heart. https://www.youtube.com/embed/sak5irueaL4 …
 

Marty Coslaw

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Recently finished two that I think Constant Readers might be interested in: Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami is another of the author's entries driven by existential philosophy and magical realism, with a hint of the supernatural that ought to be familiar. The plot centers on an artist who retreats to a cabin in the mountains to discover that his paintings have more power than he realized; this one reminded me very much of Duma Key.

Our Last Night by Taylor Adams is best known for its relentless pacing; a ghost story with a sentimental streak, the story is written in evocative, accessible language. The character building holds up to King fans' discerning tastes, and the scares are worthy of any horror fan's interest.
 

Dana Jean

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Recently finished two that I think Constant Readers might be interested in: Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami is another of the author's entries driven by existential philosophy and magical realism, with a hint of the supernatural that ought to be familiar. The plot centers on an artist who retreats to a cabin in the mountains to discover that his paintings have more power than he realized; this one reminded me very much of Duma Key.

Our Last Night by Taylor Adams is best known for its relentless pacing; a ghost story with a sentimental streak, the story is written in evocative, accessible language. The character building holds up to King fans' discerning tastes, and the scares are worthy of any horror fan's interest.
I am currently reading A Wild Sheep Chase by Murakami. Just barely started. I hope it's good. Have you read it?
 

cat in a bag

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Wow! This is one terrific horror/suspense/disaster novel. Characters you root for and a story that grips from the first page. Coming your way in February of next year.
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This is the one Michael Koryta wrote under the pen name I was telling you guys about. Even more excited now!

Michael Koryta was pretty excited about it too...