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Wallace Sellars
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Posted: 13 August 2019 at 1:54pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

McNALLY'S LUCK by Lawrence Sanders

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Robbie Moubert
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Posted: 17 September 2019 at 5:01pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Domino Island by Desmond Bagley.



I discovered Desmond Bagley via the 1979 BBC adaptation of his cold war thriller Running Blind. I quickly devoured my Mum's copy of the book and all his other works followed. Following his death in 1983 and the posthumous publication of two more books I figured that was it so I was delighted when I found out that Domino Island had been published earlier this year. A new Bagley to enjoy!

Bagley had completed the first draft in 1972 and this was discovered in an archive of his documents in Boston along with handwritten notes and correspondence about planned revisions. Author Michael Davies has produced the final version; I don't know how much of it is pure Bagley but it certainly "sounds" like him from what I've read so far.


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Wallace Sellars
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Brian Floyd
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Posted: 18 September 2019 at 8:12am | IP Logged | 4 post reply


Giant crabs attacking a national park (old Civil War fort) 60 miles from Key West, Florida. 
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James Best
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Posted: 18 September 2019 at 4:41pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Now diving into a stand alone novel that has been raking in a lot of nominations for the top awards in mystery/thriller fiction
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Brian Floyd
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Posted: 17 October 2019 at 2:57pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Fun World, by Kirk Withrow

Its about a father who takes his 8 year old daughter to a Disneyesque theme park.....and a zombie attack breaks out.


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William Costello
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Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia - Brian Cremins 
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Brian Floyd
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Posted: 19 October 2019 at 12:02pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

I finished Fun World. Pretty good read, if anyone is into that sort of thing. I do recommend it.

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James Best
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Posted: 19 October 2019 at 12:54pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Finished this one a few days ago...
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James Best
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Posted: 19 October 2019 at 12:57pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Now wrapping this one up as well...

Is anyone else on the JBF having problems pulling up this topic on their Search option? I have been getting error messages for weeks now.
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Doug Centers
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Posted: 19 October 2019 at 1:18pm | IP Logged | 11 post reply

I think there's something going on with the "search " function James.

I would suggest the "What Are You Reading Now?" topic be pinned anyhow since it's a regular stop for many.
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James Best
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Posted: 19 October 2019 at 9:36pm | IP Logged | 12 post reply

Now moving on to this first book in a long running (and award winning) mystery series.
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