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Museum, Murder, Mystery and Gore...Oh My - Relic

Relic – a story of horror? Yes and no, it blurs the lines between the genres in a delicious and smart adventure. This sucker is a murder mystery in the best way a murder mysteries could be done…messy — at least for me. 504 more words

Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi, "The Monster of Florence"

“I knew that Mario Spezi had already struggled with the evil expressed by the Monster case. One day, I asked him what he had learned. “Nobody understood evil better than Brother Galileo,” he told me, referring to the Franciscan monk turned psychoanalyst he had turned to for help when the horrors of the Monster case began to drag him under. 391 more words

True Crime

Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi, "The Monster of Florence"

“Out of the Everest of evidence in the Monster case, Giuttari had pried out a few pebbles that he felt supported his new theory. First, Lotti had made an offhand statement, ignored at the time, that “a doctor asked Pacciani to do a few little jobs for him.” For Giuttari, this revived the old suspicion that a doctor was responsible for the killings— this time not as the killer himself, but as a mastermind. 333 more words

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Reading for Pure Entertainment Part II: Preston & Child series

After my last post, in which I slobbered all over Ian Hamilton’s Ava Lee series, you must be wondering if you’ll need a tissue to read another droolingly uncritical post. 1,135 more words

Books

White Fire

By Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an exclusive Colorado ski resort to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from serious trouble with the law. 321 more words

Fiction

Two Graves

By Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Special Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers, chasing them across the country and into Mexico. 422 more words

Fiction

Relic and Reliquary

My latest passion has been reading, a love I have had forever, but didn’t always have time for. Since travelling to Louisiana, I have a ridiculous amount of free time. 313 more words

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