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George Pelecanos - "The Double"

And I come again in praise of Dion Graham.

Graham is the ideal narrator for the gritty streets where George Pelecanos sets his stories, in the underbelly of Washington, D.C. 376 more words


The Record Books • The Payback

Frank Farrow and Roman Otis hit a pizza shop in D.C. called May’s. A cop was shot. A boy was dead. Dozens of lives were shattered forever.  66 more words


How I fell out of love with Patricia Cornwell

You may not have this impression from reading the pages of this blog, but I love crime fiction (some of you may have worked it out from my header – a pile of Chandler novels that decorated a table at my wedding).   842 more words


George Pelecanos’s WHAT IT WAS

The new novel from George Pelecanos, hot on the heels of the brilliant THE CUT, is the perfect embodiment of why he is such a brilliant writer. 252 more words


THE CUT by George Pelecanos


George Pelecanos (www.hachettebookgroup.com/features/georgepelecanos)

Orion Books (www.orionbooks.co.uk)


Released:25th August 2011

Another week, another shameful secret here at Reader Dad: … 531 more words

Crime Fiction

Pelicans in Kensington?

(Question of the day: Why does Word want to change Pelecanos to pelicans?)

It was a glorious day in Kensington, Maryland for the International Day of the Book Festival—a hundred authors hawking their wares at tables under white canopies, talking to hundreds of passing literary patrons. 180 more words

Relating To Well Considered, The Novel