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Best Crime Novels (so far)

A Listmania! list by Raymond M. Rose "Rainman" (Pottstown, PA)
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A Drink Before the War
1.  A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane
The list author says:
  "Lehane's Patrick series is the best noir detective novels out there, hands down.  Spenser ain't got nothing on Patrick Kenzie!"
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Dead Souls (Inspector Rebus)
2.  Dead Souls (Inspector Rebus) by Ian Rankin
The list author says:
  "John Rebus: probably one of the best modern fictional characters today.  read all of Rankin's Rebus books!"
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The Last Temptation
3.  The Last Temptation by Val McDermid
The list author says:
  "Third book in Tony Hill/Carol Jordan series -- Val is simply the best thriller writer there is!  She pulls no punches!"
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A Grave Talent
4.  A Grave Talent by Laurie R. King
The list author says:
  "Her Mary Russel stuff is fun.  But the Kate Martinelli series is some of the best police procedurals out there!"
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Jinx
5.  Jinx by Brian Michael Bendis
The list author says:
  "It's a comic book but Bendis creates fantastic noir fiction with images to match!"
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Right As Rain
6.  Right As Rain by George Pelecanos
The list author says:
  "Great, dark, and very thought provoking.  Pelecanos never fails to disturb me -- yet I still love him!"
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Birdman
7.  Birdman by Mo Hayder
The list author says:
  "This book scared the crap out of me!  Grossed the crap out of me too!  Loved it!"
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Deja Dead
8.  Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
The list author says:
  "Reich's is the real deal.  Read her before Patricia Cornwell.  Cornwell isn't in the same league."
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In the Presence of the Enemy (Inspector Lynley Mystery)
9.  In the Presence of the Enemy (Inspector Lynley Mystery) by Elizabeth George
The list author says:
  "George is the master of psychological suspense!  There are no flat characters in her books!"
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Black Dog
10.  Black Dog by Stephen Booth
The list author says:
  "If you love Elizabeth George, check out Booth.  HIs main character is a constable -- not a DI.  And it works so well."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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