Crime -  My Best Reads in 2006

A Listmania! list by Mr. A. J. Smith (Devon, England)
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The Black Dahlia
1.  The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy
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  "Moody, dark, erotic, violent - lives up to the hype"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

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Pegasus Descending
2.  Pegasus Descending by James Lee Burke
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  "Another brilliantly told chapter in the Robicheaux series"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Fleshmarket Close
3.  Fleshmarket Close by Ian Rankin
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  "Rebus rocks - he's flawed, brilliant & funny"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

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Night Fall: Number 3 in series (John Corey)
4.  Night Fall: Number 3 in series (John Corey) by Nelson DeMille
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  "Despite a slightly presictable ending - hugely entertaining & well told"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Mystic River
5.  Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
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  "Simply the best crime book I've ever read - compelling story, characters you care about, unpredictable page turner. Brilliant"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Broken Prey
6.  Broken Prey by John Sandford
The list author says:
  "This Lucas Davenport series is the best around - if you haven't yet caught up with him I'd urge you to do so"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Small Town (Block, Lawrence)
7.  Small Town (Block, Lawrence) by Lawrence Block
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  "Block's masterpiece about 'small town' New York. A classic"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Closers (Harry Bosch)
8.  The Closers (Harry Bosch) by Michael Connelly
The list author says:
  "Another great series - Harry Bosch rivals Davenport & Robicheaux as the best series out there"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

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The Hard Way (Jack Reacher)
9.  The Hard Way (Jack Reacher) by Lee Child
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  "Not the best of Reacher, but good. Yet anotther strong series worth catching"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (420 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Doctored Evidence: (Brunetti)
10.  Doctored Evidence: (Brunetti) by Donna Leon
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  "Set in Venice, I love Leon's work. Mellow & thoughtful. Makes you want to take a trip to see the setting for yourself"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 06/11/2006
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