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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 82

> This police procedural is not a debut, but the first in a series. “Once the horror happened, the shock would wake her as usual and she would fling herself upright in bed, gasping and sobbing and soaked in sweat. … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 81

> This police procedural is far from the first in the series. “The victim was Asian and looked to be almost seventy. He was on his back, eyes staring blankly at the ceiling. His lips were pulled back from clenched … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 80

> In this book which weighs 680 g, or more than twice as much as my Kindle, a little boy gets a surprise: “Raising his head, he saw a sack of something draped over a set of railings further down. … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 79

> [This delicious tin belongs to Kelly, Kelly´s Thoughts and Ramblings] Written in another millenium, this cosy mystery may be considered old. The girl cried again, ´Don´t … don´t push -!´Then there was a terrible cry and a splash as … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 78

> [I know I used Julia´s wonderful tin last year – but this is just the right choice for today] This novel is first in a not quite new series. “Moira´s body lay a few yards inside the door of … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 77

> I thought this quotation was most suitable for a bait post:“He clocked the police uniform instantly. A captain. Wide-shouldered and big-boned with blond hair cut close to the skull. Small silver fish danced around what looked like a bullet … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 76

> [This week´s box belongs to Kelly, Kelly´s Thoughts & Ramblings] I am afraid this week´s quotation is as unguessable as last week´s, but you won´t catch me underestimating my bright readers (at least not today). A British debut; does … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 75

> This week´s quotation comes from a debut. “I let the telephone fall from my hand. Panic first cripples and then revives me. My fingertips tingle as they feel their way around the coffee table, scrabbling first for my car … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 74

> Absolutely no help for you this week. Except for the quotation, that is. “Someone rested a dry hand on her forehead and murmured words she didn´t understand. She spat out an obscenity at him. More pain. This is what it is … Continue reading

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>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 73

> [This week´s box was sent to me from Tim] I know that it is horribly unfair to use this brand-new debut for my game, but it happens to be the one I am reading (and some of my readers … Continue reading

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