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Lee Goldberg

by Lorie Lewis Ham


In True Fiction, bestselling thriller writer Ian Ludlow is on a book tour in Washington State when his life is turned upside down! Along for the thriller ride is Margo French, a dog walker and aspiring singer who had taken the job of driving Ian around to his events.

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by Doward Wilson


The newest entry in Hallmark’s Movie and Mysteries lineup is Mystery 101 starring Jill Wagner (Teen Wolf) as English professor Amy Winslow and Kristoffer Polaha as Detective Travis Cole. This is another original series, instead of one based on cozy mystery novels like the Aurora Teagarden and Garage Sale Mysteries, among others. This series was written by mystery TV and novel writer Lee Goldberg (Monk, Diagnosis Murder, etc.) and Hallmark writer Robin Bernheim (who also has many other credits).

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by Cynthia Chow


Only Nicholas Fox could be attacked, kidnapped out of his vacation rental in Hawaii, and wake up in a coffin…feeling rather calm. There is only one Nick Fox of course, the internationally famous jewel thief who for the past few years has been working discreetly with the FBI to capture criminals through less-than-legal methods. Kate O’Hare, the FBI agent initially dedicated to seeing him behind bars, will now do anything to find Nick and ensure the safety of the man who now gives her the feelings of warm fuzzies.

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by KRL staff


Another year has come to a close and the main reviewers of KRL have been asked to pick their top 5 books of 2015, but some of us couldn’t keep it to 5! Let us know if you have a few we haven’t mentioned you’d like to share about in the comments, and while you are here check KRL’s book review section for many more great books that may not have made it on the list!

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by Cyntha Chow


FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare has spent the last five years chasing Nicholas Fox, Number Seven on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List. Much to her dismay, Fox has recently been enlisted by the government to help capture criminals who elude conventional law enforcement. Raised by a career covert-ops army officer, Kate has been trained in weaponry and self-defense from an inappropriately young age. She’s also a rule follower, and nothing infuriates—or intrigues—her more than Nick’s innate ability to lie, steal, and run a long con.

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Best Books of 2014

IN THE December 27 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andEvery Other Book,
andFantasy & Fangs,
andMysteryrat's Maze
SECTIONS

by Staff



Another year is coming to a close and the main reviewers of KRL have been asked to pick their top 5 books of 2014, but most of us couldn’t keep it to 5! Let us know if you have a few we haven’t mentioned you’d like to share about in the comments, and while you are here check KRL’s book review section for many more great books that may not have made it on the list!

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by Cynthia Chow


The third installment in the adventures of FBI agent Kate O’Hare and international thief Nicholas Fox opens with Kate mind-numbingly bored after spending four days working undercover at California Metro Bank. Thankfully, the Tarzana bank is finally held up by the Businessmen Bandits, although an untimely phone call from Nick has her take a more confrontational route than originally planned. Kate soon learns, someone has been stealing priceless artifacts around the world and skillfully framing Nick.

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by Lorie Ham



Mystery author Lee Goldberg, perhaps best known for his Monk books, is now one of the owners of a brand new publishing company called Brash Books. We took some time to chat with Lee about this new adventure! Also in this issue, a review & giveaway of Treasure Coast By Tom Kakonis, one of Brash Books first published books just released with their launch this month!

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by Cynthia Chow


The Chase literally starts off with a bang in the explosive sequel by new best-selling writing team, Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. Following the events from The Heist, FBI agent Kate O’Hare and internationally infamous art thief, Nicholas Fox, have been teamed up by her superiors for covert and highly illegal operations swindling criminals and protecting the government from embarrassment.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


There are dream teams in sports, and I’ve listened to people talk about their dream cast of a certain show or movie–well I’d have to say that The Heist may be my dream team of mystery writers!

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



I have loved Monk ever since I first discovered the TV show early on, and have enjoyed being able to continue experiencing his adventures through Lee Goldberg’s books. While I have enjoyed every book, I think Mr. Monk Gets Even may be my favorite.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Mr. Monk Is A Mess picks up where Mr. Monk On Patrol left off, with Natalie and Monk working as cops in Summit, New Jersey for Randy Disher who is Sheriff there and acting Mayor. They have both decided to take the jobs permanently and have only to return to San Francisco to pack up their things and move. And of course break the news to Natalie’s daughter Julie and their friends.

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by Deborah Harter Williams




Lee Goldberg broke into television with a freelance script sale to Spenser: For Hire. Since then he has stayed true to his characters in both novels and scriptwriting with a dose of humor.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



In this next installment of our series On The Road To Left Coast Crime 2012, we have one of our favorites, Lee Goldberg. He’s joining us to talk about his new book, Mr. Monk On Patrol, and about Left Coast. We also have a review of the book & a details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy!

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