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by pabrown
December 7th, 2009, 10:56 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4332

Re: Query Help needed

Thanks, Elizabeth. Good suggestions. Some background -- the gang leader and the protag Gabe used to be best friends. As they grew up, they went different ways, Gabe toward school and finding security without the gang influence, his friend went into the gang life, with drugs and violence. Before the ...
by pabrown
December 7th, 2009, 10:21 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Post Your Favourites
Replies: 24
Views: 7086

Re: Post Your Favourites

Anything by Michael Connelly, but especially The Poet, Scarecrow and City of Bones
Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
Jeffrey Deaver's Lincoln Rhyme series
L.A. Rex by Will Beall
Hollywood Station series by Joseph Wambaugh

As you can see, I like cop stories
by pabrown
December 7th, 2009, 10:11 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query Help needed
Replies: 12
Views: 4332

Query Help needed

This is a variation of my query. I'm always tweaking it. Part of my problem is classifying the book itself. It's not truly a mystery, and it's not a romance, though there are elements of both. Someone who read it says it reminded them of Romeo and Juliet in its tragic elements. At heart it's a dark,...