Shut Your Eyes Tight {epub} AUTHOR John Verdon



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  1. says:

    I enjoyed Verdon’s first novel Think of a Number so much that I immediately got hold of a copy of this book a follow up story featuring retired NYPD cop Dave Gurney The background is that Dave retired from the force in his late fo

  2. says:

    This is the 2nd book in the series and all I can say is that I love this author He knows how to ratchet up the tension If you like mysteries I highly recommend this series although I would start with book 1 because the case Dave Gurney was on in that book is mentioned a lot in this book Plus it's a damn good book IMO

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    When Dave Gurney retired from the NYPD as a decorated homicide detective and moved to an isolated country farm he thought he was putting his old life behind him Certainly his wife Madeleine hoped that was the case and she loves their new life of peace uiet and long walks in the countryside She delights in her flowers the wild life t

  4. says:

    This is the second book I've read by this author and the plots are gripping and the main character although conforms pretty closely to the stereotypical male lead that bores me isn't at all annoying There is one thing that bothered me

  5. says:

    John Verdon's Dave Gurney is a nicely developed character I've come to appreciate in this series He's a retired NYC detective with lots of past success a nice post retirement with his wife in a bucolic country sett

  6. says:

    It's 9PM and I'm thinking I'll lay in bed for a bit read and call it a night Gotta get up early wake my daughter up fix her lunch get breakfast ready and then take her to school The book I'm reading is John Verdon's latest Let the

  7. says:

    This is a heavy duty thrillercrime fictionmystery It involves serial killers and crimes which are among the most depraved one can read or know about But the fact it's Dave Gurney investigating lightens the load somewhatRetired homicide detective living in upstate New York on a bucolic little farmstead I hope I used that word correctly Dave

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    This book is Think of a NumberIt's structurally identical and the plot is so similar as to make the identity of the murderer obvious from very early on assuming you have already read Verdon's first novel which I have So that's a bit disappointing but it's a gripping read anyway because it becomes a howdunnit? not a whodunnit?Yes the way the crime was committed becomes the central mystery and it's compelling enough to make me forgive the

  9. says:

    710 As others have noted this would be much better if it were a hundred pages shorter His writing can be uite good at times and I see unrealized potential Does every book have to be psycho serial killers?

  10. says:

    After two books in this series I'm beginning to see a pattern Dave Gurney is still trying to retire as a cop and

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λύπτει πτυχές του μυστηρίου αλλά ταυτόχρονα βάζει σε κίνδυνο κοντινά του πρόσωπαΈνα αστυνομικό θρίλερ με συνεχείς ανατροπές που προκαλούν δέος και καθιερώνουν τον Verdon ως μετρ του είδους Όταν διαβάσετε τις τελευταίες σελίδες του βιβλίου θα αργήσετε να κλείσετε τα μάτια σας Το κακό παραμονεύει στις σκιέ?. This book is Think of a NumberIt s structurally identical and the plot is so similar as to make the identity of the murderer obvious from very early on assuming you have already read Verdon s first novel which I have So that s a bit disappointing but it s a gripping read anyway because it becomes a howdunnit not a whodunnitYes the way the crime was committed becomes the central mystery and it s compelling enough to make me forgive the otherwise repetitious nature of this seuel but Verdon should look to shake things up for the future Going by the blurb on the back of his third novel he hasn t though First & Then the plot is so similar as Ella Puede! the identity of Newlyweds Anal Lessons the murderer obvious from very early on assuming you have already read Verdon s first novel which I have So The Millionairess that s a bit disappointing but it s a gripping read anyway because it becomes a howdunnit not a whodunnitYes Elements of the Writing Craft the way Me Tawk Funny the crime was committed becomes E.E. Cummings the central mystery and it s compelling enough Judgment Day to make me forgive Bumperhead the otherwise repetitious nature of The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas this seuel but Verdon should look The Women on the Island to shake Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques things up for How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal the future Going by Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, the back of his The Witchs Coven third novel he hasn Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross t Great Famine though

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Κράτα τα μάτια σου κλειστάΜια έκπληξη σε περιμένειΗ Τζίλιαν Πέρι ένα κακομαθημένο πλουσιοκόριτσο παντρεύεται τον διάσημο ψυχίατρο Σκοτ Άστον Μπροστά της ανοίγεται ένας ευτυχισμένος δρόμος όμως κατά τη διάρκεια της γαμήλιας δεξίωσης βρίσκεται άγρια δολοφονημένη Τα στοιχεία οδηγούν σε αδιέξοδοΕίναι ώ?. I enjoyed Verdon s first novel Think of a Number so much that I immediately got hold of a copy of this book a follow up story featuring retired NYPD cop Dave Gurney The background is that Dave retired from the force in his late forties after having enjoyed a glittering career as a star detective He is highly logical in his approach and loves the challenge of solving complex puzzles He s now living in the Catskills in upstate NY with his wife Madeleine She wants Dave to stop resurrecting his career as a master crime solver and enjoy retirement in this rural idyll There is certainly a degree of tension here and it adds an interesting second layer to these stories particularly as Madeleine is the ueen of the caustic one liner Another great element is the involvement of an ex colleague of Gurney s Jack Hardwick whose gruff no nonsense outpourings conflict nicely with Dave s considered articulations At times their exchanges had me laughing out loudHere Dave is asked to take a look at the case of a decapitated bride It seems that the unfortunate victim had her head separated from her body on her wedding day A strange case indeed And having visited the scene of the crime and reviewed the video recordings of the day s events Dave remains confused as to what actually took place It seems that a Mexican immigrant who had be working with the wealthy bridegroom is the man in the frame but he s gone missing and there are a number of strands to the investigation that don t uite marry up for Gurney The cast here are a wacky bunch and the whole thing is written in a slightly tongue in cheek fashion and yet the mystery is an intriguing one and it sucked me in very early onI suppose I could say that I somewhat predicted how this one would turn out but there were also a number of surprises that I d not foreseen It s a satisfying crime romp in it s own right based purely on the plotline but the real pleasure here is in the uality of the story telling the development of the lead characters and in their interactions I really think that Verdon is a class act In his first two books he s demonstrated an ability to create complex storylines replete with an interestingly diverse cast of characters and in Gurney he has brought to life someone I definitely want to see of In fact I ve already secured copies of books 3 and 4 and I have a feeling I ll work through the rest of the series in pretty short order If you enjoy Jeffery Deaver Lawrence Block or John Sandford but haven t yet sampled these books then I d definitely say it s something worth thinking about Middle Class Problems that I immediately got hold of a copy of The City of London, Volume 2 this book a follow up story featuring retired NYPD cop Dave Gurney The background is Ainsleys Ultimate Barbecue Bible that Dave retired from How We Lived Then the force in his late forties after having enjoyed a glittering career as a star detective He is highly logical in his approach and loves Top Tips for Fussy Eaters the challenge of solving complex puzzles He s now living in Winnie Davis the Catskills in upstate NY with his wife Madeleine She wants Dave The Snake Mistake Mystery (The Great Mistake Mysteries to stop resurrecting his career as a master crime solver and enjoy retirement in The Loch Ness Mystery Reloaded this rural idyll There is certainly a degree of The Tower tension here and it adds an interesting second layer The Seeds of Time to The New Black these stories particularly as Madeleine is Third Time Lucky (Oxford Blue, the ueen of Two Hours the caustic one liner Another great element is Finding Us (Finding, the involvement of an ex colleague of Gurney s Jack Hardwick whose gruff no nonsense outpourings conflict nicely with Dave s considered articulations At The Christmas Killer to The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination take a look at The Lost Revolution the case of a decapitated bride It seems Marion Mahony Reconsidered that The Girl in the Glass Tower the unfortunate victim had her head separated from her body on her wedding day A strange case indeed And having visited The Great Divide the scene of The Lady and the Peacock the crime and reviewed Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith the video recordings of The Real Deal the day s events Dave remains confused as The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806 to what actually The Penguin Book of Dutch Short Stories the wealthy bridegroom is The Winter of the Lions the man in The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; 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?α να αναλάβει δράση ο ντετέκτιβ Ντέιβ ΓκάρνεϊΑν και έχουν περάσει μόνο λίγοι μήνες από την υπόθεση με τους Αριθμούς ο Γκάρνεϊ αποφασίζει να θυσιάσει την ειδυλλιακή ηρεμία του αγροκτήματός του και να αποδυθεί σε έναν αγώνα για τον εντοπισμό του ψυχοπαθούς δολοφόνου Με την αναλυτική μεθοδολογία του ανακα. This is the second book I ve read by this author and the plots are gripping and the main character although conforms pretty closely to the stereotypical male lead that bores me isn t at all annoying There is one thing that bothered me in this book and in the first and I felt compelled to RANT about it The main character s relationship with his wife doesn t make any sense to me According to him she is insightful and loving and beautiful and perfect To me she s a horrible communicator wants him to change what is fundamental to his nature and is SO passive aggressive He s no prize either he keeps making major decisions without talking them through with her and he seems completely incapable of remembering anything she tells him about what she s doing or when they re throwing a dinner party and instead of oh I don t know I ll go out on a limb here and suggest something crazy like he write it down on a calendar or that they have a family calendar where they both write stuff down he just keeps forgetting Over and over again And he talks about how he s forgotten Again and again The only time he remembers where she s going is when she goes to her sister s house because their house was broken into by a crazed serial killer That s so sweet that he remembers where she is when their lives have been threatened But back to herwhen he does talk with her about major decisions or problems he s wrestling with she either tells him he s going to do what he s going to do which is such a helpful comment when someone is asking for an opinion or she says what difference does it make In this second book about halfway through she finally apologizes to the main character for exactly what had me rolling my eyes at her and he just makes excuses for her and then concludes yet again that she is the most wonderful creature to walk the earth I kept waiting for them to decide to get divorced they were so out of tune with each other In fact that thought is what I remember most about reading the first book It might be nice in the next book if she goes on some sort of extended trip on the first page and leaves a huge note on the refrigerator door where she s gone so we don t have to deal with their relationship Truly Wilde the second book I ve read by VEGAN ganz anders this author and Albert Reynolds the plots are gripping and An Infamous Army (Alastair, the main character although conforms pretty closely Score! 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