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I am working on Tim Cockey's latest Hitchcock Sewell book, Backstabber. He released another book earlier this year under the pen name Richard Hawke called Speak of the Devil. This pen name cloak and dagger was a badly kept secret (jeez he virtually gives it away on his website).

I hope he goes back to Hitch. I love these books. I remember the third book, The Hearse Case Scenario, was a bit rough sloughing. It was a touch darker than the rest, but I do recall enjoying the darker tones. His books are a day of release purchase for me. Although I don't think I have ever bought one on the day of release. However, I am certainly trying to scrap the money together to purchase as soon as I see it on the self.

So far the book has not disappointed. I am about 60 pages in. Cockey has already made w/ the funny and I am enjoying it. Our hero is the kind of loveable douche bag I am drawn to in crime fiction because he is so close to how I see myself.

I will probably keep on this kick of lighter crime fiction. Next up will be JA Konrath's Bloody Mary. I here Konrath is a bit gruesome, but also a lot of fun.

KM is heading to SFO this weekend so I should be able to cut a wide swath through Backstabber and Bloody Mary.

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