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Collectionsaudiobooks (50), read in 2014 (124), read in 2013 (114), first love (47), free book in return for honest review (203), Narrative (71), FBI (45), private investigator (61), police procedural (149), classic (26), abduction (50), al Qaeda (17), Award nominee (51), read in 2010 (123), New York Times Best Seller (138), Iraq/Afghanistan (19), read in 2015 (62), my library (336), reviewed at request of author or bookclub (142), Filmed (40), Future reading list (12), Western Theme or locale (34), Military (51), read in 2012 (122), author's first novel (88), hardboiled (81), courtroom drama (25), historical (119), collectible (119), award winner (50), Read in 2009 (96), read in 2011 (102), series (357), Vietnam (12), mystery (520), signed (114), thriller (386), Books reviewed (620), Legal Thriller (25), Wishlist (1), Read but unowned (183), Favorites (54), All collections (855)

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Tagsfamily relationships (403), murder (374), mystery (373), suspense (331), fiction (207), crime (203), contemporary (177), free book for honest review (152), thriller (131), series (131) — see all tags

MediaBook (853), Paper Book (800), Audiobook (5), Ebook (24), Unknown (1)

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About meFinancial Planner with Mass Mutual in North Haven, CT.
Grandfather of Madison and Molly.
Son Kevin and wife, Claire,
Married to Diana for 45 years.
First novel, "Splattered Blood" released January 2012. Second novel, "Three Strikes and You're Dead" awaiting publication.

About my libraryCollected books for 40 years, a fun part is that I have most Pulitzer Prize winners in fiction.
Also collect mystery, noble prize winners and Viet Nam literature.
Avid reader, former jogger and book reviewer.
Currently under treatment for lung cancer at Smilow Hospital in New Haven.

Groups100 Books in 2010 Challenge, 100 Books in 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, Blog the Book, Bloggers, Connecticut Nutmeggers, Crime, Thriller & Mystery

Favorite authorsLinwood Barclay, James Lee Burke, Sean Chercover, Lee Child, Harlan Coben, Michael Connelly, John Connolly, Nelson DeMille, John Hart, Darcia Helle, Robert B. Parker, Don Winslow (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresR.J. Julia Booksellers

Favorite librariesEdward Smith Library (North Branford Public Libraries), Guilford Free Library, James Blackstone Memorial Library, North Branford Public Library


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Real nameMichael Draper

LocationGuilford, CT

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Member sinceNov 29, 2008

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