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Do you love detective stories?

Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 02 Aug 2017, 06:13

This book is also considered as a detective story. Karis Deen as a detective in this story depicts the dangerous yet exciting life of the CIA agents. Do you love detective stories? I was reminded that my first detective story book was Nancy Drew, how about you?

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Post by kandscreeley » 02 Aug 2017, 07:31

I was an Encyclopedia Brown lover. So, yes, I like detective stories.
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Post by Amagine » 02 Aug 2017, 07:35

I kind of like mystery stories. My favorite author that writes mysteries is Dan Brown.
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Post by Gideon umunnakwe » 02 Aug 2017, 11:50

I remember detective stories only on movies.never had real book experience, I guess this will be my first.

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Post by Izesicle » 02 Aug 2017, 14:23

I love love love detective novels and procedural shows and movies. When I was younger, I read all Nancy Drew books at least twice. I'm even listening to 1940s old-time radio shows about Scotland Yard and Sherlock Holmes via LibriVox.

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Post by MarisaRose » 02 Aug 2017, 14:46

Mysteries are by far my favorite genre. So I'm a big yes to this question!
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Post by bookiegalke » 03 Aug 2017, 03:36

as much as I like detective stories I tend to enjoy it most as a tv series because it makes me feel like I'm been spoonfed the whole thing. reading it kind of takes the fun out of it for me but that's just me
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Post by Vickyoreo86 » 03 Aug 2017, 03:52

I love detective stories with a passion. I love unraveling mysteries and I especially love it with a long series that focuses are two detectives or a detective working with another official. Like Karin Slaughter, Tess Gerritsen style
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Post by Ren B » 03 Aug 2017, 09:28

I do! I can't remember the title or author of my first detective stories, but I do remember if was Scooby Doo-esque. Kids running around carnivals or something in the middle of the night. My favorites are still Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot. A couple of years ago I started reading Arnaldur Indridason and Henning Mankell.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 03 Aug 2017, 09:54

MarisaRose wrote:Mysteries are by far my favorite genre. So I'm a big yes to this question!
Maybe the Vigilante is for you then.

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Post by Mallory Whitaker » 03 Aug 2017, 10:43

I've only recently gotten into detective stories, but I love them. I like a good mystery. I can't think of the book that really started me though. My father-in-law loves all those whodunnit shows and watching those with him made me want to crack open some mystery books. I did love Nancy Drew when I was younger but I didn't read a whole lot of them. Currently reading Sherlock Holmes (after watching the first season of the show) and I love them. He's so witty.

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Post by Kinnera » 04 Aug 2017, 12:08

I love detective stories! I started off with Enid Blyton and the Secret Seven were my favourite until I found the Hardy boys. Then, Frank became my favourite character for a long time until I discovered Sherlock Holmes.

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Post by Ana Njeri » 04 Aug 2017, 12:16

I adore detective novels. My first detective novel was by Sidney Sheldon. "The sky is falling."

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Post by Christina Rose » 04 Aug 2017, 17:43

Detective stories are a new interest for me, but I really do enjoy them. ?

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Post by Spirit Wandering » 05 Aug 2017, 19:19

Yes, I have loved detective novels since reading Sherlock Holmes as a kid. I also enjoyed the PBS TV series Hercule Poirot.
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