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Post by Shelle » 28 Aug 2017, 17:16

I definitely like some detective stories. I like ones that have some kind of neat twist. For example, The Lieberman Papers by Frank Tallis take place in turn-of-the-century Vienna and utilize some early forensic techniques. These fun twists make the stories less predictable and keep me guessing.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 00:53

Vickyoreo86 wrote: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
Same is the case with me . It may sound weird but I imagine myself there while such story ???
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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 29 Aug 2017, 06:22

Oh, the detective stories are a must for me.
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Post by Trina Higgs » 29 Aug 2017, 14:21

I have a love/hate relationship with detective stories. I love the mystery, excitement, and thrill of the books but sometimes the detective type characters are nothing but nosy. If it's your actual job, then fine but if your a neighbor or it's a "hobby" I'm not a fan.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 17:02

geoffrey ngoima wrote:Oh, the detective stories are a must for me.
Same is the case with me . I love them
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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 29 Aug 2017, 17:49

Darakhshan Nazir wrote:
geoffrey ngoima wrote:Oh, the detective stories are a must for me.
Same is the case with me . I love them
What are your three best detective stories?
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Post by ReadingRebecca » 29 Aug 2017, 17:58

I used to watch the Nancy Drew show, but I was more of a Trixie Belden girl. I like detective stories if the author's writing is good and if they weave other elements in like love interests and other normal life aspects. As is the case with detective stories, however, they usually focus on the detective work. So, alas, I am not usually a detective story fan.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 18:10

ReadingRebecca wrote:I used to watch the Nancy Drew show, but I was more of a Trixie Belden girl. I like detective stories if the author's writing is good and if they weave other elements in like love interests and other normal life aspects. As is the case with detective stories, however, they usually focus on the detective work. So, alas, I am not usually a detective story fan.
yes ofcourse it depends upon writer's way of writing
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ReadingRebecca wrote:I used to watch the Nancy Drew show, but I was more of a Trixie Belden girl. I like detective stories if the author's writing is good and if they weave other elements in like love interests and other normal life aspects. As is the case with detective stories, however, they usually focus on the detective work. So, alas, I am not usually a detective story fan.
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Post by Veronica75 » 29 Aug 2017, 20:37

I love detective books I read one novel which had many detective stories in it .

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 22:07

Veronica75 wrote:I love detective books I read one novel which had many detective stories in it .
wow I am huge fan of detective love stories
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Post by nicamazing » 29 Aug 2017, 22:20

I love detective stories. Aside from the entertainment I get, it also makes me think critically where i also want to solve the puzzle or the twist of the story in my own way.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 08:59

charlesjr2 wrote:I absolutely love detective stories. I've not really read much of it, but I've watched a lot of detective movies.
I love both novel and movie detective stories but i prefer reading detective stories than reading them.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 19:18

Most of people agree that detective love stories have a different flavour in it ?
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Post by jenjayfromSA » 01 Sep 2017, 03:53

A good detective story is great, especially on a rainy day. They can cover all periods too, not just a modern day police precinct. A couple of my favourites are the "Cat Who" books by Lilian Jackson Braun in which a retired journalist solves crimes with the aid of his two Siamese cats. The other is the Cadfael series by Ellis Peters, where a Benedictine monk in the 14th century pioneers forensic science his way. Some of today's thrillers are gripping too, especially those coming out of the Scandinavian countries.

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