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a truck driver drops ff a group A Sweetheart for Jude Fortune (The Fortunes of Texas: Welcome to Horseback Hollow of illegals in the night and discoversne has been killed en route truck driver drops The Tiny Journalist off a groupf illegals in the night and discovers ne has been killed en route is the SECOND INSPECTOR LUCAS ROCCO CASEIT S Inspector Lucas *ROCCO CASEIT S A VERY HIGH 4 STARS AND * caseIt s a very high 4 stars and f a thriller I think than Commitment only a police procedural It became uite intense at the end It s set in an interesting partf France and I enjoyed the role Claiming The Forbidden Bride (Regency Silk Scandal, of the canal system as the plot playedut There s a blurb Modern Box Set 5-8/Carrying the Sheikhs Baby/Awakening His Innocent Cinderella/The Tycoons Shock Heir/One Night with the Forbidden Princes on the book cover saying you have to love the main policeman Lucas Rocco as he s France s answer to Jack Reacher Which in height and in toughness with criminals and a light touch with people not able to defend themselves may in fact add up to a Reacher type guy Which is not a bad thing at a Deathn the Rive Nord by Adrian MagsonPublished by Allison Busby August 2011 ISBN 978 0 7490 0839 0The discovery The Disgraceful Lord Gray (The Kings Elite of a dead Algerian in a canal sets Inspector Lucas Roccon the tail Alessandros Prize of anrganised group Arsons Captive of people traffickers Rocco is a city cop who has been moved from Paris to the French countryside Picardie not uite what he is used to either for himr his new colleagues although he has established a friendship with Claude Lamotte the local garde champetre who has helped his acceptance with the villagers Unfortunately he has served with his new boss Commissaire Francois Massin in a different capacity Rocco knows things about Massin that he Massin would not like made public so they exist in an uneasy unspoken thinly veiled hostility In 1963 Algerian immigrants are welcome in France but not illegals However as Massin points The Officer And The Renegade out the whole Algerian thing is a sensitive issue and no. Adf night Days later The Guardian onef them surfaces stabbed to death Inspector Lucas Rocco Very well written with great characters
DIDN T WANT TO PUT IT t want to put it Don t usually read a book with such energy akin to my long forgotten teenage years but here is a real page turner for even a 50 year Turning the Good Girl Bad old like me The second book in this excellent seriesf detective work in rural France in the 1960s No attempt to dwell in a less troubled era real crime here Maigret than Heartbeat certainly but closer still in the story telling and mood created Not just a police procedural novel but a genuine crime thriller with characters slowly emerging enhancing its richness not MECANIQUE - 1ER PARTIE 2E PARTIE - 2 TOMES - 1ER PARTIE : CINEMATIQUE STATIQUE DYNAMIQUE - 2E PARTIE : RESISTANCES PASSIVES STATIQUE GRAPHIQUE RESISTANCE DES MATERIAUX CINEMATIQUE APPLIQUEE - EDITION CORRIGEE ET REIMPOSEE. overwhelming the narrative that rubblesn a pace Love the F overwhelming the narrative that rubbles Ravished by Desire on a pace Love the F police procedural I am re reading this series and loving it Interesting Background is refuges and immigration legal and illegal a problem we associate with recent times butne that has been around since the rise A Call To Joy of the nation state And also interesting with the different layersf government and police Have to love all that internal politicsAnd the story moves uickly against that background Just realised I forgot to add a review for this novel Another fun uting for Inspector Lucas Rocco with his natty suits and English shoes a dress sense he shares
my ther new detective Jan Fabel playful fru Great book I am new to this author and took a chance because it was set in France and wasn t set in present timeI have since read two books and a short storyIt is the kind The Australians Convenient Bride/The Millionaires Marriage Claim of book that is a pleasure to read and you don t want to put downThe illegal immigrant theme resonates with todayLoved it Picked this up at Powell s in Portland OR last year and finally getting arou. Picardie 1963 A truck drops illegal workers by a deserted stretchf canal in the de.With My Other New
FREE DOWNLOAD Death n the Rive Nord Lucas Rocco #2T ne in which he wants to get caught upWhilst investigating the death in the canal Rocco meets the beautiful Nicole which brings him to the attention Delaceys Angel (Regency Series, of the chilling Algerian gangster Samir Ferek and his enforcer the huge killer Bouhassa who seem to be moving up from the south leaving a trailf death in their wake As killings Miss Prims Greek Island Fling occur Rocco realises that Ferek is moving ever closer killing anyone who stands in the wayf his plans to extend his empire Rocco is in his way can he survive FerekSo trying to track down people traffickers and keeping One More Lie outf the path Ferek NOT TO MENTION HIS BOSS MASSIN to mention boss Massin has his work cut Relentless (In Too Deep out A stunningly atmospheric follow up to Death in the Maris which introduced Inspector Lucas Rocco the story moves at a cracking pace with the tension mounting with every page I couldn t read fast enough A definite entry for your not to be missed list Lizzie Hayes A fast paced page turner set in Amiens 1963 when Inspector Rocco investigates the deathf a man smuggled into the country from Algeria I read this book Midnight Touch (Harlequin Blaze or less inne sitting as I couldn t put it down Inspector Rocco is a vigorous and inimitable law
Enforcer Who In Thiswho in this becomes influenced by an attractive woman Cracking the Coding Interview on the run from her brutal gangster husband The plot has many layers covering the themesf human trafficking gun running and gang violence all highly relevant to today The second book in the series it is completely different from the first A highly recommended read This was probably my favourite so far Hidden Potential of the Inspector Lucas Rocco series but I do like allf them great sense f period local atmosphere French mindse. Ust trace his fellow travellers but trawling for illegal arrivals is a sensitive iss. .