Death on the Rive Nord Lucas Rocco #2 (New)
Very well written with great characters Didn "T Want To Put It Down Don "want to put it down Don usually read a book with such energy akin to my long forgotten teenage years but ere is a real page turner for even a 50 year old like me The second book in this excellent series of detective work in rural France in the
No attempt to dwell in less troubled era real crime ere 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 overwhelming the narrative that rubbles on a pace Love the French setting and context of the stories and as at the end1960S NO ATTEMPT TO DWELL IN
of any good book feel a sense of loss and eagerness forany good book feel a sense of loss and eagerness for development of this wonderful new detective Excellent 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 but one that as been around since the rise of the nation state And also interesting with the different layers of 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 outing for Inspector Lucas Rocco with Retraite sur le Cantique des Cantiques: Commentaires bibliques (Spiritualité) (French Edition) his natty suits and English shoes a dress sensee shares with my other new favourite detective Jan Fabel playful fruit bats in the attic and an attentive neighbour who proves Blood Sorcery (Shadows of Magic, handily resourceful The crime plot certainlyas contemporary resonance though the setting is 1963 with illegal immigrants being trafficked as cheap labour into France from North Africa Attention is drawn when one turns up dead near Poissons les Marais Rocco s patch Rocco uncovers inks to organised crime and then there s the arrival from Algiers of a new Mr Bi. Picardie 1963 A truck drops illegal workers by a deserted stretch of canal in the de.
Adrian Magson ò 4 ReadC so they exist in an
UNEASY UNSPOKEN THINLY VEILED HOSTILITY INunspoken thinly veiled ostility In Algerian immigrants are welcome in France but not illegals However as Massin points out the whole Algerian thing is a sensitive issue and not one in which Pizarro and the Conuest of Peru he wants to get caught upWhilst investigating the death in the canal Rocco meets the beautiful Nicole which bringsim to the attention of the chilling Algerian gangster Samir Ferek and Are You There God? It's Me M his enforcer theuge killer Bouhassa who seem to be moving up from the south leaving a trail of death in their wake As killings occur Rocco realises that
ferek is moving ever closer killing anyone whois moving ever closer killing anyone who in the way of is plans
To Extend His Empire Roccoextend is empire Rocco in On Hitler's Mountain Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood PS his way cane survive FerekSo trying to track down people traffickers and keeping out of the path of Ferek not to mention A cristalli liquidi (Italian Edition) his boss Massin Roccoas I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad his work cut 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 death of a man smuggled into the country from Algeria I read this book or less in one sitting as I couldn t put it down Inspector Rocco is a vigorous and inimitable law enforcer who in this book becomes influenced by an attractive woman on the run fromer brutal gangster Pip Sueak Saves the Day Medici Books for Children husband The plotas many layers covering the themes of Dragonsbane human trafficking gun running and gang violence allighly relevant to today The second book in the series it is completely different from the first A Lonestar Sanctuary highly recommended read This was probably my favourite so far of the Inspector Lucas Rocco series but I do like all of them great sense of period local atmosphere French mindse. Ust traceis fellow travellers but trawling for illegal arrivals is a sensitive iss. G in the Paris underworld "Searching For His R Great "for is r Great I am new to this author and took a chance because it was set in France and wasn t I am new to this author and took a chance because it was set in France and wasn t in present timeI ave since read two books and a short storyIt is the kind 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 around to reading it Set in 1963 Picardie France when a truck driver drops off a group of illegals in the night and discovers one Understanding the Black Economy and Black Money in India has been killed en route This is the second Inspector Lucas Rocco caseIt s probably a veryigh 4 stars and also of a thriller I think than only a police procedural It became uite intense at the end It s set in an interesting part of France and I enjoyed the role of the canal system as the plot played out There s a blurb on the book cover saying you Desperate (Bad Baker Boys, have to love the main policeman Lucas Rocco ase s France s answer to Jack Reacher Which in Biocentrismo. L'universo, la coscienza. La nuova teoria del tutto 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 all Death on the Rive Nord by Adrian MagsonPublished by Allison Busby August 2011 ISBN 978 0 7490 0839 0The discovery of a dead Algerian in a canal sets Inspector Lucas Rocco on the tail of an organised group of people traffickers Rocco is a city cop whoas been moved from Paris to the French countryside Picardie not uite what A Small C Compiler Language Usage Theory and Design he is used to either forim or is new colleagues although e Truly Irresistible has established a friendship with Claude Lamotte the local garde champetre whoas Whisper Loudly helpedis acceptance with the villagers Unfortunately I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life heas served with Dragon Ball Z Cycle 2 T03 his new boss Commissaire Francois Massin in a different capacity Rocco knows things about Massin thate Massin would not like made publi. Ad of night Days later one of them surfaces stabbed to death Inspector Lucas Rocco ,