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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 2 years ago
I can't remember how I discovered the first book in this series, The Awkward Squad, but I thoroughly enjoyed it; it felt fresh and it amused me, and I chalked up any small irritations to the translation from the French. This second book was much the same, although there were more straight-up trans...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 2 years ago
An entertaining, original, humorous, well-plotted story of a new squad of outcasts in the Paris Police coming together to solve two murders. "The Awkward Squad" is the English translation of "Poulet Grillés", (literally 'grilled chickens' - although poulet is also used a term for prostitutes) whic...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
I can't remember where I heard about this book (best bet is here on BL) but it was described as a new mystery series similar to the old tv show Leverage*. The premise of the show was a group of misfits coming together to right the wrongs big business perpetrated against the people. The Awkward Squ...
Momma Says to Read
Momma Says to Read rated it 4 years ago
A police procedural where the police don't exactly follow procedure. The Awkward Squad is formed to keep a group of misfits out of sight and out of mind, but these misfits certainly don't stay there. This crime mystery is well-written and fast-paced from beginning to end. So often, books in this gen...
Escape from the ER
Escape from the ER rated it 5 years ago
A crime writer, a drunk, a gambler, a rat & a s**t magnet….these are just a few of the police officers Commissaire Anne Capestan inherits when she is “promoted” to lead the newly formed cold case unit of the Police Judiciaire of Paris. But then she’s in no position to judge. She got the new assignme...
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