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Aaron Elkins

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40+ verk 7,871 medlemmar 214 recensioner 24 favoritmärkta

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Former anthropologist Aaron Elkins has been writing mysteries and thrillers since 1982. He won an Edgar award for Old Bones, as well as an Agatha (with his wife Charlotte), and a Nero Wolfe Award. His major continuing series features forensic anthropologist-detective Gideon Oliver, "the skeleton visa mer detective". Aaron speaks often at professional conferences, is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, has written for Smithsonian magazine, and is the author of several short stories. His work, which has been published in over a dozen languages, include: NASTY BREAKS (with his wife Charlotte Elkins), MAKE NO BONES, A DECEPTIVE CLARITY, SKELETON DANCE, THE DARK PLACE, and Little Tiny Teeth. He and his wife Charlotte live in Washington. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Verk av Aaron Elkins

Gamla ben (1987) 586 exemplar
Fellowship of Fear (1982) 506 exemplar
The Dark Place (1983) 455 exemplar
Murder in the Queen's Armes (1985) 412 exemplar
Curses! (1989) 400 exemplar
Icy Clutches (1990) 377 exemplar
Skeleton Dance (2000) 364 exemplar
Dead Men's Hearts (1994) 361 exemplar
Twenty Blue Devils (1997) 341 exemplar
Make No Bones (1991) 309 exemplar
Good Blood (2004) 283 exemplar
Unnatural Selection (2006) 267 exemplar
Little Tiny Teeth (2007) 262 exemplar
A Deceptive Clarity (1987) 257 exemplar
Where There's a Will (2005) 254 exemplar
Old Scores (1993) 252 exemplar
Loot (1999) 250 exemplar
A Glancing Light (1991) 241 exemplar
A Dangerous Talent (2012) 223 exemplar
Uneasy Relations (2008) 217 exemplar
Skull Duggery (2009) 208 exemplar
Turncoat (2002) 167 exemplar
Dying on the Vine (2012) 158 exemplar
Rotten Lies (1995) 142 exemplar
A Wicked Slice (1989) 138 exemplar
Switcheroo (2016) 95 exemplar
The Worst Thing (2011) 85 exemplar
Nasty Breaks (1997) 74 exemplar
A Long Time Coming (2018) 63 exemplar
The Trouble with Mirrors (2016) 40 exemplar
On the Fringe (2005) 32 exemplar
Old Bones | Curses! (1987) 3 exemplar
Vengance 1 exemplar

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Sometimes I just need to read a fun little thriller about lost treasure set in exotic locales, and Aaron Elkins' Loot was perfect-- especially since I've read books about the incredible work done by the Monuments Men during World War II. I've often wondered just how many stolen treasures are still hiding deep in mines and other hideaways, but I digress.

This isn't the first book I've read written by Elkins. He seems to have a knack for choosing topics that I'm deeply interested in, but I can't say that I'm a fan of his writing. Loot suffers from an unnecessary love interest and a hero who's more than a little dense when it comes to the safety of himself and others, but the book's fast pace and interesting premise kept me reading happily until the end.… (mer)
 
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cathyskye | 4 andra recensioner | Jul 9, 2023 |
 
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leslie.98 | 15 andra recensioner | Jun 27, 2023 |
3.5*

I don't know why but I delight in mysteries that involve archeology so Elkins series is a great fit for me. This book was also a good "palate cleanser" for me after several days immersed in upsetting TV news.
 
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leslie.98 | 11 andra recensioner | Jun 27, 2023 |
Gideon and Julie are on their honeymoon in this book, the third book in the Gideon Oliver series. Gideon wants to visit a local museum where he notices that an old skull is not what it seems. Then he visits a dig site where a friend is managing a dig site, while the friend is excited with a secret he is waiting to reveal, that the Micenean cultural diffusion to England might be related to an actual landing instead. One of his students is anxious to share some important information with Gideon, after making an appointment with Gideon, he goes missing.

With a missing skull, a missing student and a friend who is possibly about to make a fool of himself and destroy his career, Gideon has to explore the dig site and talk to people about the mysteries. Trying to find time for his very understanding wife, he works with the police to find the truth and weave everything together.
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Nodosaurus | 11 andra recensioner | Jun 7, 2023 |

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Verk
40
Även av
13
Medlemmar
7,871
Popularitet
#3,088
Betyg
½ 3.6
Recensioner
214
ISBN
309
Språk
9
Favoritmärkt
24

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