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5 Favorite Paperback Authors

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by Breeze147, Nov 26, 2014.

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    Ian Rankin great for a good ole Scottish detective story (contemporary times)
     
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    I used to Like Patterson and Cussler but I think of them as editors more-so than authors nowadays
     
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    I enjoy Cussler's books as light hearted pot-boilers, and at least he has the decency to credit his co-writers, I'm sure a lot of other household name thriller writers have their books ghost written as well just to keep the conveyor belt of books flowing.
     
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    JosieCat.. Have you read Nora Roberts Dark Wirch Trilogy? I had to wait 5 months for the 3rd one.. Reading it now. Have you read Tami Hoag? A lot of her murder mysteries take place in MN..
     
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    Yes, I read those. Never heard of Tami Hoag. I'll check it out.
     
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    Clive Cussler! Fun beach books.
     
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    Does Cormac McCarthy count as a paperback writer?
     
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    Excuse my ignorance. Are "paperback" writers basically contemporary fictional authors? If so, I don't read much of them except perhaps Ken Follett, Bret Easton Ellis, and Ben Mezrich. I have read a few non-fiction, and many classic novels. Now that I'm not in school and don't have to read, I want to read some of the classics like Steinbeck, U. Sinclair, Bradbury, and Faulkner.
     
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