Tuesday, July 29, 2003

Page turners: What you're reading



By Marsie Hall Newbold
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Dr. Gail H. Friedman

Psychologist and vice president, Behavioral Science Center, Inc.

The Murder Book by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine; $26.95).

"I finished it while on vacation. The protagonist is Alex Delaware, a psychologist who receives an anonymous package that begins the investigation of a number of old murders that took place almost 20 years ago. It involves spoiled rich children, corruption and a cover-up that involves the most powerful and wealthy people in Los Angeles."

Evelyn Robertson

Weekend anchor, WLWT Channel 5

Up Country: A Novel by Nelson DeMille (Warner Books; $26.95).

"It's about this guy who goes back to Vietnam to solve a murder and has to deal with his own hidden nightmares of when he was there in the war.

"I'm learning a lot about what it might have been like to be there and how those guys came back after those horrible experiences.

"I identify with the characters. There is a female in the book ... too young really to remember the war, so she just listens to him. Like a lot of us who saw a lot of these guys come back terrorized, she begins to understand why."




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