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Eclipse Volume 2
Zack Kaplan
Rise of a Merchant Prince: Book Two of the Serpentwar Saga
Raymond E. Feist
Elephantmen: Mammoth Book 1
Joe Kelly, Richard Starkings
The Joy Diet: 10 Daily Practices for a Happier Life
Martha N. Beck

Mildly entertaining and "amusing" detective stories

Rotten Apple: Seven Sins, One Deadly City - Simon Dunn

Deliberately replete with all the hard-boiled detective clichés, this volume deals with Vic Malone (a New York detective) and characters associated with him. He is the best at everything: solving murders, driving, combat, seduction etc.. all in a geographically-silly New York (many of San Francisco's features are there for some reason - comedic, no doubt). A comical collection but unsubtle and, in the end, nothing special and only mildly entertaining.