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Buried on Avenue B: A Novel

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Excellent and Highly Intriguing Plot

Author Peter de Jonge's Buried on Avenue B, book 2 of the O’Hara & Krekorian series, is a fast-paced thriller that will capture most readers. Peter de Jonge has created an amazing thriller containing a wide array of interesting and well created characters with his writi...
Author Peter de Jonge's Buried on Avenue B, book 2 of the O’Hara & Krekorian series, is a fast-paced thriller that will capture most readers. Peter de Jonge has created an amazing thriller containing a wide array of interesting and well created characters with his writing of Buried on Avenue B. Although not the typical character Hercules is one I grew to care for. Hercules is introduced through other characters and their stories/memories of him. Buried on Avenue B centers around NYPD Homicide Division Detective Darlene O'Hara who works out of what is known as "Homicide Soft" because little comes their way. One morning everything changes when a woman named Paulette Williamson comes in to report a murder told to her by Gus Henderson, an elderly, ex-drug addict patient she is caring for. According to Gus he kill an African-American adult male then buried him under a Willow Tree in the community gardens 17 years ago. Skeptical at first, but deciding to take a quick look anyway Detective O'Hara soon realizes this could be the real deal, now all she has to do is convince her Lieutenant with minimal evidence to allow her to try and find a body. Once given the go ahead Detective O'Hara is surprised when she hears the victim is not the intended, but that of a Caucasian, male child with an odd array of items found buried around him. Follow Detective O'Hara as this case takes her on a cross country hunt for answers. I was completely caught up in the hunt and cheered Detective O'Hara the whole way. Buried on Avenue B has twists and turns throughout and will leave readers stunned when all the pieces fall into place. I hope Peter de Jonge has intentions to further capture readers with future books in the O’Hara & Krekorian series.

posted by KrisSpor on July 29, 2012

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4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Good plot Good plot. Foul language ruined it.

This is a book that I would normally enjoy reading. However the abundance use of the f-bomb and foul language ruins it for me. I would not reommend this author to any of my family or friends.

posted by Sassyone27 on May 25, 2013

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  • Posted July 29, 2012

    Excellent and Highly Intriguing Plot

    Author Peter de Jonge's Buried on Avenue B, book 2 of the O’Hara & Krekorian series, is a fast-paced thriller that will capture most readers. Peter de Jonge has created an amazing thriller containing a wide array of interesting and well created characters with his writing of Buried on Avenue B. Although not the typical character Hercules is one I grew to care for. Hercules is introduced through other characters and their stories/memories of him. Buried on Avenue B centers around NYPD Homicide Division Detective Darlene O'Hara who works out of what is known as "Homicide Soft" because little comes their way. One morning everything changes when a woman named Paulette Williamson comes in to report a murder told to her by Gus Henderson, an elderly, ex-drug addict patient she is caring for. According to Gus he kill an African-American adult male then buried him under a Willow Tree in the community gardens 17 years ago. Skeptical at first, but deciding to take a quick look anyway Detective O'Hara soon realizes this could be the real deal, now all she has to do is convince her Lieutenant with minimal evidence to allow her to try and find a body. Once given the go ahead Detective O'Hara is surprised when she hears the victim is not the intended, but that of a Caucasian, male child with an odd array of items found buried around him. Follow Detective O'Hara as this case takes her on a cross country hunt for answers. I was completely caught up in the hunt and cheered Detective O'Hara the whole way. Buried on Avenue B has twists and turns throughout and will leave readers stunned when all the pieces fall into place. I hope Peter de Jonge has intentions to further capture readers with future books in the O’Hara & Krekorian series.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2012

    Avengures plane

    2 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 21, 2013

    MUST READ

    I LOVED THIS BOOK. IT WAS VERY MUCH TO HOME.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2014

    Excellent book with a story that keeps the reader guessing. I a

    Excellent book with a story that keeps the reader guessing. I am looking forward to reading more books from this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2013

    Amazingly good book

    Moves briskly along. Very well developed plot. Good surprise ending when the female detective...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2013

    Looking forward to more books in this series

    Good read

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  • Posted October 11, 2013

    Love this Book!!

    I thought Peter DeJonge was great when he worked with James Patterson but writing solo is even better! "Buried on Avenue B" is a book that grabs your interest and holds you until the end. The characters are all so interesting and come together to make for interesting reading.
    Keep trucking Peter De Jonge!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2013

    Outstanding story, great characters

    This is a story about parents and children, about gypsies and their culture, and about an unwed mother and her son. The writing is very good, and the story develops at a gradual pace, moving from an almost trivial discovery of a body, to a possibility of a crime, etc. As a subplot there is a worried parent and her son, and a son and his father. Read it! I will certainly reread it soon.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2013

    Shelbie is a ....

    Sl.ut

    0 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2013

    loved it

    Immediatley purchased the authors

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    Posted June 9, 2013

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    Posted October 9, 2012

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