Triptych

Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:00 pm, GMT+1h Laura
Triptych

Triptych

Author:
Series: Will Trent, Book 1
Genres: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene at the notorious Grady Homes, he finds himself faced with one of the the most brutal killings of his career: Aleesha Monroe is found in the stairwell in a pool of her own blood, her body horribly mutilated. As a one-off killing it's shocking, but when it becomes clear that it's just the latest in a series of similar attacks, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are called in, and Michael is forced into working with Special Agent Will Trent of the Criminal Apprehension Team - a man he instinctively dislikes. Twenty-four hours later, the violence Michael sees around him every day explodes in his own back yard. And it seems the mystery behind Monroe's death is inextricably entangled with a past that refuses to stay buried ... More info →
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Read Last Week

Monday, July 17 2017 4:00 pm, GMT+1h Laura

Last Tuesday I forgot to post what I was reading… What’s the use of having a planner if I don’t consult it when I need it? Anyway, this is what I completed: The Square of Revenge.

June Book Haul

Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:00 pm, GMT+1h Laura

Here another book haul, this time for June. Again I couldn’t resist, Kobo does pretty good promotions and I think I have a shopping (for books) addiction.

Let’s see what I bought in June (I need to say though, not much).

Bones Are Forever

Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:00 pm, GMT+1h Laura
Bones Are Forever

Bones Are Forever

Author:
Series: Temperance Brennan, Book 15
Genres: Crime, Mystery
A riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan—a story of infanticide, murder, and corruption, set in the high-stakes, high-danger world of diamond mining. A woman calling herself Amy Roberts checks into a Montreal hospital complaining of uncontrolled bleeding. Doctors see evidence of a recent birth, but before they can act, Roberts disappears. Dispatched to the address she gave at the hospital, police discover bloody towels outside in a Dumpster. Fearing the worst, they call Temperance Brennan to investigate. In a run-down apartment Tempe makes a ghastly discovery: the decomposing bodies of three infants. According to the landlord, a woman named Alma Rogers lives there. Then a man shows up looking for Alva Rodriguez. Are Amy Roberts, Alma Rogers, and Alva Rodriguez the same person? Did she kill her own babies? And where is she now? Heading up the investigation is Tempe’s old flame, Homicide Detective Andrew Ryan. His counterpart from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is Sergeant Ollie Hasty, who happens to have a little history with Tempe himself, which she regrets. This unlikely trio follows the woman’s trail, first to Edmonton, and then to Yellowknife, a remote diamond-mining city deep in the Northwest Territories. What they find in Yellowknife is more sinister than they ever could have imagined. More info →
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Screencapping with VLC Media Player

Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:00 pm, GMT+1h Laura

Sometimes I use screencaps from the WWW, but sometimes I need a specific scene or time frame longer than what I can find especially when i need to do animations, so I screencap with VLC Media Player. I used to use VirtualDub but it doesn’t work with Windows 10 and it wasn’t updated in a long time. But since I use VLC to watch my long list of Tv-shows, why not using it to screen capture?

So here What I do.