2018: #20 – The Professionals (Owen Laukkanen)

This was an enjoyable cross between a police procedural and a caper novel.  On one side are 4 college friends, Pender, Marie, Sawyer, and Mouse. These four chose an unconventional career path after graduation — they started kidnapping people for ransom. The way they see it, no one is getting hurt, they’re just losing a little bit of money. Except one day they choose the

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