KindlePrintReviews

Killing Quarry

Written by Max Allan Collins — As noted in his afterword, since returning to writing his Quarry novels in 2006, author Max Allan Collins has written them out of sequence, jumping around from time to time. This latest novel takes place in the mid-70s, after…
Read more
PrintReviews

Starlight

Written by Rod Humphris — Port Antonio, Jamaica, is where ex-soldier Simon Ellice finds himself in this new noir-ish adventure by Rod Humphris. As the smell of marijuana drifts across a still bay and a murder plot unfolds, this 92-page novella gives readers the chance…
Read more
KindlePrintReviews

City of Windows

Written by Robert Pobi — In a CFL interview with Robert Pobi about his 2012 debut novel Bloodman, he said he wanted to write an old-fashioned character-driven story. He’s done it again with his new police procedural, City of Windows. Ten years before the start…
Read more
iBookKindlePrintReviews

Swann's Down

Written by Charles Salzberg — This is the fifth Henry Swann book by Charles Salzberg and we’ve previously reviewed Swann’s Way Out. The author says Swann’s Down is the detective’s last investigation and if it turns out he can really leave Henry Swann behind, he…
Read more
Recommended

Hell Chose Me

Packed with interesting characters, Angel Luis Colón’s crime thriller follows hitman Bryan Walsh from his dysfunctional family in the Bronx to Ireland and his even more reprehensible Uncle Sean, an IRA hardliner who’s greeted peace in Northern Ireland by refocusing his love of violence onto…
Read more
KindlePrintReviews

Hell Chose Me

Written by Angel Luis Colón — Just when avid crime fiction readers might be tiring of the low-life protagonists with unsavoury companions, seedy surroundings, and expletive-inducing situations, which so many crime writers have paraded before their readers of late, along comes a novel that upends…
Read more