Nerve Damage, Peter Abrahams
- “Sometimes the dead live on in your dreams.”
A nice start to the first suspense novel I've opened in years.
I pressed on.
The Glass Key, Dashiell Hammett
- "The Glass Key," published in 1930, was Dashiell Hammett's favorite book --- quite a statement when you consider that he also wrote "Th
The Moving Toyshop, Edmund Crispin
- Having come late to mysteries, I thought to read some classics.
So I found an old Penguin edition of Edmund Crispin’s “The Moving Toyshop,
The Quiche of Death, M.C. Beaton
- What are the odds that I would read, much less praise, an English murder mystery starring a retired public relations executive who sells her London bu
The Silver Bear, Derek Haas
- There is no love in The Silver Bear.
Not one little bit.
The desire for love, the hunger for love? Oh, this short novel has plenty of that.