Part three in my series of recently read mysteries. Winter is the perfect time for indulging in a mystery. A warm beverage, a blanket and soft music on the hi-fi. No, you haven’t traveled back to 1965, but if your book was written by Agatha Christie, it might seem so. Livid (2022) is Patricia Cornwell’s … More And Still More Mystery Fiction (old and new)
The Goodbye Coast is a new novel by Joe Ide, author of several other books of mystery. Here, he takes gumshoe Philip Marlowe and moves him from the 1940s to present day. Ide made a deal with the Raymond Chandler Estate, owner of the Marlowe character to write him as a suavy and hip private … More Noir: Philip Marlowe Reimagined (The Goodbye Coast)
Harry Bosch is an L.A. police detective in a series of crime novels. Bosch is somber like Joe Friday, and is a straight-shooter who plays no favorites. Friday didn’t shoot people, Bosch does. “Everybody counts or nobody counts.” Very simple, but not always easy to do. The Harry Bosch novels are among my favorite character … More Who is Harry Bosch?