This month’s selections take us from the ballrooms of Gilded Age Newport, RI, to a gritty Boston drug den and on to the halls of political power on Capitol Hill
Gentill’s Debut of the Month, Copperman, Freydont, Round, Shogan, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, June 1, 2016
Moody’s Debut of the Month, Dugoni’s Latest “Tracy Crosswhite,” Honda, Salvalaggio, & others | Mystery Reviews, May 1, 2016
With characterizations recalling the best of George Pelecanos, this debut novel by Beverly (American literature, Trinity Univ.; On the Lam: Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover’s America) follows the coming-of-age story of East, a young Los Angeles gang lookout who is sent on a road trip with three others to kill a witness in Wisconsin.