Garrett’s Debut of the Month, Alber, Bowen, Mrazek, Steiner, Penny, plus Newcomers Backlund and Johns | Mystery Reviews

Summer reading season is well underway, and this month’s titles offer opportunities to visit Hollywood, tour our nation’s capital, book some murderous European travel, and literally go to the dogs with a pack of ­canine-themed detective novels that are sure to have fans sitting up and begging for more.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, November 8, 2013

Aficionados of legal thrilllers and series fans will enjoy Connelly’s latest, plenty of fly-fishing details and outdoor adventure from McCafferty, and a talent for balancing great character development with fast-paced action from Wood