Friday, August 25, 2017

Five top books about strange cities

Adam Christopher's newest novel is Killing Is My Business (Ray Electromatic Mysteries, Volume 2).

At he tagged "five books where the setting—in this case, strange cities—is key," including:
Our Lady of the Ice by Cassandra Rose Clarke

Set in Hope City, the domed city deep in the heart of Argentine Antarctica, Our Lady of the Ice combines a steampunk sensibility with a classic crime mystery to produce a masterpiece of innovative world building. As the city begins to fall apart, private eye Eliana Gomez is charged with the recovery of some stolen documents, the fee from which will allow her to flee her increasingly fragile home. Highly original… even if you perhaps wouldn’t want to visit Hope City yourself!
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue