Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Six of the best books featuring iconic sleuths

Nelson DeMille's new thriller is The Cuban Affair. One of the author's six favorite books featuring iconic sleuths, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Black Tower by P.D. James

Nobody writes murder mysteries like the British: slow-paced, almost laconic, atmospheric, and very quirky. Commander Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard is outwardly detached, but he sees, hears, and evaluates everything. The exquisite prose is why you read James.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue