Thursday, September 14, 2023

Seven crime novels set in Sin City

Robert Swartwood is the USA Today bestselling author of The Serial Killer’s Wife, The Calling, Man of Wax, and several other novels. His work has appeared in The Los Angeles Review, The Daily Beast, ChiZine, Space and Time, Postscripts, and PANK. He created the term “hint fiction” and is the editor of Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer. He lives with his wife in Pennsylvania.

Swartwood's new novel is The Killing Room

[Q&A with Robert Swartwood; The Page 69 Test: The Killing Room]

At CrimeReads he tagged seven crime novels set in Las Vegas, including:
Void Moon by Michael Connelly

Cassie Black is a thief who served six years in prison due to manslaughter. Out on parole, she tries to keep her nose clean, but eventually agrees to rob a high roller in Las Vegas—a high roller who, it turns out, is a mob bagman, and before Cassie knows it, she’s on the run for her life.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue