By Peter de Jonge
Hailed by way of the Chicago Tribune as an “utterly impossible to resist heroine,” Darlene O’Hara—the terrific, hard-living, obsessive, and a little bit self-destructive detective brought in Peter de Jonge’s acclaimed crime fiction masterwork Shadows nonetheless Remain—returns in Buried on road B.
An edgy and suspenseful noir thriller, Buried on street B traverses the gritty panorama of latest York’s reduce East aspect and the extra sordid corners of Sarasota, Florida, as a ugly and unforeseen discovery in a makeshift Alphabet urban grave heats up a 17-year-old chilly case.
James Patterson calls Darlene O’Hara “one of the hottest, hippest detective creations in lots of a year,” and the New York Times has defined Peter de Jonge’s writing as “in the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly.” For fanatics of great crime fiction, Peter de Jonge is a must-read, and Detective Darlene O’Hara is cop to be reckoned with.
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