- The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
- The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen
- The Dead Season by Christobel Kent
- And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman
Four new crime novels reviewed by Marilyn Stasio. What she has to say about new books by Attica Locke, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Christobel Kent and Laura Lippman – find out at nytimes.com.
»I’m by no means an expert on the subject of prostitution, but as a journalist I’ve interviewed several sex workers at length. As a rule memoirs by women who have done the work present the most authentic picture, but with And When She Was Good, Lippman adds the rare novel to a short and essential shelf.«
Her review of the audiobook of And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman at salon.com.
»Lippman’s mesmerizing And When She Was Good delves deep into a suburban madam’s life to show the humanity and motives of a woman who felt that line of work was her only option.«
Oline H. Cogdill
Her review on And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman at miamiherald.com.