»Call Mr. Pavone a reliable new must-read in the world of thrillers, but don’t call him an optimist. He sees book publishing going down the tubes even faster than the moral quandaries of early-20th-century American fiction have.«
A page-turner with a dirty secret: Janet Maslin about the latest novel The Accident by Chris Pavone. Her review at The New York Times.
»I wanted to tell a story on a plantation that held the past and the present at the same time and kind of ask the question of, in the face of tremendous progress, what do we do with this history?«
»I thought, well, instead of having the detective be the same from book to book, which is how most mystery series work, what would happen if one of the other characters was the same from book to book? «
Ariel S. Winter
»I’m actually fine with people categorizing my works in any genre they please. «
»I don’t really read crime fiction.«
Oliver Gettell reports about the L.A. Times Festival of Books and a discussion with four crime fiction authors. Attica Locke (The Cutting Season), Ariel S. Winter (The Twenty-Year Death), Fuminori Nakamura (The Thief) and Chris Pavone (The Expats) on pushing the boundaries of the crime genre. Read more at the Los Angeles Times.
»She’s no Lisbeth Salander; she’s a proper lady as action hero, sporting pearls, Prada and Jimmy Choo along with her hidden Beretta, and some women may find it more pleasing to identify with her than with a scruffy punk with multiple piercings and a dragon tattoo.«
Patrick Anderson on Chris Pavone’s The Expats. His review can be read at washingtonpost.com.