Monday, March 23 2015
Rope of Sand, Dark City, and Union Station each extend the shadowy reach of film noir.
Thursday, December 18 2014
The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress is all about speakeasies, gangsters, glamour, and mystery. Best of all? The mystery is a true story.
Wednesday, July 16 2014
What makes this novel interesting is that it is peppered with a cast of characters who are still living in the past, or are afraid of the future.
Tuesday, February 25 2014
Unorthodox literary tactics imbue Fallen Land with psychological drama, keen social commentary, and riveting suspense all at once.
Thursday, May 24 2012
With two TV shows returning Arthur Conan Doyle's creation to our screens, Sherlock Holmes has never seemed more influential. But for the good of detective fiction, it might be time to look elsewhere for our unorthodox investigators...
Wednesday, August 17 2011
In life and death, in any examination of the past, there is regret; for loss, for suffering, for pain and failure. Here, Harry Dresden comes to terms with why he is who and what he is.
Monday, July 4 2011
Missed opportunities lurk around every corner of this messy production.
Wednesday, April 20 2011
Monday, January 17 2011
Monday, November 15 2010
A tough 17-year-old dropout searches for her missing father in the poverty- and meth-scared hills of the Missouri Ozarks.