From the outside looking in, Paloma’s life in My Sweet Girl—Amanda Jayatissa’s debut thriller—seems charmed. Adopted from a Sri Lankan orphanage at age twelve, Paloma has grown up with loving parents surrounded by affluence in San Francisco. Now, at 30, Paloma is grappling with events from her past and dealing with ghosts, some more real than… Read more »
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In Pacific Burn, Barry Lancet’s third mystery featuring PI Jim Brodie, an assassin seems to be targeting the adult family members of an esteemed Japanese artist who is a good friend of Brodie’s. It’s up to Brodie to find out who is killing off the Nobuki family one by one …and why Photo of Barry… Read more »
San Francisco’s first lady of Noir has her own tales of the City, including her most recent Miranda Corbie novel, City of Ghosts Kelli’s Noir cred goes beyond San Francisco of 1940, her other series, which features Arcturus, a physician of Roman Britain, began with Nox Dormienda, a nod to Raymond Chandler.