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July 2010 Debut of the Month.
Extremely well written debut of murder, suicide, blackmail and red-herrings. It’s all set round the publication of a small mystery magazine with a dry sense of humour about authors, writing, ghost writers and reputations that must be protected adding a sophistication to a tight mystery. With a complex tale and lots of twists, it’s a lovely, gripping read.
David Loogan is leading a new and quietly anonymous life in a new town. But his solitude is broken when he finds himself drawn into a friendship with Tom Kristoll, the melancholy publisher of the crime magazine Gray Streets - and into an affair with Laura, Tom's sleek blond wife. When Tom offers him a job as an editor, Loogan sees no harm in accepting. What he doesn't realise is that the stories in Gray Streets tend to follow a simple formula: Plans Go Wrong. Bad Things Happen. People Die. Then one night David's new boss phones him in a panic, asking him to come to his house immediately. And bring a shovel...
Closing date: 11/10/2018
Publication date: 08/07/2010
Publisher: Ebury Press
|Publication date:||8th July 2010|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
Harry Dolan graduated from Colgate University, where he majored in philosophy and studied fiction-writing with the novelist Frederick Busch. He earned a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked for several years as a freelance editor.Dolan, who grew up in Rome, New York, now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his partner, Linda Randolph.More About Harry Dolan