Meet Inspector Arkady Renko in Martin Cruz Smith’s Masterpiece, ‘Gorky Park’ [REVIEW]

Gorky Park, 1982

Pond in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, 1982 (Photo by RIA Novosti archive, image #510373 / Valeriy Shustov / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0)

A public venue. Three unidentified bodies. One determined investigator. Can one man solve a complicated case when no one in his own government wants him to do so? Find out in Martin Cruz Smith’s dazzling thriller, Gorky Park.  Read more of this post

Murder and Romance Meet in Laura Griffin’s ‘Touch Of Red’ [REVIEW]

Crime Scene

The crime scene was grisly. How could someone possibly survive? (Photo by Mark’s Postcards from Beloit, Flickr)

When a fingerprint expert is called out in the middle of the night, nothing can prepare her for what she will find: a gruesome crime scene without the usual clues. Does she have what it takes to find the killer? Find out in Laura Griffin’s latest Tracers novel, Touch of Red.  Read more of this post