Episode 142: Mariah Fredericks

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Jane Prescott, the protagonist of A Death of No Importance in Mariah Fredericks’ novel, introduces herself to readers as a “Nobody. Less than nobody.” As a lady’s maid in the first decade of the 20th century, she’s not too far off. Regardless of her station in life, though, Jane has a keen eye. Once again, in her… Read more »

Episode 130: Con Lehane

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Don’t let the rarified, bookish air of New York City’s 42nd Street Library lull you into a sense of serenity: there are dark doings and bad people roaming the stacks in Con Lehane’s Murder in the Manuscript Room  

Episode 117: Don Winslow

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In The Force, the new crime fiction novel by Don Winslow, Detective Sergeant Danny Malone thinks he can beat The System and be a good cop, in spite of the fact he occasionally—well maybe more than occasionally—does bad things