Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Poor Boy's Game


Is this a great cover or what? 

Well, the book that goes with it is very good, too.  I wouldn't expect anything less from Dennis Tafoya, whose third novel this is. The Poor Boy's Game is about a federal marshal named Frannie Mullen, from Philadelphia, and how a case she's working on in the Philly area dovetails with the escape of her brutal father from prison.  It's a crime novel both exciting and evocative, and I talk about it in detail over at my usual spot, Criminal Element.

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