Researcher and Writer in Washington, DC

Posts tagged Crime Story

George Pelecanos, Hell to Pay (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 20...

George Pelecanos, Hell to Pay (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2002)

The Gritty Streets of… Washington, DC? by  Kevin R. Kosar, November 16, 2007 The national news usually only shows America the piece of DC occupied by the White House and Congress.  Ah, but there is so much more, from the leafy, lovely Northwest to the god-awful slums. George Pelecanos; interests lie with the latter. This […]

Patricia Cornwell, Post-Mortem (New York: Avon Books, 19...

Patricia Cornwell, Post-Mortem (New York: Avon Books, 1993)

Post-Mortem- What Fun! by Kevin R. Kosar, May 2009 Sure, the characters’ use of pagers give this novel a slightly dated feel…  But Post-Mortem still is well worth reading. It is an enjoyable thriller, and you will not be able to guess who the fiend is until the very end.

Patricia Cornwell, From Potter’s Field (NY: Berkley Books, 19...

Cornwell’s first five books were: Postmortem (1990) Body of Evidence (1991) All That Remains (1992) Cruel and Unusual (1993) and The Body Farm (1994) From Potter’s Field (1995) was her sixth.  I have read Postmorten and The Body Farm, and both are quite good. From Potter’s Field is pretty good for about 300 pages, and […]

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