Friday, August 23, 2013

While You Wait for The Cuckoo's Calling

JK Rowling's latest book The Cuckoo's Calling, a detective novel written under the pen name Robert Galbraith, has flown off the shelves and hit the bestsellers lists. It received favorable reviews before the author's true identity was leaked. But now that we know who the real author is, it's in great demand. So here's some advice from our own Tracy G:
...if you are eagerly awaiting a hot item, consider asking us for suggestions to pass the time with. You may stumble across an undiscovered gem while waiting for your hold to come in.
So while The Cuckoo's Calling is still a wish away, why not sample another mystery featuring a flawed but gifted detective. Here are just a few:


Linda K. said...

Try Plum Island by Nelson DeMille while you are waiting. Technically John Corey is a police detective, not a PI, but he's on leave following an on-the-job injury so he pretty much does what he wants to do. Good setting, characters, and a fair amount of humor.

soyahadabadday said...

The Dog Who Knew Too Much by Spencer Quinn provides a little tongue-in-cheek detecting by Chet and Bernie of the Little Detective Agency.

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