Re: RARA-AVIS: Rozan

From: Karen Anderson (
Date: 03 Sep 2002


I had exactly the same reaction to a Lydia Chin book and wondered what all the fuss was about. Later was amused when a male colleague remarked to me that he imagined Lydia to be very exotic. I envisioned her, based on her blustering and bitching, to be a snippy little smartypants.

I'll try the Bill Smith series.


> Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2002 11:06:04 -0400
> From: Joy Matkowski <>
> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Rozan
> I'll try one of those, then. I read one of the series featuring Lydia
> Chin a
> while back because of the awards and wasn't impressed.
> Joy
> Paul <> opined:
>> S.J. Rozan's Bill Smith and Lydia Chin Series is very good. S.J. is an
> Edgar
>> winning author who often switches the focus of the books between the 2
>> characters. Bill Smith has a hardboiled cynical mentality, smokes a
>> lot of
>> butts. I enjoyed Stone Canyon and The Bitter Feast.
********************* Karen G. Anderson Contributing Editor January Magazine

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