RARA-AVIS: Greetings from a New Member

From: Randy Krbechek ( randyk@psnw.com)
Date: 02 May 2007

Annick wrote:

>I would really appreciate some reading suggestions for authors I
>should read next, if I like Megan Abbott's stories. I prefer stories
>that are set in the noir era, late '40s and '50s, that really capture
>that "voice" that is reminiscent of the writing style from that
>period in time. If I had to make a choice, The Song is You comes
>closer to my preferred storyline. Gil Hopkins reminds me of a Phillip
>Marlowe type, disillusioned but not yet ready to give up, still
>searching for the truth.

I highly recommend two PI stories by Howard Browne - "Halo in Blood" and "Halo for Satan." Both are fun reads, well-written, plenty of period flavor. If you like Marlowe, you'll enjoy a turn with Paul Pine.

Bye. Randy Krbechek Fresno, CA

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