RARA-AVIS: Re: Block and Vachss

From: Curt Purcell ( curtpurcell@hotmail.com)
Date: 04 Nov 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Nathan Cain" <IndieCrime@...> wrote:
> I noticed the same thing when I read Boneyard a year or so ago.

Ah!--glad to know I'm not the only one.

> And, for what it's worth, Blue Belle, was the apex of the Burke
> It's been all downhill from there.

I hate to say it, but you're absolutely right. I actually like STREGA
(immediately preceding BLUE BELLE) best of all, but BB is the last of the *really* good Burke novels. Still, I followed them up until FOOTSTEPS OF THE HAWK, when I threw up my hands and gave the series up as having totally jumped the shark.

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