--- In email@example.com, Kevin Burton Smith <kvnsmith@...>
> By the way, the book it's based on was the last Robicheaux I really
> enjoyed. The whole ghost thing was fresh and unique and murky and dark
> and worked surprisingly well -- but it became a real drag when Burke
> started using it over and over, to the point where I haven't read any
> of his most recent books. But I keep hearing good things about TIN
> ROOF BLOWDOWN or whatever it's called.
> Anyone read it? Is it a return to form?
You missed some good ones. He went off the supernatural stuff after a
while. The Tin Roof Blowdown is excellent, in my opinion. He also put
out a wonderful collection of short stories (not all crime stories but
really good stuff).
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