Tuesday, February 16, 2010
THE SILENT PLACES
by James Patrick Hunt - in bookstores June 2010
Police Lt. George Hastings is a likeable character with an edge. His disdain for the motives of police hierarchy in St. Louis only adds to this book's appeal. Perhaps in part because my husband and both sons went to college in St. Louis and references to Wydown Boulevard and Clayton were familiar, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Hastings is in pursuit of a jailed longtime CIA operative who recently escaped and poses a threat to a Missouri state politician but he's skeptical about the reasons for the threat.
Fun and fast paced, this book will be a great beach read this coming summer.