By Bill Pronzini
The writer of Blue Lonesome, a brand new York instances ebook evaluation impressive booklet, has created one other gorgeous novel of suspense. Set in a small, remoted city in Northern California, A wilderness of Strangers is a fast paced, memorable tale in regards to the arrival of a stranger--and the homicide of an attractive, lonely girl.
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My mouth tasted dry; I licked some spit through it. "Business in the area? " "Could be ... " "Business or pleasure. " "All right," he said. See what I mean? Snotty. " I asked. " "Brush Creek casino's a couple of miles down the east shore. " "Oh, sure. Four of 'em in the county. Video slots, poker, keno. Cards, too. Blackjack. " I should've kept my mouth shut after that, but it's just not in my nature. Twenty-plus years in the resort business makes a man talkative. " "Great sport, fishing. " "You think so?
The other three quarters was mostly incoherent. Sentences that made no sense, paragraphs that had little or no continuity, logic that was illogical, misquotes, even a couple of dangling participles. A shameful mess, in sum, from the first word to the final period. And the magnificent irony was, nobody noticed. We received not a single phone call or letter of protest. " If I'd been drunk at the time I would have laughed in his face. Riotously. The humor struck me again now, and a sound burst from my larynx that had a tonal quality similar to the famous baying outside Baskerville Hall.
Key? Oh, sure. I'll put you in number six. That's one of the lake-front cabins. " I handed him the key and he went out without saying anything else, and I don't mind admitting I was relieved to be rid of him. I don't like his kind, not one little bit. I wished I'd charged him seventy-five a night instead of sixty-five. Bet he'd have paid it, too. Must've had a thousand dollars or more stuffed into that pigskin wallet of his. Roll of bills fat enough to gag a sixty-pound Doberman. " John C. Faith, Los Angeles.