Sunday, April 4, 2010

Denise Mina's new "Still Midnight"

Denise Mina seems to be taking a gentler tone with her characters in her new book, "Still Midnight." Click to read my review in the Boston Globe.

"It may be “Still Midnight’’ in Glasgow, as the title of Denise Mina’s latest crime novel suggests, but somewhere in the dark, beleaguered city dawn is showing through. In her seventh noir-ish outing, Mina, winner of the John Creasey Memorial Award for best first crime novel, doesn’t abandon the broken-glass scenarios that have won her a following. For perhaps the first time, however, the Scottish author expresses some optimism – even for the unlikeliest characters. ...


Reagan Arthur Books/Little, Brown & Co., 352 pp., $24.99

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