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“A winner! Well-rounded characters, solid plotting, delightful writing, and plenty of suspense.” ―Booklist on The Lighthouse
“The authors will thrill adventure fans with this exciting, colorful tale of history and mystery... [They] work together as smoothly and effectively as their detective counterparts.” ―Publishers Weekly on Beyond the Grave
“One of the most compelling and enriching mystery tales of the decade.” ―Mystery Scene on Beyond the Grave
“Pronzini is justly celebrated as a chronicler of San Francisco, but this novel also showcases his deft touch with interiors-how an unmade bed, the stench of cigarette smoke, or an antiseptically clean and empty home can say volumes about the tail ends of desperate lives. Another Pronzini winner.” ―Booklist on Fever
MARCIA MULLER is the New York Times bestselling creator of private investigator Sharon McCone. The author of more than thirty-five novels, Muller received the MWA's Grand Master Award in 2005.
BILL PRONZINI, creator of the Nameless Detective, is a highly praised novelist, short story writer and anthologist. He received the Grand Master Award from the MWA in 2008, making Muller and Pronzini the only living couple to share the award.
Light weight but interesting, primarily for the portrayal of old San Francisco. Male member more of a caricature than he needs to be. Read morePublished 3 months ago by jdp
It takes a solid grasp of a historical setting to impress me, and these authors do exactly that and more. Add to that a perplexing suicide/murder/or? Read morePublished 10 months ago by Nancy E. Frye
Mostly liked because of the local (and authentic) San Francisco settling. Not a great story, but well written. It kept me engaged and I finished it!Published 10 months ago by RON
Both authors have written excellent mystery series and been much honored. One of the two plotlines in this one started off well, with the apparent suicide of a debutante in 1895... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Smoky
Loved the San Francisco historical context and learned some new tidbits. Didn't feel this was up to the standard of the SHARON McCone mysteries. Storyline was fairly simple.Published 22 months ago by Verdehlo