Brief reviews of mysteries, thrillers, and crime novels.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
India Black and the Gentleman Thief, by Carol K. Carr
The India Black books, about a madame who is lead into a second career as a spy by the ever-so-attractive Agent Lachlan French and the bossy Benjamin Disraeli, are very entertaining. When a regular client has a suspicious bill of lading delivered to her, and some ruffians take it from her by force, India is more than ready to join French in a quest for answers and a bit of revenge. She gets a little Emma Peel in this outing, and the bad guys learn that her bite can be just as bad as her bark.