Brief reviews of mysteries, thrillers, and crime novels.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Bone Dust White, by Karen Salvalaggio
Pretty much every character in this book has a messy life, from Macy Freely, the very pregnant police detective sent to Collier, Montana, to investigate the murder of Leanne Adams; to Jared, the two-timing paramedic with a compulsion to take care of people; to Hayley, one of Jared's lovers and the wife of an abusive truck driver; to 18-year old Grace, the heart-transplant survivor who watches the mother who abandoned her murdered. And the minor characters have equally complicated lives. I liked the book, but found it a little grim and maybe a bit overwritten.