Monthly Archives: September 2010

Witchline Noah Webster (Bill Knox pseudonym) 1988

a complaint about a washing machine that was supposed to have gone to the bottom of the ocean with the ship it was on brings a marine insurance investigator to Jersey; I skipped the prologue Advertisements

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Even Cops’ Daughters Martha G. Webb 1986

police procedural with several cases; a young man who’s done drugs working undercover vice; motorcycle gangs; the multiple POVs work; southeast Texas (Martha G. Webb is an Anne Wingate pseudonym)

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A White Male Running Martha G. Webb 1985

police procedural with several strands; the various POVs work well; the second time I read it without the main villain’s POV and liked it better; family; southeast Texas

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Desert Run Betty Webb 2006

filming of a documentary about a WWII German prisoner escape leads to more deaths; tortured PI heroine; Scottsdale Arizona

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The Shadow Guest Hillary Waugh 1971

a husband and wife in a British country cottage with ghostly sounds and nightmares

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The Money Lovers Timothy Watts 1994

cynical look at money, relations between the sexes, blackmail, and so on; multiple POVs

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Deadly Sweet Sterling Watson 1994

Florida corruption, romance, greed; the multiple POVs work

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