Brian Klingborg: Kill Devil Falls

Gold in the hills

 

U.S. Marshal Helen Morrissey is annoyed. She’s been assigned the mundane task of prisoner pick-up and transport. Worse, she has to drive to the town of Kill Devil Falls to get her. Virtually abandoned for years, the town has only a few people within its borders of contaminated water and sink holes.

 

Danger starts with Morrissey’s drive into town in a rigged vehicle and keeps up. When her car is totally disabled and her prisoner murdered, Morrissey is on high alert. Who is friend of foe among the few residents left?

Morrissey’s character is a scrappy foil for assorted creeps and geeks but entertaining nonetheless. A page turner from Brian Klingborg with a good depth of nastiness.

~ June Lorraine

 

  One thought on “Brian Klingborg: Kill Devil Falls

  1. April 22, 2018 at 5:17 PM

    Just saw Linda Bright’s place. Lovely! If you come for a viewing, maybe we can meet for a cup of tea?

    Sent from my iPad

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  2. John Greco
    April 22, 2018 at 5:24 PM

    This sounds interesting. Going to check it out. Thanks!

  3. April 23, 2018 at 6:15 AM

    How do you measure a ‘good depth of nastiness’?

    • April 23, 2018 at 3:30 PM

      Hahaha! A very good question and the answer would be personal for everyone.
      The vast majority of books I read are contemporary noir, so that is my basis for comparison.
      Is it as deep, dark and nasty as The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo? No.
      But the characters are as nasty as Harry Hunsicker’s The Devil’s Country.
      I’ve chosen best sellers that may provide a good reference point for you.
      Thoughts…?

  4. Brian Klingborg
    April 26, 2018 at 2:18 PM

    Thanks for the review, June!

    • April 27, 2018 at 12:14 PM

      You are so welcome…and tell me please, how did you locate the review..? “-)

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