What are crime readers to do when their favorite mystery writer passes from these mean streets to the great beyond? Should the dead stay buried, or is there still literary life to be found? One such revival is Jesse Stone, the North Shore cop created by the late Robert B. Parker, who cases are now handled by Reed Farrell Coleman. One reviewer enthuses that “I had high hopes for what a writer of Coleman’s skill would bring to the series, and those hopes have not just been met, they have been exceeded.” Read on for snap reviews of the new Coleman-Stone stories, a look at other recent detective revivals. and a peek at other new crime titles at the Nichols Library.