“The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham is a “buoyant, mischievous thriller” about a trio of law school students who learn that their school admits unqualified students in order to profit from student loans–and decide to strike back. In “Deep Freeze” by John Sandford, “the ice-covered body of a banker is found near the outflow from the Trippton sewage plant. “The Western Star” by Craig Johnson, Walt Longmire (of TV fame) confronts a foe from his days a a deputy fresh back from viet Nam. In “Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly, Harry Bosch, ostensibly retired, gets involved in a case regarded stolen prescription drugs.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson