Do you like your mysteries with a twist of humor?
Plus a dash of terror?
Joe Konrath mixes up an unusual cocktail of mystery, humor, and galvanizing terror in his series tracking Lieutenant Jacqueline Daniels of the Chicago Police Department.
(Yes, she is "Jack" Daniels.)
This book has a winning collection of remarkable characters, in Chicagoland locations you may recognize.
But do be warned: Konrath is a gifted and effective writer. His humorous characters, situations, and dialogue are very funny. And when he switches to terror, you will feel fear. Lots and lots of fear.
is the first in Konrath's "Jack Daniels" series, soon to have it's sixth entry. Mr. Konrath also edited the anthology These Guns For Hire.
Like your terror 'straight up'? Try Afraid
written under the pseudonym "Jack Kilborn". No humor: just unrelenting adrenaline from what I hear.
Most of our Mystery Discussion Group enjoyed Whiskey Sour very much. The rest of us are recovering from serious goosebumps.