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Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Private Investigator
P.I. Bill Smith is hired by a woman who wants him to recover some of her valuable, stolen artworks. His client is the artist, and one he highly respects.
Unusual occurrences abound. The teenage daughter of a local business-man disappears, and when Smith refuses the case, he earns the wrath
Smith agrees to look for the boy and prove his innocence. Finding the
STONE QUARRY is a tight, complex tale of power and the corruption it breeds. This is a tough, bleak story and proves that women writers are capable of writing classic hard-boiled crime fiction. (Sep., 288 pp., $23.95)
Reviewed By: Toby Bromberg
Publisher: St. Martin's
Published: September 1999