Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Review: Black Diamond by Martin Walker

Black Diamond by Martin Walker

Black Diamond by Martin Walker. A Mystery of the French Countryside. Knopf Hardcover, August 2011.

A simple cozy village mystery this is not. What starts out as an interesting, if fairly typical, situation for the Chief of Police to investigate, turns complicated — seemingly unnecessarily so — and very dark about a third of the way in when the first murder occurs, followed by too many intersecting storylines for Bruno to sort through.

Read the full text of our review at Mysterious Reviews: Black Diamond by Martin Walker.


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