More and more crimenovels are obese. Stop the shortage of shorties.

The crime scene is ballooning. Crimenovels are showing signs of obesity, hovering around three hundred pages each and counting. It’s hard to come upon a novel that’s under 200 pages. Yet if you look at the genre as purely entertaining,…

 "PRIVATE LIES" by Warren Adler: Love burns like the African sun in this fine novel

“PRIVATE LIES” by Warren Adler: Love burns like the African sun in this fine novel

It makes perfect sense that Hollywood once bought the movie rights of Private Lies. It reads like a movie. If you need to be entertained, everything you need is right here: interesting characters, adventure, passion, sex, jealousy, love and hate,…