detective http://wamc.org en "Unseen" by Karin Slaughter http://wamc.org/post/unseen-karin-slaughter <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>New York Times Best-selling author, Karen Slaughter’s latest thriller, Unseen, pits detectives, lovers, and enemies against one another in an unforgettable standoff between righteous courage and deepest evil.</p><p>Featuring her recurring character, detective Will Trent, the novel explores what happens when good people face the unseen evils in their lives.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 70847 at http://wamc.org "Unseen" by Karin Slaughter The Book Show #1299 - Michael Connelly http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1299-michael-connelly <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michael Connelly started his career as a newspaper reporter, eventually working as a police and crime reporter for </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Los Angeles Times</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. While there, he covered the 1992 riots – a time and place to which he returns in the book, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316069434/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0316069434">The Black Box</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0316069434" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which stars LAPD detective, Harry Bosch.</span></p><p></p><p><em>Previously aired as Book Show #1279.</em></p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55994 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1299 - Michael Connelly "The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller" by John Connolly http://wamc.org/post/wrath-angels-charlie-parker-thriller-john-connolly <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">John Connolly is best known for his bestselling series starring Maine private detective Charlie Parker. They are literate, </span>hardboiled<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> novels that dabble increasingly in the supernatural.</span></p><p>His latest novel is <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1476703027/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1476703027&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Wrath of Angels</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1476703027" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> , the just-published 11th book in the Parker series. It deals with a plane crash in the depths of the Maine woods. What the wreckage conceals is more important than money. It is power.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56348 at http://wamc.org "The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller" by John Connolly