LAMBDA LITERARY REVIEW
‘The Retribution’ and ‘The Vanishing Point’ by Val McDermid
Val said. “The sort of review that makes me want to get down on my knees and thank a critic who reads with care and gets what I’m trying to do. Made my day.”
‘I can’t recall ever reading a novel by McDermid that hasn’t gripped me from the outset. McDermid knows crime, but more importantly, she knows the dark side of men and women and the havoc they can wreak on each others’ lives. A recipient of the Lambda Pioneer Award and numerous other crime writing awards, with close to 30 novels to her name she’s been churning out at least a book a year for, well, quite a while.
Her two latest–released in the U.S. back-to-back—are very different. The Retribution is the latest in her popular series involving Tony Hill and Carol Jordan.The Vanishing Point is a stand-alone and does it ever….
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