A bed-and-breakfast mystery; Greywalker on the case
New books by Seattle-area authors: a new bed-and-breakfast mystery by Mary Daheim; Elizabeth George’s “Just One Evil Act,” new in paperback; the final installment of Kat Richardson’s “Greywalker” series; and a collection of writing about race relations on the Paci
“Clam Wake” by Mary Daheim(Morrow, $25.99). Daheim’s “bed-and-breakfast” mystery series returns with Judith McMonigle Flynn encountering another case while housesitting on Whoopee Island. She investigates a stabbing death, which includes proving that she and her cousin didn’t commit the crime. Daheim is a Seattle native and UW graduate.
“Just One Evil Act” by Elizabeth George(New American Library, $17). New in paperback, the latest Inspector Lynley mystery series book tells a child-in-danger story that tests Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, who travels to Italy to investigate the kidnapping of a friend’s daughter. Havers pursues the complicated case while defying her superior’s orders. George resides on Whidbey Island.
“Revenant” by Kat Richardson (Roc, $25.95). In the ninth and final installment of her Greywalker series, Richardson, a Washington author, puts P. I. and Greywalker Harper Blaine on the trail of grotesque crimes and black magic across the “Old World.” The stakes: a possible world war.
“The Rising Tide of Color” by Moon-Ho Jung (UW Press, $50). Jung, an associate history professor at the University of Washington edits this collection of essays about race relations of the Pacific Coast. The writings highlight histories of race, violence and radical movements that continue to shape the 21st century.