Unholy City: A Claire Codella Mystery (Hardback)Carrie Smith (author)
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There are five vestry members and a choir director in addition to the ten homeless men asleep in the church basement. Any one of them could have done it, but what did Philip Graves do to warrant such a merciless death? Struggling to share the case and salvage their personal relationship, Claire, Brian and trusted Detective Eduardo Mu oz work around the clock to uncloak the desires, secrets, and resentments that find home through the iron gates and into the hidden beauty of one historic Romanesque church in Unholy City, the haunting third installment in Carrie Smith's Claire Codella mysteries.
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm
"A clever, twisted, and utterly gripping read. Carrie Smith has created a winner of a series, and this new chapter may be the most surprising one yet."
--Alison Gaylin, USA Today bestselling author What Remains of Me
"Smith's first-rate police procedural provides plenty of likely suspects and a clever detective."
"Smith bolsters her seemingly straightforward procedural with well-developed characters...Readers will want to see more of the capable Codella."
"Sharp [and] fast-moving... A sure bet for fans of police procedurals."
--RT Book Reviews
"Smith's deft contrast of emotion and tone is one of the many strengths of this impressive work of crime fiction."
Praise for Forgotten City
WINNER OF THE 2017 KILLER NASHVILLE READERS' CHOICE AWARD
" Timely, heartbreaking, and compelling--Forgotten City is unforgettable."
--Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author of Say No More
" Solid...Smith writes with sensitivity and nuance."
"This well-crafted police procedural is recommended for admirers of Robin Burcell or Alafair Burke."
"Steadfast police work is the key to success in Smith's second...[A] superb plot."
--RT Book Review, 4 Stars
"Claire Codella...is a terrific character with a rich, complex backstory. For readers who like police procedurals, this is a good one...A real page-turner. The writing is crisp and the story is solid."
--Seattle Book Review
"Forgotten City is...tailor made for readers who enjoy their procedurals and detective-centred mysteries brisk and intelligent...Tightly plotted, thoroughly engaging."
--Fab Book Reviews
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