Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as an utterly irresistible heroine, Darlene O Hara the brilliant, hard-living, obsessive, and somewhat self-destructive detective introduced in Peter de Jonge s acclaimed crime fiction masterwork Shadows Still Remain returns in Buried on Avenue B.
An edgy and suspenseful noir thriller, Buried on Avenue B traverses the gritty landscape of New York s Lower East Side and the more sordid corners of Sarasota, Florida, as a gruesome and unexpected discovery in a makeshift Alphabet City grave heats up a 17-year-old cold case.
James Patterson calls Darlene O Hara one of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year, and the New York Times has described Peter de Jonge s writing as in the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly. For fans of serious crime fiction, Peter de Jonge is a must-read, and Detective Darlene O Hara is cop to be reckoned with."e;