Emma Cross is an independent woman—more independent than anyone in 1897 Newport, Rhode Island, wants to admit.
“. . . reading this novel is like—exquisite torture.”“I exist!”
“I will prove it to you!”
“Long live Bernie and Chet the Jet.”
“. . . a slapdash effort . . .”
“Pick up a copy of Death of a Kingfisher, pour yourself a dram—or ‘murder a whiskey,’ as one police officer says—and enjoy.”
“Morgue Drawer Four, a finalist for Germany’s 2010 Friedrich Glauser Prize for best crime novel, is a real find for aficionados of black humor and the macabre.