Reviews From the Left Coast

Wowza! Here’s an unexpectedly cool review. It ran today in the Contra Costa Times, the San Jose Mercury News and

The writer is Myles Knapp – I swear I didn’t make that up, although I have every intention of stealing it for my Cool Character Names file. And one of the reasons I love this review is that Knapp gets what I wanted to do from the very beginning with Daria Gibron:

Write a typical, iconic “Action Figure” protagonist in the mystery/thriller/noir tradition, with one difference: Make him a her. Every rescue and leap-into-the-fray scene that a writer normally would give to his chisel-chinned hero, I get to give to my ever-so-slightly psychotic heroine.

How fun is that?

Knapp gets it.

About danahaynes

Dana Haynes is the author of ICE COLD KILL (2013), BREAKING POINT (2011) and CRASHERS (2010) from Minotaur and St. Martin's Press.

Posted on May 8, 2013, in Blog and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.


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