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Wednesday, February 26, 2014
2:32 pm est
Attention all you die-hard mystery fans out there...there is a new British author on the scene.
Okay, relatively new, because The Back Road is actually her second novel. But that's okay, because I
haven't yet read the first and to me Rachel Abbott is a new, imaginative, and refreshing author. I'm adding her to the list
of my top five favorite suspense/thriller writers that includes Charlotte and Aaron Elkins, Valerie Martin – okay, she
is more of an historical novelist, but her last one was, indeed, mysterious – and our own hometown favorite, Lisa Scottoline.
However, unlike the lighter Elkins
or Scottoline storylines that are airily touched with intellectual humor, The Back Road is in some respects darker and more sinister. And its storyline
is a twisted, convoluted maze of plots and sub-plots replete with more characters than you can count on your page-turning
fingers. And, yes, folks, this is a page-turner.
Whisk you way to www.authorexposure.com to read my review. And then settle by the fire in your front
room this weekend to read The Back Road.
J. McInerney, the host of this Literary Blog, is
an author, poet, and librettist. Her currenty published works include a novel, a book of spiritual inspirations,
volumes of poetry, stories
for children (of all ages) and
a variety of children's musicals. Her titles include:
Hose, Hook & Ladder: A Novel of Phoenixville during World War I
Columbia Hotel: A Novel
of Phoenixville during the Early 1900s
the Schuylkill Monster: A Novel of Phoenixville in
The Prisoner's Portrait: A Novel of Phoenxville during World War II
Rainbow in the Sky
of Oreigh Ogglefont
The Basset Chronicles.
Cats of Nine Tales
Water: A Collection of Poems
Exodus Ending: A
Collection of More Spiritual Poems
We Three Kings
Beauty and the Beast
Peter, Wolf, and Red Riding
Originally from the New York metropolitan area, June currently lives near Valley Forge Park in Pennsylvania with her constant and loving companions, FrankieBernard and Sebastian Cat. She
is currently working on her sixth novel.