Review of The Secret Token

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Secret Token

Every attempt at solving this purported mystery—and every possible solution—is debunked, which makes me conclude that there is no real mystery at all, just a theoretical mystery that’s been kept alive through mythology, faked history, and fanatics.

New Fiction to Read–or Not

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Phillip Kerr is as good a crime writer as Michael Connelly, and this new one is set in Athens in 1957 and involves greedy ex-Nazis, missing Jewish gold, and a killer who shoots his victims in both eyes.  Thrilling, sardonic, and a great read with wonderful atmosphere,

Phillip Kerr is as good a crime writer as Michael Connelly, and this new one is set in Athens in 1957 and involves greedy ex-Nazis, missing Jewish gold, and a killer who shoots his victims in both eyes.