My Review of “Blood in the Water,” a New Thriller Set in Boston

Jack Flynn does a fine job developing complex characters while keeping the tension high in Blood in the Water, his fast-paced yarn of intrigue, violence and personal betrayals.

His prose, for the most part, is tight and precise. And his setting — the waterfront docks and the mostly abandoned harbor islands that are unfamiliar even to most Bostonians — is vividly portrayed.

So is the weather, the action unfolding during a bitter winter that has clogged the shipping lines with ice floes.

To read the full text of my review for The Associated Press, please click here.

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About Bruce DeSilva

Crime Novelist
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