My Review of “Salt River,” the New Doc Ford Crime Novel by Randy Wayne White

Thirty years have zipped by since Randy Wayne White first introduced readers to Doc Ford and his pals in Sanibel Flats, and from time to time the mostly solid crime fiction series seems to falter. Salt River, the 26th Ford novel, is one of those times.

White’s prose is better than OK, of course, and Doc’s fans will be pleased that old friends, including the protagonist’s love interest, Hannah Smith, and his aging hippie pal, Tomlinson, are part of the action. But the book’s twin plots are far-fetched, even for a Doc Ford novel, and readers who aren’t already familiar with the relationships between the characters might feel a bit lost.

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

 

About Bruce DeSilva

Crime Novelist
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s