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Sunday, June 19, 2011
Twice Buried (Bill Gastner #3) (Posadas county #3) by Steven Havill
Not up to the standards of later Gastner mysteries
Having read several of the later Undersherrif Bill Gastner mysteries I found myself a little torn with Twice Buried.
I love the character of Bill Gastner. The characters in this series are particularly well-developed and realistic. The procedures in this book are thorough and seemingly well-depicted (I'm not a police officer but it seemed pretty kosher to me) except for one very large hole in the way the investigation developed - a whole line of investigation was ignored that seemed obvious to me. This hurt the integrity of the book in my eyes but I still give it 4 stars.
If you are a fan of Tony Hillerman's Navajo Tribal Police books you should check out this series.
I rate this book 4 stars out of 5.
This book can be found on Amazon.com here: Twice Buried.
Reviewed on December 29, 2008.