Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Mysteries in the Times Book Review (4/27)

In the Crime column, Stasio focuses on Jack O'Connell's The Resurrectionist, a dark, surreal novel involving comic books and illegal trafficking in human tissue. She also discusses Andrea Camilleri's The Paper Moon, Domenic Stansberry's The Ancient Rain, Mick Herron's Reconstruction, and Richard Stark's Dirty Money.

Mysteries on the Bestseller List
Hardcover Fiction:
1. Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark
5. Small Favor by Jim Butcher (Harry Dresden #10)
6. The Appeal by John Grisham
7. Compulsion by Jonathan Kellerman (Alex Delaware)
12. Zapped by Carol Higgins Clark (Regan Reilly)
13. 7th Heaven by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Women's Murder Club)
14. Dead Heat by Joel C. Rosenberg
16. Winter Study by Nevada Barr (Anna Pigeon)

Paperback Trade Fiction:
7. The Quickie by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
17. The Good Husband of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #8)

Paperback Mass-Market Fiction:
1. Simple Genius by David Baldacci
2. The Woods by Harlan Coben
3. Bad Luck and Trouble by Lee Child (Jack Reacher)
4. I Heard That Song Before by Mary Higgins Clark
5. Creation in Death by J.D. Robb (Eve Dallas)
7. The Unquiet by John Connolly (Charlie Parker)
8. Obsession by Jonathan Kellerman (Alex Delaware)
12. The River Knows by Amanda Quick
13. The Alibi Man by Tami Hoag
16. Hokus Pokus by Fern Michaels (The Sisterhood)
17. Sacred Stone by Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo (Oregon Files)
20. High Profile by Robert B. Parker (Jesse Stone)

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