Books by Gaylord Dold and Complete Book Reviews

Gaylord Dould, Author, Gaylord Dold, Author St. Martin's Press $17.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-312-06442-6
This seventh novel featuring Mitch Roberts is superior work indeed. Strong descriptions of London, Cambridge and Amsterdam in wintertime make a powerful contrast between the trappings of the Christmas season and the sorrow and violence Dold's sleuth
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Gaylord Fold, Author, Gaylord Dold, Author St. Martin's Press $21 (266p) ISBN 978-0-312-11751-1
Crime stories about angst-ridden antiheroes in rural settings may be commonplace, but little is ordinary or hackneyed in this story about a deputy sheriff on the Texas Gulf coast. The locale is palpable, exotic and painstakingly evoked. The action,...
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Gaylord Dold, Author Minotaur Books $23.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-312-29025-2
Gaylord Dold (Samedi's Knapsack, etc.) offers spare prose and first-class entertainment in his stand-alone thriller, Six White Horses. After his Marine sergeant, Harry Wilde, frames him for drug possession, Palmer manages to break out of jail and
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Gaylord Dold, Author Watermark Press $13.95 (640p) ISBN 978-0-922820-17-7
A compilation of three of the acclaimed mystery writer's early novels. (Jan.)
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Gaylord Dold, Author St. Martin's Press $21.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-312-14730-3
The seamless splicing of a fast-moving plot with some very limber prose results in another memorable crime work from the author of Bay of Sorrows. From selling drugs undercover, San Francisco cop Grace Wu is moved away from the streets to the big...
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Gaylord Dold, Author St. Martin's Press $18.95 (282p) ISBN 978-0-312-08286-4
A pervasive tone of sadness, born of the protagonist's loneliness and unrequited love, makes this aggressively somber mystery succeed. American Mitch Roberts is in London trying to rekindle his romance with Amanda, a widow who seems at best...
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Gaylord Dold, Author . Sourcebooks Landmark $25 (352p) ISBN 978-1-4022-0124-0
WWII-era suspense novels (as opposed to espionage thrillers) have been steadily gaining ground thanks to the likes of J. Robert Janes and Joseph Kanon. Veteran mystery writer Dold (Six White Horses, etc.) makes a foray into the subgenre with his...
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Gaylord Dold, Author Thomas Dunne Books $24.95 (384p) ISBN 978-0-312-19257-0
As the trap closes around once-privileged, now-dissolute lawyer Jack Darwin in Dold's fourth nail-biter (Schedule Two), it's clear that he's become the prey of his supposed confidant. Accused of rape and murder, the hapless Darwin turns to his...
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Gaylord Dold, Author St. Martin's Press $19.95 (283p) ISBN 978-0-312-09945-9
Dold ( Rude Boys ) captures the mingled allure and misery of Africa in this gripping, ninth Mitch Roberts mystery. Roberts, an American PI and weapons expert living temporarily in London, is approached by an insurance underwriter at Lloyd's named...
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The ninth installment in this respected series finds peripatetic ballplayer-turned-PI Roberts in turbulent post-Duvalier Haiti in an absorbing and exotic mix of murder and vodun, or Haitian voodoo. (The title, incidentally, refers to Baron Samedi,...
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