Books by Kent Harrington and Complete Book Reviews

Kent Harrington, Author Dennis McMillan Publications $30 (226p) ISBN 978-0-939767-35-9
Career spy Alex Law, a man with ""a talent for corrupting people and for fighting on the run,"" is at the end of his rope in Harrington's (Dark Ride; Dia de los Muertos) accomplished thriller. As the novel begins, Law staggers out of a cafe in...
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Kent Harrington, Author Dennis McMillan Publications $30 (288p) ISBN 978-0-939767-40-3
In Kent Harrington's (The American Boys) The Tattooed Muse, a tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, a writer's group goes haywire when one of its members, a struggling, skateboarding novelist, attempts murder and then commits suicide. His master-of-the-un
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Kent Harrington, Author St. Martin's Press $21.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-312-13955-1
Herky-jerky plotting and the habit of signaling his intentions tarnish Harrington's otherwise impressive first novel, a hard-boiled crime yarn in the manner of Jim Thompson and James M. Cain. Jimmy Rogers, in his early 30s, is close to washed up: a...
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Kent Harrington. Market Street (www.market-street-books.com), $24.95 trade paper (672p) ISBN 978-0-9858083-1-0
CIA operatives Alex Law and Butch Nickels, previously paired in Harrington’s The Good Physician (2008), begin their association in this sprawling, cynical thriller that opens in 1980 and includes a backstory involving Nazi Germany. High-ranking CIA...
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Kent Harrington, Author . McMillan $30 (336p) ISBN 978-0-939767-50-2
Set in Guatemala, Harrington's entertaining noir political thriller boasts a hero, Russell Cruz-Price, whose biography bears some not-so-coincidental parallels to the author's. While working in Central America as a financial journalist, Cruz-
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Kent Harrington, Author Dennis McMillan Publications $30 (244p) ISBN 978-0-939767-30-4
Echoes of Jim Thompson, Sam Peckinpah and Casablanca aren't enough to bring the main character to life in this tale set during the Day of the Dead in Tijuana. Part of the problem is that Harrington's (Dark Ride) protagonist, DEA agent Vince Calhoun,
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Kent Harrington, Author . Dennis McMillan $35 (270p) ISBN 978-0-939767-60-1
All the moral incongruities and conundrums that complicate the war on terror are on almost palpable display in this searing thriller from Harrington (Red Jungle ), set largely in Mexico City. In this backwater in the war on terror, Dr. Collin Reeves
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Kent Harrington. Polis, $15.99 trade paper (320p) ISBN 978-1-943818-86-0
San Francisco homicide detective Michael O’Higgins, the hero of this haunting tale of loss from Harrington (Dark Ride), has yet to recover from the trauma of his wife’s death in a boating accident outside the Golden Gate Bridge. A year after the...
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Kent Harrington. Polis, $26.99 (320p) ISBN 978-1-951709-23-5
In Harrington’s middling sequel to 2018’s Last Ferry Home, San Francisco homicide cop Michael O’Higgins and his partner, Marvin Lee, have no meaningful leads in the case of what the press has dubbed the Seven Hills Killer, who has abducted, raped,...
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