Books by Robin Yocum and Complete Book Reviews

Robin Yocum. Arcade, $24.95 (288p) ISBN 978-1-61145-004-0
The shadow of a youthful mistake hovers over an ambitious prosecutor in this middling first novel from former crime reporter Yocum (Dead Before Deadline). In 1971, in the small Ohio town of Crystalton, 15-year-old Hutchinson Van Buren and a group of
Robin Yocum. Seventh Street, $15.95 trade paper (280p) ISBN 978-1-63388-263-8
Memorable oddball characters, whose ambitions collide with results ranging from comic to fatal, populate Yocum’s exceptionally clever novel set in Steubenville, Ohio, a once-thriving town near the West Virginia border. Johnny Earl, an ex-con who was
Robin Yocum. Arcade CrimeWise, $25.99 (288p) ISBN 978-1-951627-53-9
Yocum’s so-so sequel to 2011’s Favorite Sons finds Hutchinson Van Buren, Ohio’s attorney general, on the verge of a monumental career move. With Ohio governor Big Jim Wilinski about to announce his candidacy for president—and with his promise to...
Robin Yocum. Seventh Street, $15.95 trade paper (336p) ISBN 978-1-63388-417-5
The prologue of this outstanding crime novel from Edgar-finalist Yocum (A Welcome Murder) reveals that Nicholas “Duke” Ducheski disappeared from the ash-covered steel mill town of Mingo Junction, Ohio, without a trace on May 24, 1994. There are two...
Robin Yocum. Prometheus Books/Seventh Street, $15.95 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-63388-128-0
In this engrossing coming-of-age mystery set in the postindustrial town of Brilliant, Ohio, from Yocum (Favorite Sons), journalist Mitch Malone agrees to help his best friend, Travis Baron, find out about Travis’s mother. Amanda Baron and a lover...
Robin Yocum, Author, Catherine Candisky, With Prometheus Books $35 (255p) ISBN 978-0-87975-842-4
Yocum, a former reporter for the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch , and Candisky, who is still a reporter on that paper, together laid the groundwork for a case that the police had ignored. On April 16, 1988, Columbus businessman Melvin Hanson died in the...
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