Buried on Avenue B by Peter de Jonge
A Novel

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Peter De Jonge’s journalist training is apparent in this book. The plot unfolds much like a news story as we learn more day by day, and when we’re in the middle of the story, nothing seems to fit. His eye for detail is a treat.
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Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as an “utterly irresistible heroine,” Darlene O’Hara—the brilliant, hard-living, obsessive, and somewhat self-destructive detective introduced in Peter de Jonge’s acclaimed crime fiction masterwork Shadows Still Remain—returns in Buried on Avenue B.

An edgy and suspenseful noir thriller, Buried on Avenue B traverses the gritty landscape of New York’s Lower East Side and the more sordid corners of Sarasota, Florida, as a gruesome and unexpected discovery in a makeshift Alphabet City grave heats up a 17-year-old cold case.

James Patterson calls Darlene O’Hara “one of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year,” and the New York Times has described Peter de Jonge’s writing as “in the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly.” For fans of serious crime fiction, Peter de Jonge is a must-read, and Detective Darlene O’Hara is cop to be reckoned with.

 

About Peter de Jonge

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Peter de Jonge has coauthored three New York Times bestsellers with James Patterson: Beach Road, The Beach House, and Miracle on the 17th Green. He has been a reporter for the Associated Press and a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine. His work has appeared in Best American Sports Writing, National Geographic, Harper's Bazaar, Details, and Manhattan, Inc. He lives in New York City.
 
Published July 24, 2012 by Harper. 403 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Cooking. Fiction
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Reviewed by Kathleen Hennrikus on Jul 24 2012

Peter De Jonge’s journalist training is apparent in this book. The plot unfolds much like a news story as we learn more day by day, and when we’re in the middle of the story, nothing seems to fit. His eye for detail is a treat.

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