Nelson DeMille’s Plum Island introduces Detective John Corey

Plum Island is Nelson DeMille’s first novel featuring NYPD Detective John Corey. After being shot three times, Corey is trying to take it easy in a small town in Long Island. However, a married couple he knows is found shot to death on their patio and the local police chief wants Corey’s help with the … More Nelson DeMille’s Plum Island introduces Detective John Corey

John Sandford’s ‘Dark of the Moon’ Introduces Readers to Virgil Flowers

Spin-offs are more common in TV shows or movies than in novels, but John Sandford spun-off his character Detective Virgil Flowers with the novel Dark of the Moon in 2008.  Virgil is not your typical detective – he keeps his hair long, wears obscure rock band t-shirts, and has a string of ex-wives. As an … More John Sandford’s ‘Dark of the Moon’ Introduces Readers to Virgil Flowers

The Lincoln Lawyer

After writing several novels about LAPD detective Harry Bosch, Michael Connelly switched gears and wrote a legal thriller the Lincoln Lawyer about a defense lawyer, Mickey Haller.  Mickey does not have an office. He meets clients in his Lincoln town car, and that is why he is known as the Lincoln lawyer.  He has two … More The Lincoln Lawyer