BOOK REVIEW

                DOUBLE HOMICIDE
     FAYE & JONATHAN KELLERMAN

Two crimes in two different cities!

Boston - Dorothy Breton is a detective.  She is raising two teenage sons, Marcus and Spencer.  Marcus has his heart set on making it to the big time in basketball.  One day while cleaning Spencer's backpack, Dorothy found a gun buried beneath some rotten food.  She wasn't being nosy - she had to clean the backpack because it smelled.  Dorothy asked Marcus if he knew why his brother was carrying a gun in his backpack.  Marcus told her maybe it makes Spencer feel secure.

Basketball is important in this town.  It's almost an obsession.  One night a foul during a game leads to a fatal shooting. 

Dorothy receives a call from Marcus informing her of the shooting.  The team's star forward was killed.   Now the city insists that Dorothy and her partner, Michael McCain, find the person responsible.

Do they succeed?  What was Spencer doing with a gun in his backpack?

Santa Fe- It's the holiday season and police officers Darrel Two Moons and Steve Katz are expecting the usual trouble that happens this time of the year.  However, they receive a call that gives them much more than the usual.  An art gallery owner, Lawrence Olafson, was found murdered.

Who would want to kill Olafson?  Well, it's not like he didn't have any enemies.  He had plenty that would want him dead.

Katz and Two Moons start their investigation to find the killer and at the same time enter a world of danger.

Let there be no doubt, the readers are in for DOUBLE enjoyment.  There is really no clue as to whether Jonathan wrote the "Boston" part and Faye the "Santa Fe" section or the other way around.  This makes it all the more intriguing.  What makes everything funny is some reviewers are so sure Jonathan wrote the Boston section and others think Faye wrote it.  It just goes to show you the authors are keeping us guessing.  This is the first time these two authors have written a book together.  The book cover is very clever.  On one side you have Double Homicide Santa Fe.  Flip it over and you have Double Homicide Boston.  This is a first in a series of novels by the two authors.  These are short crime stories with exciting plots and very interesting characters.  Faye and Jonathan Kellerman fans will be delighted!  Be sure to add this one to your reading list.

REVIEWED BY NANCY EATON

DO NOT REPRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE REVIEWER, NANCY EATON

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