A Blind Eye (Frank Corso #3)
Beneath the rotting floorboards of an abandoned shed are human bones -- lots of them -- the last things a runaway rogue true-crime writer and his photojournalist ex-lover expected to find when they took shelter from a vicious Wisconsin blizzard. The grisly nightmare Frank Corso and Meg Dougherty have uncovered is nothing they can turn a blind eye to. The hideous slaughter...more
G.M. Ford – 3rd in series
Rogue reporter Frank Corso, caught in a blizzard with photojournalist Meg Dougherty, end up in an abandoned Wisconsin house after a traffic accident. As he scavengers firewood, Frank uncovers bodies of a family of four, but it seems one person survived. Frank and Meg follow the trail to the East Coast and back following a history of violence.
Ford really knows how to tell a story, including the history of an area in New Jersey which, in spite of having gr...more
Never read this author before but I liked the story, it kept moving nicely, he stole a bit from Quentin Tarantino for the ending, but no worries. It all wrapped up in a nice explosion! And a cliff-hanger! And he uses sleuths who have been in previous novels,...more
So when, in G.M. Ford's A Blind Eye, he is subpoenaed to back up his book-selling boast about a Texas high-society murder, Corso disappears into the upper Midwest with his photographer (and former lover), Meg Dougherty--only to stumble onto one of the most horri...more
One of my biggest pet peeves is when a writer or filmmaker sets a scene in a city and then inaccurately portrays that city. Ford's references to Allentown, PA aren't at all correct. If you're not going to get it right, then just create a non-existent city.
I'll probably give #4 a shot, but with a very short leash.
It was a good page turner though - just don't expect too much in terms of convincing plot or characterisation.
OK for filling a boring journey