The Wandering Ghost (Sergeants Sueño and Bascom #5)
Praise for Martin LimÃ³n:
"It's great to have these two mavericks back. . . . Mr. LimÃ³n writes with . . . wonderful, bleak humor, edged in pain, about GI life."-The New York Times Book Review
"LimÃ³n's crisp, clear storytelling opens a door to another world and leaves one hoping the next installment won't be so long in arriving."-The Baltimore Sun
"LimÃ³n has the military...more
There’s a danger present when you read an author’s books too close together. Pretty soon, the formula – especially that of a police procedural – becomes apparent, and you begin to start predicting which direction the story will turn. I found that happening to me with this novel by Mr. Limon, just after reading “The Door to Bitterness.” This doesn’t mean that this isn’t a good mystery, just that it’s harder to surprise me. This is another in the con ...more
Justice however, concerns the living which brings readers to the 5th entry in Martin Limon's outstanding Sueno and Bascom mystery series.
Set in South Korea during the 1970's, Army CID officers Sueno and Bascom are summoned to an unusual location for their experise: the Korean DMZ to investigate two crimes at the same time. One Soldier is found dead with a suspicious head injury while another, the sole female police officer in her unit, has suddenly vanish ...more
Thought this had an excellent plot as do most of those in the series that I have read so far.
I'm looking forward to reading the rest although not easy to find in the UK at the moment. Local libraries do not have most of them!
The story was a mystery.. a military policewoman had disappeared and the two are sent to investigate her disap ...more
Like alot of american fiction it reads like a movie script.
I'll jump to the end and bunny hop backwards to pick up the thread of the story that i am interested in.