Hard Hard City (Terry Orr #4)
Hard, Hard City is already the f ...more
Orr, who has independent wealth through various investments and the royalties from a best seller, lives on in the aftermath of these events with his talented teenage daughter, still obsessing over his ...more
Fusilli, Jim – 4th in series
Berkeley Prime Crime, 2005- Paperback
PI Terry Orr's daughter, Bella, has asked him to find a talented teenager, Allie Powell, who is missing from the home of John McPorter, a family friend, along with $471 and some documents. When Terry goes to the boy's hometown in New Jersey he is first beaten and then nearly killed when his car is forced off the road.
*** The underlying plot in this story is one of family rel ...more
The multi-talented Fusilli, a music critic for The Wall Street Journal and NPR, is just as gifted at creating his own work as he is at dissecting that of others. With Hard, Hard City, Fusilli brings back Terry Orr, last seen in 2003's Tribeca Blues. Critics praise the nuance with which Fusilli imbues Orr__the character is layered like a human being, not a pulpy gumshoe__and the accuracy with which he captures New York City's dark underbelly. A few blanch at the plot's twists and turns, however,...more