A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
8/6/2013 Sandrine's Case Published
August 6, 2013. Thomas H. Cook's novel Sandrine's Case was published on this day. When Sam Madison's wife Sandrine dies in an apparent suicide he realizes he did not know her as well as he thought. With the authorities convinced he killed her, Sam tries to figure out what really happened. Publisher's Weekly called the book a "slow-burning, intricate thriller....one of his best, [which] burns to an unforeseen, but earned climax." It was nominated for both the Edgar and Barry Awards.