A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
2/23/1994 Death gets Superior
3/23/1994. This was the publication date for A Superior Death, a Nevada Barr novel about park ranger Anna Pigeon. This time she is on the north shore of Lake Superior,dealing with an extra corpse in the wreck of an old ship. Kirkus Reviews called it "A crackling good mystery, fleshed out by a detective and a supporting cast far more human than they need to be."