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Review One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Crime Novels of 2016'There's a lot of flawed humanity in Devil's Pocket. . . . Richard Montanari's elegiac tone takes the curse off Shutter Man, a blood-drenched thriller about a group of imperfectly domesticated boys who came from the same blighted neighborhood and grew up to become criminals and killers-and cops. . . . Pay special mind to Detective Kevin Byrne, the ethically conflicted hero of Montanari's gripping police procedurals.'?Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review'A bit like Memento for Philadelphia'?Keri Blakinger, New York Daily News Read more About the Author Richard Montanari was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to a traditional Italian-American family. After university, he traveled Europe extensively and lived in London, selling clothing in Chelsea and foreign-language encyclopedias door-to-door in Hampstead. Returning to the United States, he started working as a freelance writer for the Chicago Tribune, the Detroit Free Press, the Seattle Times, and many others. His novels have now been published in more than twenty-five languages. Read more

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