Round draws readers deep into Dan's physical and psychological worlds, balancing his protagonist's faults with his gifts as an investigator and father.
A psychological treat.
The writing is raw, the emotions are taut and author Jeffrey Round brings it together in a breathtaking conclusion.
Sharp and his teenaged son, Kedrick, are characters whose company readers will enjoy despite the darkness that infuses the novel.
Round has an extraordinary sense of place, ear for dialogue, rapid pacing, and a skillful way of layering his plots.
Canadian writer Round packs plenty of plot into this new mystery series
... [a] strong and interesting character.
Such devotion to his work makes Rounds writing absorbing for readers. You sympathize with Sharp, even as he falls into a whiskey-drenched hell, and you wait for him to rise again.
About the Author
Jeffrey Round has published five previous novels, including the Bradford Fairfax Murder Mysteries. He has also written plays, directed short films, and served as a producer and writer for Alliance-Atlantis and CBC. Lake on the Mountain won the 2013 Lambda Award for best gay mystery. Round lives in Toronto.