I first read "The Widower's Two-Step" and was a little familiar with some of the characters. Read morePublished on July 14 2001 by Fran
I've read Rick Riordan's novels, and I was most anxious for the arrival of this one. Like it's predecessors, it's good--witty, self-deprecating, ironic, bright. Read morePublished on April 28 2001 by Judith Lindenau
Among the rest of the glowing reviews for Rick Riordan, I must be the in the definite minority--I just cannot get into his style. Read morePublished on Sept. 15 2000
This is the first Rick Riordan book I've read and I look forward to reading his previous 'Tres Nevarre' novels. I liken Riordan's style to that of a Texan Carl Hiaasen. Read morePublished on Aug. 14 2000 by M. Cox
Excellently written and crafted, The Last King of Texas will keep you turning pages even if you're not from the Lone Star state. Read morePublished on July 7 2000 by B A Schwartz
If not the king of Texas crime-writing, Rick Riordan is certainly among the princes in a royal family that already includes James Lee Burke and David Lindsey. Read morePublished on May 20 2000 by Ron Franscell, Author of 'The Darkest Night'
Rick Riordan does it again. Another fast-pace, edge of the seat mystery starring Tres Navarre...hunk of a P.I. who makes Spenser looks tame. Read morePublished on April 25 2000 by Roz Levine