Good as Gone. Mystery fans: grab the debut novel from Austin writer Amy Gentry asap because everyone will be talking about this one. The title invites comparison with that best selling phenomenon, Gone Girl, and sure enough, the mystery opens with the horrifying premise that a stranger has abducted the victim, this time a thirteen-year-old girl, […]
Another mystery set in Houston, recommended by Sally Woods at Murder by the Book. This one is Amy Gentry’s debut novel. She’s a Houston native, now living in Austin, returning to sign her book at Murder by the Book on Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:30 PM. I’ve already got my copy.
Houston writer Babette Hale’s new story, Motes, appears in the new Southwest Review, vol. 101, no.2.(http://www.smu.edu/SouthwestReview/CurrentBackIssues) Her fans will be delighted to see the landscape and people of Central Texas, where Hale lives part time, come alive in her vivid imagery and telling details. One of her previous stories, Drouth, set in the same countryside […]