Rosecrans Baldwin http://ktep.org en A Foodie Detective Solves Crime In A Delectable Italian Mystery http://ktep.org/post/foodie-detective-solves-crime-delectable-italian-mystery The Inspector Montalbano books, by Italian author Andrea Camilleri, supply everything I need for the beach. A good mystery. An exotic location — in this case, the beaches and piazzas of Sicily. And great writing that wears its fineness lightly, and keeps the pages turning. All with the most charming fuss-bucket of a detective to come along since Hercule Poirot: Inspector Salvo Montalbano.<p>As an added bonus, I don't remember a single book in the series featuring a serial killer. Plenty of murderers, but no Ted Bundys. Is anyone else sick of serial killers? Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Rosecrans Baldwin 45488 at http://ktep.org A Foodie Detective Solves Crime In A Delectable Italian Mystery 'Things Falling' Is A Potboiler, But One That's Set To Simmer http://ktep.org/post/things-falling-potboiler-one-thats-set-simmer Colombia. The drug trade. Multiple plane crashes, drive-by shootings, Peace Corps hippies who peddle drugs, and an actual hippo on the loose. Despite all of that, there's actually not much plot to this novel. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:05:00 +0000 Rosecrans Baldwin 23479 at http://ktep.org 'Things Falling' Is A Potboiler, But One That's Set To Simmer