Mr. Darcy with a James Bond Edge...

Strange title to be sure, but not when you consider that this is how author C.S. Harris describes her Sebastian St. Cyr mysteries. Ms. Harris' books have been on my "to read" list for quite some time, but it was only after a trip to the library today that I was finally able to pick up her book What Angels Fear.
As it happened, I had taken the kids to the local drive in for dinner and I started reading the prologue aloud to them. (They are used to my eccentricities). Somehow reading it aloud enabled me to really focus on the brilliance of the words. Within a few paragraphs Ms. Harris managed to set theme, tone, character and station and all with incredible tapestry of textures, emotions and senses.
I've been very lucky this year, I've discovered some incredible mystery authors. Deanna Raybourne and C.S. Harris are new to the top of my list. A debt of thanks goes out to you. You make me want to be a better writer.

Check out http://www.csharris.net/ for more on her mysteries...

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