[Reading] ➽ Detour By Helen Nielsen – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk



10 thoughts on “Detour

  1. says:

    The novel I read directly before this one was Charles Williams s Nothing in Her Way , and when I got to the end of it I thought, Golly They don t make yer classic hardboiled too much better than that Imagine my delight, then, dear reader, on immediately afterwards encountering this novel, which is at the very least every bit as good.Eighteen year old Danny Ross is heading south for Mexico, hoping to lose himself there, when his jalopy breaks down Reckoning his sole course of action is to m The novel I read directly before this one was Charles Williams s Nothing in Her Way , and when I got to the end of it I thought, Golly They don t make yer classic hardboiled too much better than that Imagine my delight, then, dear reader, on immediately afterwards encountering this novel, which is at the very least every b...


  2. says:

    One of the great things that Prologue Books has done is introduce a new generation of readers to forgotten writers from the great age of the pulps There were few women writers of pulps and mysteries during that age and fewer still that did not write under pen names Helen Nielsen wrote about a dozen novels from the 1940 s through to the 1970 s, including The Brink of Murder, Dead on the Level, and Sing Me A Murder She is, however, most well known for being a screenwriter for Alfred Hitchcock P One of the great things that Prologue Books has done is introduce a new generation of readers to forgotten writers from the great age of the pulps There were few women writers of pulps and mysteries during that age and fewer still that did not write under pen names Helen Nielsen wrote about a dozen novels from the 1940 s through to the 1970 s, including The Brink of Murder, Dead on the Level, and Sing Me A Murder She is, however, most well known for being a screenwriter for Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Perry Mason Her pulp writ...


  3. says:

    Enjoyable locked room mystery, except the room is the town of Cooperton Great cast of characters.


  4. says:

    Much better than average.


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Detour It Was Hot Work, Trudging Across The Desert To The Mexican Border Danny Was Thankful When Doc Gaynor Pulled Up And Gave Him A Lift But Not For Long Not After They Stopped For Gas And He Found The Old Doc Bending Over The Hood, Dead Tough Sheriff Virgil Keep Collared Danny As The Killer And Threw Him In The Local Jail, A Bad Spot For A Teenager With A Secret But Danny Knew What Was Up He D Seen The Little Guy In The Trenchcoat, He D Seen The Long Black Car, And He Knew When To Keep His Mouth Shut Helen Nielsen S Intricately Plotted Novel Involves A Cast Of Agatha Christie Like Characters Set Loose Or Imprisoned In An Eerie, Unfriendly Landscape The Embittered Trace Cooper, The Moon Struck Ada Keep, Sharp Eared Bartender Murphy, The Foolish Francy, High Powered Lawyer Laurent, The Frightened Danny, A Kid Who Shouldn T Be Caught Up In Murder There S Never Been A Night Yet That Didn T End Writes Helen Nielsen But For Danny Ross, This One Didn T Look Good.