‘Cooper’s Daughter Is Really Good’

That’s the latest review (my 25th) of “Cooper’s Daughter: A Rick Crane Noir,” from a reader on Amazon.

That makes 19 five-star reviews; 4 four-star; 1 three-star; and only one negative review. Here’s the whole review, from a reader in Minneapolis:

Mark Yost is maturing as an author, and it shows. His first books were good, but Cooper’s Daughter is really good. I look forward to reading his next book!

Speaking of my next book, it’s coming out this week. “Jimmy’s Nephew” is the second book in the Rick Crane Noir series, and will be released this week by my publisher, Stay Thirsty.

Stay tuned here and on Amazon for the release later this week.

About Mark Yost
Mark Yost is the author of the Rick Crane Noir series, published by Stay Thirsty Press. Rick Crane is the classic, anti-hero private eye in the spirit of Sam Spade and Jim Rockford. He works in the unmistakably noirish underworld of Upstate New York, running errands and fixing problems for Jimmy Ricchiati Sr., one of Upstate New York's most notorious crime bosses. But readers quickly learn that deep down, Rick Crane is one of the good guys. "Cooper's Daughter," the first book in the widely acclaimed series, is a fast-moving tale in which a heartbroken father comes to Rick and asks him to find out what really happened to his daughter, who was murdered and the details buried in the Unsolved Crimes File of the local police department. The second book in the series is "Jimmy's Nephew," which begins with the death of Joey "Boom Boom" Bonadeo, an up-and-coming boxer and the nephew of Rick's underworld boss. What starts out as a routine investigation turns into a case that will test Rick's faith -- in the Catholic Church and his fellow man. Book No. 3 in the series, "Mary's Fate" is due out in August 2015. Mark Yost also writes for The Wall Street Journal Arts in Review page, as well as the Book Review section. He is a member of the Mystery Writers of America -- Midwest Chapter, International Thriller Writers, and a number of other author groups. He is also a member of the Amazon Author's Program. Mark lives in the Loyola neighborhood of Chicago, but he and his son, George, call the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn "home."

One Response to ‘Cooper’s Daughter Is Really Good’

  1. Donna Simonson says:

    Can’t wait until the end of the week! I’m going to Amazon and get that book! Loved the first one.

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