The Dark Inside
1946, Texarkana: a town on the border of Texas and Arkansas. Disgraced New York reporter Charlie Yates has been sent to cover the story of a spate of brutal murders - young couples who've been slaughtered at a local date spot. Charlie finds himself drawn into the case by the beautiful and fiery... show more
1946, Texarkana: a town on the border of Texas and Arkansas. Disgraced New York reporter Charlie Yates has been sent to cover the story of a spate of brutal murders - young couples who've been slaughtered at a local date spot. Charlie finds himself drawn into the case by the beautiful and fiery Lizzie, sister to one of the victims, Alice - the only person to have survived the attacks and seen the killer up close.
But Charlie has his own demons to fight, and as he starts to dig into the murders he discovers that the people of Texarkana have secrets that they want kept hidden at all costs. Before long, Charlie discovers that powerful forces might be protecting the killer, and as he investigates further his pursuit of the truth could cost him more than his job...
Loosely based on true events, The Dark Insideis a compelling and pacy thriller that heralds a new voice in the genre. It will appeal to fans of RJ Ellory, Tom Franklin, Daniel Woodrell and True Detective.
Publish date: 03-09-2015
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Seguí la recomendación del blog de Liz "la fea" (pobrecica, pero es que es fea de a poqueta nit a casa). Y mira que normalmente solemos coincidir (en los gustos literarios, en aspecto físico no porque yo soy guapo). Pues esta vez, no. El argumento es interesante: un periodista atormentado en su mism...
A series of sweetheart murders take place in a small town named Texarkana in 1946. Charlie Yates is a New York reporter who is out of favour with his boss. He is told to get out of New York and get the story. His marriage is over and it looks like his career is heading the same way so he does as he ...
I received a copy of this book from the publisher via Net Galley and this is my honest opinion of the book. Texarkana on the Texas/Arkansas border. There have been a number of brutal killings. Young couple, courting in lovers lanes have been shot. New York reporter Charlie Yates has been sent to c...
I loved this book so much. So very very much. Will that do? No? Jeez but you lot are demanding…The Dark Inside is old school noir – Southern Noir at that – and I have not read a book like it in many years, and when I have they have come from old school crime writers who are almost a dying breed (thi...