Good Winter Reads
01/06/2017 07:00AM ● Published by Robert Frey
By Ray Saadi
DEER ISLAND IN AUTUMN
By Robert J. Blackwell, Jr.
(Page Publishing $49.95)
Local author, Blackwell, has written an absorbing novel of the fates and fortunes of the fictional Addison clan from 1840 to 1921 played out against a background of the fauna and flora of Terrebonne’s Deer Island. The book, two volumes in one, features fascinating facts about the history of the place and its’ early settlers.
By Jan Fedarcyk (Simon & Schuster $25)
The author’s background as former Assistant Director in charge of the Agency’s New York office, lends authenticity to the inner works of the agency. In the novel, her heroine, Kay Malloy, goes from a gung ho cop in Baltimore to a rookie FBI recruit charged with investigating the loss of Russian double agents.