OUR READ: GREAT COLLECTIONS FROM A LITERARY ICON
By Patrick A. Davis (Putnam, $25)
Former Air Force criminal investigator Major Burton Webber is now a civilian living with his wife in South Korea, but after a local bar girl is brutally murdered in a snazzy apartment, he's asked to help solve the crime. Along with a tough military cop and a Korean police detective, Webber tries to unravel the mystery of the girl's death, which seems at every turn to become further entangled in
a game rife with political coverup.
OUR READ: A VIVID AND COMPELLING THRILLER
everything waits to be noticed
maia sharp and buddy mondlock join garfunkel on vocals to lead listeners through a journey of 13 songs with overlapping vocals and soothing melodies. on "the thread," the collaborators sing of nyc like a late-night stroll, and "the kid" has a plucking acoustic guitar accompaniment, with garfunkel's voice sounding as smooth as ever. several up-tempo numbers round out this contemporary pop offering. - j.e.m.