Twice in my life, those notebooks have grown into full-length books. You have a man that only puts make up on one eye, a man who walks an invisible dog, a man that hordes enough poison so he can at sometime k Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: The murder mystery itself is an interesting story but is very anticlimactic. Has any real harm been done, even to Nancy Hillis, by the way Berendt played around with the truth in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil? I said, 'Nancy, I don't know if it's true.
Do you take notes at a party? How do you feel about being a Pulitzer Prize finalist and not winning? January 1, Brendt captures both nicely.
Does the mystery central to the book lack the edge of your seat suspense?