J. Kingston Pierce

BEST OF SEATTLE, 1899

A hundred years of attitude.

 

Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Revisiting a trauma to solve a murder.

 

Bloody vessel

Bloody vessel

PUBLISHERS HAVE CREATED and then exploited a market for true-life accounts of maritime heroism and tragedy. Stories of ships lost at sea or ground to… Continue reading

 

Buffalo Girls

Murder, history, and a lotta powerful H2O.

Danger Zones

Danger Zones

Past, present, and future are represented in three recent crime-fiction offerings.

Danger Zones
Endangered Seattle

Endangered Seattle

Historic preservation? It's just so yesterday.

Endangered Seattle
Fake City, Real Blood

Fake City, Real Blood

A local author plumbs the bloody underside Of the Chicago World's Fair.

Fake City, Real Blood
Law and disorder

Law and disorder

Phillip Margolin's latest legal thriller gives too much away.

Law and disorder
Moving on

Moving on

McMurtry's latest frontier epic falls short.

Moving on
Now That's Something

Now That’s Something

The paradox of zero finally adds up.

Now That's Something

Private Eyeful

In which the legendary Spenser reemerges as a female private eye.

Radio Raunch

How do local stations boost ratings? Give Seattle what it wants. Sex in the morning

Remember the . . . ?

Remember the . . . ?

The bloody Texan battle is captured in a compelling new novel.

Remember the . . . ?
Talkin' Trash

Talkin’ Trash

Oscar the Grouch had better make room in his library.

Talkin' Trash
The core of Gore

The core of Gore

A biography shows that Al's more complex than you'd think.

The core of Gore

When Ragtime and the Rough Rider Were Born

Two new books fight over the beginning of the American century.