- 1 year ago
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes best-selling author Rob Hart to the studio. Hailed by Mysterious Bookshop and Mysterious Press proprietor Otto Penzler as the author to watch, Rob's Ash McKenna series is winning accolades from reviewers everywhere. Tonight Rob and Pam will be discussing the new book "South Village". Ash McKenna used to be an amateur P.I.—emphasis on ‘amateur’. Despite good intentions, he made a mess of his life in New York, so tried to build a new one in Portland. But after a traumatic turn of events, he ends up on a commune in the Georgia woods, binge-drinking cheap whiskey and waiting for his passport to flee the country and nightmares that have followed him.
Then a man is found dead. Known only as ‘Crusty Pete’, the commune dweller is sprawled in the dirt, having fallen from a high rope bridge. It’s written off as an accident, but Ash suspects something more sinister. As he looks into Pete’s death, Ash is shocked to find the supposedly peaceful comm