Jeff Mannix

Weak endings don’t diminish crime thrillers

Here’s a twofer today of superb books by two talented mystery writers whom I just couldn’t choose between because both stories have lousy endings.

Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger was going to be my pick for this edition of Murder Ink until I got six pages from the end. Unger opted for the easiest and, consequently, most...

Jeff Mannix is a freelance journalist and the author of a number of published books. Reach him at

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