Books by David Corbett

THE MERCY OF THE NIGHT by David Corbett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 7, 2015

"Corbett (Blood of Paradise, 2007, etc.) doesn't stint on either narrative or psychological complications, and readers who can stick with Jacqi and Tierney and Skellenger will feel that they've been expertly put through a particularly foul-smelling wringer."
Ten years after her childhood escape from a homicidal rapist, a star-crossed teenager is in deep trouble once more. Read full book review >
BLOOD OF PARADISE by David Corbett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 6, 2007

"Polished writing and deeply engaging characters carry the reader through the sometimes murky intricacies of third-world politics. An extensive bibliography, glossary, map and essay outlining the story's roots (both literary and sociological) are included."
Complicated personal agendas get snagged in the politics of a volatile Central American country. Read full book review >
DONE FOR A DIME by David Corbett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"A resonant, relevant piece of contemporary fiction."
With breadth, depth, and texture far beyond Corbett's easily pigeonholed debut (The Devil's Redhead, 2002), this ambitious tale shows a murder exacerbating tensions between a jaded police force and a wary black community. Read full book review >
THE DEVIL’S REDHEAD by David Corbett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"A frustrating thriller whose action is always a little off the mark. Corbett's brittle, intelligent writing and bittersweet veneer should have been put to better use."
Debut crime novelist Corbett gets lost in meticulous descriptions of late-night bars and lonely rooms at the expense of character development and plot momentum. Read full book review >