Books by Grace F. Edwards

THE VIADUCT by Grace F. Edwards
Released: Dec. 30, 2003

"Still, freed from some strictures of crime fiction, Edwards produces her darkest, most compelling work."
Drear but gripping wade through dire nights in Harlem. Read full book review >
DO OR DIE by Grace F. Edwards
Released: July 1, 2000

"As in her first three cases, Mali's name-brand dreams of the African-American good life are layered incongruously with the secrets of a down-and-dirty neighborhood that seem worlds removed from the righteous sleuth."
With her dad playing bass and her NYPD sweetie Tad Honeywell playing footsie, Mali Anderson's dreamy jazz cruise on the QEII would have been perfect except for two hitches: the presence aboard ship of mantrap Chrissie Morgan, hungry for Tad's attention and not fussy about how to get it, and the news on returning that Starr Hendrix, aspiring vocalist daughter of Jeffrey Anderson's pianist, has been murdered. Read full book review >
A TOAST BEFORE DYING by Grace F. Edwards
Released: May 1, 1998

"More successful as social history than as mystery; the stench of big-city corruption and racist fear is so powerful from the opening scene onward that it's obvious where all the bodies will turn out to be buried."
"They got my brother!" hairdresser Bertha Owen screams into ex-cop Mali Anderson's phone at 4 a.m. Read full book review >
IF I SHOULD DIE by Grace F. Edwards
Released: May 1, 1997

"A gripping, raw, and suspenseful introduction to a resourceful heroine and the world she lives in."
After debuting with In the Shadow of the Peacock (not reviewed), the author launches a series featuring 31-year-old Harlem ex-cop Mali Anderson, who was fired after only two years on the force. Read full book review >