Books by James Yaffe

MOM AMONG THE LIARS by James Yaffe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 23, 1992

"The usual mix of Mom's Yiddish shtick, Dave's guilt-ridden inability to reason as she does, and some mildly interesting characters—all in a low-key, amiable, but unexciting story."
Once again, Mom's the sleuth who solves the case for son Dave, investigator for public defender Ann Swenson in Mesa Grande, Colorado (Mom Doth Murder Sleep, etc.). Read full book review >
MOM DOTH MURDER SLEEP by James Yaffe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 1991

"The denouement is relentlessly overdrawn; motivation for the killer's elaborate, reckless plan seems absurdly feeble; the split narration, alternating between Dave and Roger, is no help, and Mom's getting to be a downright bore."
Transplanted New York cop Dave, now chief investigator for Public Defender Anne Swenson in Mesa Grande, Colorado, has hired young Roger Meyer (Mom Meets Her Maker) to assist him. Read full book review >