Books by Quinn Fawcett

HONOR AMONG SPIES by Quinn Fawcett
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: May 1, 2004

"This third series entry veers from cloak-and-dagger intrigue into noir detective territory, all to good effect."
A former spy colleague drags Ian Fleming into dangerous doings in New Orleans' French Quarter. Read full book review >
SIREN SONG by Quinn Fawcett
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 1, 2003

"Graceful prose and casual pacing evoke a genre long out of fashion but likely to attract loyal readers."
Former spy Ian Fleming falls in love, hard, for a glamorous journalist who leads him on a dangerous escapade. Read full book review >
DEATH TO SPIES by Quinn Fawcett
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 1, 2002

"Savvy readers will be way ahead of the 'surprise' solution."
Before Ian Fleming created the ever-suave superspy James Bond, he was an operative himself, working for the British in WWII. Read full book review >
THE SCOTTISH PLOY by Quinn Fawcett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2000

"Like the continuing cast of heroes, helpers, and villains, everything else—the political conflicts, the unspeakable evil, the bluff xenophobia—are as casually stipulated as in a James Bond knockoff, minus the urgency and the sense of personal style."
Those who volunteer for the Admiralty's most delicate missions, even on an ad hoc basis, never have an idle hour, but this latest assortment of errands for Mycroft Holmes o'erflows the measure. Read full book review >
THE FLYING SCOTSMAN by Quinn Fawcett
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"This time, Conan Doyle characters are plunged into an Agatha Christie situation when Mycroft and his amanuensis, Paterson Guthrie, are called on to escort the endangered diplomat Prince Oscar back to London aboard a train crawling with potential assassins."
The Flying Scotsman ($23.95; Oct.; 320 pp.; 0-312-86364-0) A third installment in the adventures of Sherlock Holmes's smarter brother Mycroft (Embassy Row, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >
EMBASSY ROW by Quinn Fawcett
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"No treat here for Sherlock enthusiasts."
The second in a series (Against the Brotherhood, 1997) featuring Sherlock Holmes's brother Mycroft, a high-level diplomatic agent for England's Admiralty, whose present assignment is to facilitate the signing of an agreement with Japan—an agreement that would guarantee England's influence in Japanese-controlled waters and also increase the number of Japanese students accepted at England's Dartmouth Naval Academy. Read full book review >
AGAINST THE BROTHERHOOD by Quinn Fawcett
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"The desperate villains are MGM stock, and Mycroft gives no evidence of either the presence or the brains that would justify the new life the series promises."
Sherlock Holmes's smarter brother Mycroft was reputed to be so indolent that only cases of national security could rouse him to a real effort. Read full book review >