This was a blast! Hill-country Kentucky noir with characters that both repulse and endear. A tough combo that works well with the plot of familial vengeance that piles up the bodies without understanding the cause that makes the blood boil so hot. Superb.
The Killing Hills by Chris Offutt (List Price: $26, Grove Press, 9780802158413, 6/15/2021)
Reviewed by Pete Mock, McIntyre’s Fine Books in Pittsboro, North Carolina