Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Spider' combines humor, horror.(Books)

Byline: Review by Carolyn Appelman


"Grandmother Spider (A Charlie Moon Mystery)" by James D. Doss

William Morrow, $23, 293 pp.

*James D. Doss signs, discusses "Grandmother Spider" 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Otowi Station Bookstore, 1350 Central Ave., Los Alamos; 2-4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Moby Dickens Bookstore, 124 Bent St., Taos; 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Bound to be Read, Far North Shopping Center, San Mateo at Academy NE.

One thing for sure, after reading this mystery, you will think twice about killing a spider.

On April 1, under a full moon near the mouth of the Canyon of the Spirit in northwestern New Mexico, trouble comes for Charlie Moon, the acting chief of the Southern Ute police. …

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