One of the things that I don’t like about the Christmas season is the overstimulation. There’s too much going on. Things get past me, particularly new books. One that did not escape my attention, however, is a jewel of a mystery titled NIGHTS OF THE RED MOON by Milton T. Burton. The author of two previous stand-alone works, Burton infuses his latest with sharp characterization, dry wit, and a complex plot that makes it a must-read for mystery aficionados during any time of year.
NIGHTS OF THE RED MOON is told in the voice of Bo Handel, the long-time sheriff of Caddo County, Texas. Handel, whose sexagenarian status is an asset rath