THE BARBAROUS COAST — Part Eight

                                                                                                    Spoiler Alert                                           The Perfect Patsy   Rina wakes up, still groggy from her sleeping pill, and she and Archer start to...

THE BARBAROUS COAST — Part Seven

                                                                          Spoiler Alert                                    The Pace Quickens, Sort of   Archer spent Chapter 21 through 23, a matter of 18 pages in my edition, in conversation with Tobias. But...

THE BARBAROUS COAST — Part Six

                                                                    Spoiler Alert                                                              This Calls for a Drink                      After Graff leaves, Archer marvels that Bassett stood up to the most powerful...

THE BARBAROUS COAST — Part Five

                                      The House of Broken Dreams   Macdonald doesn’t reveal what Archer thinks about the story of sudden good fortune of Hester and her mother, but whatever credit he gave it, doesn’t last long. Teeny Campbell, Hester’s...

The Barbarous Coast — Part Three

  Although Tony Torres had been looking for Wall to escort him to Basset’s office, Wall had taken matters into his own hands and scaled the wall, cutting himself and his clothing in the process. It’s a small point but it’ a good introduction to his impulsive...