"Fine Brady Coyne novel"
Every Tuesday, Boston lawyer Brady Coyne visits his friend
Walt Duffy, once the foremost bird photographer in the
country until he too had a bad fall and ended up a
paraplegic. Now he lives in his Boston townhouse and
spends much of his time bird watching in his garden. He
lives with his college age son Ethan and their dog Henry.
On Brady's latest visit, Walt asks him to get some letters
appraised by antiquarian book dealer and fellow bird lover
The next day Walt asks Brady to visit him at his home but
when the lawyer arrives he finds his friend/client dead
with the police calling it a homicide. Ethan is nowhere to
be found and Ben insists Brady take back the letters. When
Ben is murdered too and Ethan remains missing, Brady finds
himself in the middle of a FBI investigation involving eco-
A Brady Coyne novel is always a treat and A FINE LINE is
especially fine. It's cute watching Brady taking care of
Nathan's dog Henry and decide whether or not he's brave
enough to make a commitment to his girlfriend Eve. The
plot is a clever adventure in misdirection and readers will
find themselves caught up in the non-stop action of William
G. Tapply's latest work.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 10, 2002