"A good crime thiller"
Former professional football star Nick Travers teaches
blues history at Tulane University. When his friend
Loretta asks him to search for her lost brother, former
blues singer Clyde James, Nick agrees though he suspects
the man is dead after vanishing over two decades ago.
Nick travels from New Orleans to Memphis to begng his
quest. However, Nick quickly realizes that several other
soulless folks seek the missing Clyde too. These
individuals and groups will stop at nothing including
murder to find the former great blues singer. As Nick
competes with amoral folks, clues send him scurrying to
Mississippi where the final chord could be a coda of death.
Though some twists require acceptance, readers will enjoy
DARK END OF THE STREET, the follow-up to CROSSROAD BLUES.
The story line contains a wild ride throughout the Deep
South due an eccentric cast of characters ranging from
Dixie mobsters, Klan-like Sons of the South and a sleazy
gubernatorial candidate. Nick remains a strong lead
character who can carry a novel and a series like a lead
singer of a quartet. Mr. Adams dealt an ace to the
audience with readers singing the blues only to a climatic
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 9, 2002