“Though the eyes of a rookie cop, Loehfelm takes us on a deep, gritty tour of the New Orleans tourists never see. I love THE DEVIL IN HER WAY, and can’t wait for Loehfelm’s next.”
- Sara Gran, author of CLAIRE DeWITT AND THE BOHEMIAN HIGHWAY
THE DEVIL IN HER WAY
THE DEVIL IN HER WAY makes over half a dozen “Best of 2013” lists including the AP’s Bruce DeSilva and the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
”Excellent … meshes graceful prose with edgy suspense” from the starred review in Publishers Weekly
“the most engaging cop to battle the bad guys of the Crescent City since James Lee Burke’s Dave Robicheaux” - New Orleans Times-Picayune
"[the] portrait of the city and its residents is tragic, elegaic, hopeful, and even loving. Crime aficionados will love The Devil in Her Way, … wonderfully drawn, complicated, deeply human characters and a brilliant sense of place.” - from the starred Booklist review
"an exhilarating and often heartbreaking tour of a post-Katrina New Orleans. Abandoned homes, fractured families, and children searching for an identity all converge to make for suspenseful reading." - Library Journal
"zeros in on the unique neighborhoods of New Orleans, and the challenges that they face… manages to avoid broad, touristic strokes." - Mystery Scene magazine
Fresh Meat: The Devil in Her Way by Bill Loehfelm
The Devil in Her Way by Bill Loehfelm is the follow-up to The Devil She Knows, featuring Maureen Coughlin as a New Orleans cop. By Neliza Drew - Criminal Element
Praise for Maureen’s debut THE DEVIL SHE KNOWS
"Loehfelm … elevates this rousing tale with riveting characters-especially Maureen, who brandishes a knife as convincingly as she worries about becoming a cat lady." -Ellen Shapiro, PEOPLE magazine
THE DEVIL SHE KNOWS gets starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist
The Associated Press reviews DEVIL SHE KNOWS.
Review in the New Orleans Times-Picayune
The Barnes & Noble Review on THE DEVIL SHE KNOWS …
"I wanted to show cops are people working within a system that has a great influence over what they can and can’t do, and that adds unique freedoms and burdens to their jobs" Q & A with the Washington Independent Review of Books
"James Lee Burke’s Dave Robicheaux series is a long time inspiration. He has set the standard that I try to emulate and live up to with the Maureen Coughlin series." Q & A with Book Keeping
"Comparison is one of the ways we explain things to other people. No place really compares to New Orleans. Writing about it is almost an act of translation." Q & A with Zola Books
Check out Bill’s first two novels, BLOODROOT and FRESH KILLS:
“Bloodroot is a triumph because of the characters and the collision courses â€“ psychological, familial, criminal â€“ Loehfelm sets up.” - Irish-American magazine loves up on BLOODROOT.
“Loehfelm joins the ranks of our finest literary crime novelists… – from the AP review of BLOODROOT. READ IT HERE.
BLOODROOT reviewed in NOLA’s Times-Picayune HERE