The Great Lakes region of Canada and the US is large, ranging from eastern Minnesota on the west, to western New York on the east. It ranges as far north as Thunder Bay, Ontario, and as far south as Cleveland, Ohio. With links among the lakes, and several deep-water ports, it’s no surprise that this region includes such large cities as Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Toronto, and Buffalo.
One post couldn’t possibly do justice to all of the crime fiction that takes place in that region, especially if you consider all of the major metropolitan areas. Setting the big cities aside for the moment (after all, that would be too easy!), it’s interesting to see the sorts of crime novels that the region has inspired. Here’s just a quick peek at it.
Steve Hamilton’s Alex McKnight is a PI who used to be a Detroit police officer. A shootout left…
View original post 779 more words