If you're traveling, a hard-boiled soft-cover can be just the ticket. If you're not traveling, you'll want novels that can transport you. Here are some recent paperback mysteries from far and near that are worth investigating
THE TERRA-COTTA DOG
Sicilian inspector Salvo Montalbano follows the trail of a supermarket heist to a cave where two young bodies lay, dead since World War II
Peter Decker, L.A. homicide detective and Orthodox Jew, flies to New York City to find the killer...
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