The Devil's Feather by Minette Walters
Reviewed by Anna Godbersen
"The action of Minette Walter's stylish and frightening The Devil's Feather shifts from Sierra Leone, to post-Abu Ghraib Iraq, to the English countryside, and so there is room for evil to show itself in many forms. Connie Burns, Walters's heroine, is a Reuters correspondent familiar with the world's hot spots and thus no stranger to evil. 'If I'd learnt anything from my forays into the world's conflicts,' she says, 'it was that sadists exist everywhere and war is their theatre.'" Read the entire Esquire review.