Reviews and Endorsements
for the John Francis Cuddy series
"Healy is a marvelous writer, one of the finest craftsmen working the
mystery beat....RESCUE is Healy at his best--a richly textured, superbly
Robert A. Carter, HOUSTON CHRONICLE
"Brilliant....I've always wished...Healy well, but not THIS
Robert B. Parker, author of the SPENSER series
"RESCUE is a humdinger....Deeply touching, the writing is deft and
clean, the...action bloodcurdlingly convincing, and the [Florida] Keys
atmosphere is caught better than anyone has done it since John D.
"In a world where values are constantly shifting and slipping, John
Cuddy hangs on to his code of honor with the ferocity of those bold
knights of yore....A terrific series."
Marilyn Stasio, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
"Dazzling....Healy leads you through the mazes [of INVASION OF PRIVACY]
so expertly that you will be left shaking your head at how thoroughly
you were had."
"One of today's best mystery series."
Kevin Moore, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
"INVASION OF PRIVACY is a solid private-eye procedural enriched by
believable affection between characters....The portrayal of Cuddy's
unlikely friendship with Mafioso [enforcer] Primo Zuppone is worth the
price of the book."
--Rosemary Herbert, THE BOSTON HERALD
"THE ONLY GOOD LAWYER is thoroughly enjoyable and completely
THE NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL
"SPIRAL takes Cuddy to another level....Healy handles the large cast
with aplomb and precision."
THE [CLEVELAND] PLAIN DEALER
"This very compelling tale [features] one of the more ingenious murder
methods I've read about, in real life or fiction."
THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
"SPIRAL packs an emotional wallop as it exposes the basest of human
emotions--greed, jealousy, lust, and unbridled ambition. Another strong
entry in a fine series."
Wes Lukowsky, BOOKLIST
"SPIRAL moves at a fast clip, with surprises and twists to keep the
reader off balance....South Florida's beauty, its endless suburbs, and
its rich swamps are postcard-perfect."
Oline Cogdill, THE [FORT LAUDERDALE] SUN-SENTINEL