By Oline H. Cogdill / The Bulletin
July 29, 2012
“Niceville” By Carsten Stroud (Knopf, 385 pgs., $26.95)
Evil festering in a small town isn’t a new idea for crime fiction and Carsten Stroud tries mightily to show how an area can turn vile in “Niceville,” the first of a planned trilogy.
But Stroud’s ambition almost overwhelms his storytelling....