Nose uncovers the world of Cali wine First there's steamy sex. Then a mysteriously unmarked bottle of wine shows up on the doorstep of wine critic Clyde Jones. He's smitten; it's the perfect cabernet. Later, his body is discovered stuck in a fermentation tank. There's an ambitious gumshoe reporter, a beautiful widow, a reclusive winemaker, a disgruntled vineyard heiress, a seedy bar called Glass Act. And more sex.
June 22, 2013 - Isthmus
David Baldacci in NPR I'm not talking about a typical crime novel where a gumshoe detective is trying to solve a murder,says Baldacci. "In a thriller like this, a city disappears or a war is declared or 1,000 people die."
Kathleen Rice in Newsday From there, police and prosecutors used "old-fashioned gumshoe detective work" to discover who his accomplices were, Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice said at a news conference with police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey.
Sue Grafton in CBS News She doesn't google anybody. In those days, there wasn't DNA testing, so she does old-fashioned gumshoe work and uses her wits,Grafton says.