A review by aimiller
The Third Pitch, by Robert Allen Stowe

adventurous mysterious slow-paced


This book started off with a pretty slow build and felt based on some like weird tropes (I wasn't like upset by skeevy Catholic official, but I was kind of eye-rolling at it,) but it just kept going and by the end things felt pretty wild--tropes were undermined and then twisted around and I don't know that I was necessarily surprised by how things worked out, but it did definitely feel like a real Journey.

It wasn't hugely my thing--sometimes the tone felt like it was Trying So Hard to be "noir," though as an Ohio ex-pat I did appreciate the details of the NE landscape, especially when the characters visited Hudson. But I think if the "noir" aesthetic appeals to you, complete with femme fatale, you might really enjoy this!