Cleveland Reads: Les Roberts’ Whiskey Island

In Les Robert's Whiskey Island, a crooked Cleveland councilman turns to Milan Jacovich to find out who's trying to kill him. Although inspired by recent scandal, Whiskey Island will keep you guessing.

After a relaxing Thanksgiving break, I'm back with the second installment in my CLE Read series: Les Roberts’ Whiskey Island, a book that brought together two passions of mine – mysteries and (of course!) Cleveland.

Starting with Murder She Wrote and Encyclopedia Brown, I was raised on a steady diet of mysteries since I was 5. My mom is an avid murder mystery fan and everyday after school I would watch crime procedurals with her. Years later, we still swap the latest mystery novels we’re reading.

So last year when I read my first Milan Jacovich mystery The Cleveland Creep, I couldn’t wait to share a Cleveland-written and -based murder mystery with her.

Whiskey Island, recently published through Gray and Co., is the next installment in Roberts’ Milan Jacovich series.

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