James R. Benn is the author of the Billy Boyle World War II mysteries. The debut, "Billy Boyle", was named one of the top five mysteries of 2006 by Book Sense and was a Dilys Award nominee. Subsequent books have received starred reviews in "Publishers Weekly "and "Library Journal" and have been listed as the "BookPage" Mystery of the Month. Two have been tagged as Killer Books by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. A librarian for many years, Benn lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut, with his wife, Deborah Mandel.
Billy Boyle is sent to Soviet-controlled Ukraine to solve a double murder at a critical point in WWII.
It’s September 1944, and the US is poised to launch Operation Frantic, a shuttlebombing mission to be conducted by American aircraft based in Great B...[SEE MORE]