In This Rain (2006) In S.J. Rozan's In This Rain , a city investigator uncovers a massive real estate scheme involving street thugs, Harlem pols, and Hizzoner himself while… 2006-12-26 Fiction Delacorte
Book Review

In This Rain (2006)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Dec 26, 2006; Writer: S.J. Rozan; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Delacorte

In S.J. Rozan's In This Rain, a city investigator uncovers a massive real estate scheme involving street thugs, Harlem pols, and Hizzoner himself while looking into a series of mishaps, one fatal, on a Bronx construction site.

Movie Pitch
The Apprentice meets The Wire.

Lowdown
Rozan's tale of New York corruption benefits from a large cast of deeply felt characters, but it could do without some last-minute thriller tropes that spoil her lively authenticity.

Originally posted Dec 15, 2006 Published in issue #912 Dec 22, 2006 Order article reprints