‘Cookie’: too cool to be a ‘cozy,’ too much fun to be ‘hard-boiled’

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The new David Handler novel is a free-wheeling and sophisticated concoction that will frustrate mystery fans who think in terms of categories like “cozy” and “hardboiled.” “The Snow White Christmas Cookie” (Minotaur Books/St. Martin’s) looks and sound like something warm and reassuring — a story that could be set in Cabot Cove with dear Jessica […] [Read More]