This book is one of those that you become part of, it’s as if you have known the story all along. Larry never fitting in with people, has lived his live being made fun of and ridiculed. So, when an opportunity comes up for Larry to prove that he is worthy to be one of them, Larry grabs it. That opportunity turns into a lifetime nightmare. Thirty years later, Larry is still wondering about that night, while the rest of the town “knows” he was the one that was responsible, although nothing was ever proven. When a second event occurs in Larry’s little town, Larry is everyone’s suspect. While recovering in the Hospital, Larry wonders if maybe he did have something to do with the second victims demise. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin, is a murder mystery with character development that keeps you thinking even after it’s all said and done.