I have posted my review of this on my personal blog, The Itinerant Librarian. Here is an excerpt:
"This is the story of retired Detroit Police detective Joe Salk. He was always a good cop. However, after a young girl's grisly murder, he becomes obsessed with solving the case, a case with few clues or leads, a case that eventually goes cold."
Click on the link to read the full review: http://itinerantlibrarian.blogspot.com/2013/10/booknote-crow-curare.html