Lars Martin Johansson, retired head of the Swedish National Criminal Police, stops at a well-known hotdog kiosk for a quick bite to eat before heading home.
“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”
“clever, filled with puns and acerbic wit, and good fun to read . . .”
“a ride you won’t want to miss.”
Love, in the world of Paula Priamos’ new novel Inside V, is powerful, primal, obsessive, and deadly. Former L.A.
Hannah Monroe, a thirty-something British woman, is excited.
“Those readers thinking they can outguess the author will find their abilities tested . . . ”
“debut effort . . . ultimately not worth your time.”
"totally captivating page-turner"
“the best example of the hardboiled crime noir novel . . .”
Heartbreak Hotel, the 32nd novel in the Alex Delaware series by Jonathan Kellerman, begins with an enticing hook.
A great story transports readers to a milieu with its concomitant sights, sounds, and interesting dialogue. Ideally the plot captures our attention until the final paragraph.
“the evil men do truly does live after them . . .”
“The Nowhere Man is a good ride down a toboggan run of nonstop action and intrigue.”
Why does a man who has been out of the game for 35 years suddenly become a red-hot target for a military intelligence section determined to remove him permanently from the playing field?
“another exciting Sigma Force adventure.”
“The Lost Boy is a complex and brilliant novel, but is one of Lackberg’s darkest stories.”
There’s a strange little boy who appears twice in Michael Koryta’s Rise the Dark.
Darktown proves to be an uncomfortable read at times. Set in post WWII Atlanta, it unabashedly puts racism front and center in the South.
In 2004, Søren Hammer arrived at the house in Frederiksvaerk, Denmark, where his younger sister Lotte lived with her husband and children.
“Guilty Minds crosses the finish line a winner—suspenseful, swift, surefooted, and entertaining to the end.”
Commanding a spectacular hilltop view of Washington, DC, since 1855, St. Elizabeths Hospital has been both a sanctuary for the mentally ill and a treatment center for the criminally insane.
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro remains a bucket-list challenge, but in the book world, staring down a 784-page Swedish serial-killer novel may make the reader question his or her priorities: Why have I
Most everyone has done something in their past that they regret and want to forget. Edie has had somewhat of a roller-coaster life.
Duane Swieczynski has created a great historical fiction/cop novel set in Philadelphia and spanning three generations.