“a disturbing, yet masterful tale of murder and how childhood trauma may affect even those determined to rise above it . . . ”
“perfect summer reading for all of us who desperately need a break from the stress and worry of today’s modern world and depend on the creative power of writers to deliver it to us.”
“an extraordinary debut novel filled with unique characters and heart-pumping situations we never see coming.”
“a graphic portrayal of a dirty, ugly slice of life . . . Recommended for anyone seeking to know more about the drug cartels that threaten society.”
“a police procedural with a supernatural story of a love overcoming the bonds of death.”
Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears for 11 days in 1926, but seldom speaks about it and omits entirely any mention of it in her autobiography.
“[this] debut fiction could possibly become, in its own way, as much of a classic as the novel it honors.”
One expects Western adventures to be set against magnificent scenery and driven by wilderness experiences.
“a relentlessly driven page-turning thriller with outrageous twists and turns you never see coming. Terrific one-liners and a truly original antagonist in the form of the violent Quinn . .
Camino Island is John Grisham’s much-anticipated 30th novel. It tells the story of the theft of priceless F.
“a complex and seductive page-turner that will not disappoint devoted fans and casual readers of the New York Times bestselling series.”
Jordan Harper’s fast-paced debut novel, She Rides Shotgun, opens with a disturbingly haunting introduction to “Crazy” Craig Hollington, the leader of a gang known as Aryan Steel.
“suspenseful, gritty, well plotted and written, but not a pleasant book to read. . . . ultra-realistic crime fiction.”
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.
“Those readers thinking they can outguess the author will find their abilities tested . . . ”
Hannah Monroe, a thirty-something British woman, is excited.
“debut effort . . . ultimately not worth your time.”
“the best example of the hardboiled crime noir novel . . .”
"totally captivating page-turner"
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.