“a taut, tight, fast-moving thriller with a plethora of intriguing characters.”
Anne Hillerman’s Song of the Lion follows a path well trodden in cultural police procedurals.
Henry Chang’s crime novel Lucky marks the fifth appearance of New York Police Department Detective Jack Yu.
The Darkness of Evil is the seventh book in the Karen Vail series. Vail is an FBI profiler who’s investigated some of the world’s most vicious serial killers.
“The Third Hell is one hell of a good story.”
What would it take to destroy everything you appear to value in your life?
“[a] charming series.”
“Truth . . . the one thing people will do anything to hide . . . because the truth will always come out in the end.”
A killer is stalking the women of Göteborg.
Darktown proves to be an uncomfortable read at times. Set in post WWII Atlanta, it unabashedly puts racism front and center in the South.
Thriller readers who yearn for intrigue, swift pacing, and surreal happenings will enjoy every word of Steve Mosby’s The Reckoning on Cane Hill.
The 19th arrondissement in Paris is a cosmopolitan melting pot district where multicultural citizens live, love, and worship alongside one another, enjoying Kosher sushi and kebabs, and different s
“a cop’s loyalty to justice and the law must take precedence over her personal opinion of the victims.”
“Suspense fans will love it.”
Something may have been lost in the translation, but The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen is flat.
“It’s not a perfect situation, of course. But really, when you think about it, what actually is?”
“Powerful and not to be missed.”
“Once readers have gobbled up The Company She Kept, there are 25 other volumes to discover or reread until the next one comes out.”
“the Flemish setting and the unexpected plot twists make this an enjoyable read.”
Practice makes perfect, as evidenced by the latest by Peter Lovesey novel—number 15 in the Peter Diamond crime series, and more than 30 books altogether.
“All the right foundation stones are there on which to build a solid series.”
“Mitzner provides a surprise ending that will leave fans gasping in shock . . .”
“a solid, entertaining story every time while demonstrating that good really can win against evil.”
“David Rosenfelt is an award-winning writer who masterfully combines Grisham-like courtroom scenes with James Herriot’s love of dogs.”
“In fine fashion, Brian McGilloway reminders readers that Derry’s troubled past is more likely to be a portent than a panacea.”
Theresa Schwegel was born and raised in Chicago. She is an Edgar Award Winner for Best First Novel. Her latest novel, The Good Boy, takes place in Chicago, a town she knows well.