“Atlanta Noir could well turn out to be Akashic’s best work to date.”
“a tense psychological drama chronicling survivor’s guilt as well as one woman’s struggle to maintain normalcy after experiencing a traumatic event. . . .”
“The most fascinating facet of Connolly’s series is his skill in combining the supernatural and noir to create a story that has a feel of realism . . .”
“A well-written and compelling novel that offers more than suspense; it offers a deeper understanding of how sexual assault can leave its victims broken. Ms.
A thriller that combines almost unbearable suspense, a nightmare figure out of some twisted superhero comic, the worst consequences of technology, and an ordinary man who lives almost as a recluse—
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Some espionage writers follow the same character from one book to the next— John Le Carré’s George Smiley, for instance.
“All the twists and turns and deliberate obfuscation of characters names and identities and piled on bizarre coincidences in overly descriptive scenes, only add to the Byzantian complexity
The kidnapping of a businessman in broad daylight from a street on the Upper East Side draws forensic specialist Lincoln Rhyme and NYPD detective Amelia Sachs into the case of The Composer, a myste
Leah Stevens is worried about her friend Paige, for she determines her boyfriend Aaron, is evil.
“Stevens certainly raises the bar . . .”
Stephanie, the author of a Mommy blog, writes to connect with other women to help her overcome her loneliness and recover from the death of her husband Davis, and half brother, Chris from a car wre
“Celine is the portrait of a remarkable woman: a plausible super-granny with endearing panache who helps heal broken hearts and wounded souls.”
“The Girl Before will appeal greatly to fans of psychological suspense, even more to those who appreciate the chills of a good haunted house story.”
“The Nowhere Man is a good ride down a toboggan run of nonstop action and intrigue.”
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“The River at Night is an engaging story . . .”
“The story itself is entertaining, a tense and taut mystery with a circuitous plot that intrigues as it mystifies.”
Everything You Want Me to Be starts in March 2008 with young runaway Hattie studying the departures board at the Minneapolis airport.
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?
“Move over Hitchcock, P. D. James, Ruth Rendell, and more. Here is a thriller to make others fade.
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Out of Bounds is Val McDermid’s 30th novel.
Joy Enright is a high-school senior in Chilton, New York State.
“an artful mosaic that converges with breakneck speed toward the end of the book, bringing the story to a climax and conclusion that are ultimately very satisfying . . .”