Fiction.

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“Elizabeth Peters . . . has always shown expertise in mixing archaeological history with the adventure of a murder mystery.”

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It seems ironic to wait in high excitement for a calm and quiet novel to come out.

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“a danger-fraught and compelling thriller with a world-threatening premise . . .”

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“a thought-provoking, poignant, and memorable work.”

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“an extraordinary debut novel filled with unique characters and heart-pumping situations we never see coming.”

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“the author uses his typically sharp and piercing sense of humor to breathe life into a multitude of delightful characters. . . . a charming debut novel . . .”

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". . . little treasure of a novella . . ."

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". . . the perfect summer read."

Mrs. Fletcher enjoys getting off with the help of online porn. It’s a revelation—especially to her!

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Karen Krupp loves Tom, her husband of almost two years. They live in a well-appointed house in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in New York.

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“Lee Markham’s The Truants is a welcome and memorable addition to the vampire subgenre, full of original ideas and some nightmarishly vivid imagery.”

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This collection of nine short stories by Man Booker Prize–shortlisted British author Sarah Hall has a focus on the female experience—particularly of love and sex, pregnancy and motherhood—and the w

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“Atlanta Noir could well turn out to be Akashic’s best work to date.”

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“We can only hope that Bouman has enough creative capital . . . to produce a better effort next time around.”

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Book one of the Waning Moon Duology introduces us to five sister-princesses who discover that their lavish life in the palace is not everything they think it is.

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“a graphic portrayal of a dirty, ugly slice of life . . . Recommended for anyone seeking to know more about the drug cartels that threaten society.”

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“there ought to have been more to Less than the sum of its parts.”

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“Private investigator Makana is a breath of fresh air, filled with humanity and empathy . .

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“A cautionary tale of mining life for one’s art. And of giving one’s fantasies too much free rein.”

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“an adventure with family, love, and destiny at its core, and an authentic and unique triumph of skill and imagination.”

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“a brilliantly conceived, colorfully and forcefully written, and very different Western novel . . .”

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“a police procedural with a supernatural story of a love overcoming the bonds of death.”

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“Compass educates us, even as we marvel at its obscurity.”

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Spoonbenders is a ripe peach. Something you yearn for.

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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.

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“a poignant work and a must-read this summer.”

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