“Brian Moreland deftly blends Algonquian legend with Catholic belief, creating a spiritual plague and a villain that are more chilling than the scariest creations of either belief system.
“There is not a lemon in this batch of stories. Mr. Collins’ writing style is terse and economically efficient.
“In the hands of an author with less flair, this cliché could turn tedious, but Rhys Bowen has an eye for historical detail and an engaging tale to tell.”
“The story, as told in Fern’s voice grabs, at the heart with its unfathomable anguish.
“Though Truth might lean a little heavy on the feminism at times, it also contains the heart and soul of an authentic coming-of-age story that perfectly captures the essence of fir
“For readers who enjoy a light, breezy love story, this book clips along well and satisfies.
“The plot of The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind is highly plausible, with down-to-earth characters and situations highlighting how a young woman learns to find her place and happi
“Once again Darynda Jones keeps the action fast and the adrenaline pumping. Expertly weaving intricate plots full of twists and turns, Ms.
“Leigh Stein’s debut successfully captures the purgatory between childhood and becoming an adult.
“We Are All Equally Far from Love is not a book to be picked up and put down.
“A Vine in the Blood is a hell of a lot of fun. It is a work that appeals to the senses, in particular visually. . . . Mr.
“Redwood Bend is the latest edition to the Virgin River Series and has Ms.
“As with any good mystery, the tension ramps up as the story progresses, pulling more and more characters into the fray, weaving three murders flawlessly into a tight tale. Mr.
“Mr. Harrison writes of the higher truths that he not only sees, but also lives. He might be a called the Philosopher King of earth—and so might his protagonist, Sunderson. . . .
“From the very first page, Darynda Jones has you hooked.
“Written in the first person, The Dead of Winter introduces us to Michael by explaining his need to pen the eerie happenings around him.
“Author Elizabeth George is well known for her complicated plots, but this book is an endless litany of the bad, dysfunctional family dynamic. . . .
“. . . it would be easy for a writer as talented as Julie Anne Long to set up her story and then cruise through to the inevitable happy-ever-after ending.
“Olivia is one of the strongest heroines of the year—and readers are sure to delight in her story. . . . the Princess and the Pea aspect is lightly handled.
“There’s much to be admired about Val McDermid; her understanding of the human psyche is breathtaking.”
“What the Dog Said takes a sad topic and turns it into a humorous and heartwarming story.
“Along with his renowned storytelling ability, Mr.
“The Demon Lover is a perfect book for reading in a big comfy chair with a roaring fire nearby, a soft, fuzzy blanket wrapped about your legs.
“Readers already familiar with the series may enjoy the deeper exploration of Duncan and Gemma’s relationship and family issues, whereas newcomers—especially those looking for a police proc
“Fracture is a powerful, gripping tale of friendship and the sanctity of life.