“Persuasive and meticulously researched, Shakespeare and the Resistance is a must read for anyone interested in the study and interpretation of Shakespearian era politics or litera
“a nerve-shredding psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing to the very last page.”
British author Sandie Jones brings out her debut crime novel The Other Woman as one of the creepiest “fall in love and step into danger” books ever.
“The collection’s prevailing tone may be that of quiet melancholy, but it is suffused with joy.”
The generally accepted wisdom in fiction, particularly in novels involving action and crime, is to keep turning the screws on the main characters, tighter and tighter, until the reader can’t imagin
For fans of David Handler’s Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag series of the 1990s, The Man Who Couldn’t Miss” will sweep them right back to the original series—for new fans not familiar with Hoagy and
Prolific author Stuart Woods has teamed up with co-author Parnell Hall to write this fast-moving romp of a book, a cross between an old hardboiled '50s black and white crime film and a fast moving
“The Moons of Barsk accomplishes what science fiction does at its best.
“Baby Teeth is a very satisfying read. More psychological thriller than horror, it’s a finely crafted exploration of the breakdown of the family unit . .
“Colin Cotterill has written this one from the heart.”
Different but in a good way.
“Bealport is often uproariously and corrosively funny.”
“For any who love Ludwig von Beethoven’s music, this novel is a must for its biography. For everyone else, it’s a great mystery story set against a background of actual history.”
“. . . when you work for the dead, you’re stuck with a notoriously unreliable employer. Sometimes they’re all over you, screaming their need for justice at every cursed turn.
Be prepared for an eerie night-time experience!
Delia Owens’ outstanding Southern fiction debut is set in the marsh lands off the North Carolina coast and is both a coming of age story, and a murder mystery.
A debut thriller is always an adventure—has the author been secretly practicing the craft of tight, suspenseful writing, so that the plot will make sense, the pace will force the pages to turn, and
Tension between the inescapable distance that exists, and must exist, between people, and the driving desire for closeness is what ties together the characters in the accomplished and sensitive nov
This is a tale of unorthodox relationships, shifting alliances, and contentious allegations.
Stephen Holgate has written a fascinating and well-constructed thriller set in Madagascar.
Mine is a hybrid between a legal thriller and a romance novel set in modern day England.
“a very entertaining story, with a thoroughly likable and intriguing (if unhuman) narrator”
“an adventuresome romp, intriguing, entertaining, and a story of which the Bard himself might approve.”
“Came two gentleman to Venice . . .”
“This welcome debut collection of his Irish stories will find ready readers overseas.”
Another fine series by yet another author whose name is not as familiar to American readers of crime fiction as it ought to be, because Valentina Giambanco has created a compelling and realistic ch