Sherlock Holmes, the most famous fictional detective in the English language, once quipped that, “No ghosts need apply” when it comes to solving a seemingly unsolvable case.
“A Small Town is another example of Thomas Perry’s ability to tell a fast-paced, absorbing story with a strong central character.”
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“As for all really important worldmaking, the key to the power of Agency is not the imaginative twists of computers, software, or politics, but what people do for t
“Stuart Woods with Treason provides a couple of hours of uncomplicated chase-and-shoot entertainment.”
“The Majesties, although it rolls out easily, troubles deeply, haunting and even chilling its reader well beyond the final page.”
“a gripping psychological thriller that delivers on its examination of the corrosive impact of family secrets with a dramatic finish that upends expectations.”
“there’s more than enough here to like that readers will enjoy this one and will certainly want to come back for whatever’s next.”
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James L. May has written a remarkable debut novel that brings to life one of the worst periods of soviet history.
“A subtle, but ceaseless undercurrent of tension throughout builds to a shocking crescendo in the final pages.”
The Swedish Foreign Minister has been assassinated in his own home, but the killer deliberately left a witness, a prostitute who was visiting the victim at the time.
"Nick Petrie takes you on a joyride, racing first in one direction then spinning off into another. Just try to catch your breath!"
“a very interesting novel in which the concept of the discovery of a missing child’s remains giving closure to the family is a cogent one in today’s society.”
“Released on the day of Holmes’ 166th birthday, this book is for any reader who likes Sherlock Holmes, whether a dyed-in-the-wool devotee of the Great Detective or merely
“get ready for action, adventure, and romance when you open the cover . . .”
“If a victim doesn’t know what has been done to them, how awful is the crime?”
Sheila Connolly has been a busy writer, cranking out five series since 2008, along with novels and short stories. This new book is volume 8 in her County Cork Mysteries.
“Told with the voice of a literary master at the top of her craft, the pace may be too slow for thriller readers, but for those who love a strong literary voice in their genre fiction or th
“the story as a whole is deftly presented and shows exactly why David Mark is being recognized as a writer of complicated and frightening plots.
“what a police procedural should be: a clever and likable lead detective, a supporting cast of both hardworking and lazy cops, wisecracking (and occasionally ribald) station house banter, a
“If this novel doesn’t make you laugh at its absurdities, groan at Ned’s puns, and plain enjoy the sarcastic fun, you, dear reader, have no sense of humor.”
“This is a fun book to read. It moves quickly and logically in spite of the many clues Penney throws in Iris’ path.
“J. T. Ellison skillfully unwinds a complex tale of lies, deception, and murder spiced up with backstory and well-fleshed out characters.”
“TR deputized Hay to investigate the accident . . . or was it an attempted assassination?”