For mystery readers who like boots-on-the-ground British police procedurals, book three in the Two Rivers series delivers.
“He found himself lying under white sheets with very little idea of how he had gotten there. It was the morning he woke up . . . He seemed to have been there for some time.”
“a great diversion from Evanovich’s long-running Stephanie Plum series, and a laugh-out-loud impossible adventure.”
“Craig Johnson is one of the best in the business, and the Walt Longmire series never fails to satisfy.”
“Great storytellers do more than entertain. They educate, they provoke, and they challenge our preconceived notions. Stephen King is Exhibit A.”
“Despite the magnetic pull of eagerly described physical attraction, there’s never a moment when Alex Walton yields control over her own heart and life.”
“Action is the attraction, with dollops of sex and romance.”
“Just like Halloween has a hint of menace underneath the festivities, life in Swann’s Sunset Hall mandates coming closer to grim death.”
“Lloyd’s story has myriad twists and turns—enough to keep the reader entranced.”
“Allow this novel to float its ideas and its just—if not legal—solutions with its philosophy, and accept an end-of-summer blessing.”
“The sense of place and the dynamics of a small town of that era are convincing and give us a glimpse of the history and culture of that period in South America.”
In her most recent book, Miss Morton and the Spirits of the Underworld, author Catherine Lloyd sets the stage for a fast paced, well-written walk through London’s high society in 1838.
“Murder on the Vine is a delightful local color mystery that will earn its place on your bookshelf next to Donna Leon and Louise Penny . . .”
“a chilling read in which the art of the cinema very often reflects the drama of the actors’ actual lives.”
“A deep-probing, layered story undulating through the shadows of domestic violence, Tell Me What I Am is a finely wrought psychological thriller . . .”
“a horror tale designed to scare the dickens out of the reader.”
When viewed from a distance, it all begins harmlessly enough.
How do you con a con man? If you read this book, you will learn how. But then again this is a novel, and the author’s methods may not work in real life.
“The tales that populate Cleveland Noir are essentially about the haves, the have-nots, and the never-wills.”
“Berta’s murder, the public display of her mutilated body all this was meant to be a deterrent.” And it was! Yes, the people in and around the Tuscan hills were truly mortified.
Chris Quarembo’s new mystery/suspense novel runs the gamut of what makes good thrillers. She combines the ingredients of a memorable protagonist/narrator, a complex plot with numerous twists and tu
“The Girl from the Papers is a well-told story and well written.”
“This book belongs on the shelf until the next library book sale.”
“a very polite and well-mannered tale of greed and murder.”
“a brilliant work, beautiful in its language and descriptions, but probably best read in its original language.”
Field’s Crossing in Northern Indiana is farm country, and in the winter, with the snow drifting across the open flat lands, a body lies hidden under a 15-foot pile of ice and snow.