“As with all other Bess Crawford mysteries, this one is historically accurate, entertainingly written, and thoroughly enjoyable.”
“Those Who Came Before is a tale built on the ‘sins of the fathers’ premise, hinting that DNA may carry more than eye color and an ethnic background.
“Heaven, My Home is a well-wrought novel in the hands of a master storyteller.”
“Although she doesn’t yet have the knack of creating deeply compelling characters, Dovalpage’s writing hints at the possibility that she will be to Cuba what Donna Leon has become for Venic
“Barker creates tension and suspense through strong chase scenes and face-to-face conflict with good and evil . . . even with good and good!
One of the best things about Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers, edited by Joyce Carol Oates, is that it is so very Joyce Carol Oates, every story imbued with
“Passport to Death is a solid book for those interested in foreigners (falang) behaving badly in Bangkok, but for mystery fans it leaves
“Mary Higgins Clark, the ‘Queen of Suspense,’ captivates her readers with another thrilling read . . .”
“Clearly inheriting the mantel of Jim Thompson and Donald Westlake (and admittedly strongly influenced by them), this walk-on-the-dark-side author will also appeal to readers of early Garry
“With sufficient twists to keep a reader’s interest and empathetic protagonists to root for, this latest novel of psychological suspense from New York Times bestselling author Lisa
“add this fine reissue of The Bellamy Trial to your reading list.
“GI Confidential is one of Limón’s best to date in a series that never fails to entertain.”
“Agent Running in the Field is a pleasure to read. It’s a worthy addition to the John Le Carré canon at a time when bestselling authors don’t always deliver the goods . .
“In The Night Fire Michael Connelly delivers the goods once again, extending his legacy as quite simply the best author of police procedurals in the business.”
Russian hackers are central to the plot in Lee Child’s latest Jack Reacher book. Is this more “fake news”? Well, novels are, by definition, fake (though fiction is the better term).
“A story surpassing in concept any slasher novel/film made thus far.”
“With The Guardians, John Grisham is back in top form with his latest legal thriller. . .
“the storyline is strong and suspense is maintained throughout this fast-paced novel, but one would have hoped for more from Coes for the first book in a new series.”
“Once it was the custom on Christmas Eve to tell ghost stories.
“Perry is a master of the British historical novel, this time leaving the Victorian era behind and delving into a new but volatile century.”
“Lit with insight, affection, and the deep tenderness that can accompany long-term grief, Sallis’ Sarah Jane is that most unusual of mysteries: one that investigates the soul, walk
“The Chain will unforgettably haunt you even if you just read the first chapter—so you might as well lock the doors, bite your nails, and read it all.”
“Fans of Virgil Flowers will love Bloody Genius, as will fans of Lucas Davenport and the Prey series.
“Invigoratingly engaging from start to finish, Nicholas Meyer has yet again created a fresh take on an old genre.”