“A definite must read for those who enjoy medical thrillers.”
“Rowland is good at designing strong tension and conflict scenes that keep the pages turning. Her ending conflict scenes are especially well written.”
“Like his earlier books, Sleep Well, My Lady gives Quartey, a Ghana-born Californian physician as well as writer, plenty of space to lay out issues of class and wealth, as well as
“Whether you’re drawn to Watch Her for the high-fidelity Boston setting, with its contrasts of gritty working-class life and cultured wealth, or for the dramatic and classic intera
“Moonflower Murders will be either adored or dreaded by readers, with no middle ground.
“Osman has done an outstanding job of bringing his characters to life and making them as individual as if they were real.”
“a definite adventure in a Gilded Age, full of scandals of the elite and crimes of the nondescript, where some readers may find a jaundiced correlation to today’s world.”
“Gates does a particularly good job of setting clues and red herrings for the reader to deal with and ties up all the loose ends.”
“A convoluted story of how justice will prevail, even if it takes an extraordinarily long time to do so.”
“Throughout the story, Maxwell weaves new and enticing situations that make the reader turn the page.”
“With plenty of red herrings and plot twists—along with a dash of shopping jargon and lively product descriptions—this quick, breezy read is the perfect late summer escapism.”
“. . . a Mean Girls reunion . . .”
“Montclair does a good job of keeping the reader on his or her toes until the very end."
You don’t need to love dogs to love this book. You just have to love and respect animals and enjoy police procedurals.
“Despite the classic investigations that Poke leaps into, with violence and threat and red herrings and regret, Poke Rafferty is a person who cares enough to listen, to experience, and to c
“Perhaps the first three stories in the series provide the reader with a more definitive sense of characters and story, but Rigged fails to make the grade.”
“Just as Hammett made imagined crime feel real, McAlpine makes metafiction mischief suffused with meaning; from the masterful Hammett Unwritten, to the too-wonderful-not-to-mention
“The Body in the Garden has a good story, is well researched, and employs good writing.”
Laura Joh Rowland switches from 17th century Japan to 1890s London in her memorable new series featuring a likeable trio of crime scene photographers for the Daily World newspaper.
“Be warned: Once you pick up the book, you won’t put it down until the end.”
“The premise that Graves lays out for her readers is a good one. The writing? Not to be unkind, but Graves could have used a good editor.”
“This is not a fast read, nor is it a satisfying ending to a confusing story.
“The story is a good cozy read, and the reader will be challenged to ride along with the characters and try to learn who the criminal is before Sammy does.
“Beginning with that very first sentence, this novel is definitely one for the historical mystery buff.
“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.”