“. . . a credible mystery plot, but without anyone to root for . . .”
“Mignon Ballard has woven a story complicated with both charming and menacing characters.”
“This book will keep the reader turning pages until the very satisfying end.”
“. . . a good story that keeps the reader in suspense until the killer is finally revealed.”
“a multifaceted story . . . plenty of surprises . . . And what an ending!”
“It’s nice to read a book in which the heroine is not obsessed over body image. Odelia . . . is happy, healthy, in love—and utterly charming.”
“. . . well-crafted . . .”
“. . . well written and entertaining.”
“Susan Wittig Albert is a terrific writer; her descriptions of everything from blooming bluebonnets to the grace and power of a mountain lion caught by China’s headlights are compelling.
“Fans of quick-paced, lighthearted cozy mysteries will cheer for Lucky’s sarcastic wit and the glittering thrill of her oddball world where crazy is just an everyday fact of life.”
“To Ms. Spencer-Fleming’s credit, she doesn’t have an easy answer to give—no one gets an easy out.
“In the hands of an author with less flair, this cliché could turn tedious, but Rhys Bowen has an eye for historical detail and an engaging tale to tell.”
“It’s all there for the reader to expect the unexpected. Timing, so important in comedy, is also exacting in the Mr. Norman’s expert hands. . . .
Pirates. Fast cars. Billionaire playboys. Boats. Guns and gun-smugglers. Explosions “fifty-five times more powerful than the bomb . . . dropped on Hiroshima.” Sex. Helicopters. Terrorists.