“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.”
“The Last Scoop is another surefire success for author R. G.
“The book spins quickly into risk and danger, and the final chapters, fast-paced and dark with threat, provide one of the best manhunt and intended escape sequences of curr
Hopefully your life is so good that the word “diabolical” never need enter your mind or cross your lips.
The crimes we commit in search of security and protection, for ourselves or our loved ones, are at the center of Andrea Camilleri’s latest Inspector Montalbano adventure, The Safety Net.
Shea O'Connor, a 23-year-old Buffalo cop, is given an assignment with the FBI to pose as a student in the small town of Kelly's Falls, New York.
“All this gives the story a nail-biting quality on top of great characterization, a gripping plot, and clean, vivid writing.”
“Pretty as a Picture is a fun, slightly eerie, definitely scary look at real murder in a make-believe world.”
“Donna Leon’s ability to paint both her city of Venice and the quandaries of commitment make this Trace Elements a quietly powerful book.”
“faithful and true police procedural devotees will thoroughly enjoy the ride Pinter takes them on . . .”
“Wonderfully captivating . . . A thrilling addition to the murder mystery series . . .”
“feels like watching an automobile accident develop in slow motion and may serve as a cautionary tale for our times.”
“Beyond the usual detective/PI action, Mosley creates a model for writing that moves off the ‘race card’ and back to true descriptions.”
Dhananjaya Rajaratnam, also known as Danny, lives in Sydney, Australia. He’s an illegal immigrant trying to remain in the shadows, unnoticed and undiscovered.
“The genius of this novel is that it cultivates a nonstop air of menace. Practically every character comes off like a potential murderer.”
“Stuart Woods with Treason provides a couple of hours of uncomplicated chase-and-shoot entertainment.”
“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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“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.”
“get ready for action, adventure, and romance when you open the cover . . .”
“Wohlsdorf should be rightly hailed as a new and genuine voice in American fiction.”
“thanks to the author’s skill, the plot is tight, the scenario plausible, and the narrative tidy and intelligent, conveyed with a wry undertone throughout.”
“In Rick Cahill, Coyle has created a deeply flawed, but eminently sympathetic, protagonist.
Baldacci’s legions of fans will probably love this book, but new readers will find it lacking in too many of the requisite storytelling skills.