“Among today’s abundant crime novels, it’s rare to find one that demands a second reading for its language and insight.
“A new Longmire novel is always a welcome treat, and Daughter of the Morning Star is another slam-dunk.”
“the story holds together and delivers a fast, intense, thought-provoking read.”
“One Half Truth is a top-notch police procedural from an author with a sure hand, an unwavering eye for detail, and a clear voice perfectly suited to the genre.”
“This fresh comic thriller is entertaining from start to finish. Raina’s bright voice shines through thanks to his narrator’s unique viewpoint and perceptive observations.”
“The team of Webb and Mann is a welcome addition to the world of military thrillers, and Steel Fear is an excellent beginning.”
“The Killing Hills probes the darkness in both land and families, along with the limits of forgiveness. It’s not just a fine and unforgettable crime novel.
“Animals is not light reading, but the writing is strong and the characters and story believable.”
“Swept Away is a breezy trip into academia, a place where danger is present but manageable—as long as you pay attention to both your surroundings and your colleagues.”
“a tightly woven, fast-paced, tension-filled thrill ride.”
The unnamed assassin in Endings receives coded text messages that read like this:
Bone Rattle is technically a “police procedural,” because the central character is a lawman (Deputy U.S. Marshal on the Alaska Fugitive Task Force) investigating crimes.
Aloysius Archer has always been a sucker for fast dames and fast cars. They’ve both landed him in jail before, but he can’t resist their siren calls.
“Nava is an impassioned writer who has once again created a fascinating picture of Los Angeles at an earlier, less enlightened time, centering on gay men trying to shed the shame they have
“Along with its humor, every chapter of Stung offers both the cost of taking moral action, and the deep suspense of being human. “
“When a Stranger Comes to Town will give you the very best of what crime fiction should deliver. Means, opportunity, and obsession—right?”
“Flynn Berry landed major awards for her two earlier thrillers, and Northern Spy merits more of the same.”
“a tightly paced, well thought out cyberpunk thriller that entices after the very first chapter.”
“Win is the type of spin-off novel that will be wildly popular with Coben’s fan base as an extension of what they already know and love.”
“Fast Ice is good entertainment.”
“Winterkill is a disappointment.”
“Pick up Exit if you’d like to sample a very new way of building a crime novel with an unusual pace. It has something of Jasper Fforde in the compiled coincidences.”
Welcome back Liam Campbell, Alaska State Trooper. This fifth book of his adventures comes as the first since 2002.
“Prodigal Son is further proof that Gregg Hurwitz has cornered the market on first-rate thrillers.”
Evan Smoak is out.
“Only a reader skilled in picking out details will guess this story’s finish.”
“Nick Petrie keeps it all moving, with all the balls in the air, so there isn’t really time for disbelief—just for the next weapon and defensive maneuver, with an edge of self-sacrifice.”