“Ms. Penney succeeds. The Invisible Ones is utterly absorbing, a convoluted and yet satisfying read that will keep readers guessing to the last page.”
“Highly entertaining and perfect reading for winter nights, Blotto, Twinks and the Dead Dowager Duchess will keep you sweetly engrossed from start to finish.”
“There is not a lemon in this batch of stories. Mr. Collins’ writing style is terse and economically efficient.
“Author Elizabeth George is well known for her complicated plots, but this book is an endless litany of the bad, dysfunctional family dynamic. . . .
“There’s much to be admired about Val McDermid; her understanding of the human psyche is breathtaking.”
“Readers already familiar with the series may enjoy the deeper exploration of Duncan and Gemma’s relationship and family issues, whereas newcomers—especially those looking for a police proc
“. . . a masterful piece about street crime and the psyche of the men and women who work for the Toronto Police Department, Savage Rage offers up a skillful portrait. . . . Mr.
“Pick up a copy of Death of a Kingfisher, pour yourself a dram—or ‘murder a whiskey,’ as one police officer says—and enjoy.”
“. . . an entertaining read, . . . The Immortalists is a truly great mystery novel by one of the best authors working in the genre today.”
“The careful reader, the one who assumes nothing as s/he reads, will be the most satisfied. Assumption is a well-written mystery with an unexpected, rare, and unique ending.”
“If you’re looking for a crime thriller to keep you on the edge of your seat right to the very last page, look no further.
“Morgue Drawer Four, a finalist for Germany’s 2010 Friedrich Glauser Prize for best crime novel, is a real find for aficionados of black humor and the macabre.
“. . . the point with The Feng Shui Detective Goes West is to enjoy the effervescent ride.”
“Crime noir doesn’t get more powerful than this.”
“The Detachment will give John Rain fans what they have been waiting for: a daring adventure in which their hero is not only fully engaged, but also as deadly and as calculating as
“Vulture Peak is a modern morality tale with all the requisite bells and whistles and much more: a salutary warning for the Internet age.
“The Plot Against Hip Hop is a quick-moving murder mystery that educates its audience on Hip Hop’s pioneer generation along the way.
“A Discworld book is not simply a publication, it’s a universally celebrated event. And my goodness, what an event we are invited to in Snuff.
“Wyatt is a fast-paced thriller with more action than a Bruce Willis’ movie, and a bigger knockout punch than Rocky.
In the second book in this series, Daniel Rinaldi, a psychiatric consultant to the Pittsburgh police department for trauma victims, gets called to bank robbery/hostage situation.
It’s a brave or foolhardy writer who kills the main character in the very first page of their book, believing the reader will continue with the rest of the story rather than simply give up.
Erin Kelly’s impressive debut novel, The Poison Tree, tells the tale of seemingly prim and straight-A language student Karen Clarke who has just finished her final year at university in Lo
Robin Cook’s latest release, Cure, offers the reader intrigue and suspense, as well as in-depth insight into the world of international organized crime and scientific medical research.
When perusing a thriller, readers are expected to suspend their disbelief. Circumstances that are improbable in reality are readily accepted in a fictitious world where anything is possible.
“History is a nightmare from which I’m trying to awake.”