Knife by Jo Nesbo is dark and deep, a black hole of a story. Specifically, it is another story of Harry Hole, a soul from which no light or joy escapes.
“a galloping good yarn peopled with realistic characters operating in an intimately evoked environment, perpetually dynamic. Such is the stuff that makes good stories . . .”
“Blood Relations is a psychological thriller-cum-horror tale trembling on the brink of reality.”
If Carl Hiaasen, James Crumley, and Tess Gerritsen got totally wasted and decided to co-author a book, this might be the result.
“Brushes aside the extraneous and immediately takes the reader into the investigation and the array of characters and motives with no wasted verbiage.”
“The Sentence Is Death . . . may just be one of summer’s greatest, guiltiest pleasures . . .
“a thriller, of the filled-with-dread-but-I-have-to-finish-it variety.”
"Cancel your early morning plans. It's another page turning winner from C. J. Box."
Oh, boy! Another C. J. Box book, and it's the best one yet!
“With plenty of local color in the Florida settings and an abundance of quirky small-town characters, this mystery will whet the reading appetite for more of the same from author D. P.
Many readers in this quadrant of the globe have discovered Australian crime fiction—mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals—through television series created for broadcast and streaming services.
“Thomas Harris has earned his reputation as a terrific author of crime thrillers, but Cari Mora is not a terrific novel.”
“[I]f you relish seeing how ordinary people of good heart and intentions can get twisted off the right path, and sink deeper into serious trouble while they wrestle with their consciences,
“The Missing Years begins with a Gothic hint that rapidly segues into a suspenseful thriller with a breathless twist of a dénouem
“Another entry in the Lucas Davenport series that keeps raising the bar on thrills and excitement, in a fast-paced police procedural.”
". . . an engrossing, mind boggling mystery."
This book is a mystery reader favorite—a puzzle. There's a murder, a murder list and, eventually, numerous suspects.
“Like Lions is excellent fiction . . .”
“Lansdale delivers another exciting East Texas action thriller that will satisfy his many fans, while whetting their appetite for adventures with Hap and Leonard. Well done, Mr.
“Redemption is more Amos Decker for faithful fans who love their guy, but it’s a long, long way from being worthy of anything more than faint praise.”
“As bleak as this collection is, a bright ray of light shines through. That ray is called ‘talent,’ and Young-ha Kim is an author who deserves to be very famous.”
“Burke delivers a compelling thriller destined to keep readers waiting for her next book.”
“Un-su Kim takes us on a ride, but a ride with both action and contemplation. Highly recommended.”
“Stephen Mack Jones' snappy, razor sharp writing is a delight to read. Lives Laid Away is movie material for sure.”
“Readers of Charles Todd’s Bess Crawford Mystery Series and Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs Series will enjoy this new series set against the backdrop of WW I in England.”
“the action never wanes, the story never dulls. An ageless tale of vengeance, violence, corruption and justice--or injustice—The Border is an epic conclusion to an epic series . .
“Across the decades of the narrator’s life, Black Souls becomes as mysterious as a set of cave paintings or yesterday’s ‘tags’ on a building.”