Commanding a spectacular hilltop view of Washington, DC, since 1855, St. Elizabeths Hospital has been both a sanctuary for the mentally ill and a treatment center for the criminally insane.
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro remains a bucket-list challenge, but in the book world, staring down a 784-page Swedish serial-killer novel may make the reader question his or her priorities: Why have I
Most everyone has done something in their past that they regret and want to forget. Edie has had somewhat of a roller-coaster life.
Duane Swieczynski has created a great historical fiction/cop novel set in Philadelphia and spanning three generations.
“Five out of five stars for this debut novel.”
“Go-Between is a perfect title.”
Michelle Mason is between lives, between names, between worlds, between versions of herself.
“Missing, Presumed is a wonderful, memorable read . . .”
“Willnot isn’t the type of novel you’re expecting. It’s better than that.”
In this cozy police procedural set in the cozy French town of St. Denis, we have book nine of the cozy series about Bruno, Chief of Police.
“Kudos to another compelling entry into the ranks of Nordic crime fiction.”
Brighton starts and ends in the Charles River.
You can't judge a book by the superlatives on the cover.
“a finely-crafted thriller.”
Detective Elizabeth Black is proud of being a cop and follows the law to a T.
“In a suspense novel that is the literary equivalent of Hitchcock’s Psycho, Lemaitre presents a harrowing look into the link between madness and evil.”
“Goodbye to the Dead is drop dead good.”
The 19th arrondissement in Paris is a cosmopolitan melting pot district where multicultural citizens live, love, and worship alongside one another, enjoying Kosher sushi and kebabs, and different s
The couple at the heart of this novel—Rob Beauman and Ellie Larrabee—appear on the surface to have everything.
“Fans of thrillers with the hint of the supernatural will enjoy reading . . .”
The psychological tortures that Roberto Arlt puts his main protagonist through are on a par with those endured by Raskolnikov in Crime and Punishment or Dmitri Karamazov.
“With a fast-paced story and surprise ending, River Road is a destination you’ll surely want to take.”
“Suspense fans will love it.”
“‘My brother and I were kidnapped off a street in Chungking, China, when I was five years old . . . We never saw our father or mother again.
“a solid short story collection . . .”
“a nifty bit of fine suspense.”
Briskly told and packed with plot, The Ex rocks.