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.”
“‘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.
“Suspense fans will love it.”
Zagreb Noir, edited by Ivan Sršen, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.
“Thriller writing at its best.”
“A meticulously crafted portrait of modern-day South Africa, Icarus is a spellbinding tour de force.”
“A marvelous historical mystery, but not for those who want their violence candy-coated.”
“a page-turning suspense novel with both dastardly characters and charming ones, a fascinating setting, and a mesmerizing story.”
At the start of a crime novel, the reader sometimes experiences an unsettling feeling as the gory details of fictitious assaults and slaughter are rolled out.
“You won’t find better noir stories this year.”
“All things truly wicked start from an innocence.” —Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast
“a terrifically entertaining ride with great atmosphere, zany and original characters.”
“If you are looking for a Thomas Hardy-like adventure story with profanity, pornography, and passion, you will find it . . .”
This is not a harmless story.