“‘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.
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.
Musicians are being murdered in New Orleans, and it will take the skills of paranormal investigator Danni Cafferty and her partner, P.I. Michael Quinn, to crack the case.
“smart plot told at breakneck pace with a fair share of red herrings thrown in to keep the brain busy.”
“Such a chilling environment has room for many more adventures. Stay tuned, for this series will likely take off.”
“Just when you think you have it all figured out, Jacobson throws up a dead end sign and you have to back out of what you thought was the right path to turn down.
“The author leaves us with good launch material into the next volume.
“Jon Land is in fine form in this riveting installment of the Caitlan Strong series.”
“Loyalty is filled with action and suspense. The writing is crisp and tight.”
Loyalty is a modern day suspense set in Boston.
“. . . fast-paced and raw.”
Chuck Wendig (Blackbirds, 2012) returns with a new Miriam Black adventure.
“. . . an enjoyable legal thriller—a hell of a lot better than most.”
“. . . a refreshing read with a message of hope, love, and redemption . . .”
“. . . rediscover why Dashiell Hammett was the peerless master of crime fiction in all its dark and bloody glory.”