“You can read Holy Chow for the mystery, for the snappy writing, for the engaging characters. The main thing is to read it!”
“A Secret About a Secret resonates with the deep melancholy and simmering resentments that classic hard-boiled detective fiction embraces, but with far more grace
“an electrifying novel . . .”
“One of Vic’s friends makes a comment near the end that sums up why this investigator finds her work worth the effort: Max comments, ‘If everyone sat at home watching Netflix, we’d never ha
“A typical Anne Perry story, not so graphic in the details of the crimes, but giving the reader great depth into the characters of the protagonists and the villain, as well as a wealth of s
“an interesting puzzle . . . the historical background adds to the thrill of the narrative chase.”
“Everyone at One Police Plaza is in for a shock as they learn someone they’ve known for years has hidden a depraved mind behind a friendly smile.”
“Elizabeth George can really spin a great investigation when she’s not trying so hard to teach the shocking discoveries she has made in her own explorations.”
“While the story may seem convoluted it really is a good read with intricate twists and turns that only add to the tale.”
“Regard this novel as a grand and glorious swan song.”
“A captivating, stylish, literary/noir mashup! A terrific debut!”
“This latest in the Great Detective’s further adventures is no disappointment.
It’s always risky for readers to enter a series late in its development—in this instance, book 24 in the Andy Carpenter mystery series.
Innovative British author Anthony Horowitz is up to his usual intertextual antics in A Line to Kill, a sequel to The Word Is Murder and The Sentence Is Death.
“Gripping and sharp as a tack.”
In London we meet Terry Tice and are told in the first sentence that Terry likes killing people and will take money for doing so. He’s ex-military.
“The way Mattie handles her service dog, the logistics of his training, his canine personality, the important evidence he believably uncovers, and their warm yet disciplined interaction rem
“readers can be assured that the Twin Rivers series will deliver the same intellectual and emotional qualities as its predecessors.”
“If the story followed the traditional journey of a cozy, the premise would be a good one.
“Similar in pace and tenderness to the Ladies’ Detective Agency mysteries of Alexander McCall Smith, this mystery fits neatly into the traditional mold, providing an enjoyable read that’s i
“The series anchor, Perveen Mistry, is one of the most delightful and engaging protagonists you’re likely to meet in historical fiction.”
Most people who live in hilly terrain with a cold season, anywhere around the world, know the fear of sliding off an icy road into a ravine or river.
“The Dead Letter is worthy of your attention, not only as an interesting landmark in the history of American crime fiction, but also as an enjoyable, entertaining
“Deadly Delights moves along at warp speed, and just when the reader thinks s/he knows who the killer is, Walker throws a speed bump on the highway.”
“a tightly paced, well thought out cyberpunk thriller that entices after the very first chapter.”