“a comfortable, enjoyable read . . .”
Poor ex-Chief Inspector Gamache.
A former FBI agent, June Lyons returns to her hometown of Hopewell Falls, New York, to live with her father after her husband’s death.
“highly recommended for all readers, not just those interested in the Golden Age of British crime writing.”
“A well-written, traditional mystery that is as charming as its Southern Belle protagonist.”
To read A Small Indiscretion is to eat fudge before dinner: slightly decadent behavior, highly caloric, and extremely satisfying.
“deserves a contemplative and educated readership appreciative of a story well told.”
“a wonderfully written mystery . . . The Bishop’s Wife is not only a great story, but a revealing look at Mormonism and its followers.”
It's July 12, 2014, and Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday. Her FBI profiler husband, Benton Wesley, is surprising her with a relaxing vacation in Miami.
“. . . a maelstrom of long-term child abuse, childhood love ironically gone bad, and a family feud coming full-circle.”
It’s hard to imagine that anyone who reads fiction hasn’t discovered this series. For those who know and love it, here is number 15, in all its gentle delight.
“Chief Superintendent Peter Diamond is a warm, witty, and wonderful creation by one of England’s most talented crime writers.”
“J. D. Robb continues to do a fine job balancing Eve the woman against Eve the career homicide detective. . . .
“The immense popularity of the Montalbano books . . . lies in prose splashed with the sun of Montalbano’s Sicily.”
Mae December has a thing for dogs. She owns a thriving kennel business in small town Rosedale, Tennessee.
“. . . a worthwhile read.”
“Bad Blood is a modern-day Shakespearian West End Story with very dark undertones of forbidden love, raw animosity, and cold-blooded murder.”
“Deftly plotted and timely . . . Master thriller writing at its finest.”
“. . . a great picture of back alley London, especially The City: that square mile housing the United Kingdom’s financial services industry.”
“. . . one of those addictive books that once started, compels you to shut out the world till you reach the very last page.”
“Invariably, when the author has this much fun, the reader benefits.”
Bodies, seemingly killed by wild animals, have been showing up in Sherlock Holmes’ London.
“Readers who pride themselves in solving whodunits will be hard pressed to put together all the pieces . . .”
“Anne Perry puts the reader in the middle of London . . . tackling a terrifying subject with high style.”
“. . . a slapdash effort . . .”