“Herron’s plot is packed with twists and delightfully sardonic conversations, and the book’s only major flaw is that at some point it ends and one must resume normal life.”
“Thornton’s strong writing and seamless plotting compel the reader to keep reading, both to find out what happened to Elizabeth in her youth and to uncover the connection between the former
“Once a Thief is a good read and moves at a good clip.
“delivers a message of hope, drawing the story full circle to focus on the timeless power of beauty and love, two forces that can outlive even the darkest situations.”
“Silverview is a gift to scholars, aficionados of the genre, and readers at large eager for one last look at the creative mind of an acknowledged master.”
“For readers who enjoy a fast-paced international thriller, Sleeping Bear will keep you turning pages, even if it requires you to pause as you work to accept the implausible.”
“For the reader who expects an exciting spy thriller, this book does not deliver. The plot is less exciting, but Starford’s premise holds water.”
“Once one gets past the first half of the story, the pages begin to turn in more rapid succession.”
“Wedding Station is an ideal choice for both Downing fans and newcomers to his fast-paced and intense crime novels.”
“Fast, thrilling, and full of intrigue, The Power Couple is a story that surprises to the very end.
“Vidich carries the wintry mood of Soviet menace and danger powerfully, and his plot twists are tight and all too believable. “
“If you like a book that lands you back in reality feeling relaxed and happy about what could happen to an ordinary guy tossed into deadly events, Madness of the Q is ideal.
“Total Power is the sort of top-of-the-charts bestseller publishers are relying on among fiction titles to maintain their bottom line during trying times.”
“The suspense of Eagle Station lies in how each detailed flight maneuver in air or space will turn out, and who’ll walk away with few enough injuries to survive—and return to Earth
“The book spins quickly into risk and danger, and the final chapters, fast-paced and dark with threat, provide one of the best manhunt and intended escape sequences of curr
Writing good historical fiction is a particular challenge. Not only must an author craft a good story, they have to get the history correct, especially the mood and setting for the plot.
“Agent Running in the Field is a pleasure to read. It’s a worthy addition to the John Le Carré canon at a time when bestselling authors don’t always deliver the goods . .
“a remarkable debut novel . . . meticulously researched and a sure bestseller.”
“As always, Cornwell establishes time, place and mood by expertly crafting each scene to make you feel as if you’re in it.”
The title The New Girl is deep cover for action and deceit hidden in plain sight on the pages of the latest Gabriel Allon novel.
“Retelling wartime history as spy fiction is Downing’s deeply grounded path; pointing out the power of love and family within it, however, is his aria.”
“Matthews is an excellent storyteller, and the plot moves at a brisk pace that keeps us interested throughout.”
“Rogue Strike doesn’t let up for a moment. There’s no time to sit back and catch your breath, because each chapter explodes with action.”
“[a]n exceptionally gripping spy thriller that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.”
“The perfect pacing and brilliant intrigue of The Eighth Sister result in a page-turning, intelligent tale that will keep readers engaged until the very last page. . . .