“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
“In a page-turning vicious and psychological death spiral, Hour of the Witch will surprise with plot twists and character arcs stunning in their visual details.”
“a mashup of Norwegian noir and true crime at its finest, an amazing fictional account of Belle Gunness, one of the most prolific serial killers in history.”
“With atmospheric writing and a literary bent, Palace of the Drowned is as much an exploration of the use of language and a study of the artistic experience, as it is a revelation
“Greenwood’s fans will be satisfied as Miss Fisher uses her cunning and wit to solve another crime and keep her reputation intact.”
“Once one gets past the first half of the story, the pages begin to turn in more rapid succession.”
Against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century France, a merry band of master crafters are swept into an adventure involving rival secret societies, rumors of the occult, and a complex network of hidd
“A masterful tale driven by Yan’s brisk pacing and evocative writing and details that pulse with truth.”
“A delightful cozy romance and mystery, set in the middle of a decade when times might be changing but the motives for murder remained surprisingly the same.”
“Wedding Station is an ideal choice for both Downing fans and newcomers to his fast-paced and intense crime novels.”
“Those who value similar portrayals of place as character—as in Louise Penny’s Three Pines, for instance—will treasure A Fatal Lie and its Welsh backdrop.”
“Comes the War is a powerful, vivid evocation of wartime London.”
The place is London, England. The year is 1944.
“A sweeping panorama of events set in motion to re-establish power in the years after the death of Julius Caesar.”
In some literary circles, describing a novel as “light reading” can be taken as a slur. Not so with this one.
“Rowland is good at designing strong tension and conflict scenes that keep the pages turning. Her ending conflict scenes are especially well written.”
This book is perfect for readers who love details.
“A Lady Compromised is a complex, enthralling mystery that rivals those of Anne Perry and Agatha Christie.”
“A rare talent and an elusive one.”
“Best of all, Marion Lane responds to deadly threat with creative assessment, and growth in both expertise and self-esteem, so the promised ongoing series featuring this maturing sleuth has
The Indian city of Bombay, renamed Mumbai by the government in 1995, is one of those international cities, like Shanghai and Istanbul, that is drenched in romance and intrigue.
“The two women provide a welcome humorous touch as they guide us through their world.”
“A Scotland Yard inspector, dropped into the gang-dominated circumstances of New York City shortly before the advent of the Civil War, must overcome cultural prejudices to solve a series of
“with its attention to detail and swift narrative, fans of Mr.
“Lovegrove has taken familiar characters from a much-loved story and created an intriguing maze with twists and turns and dead ends that all culminate in a surprise ending.”