“a chilling read in which the art of the cinema very often reflects the drama of the actors’ actual lives.”
“Berta’s murder, the public display of her mutilated body all this was meant to be a deterrent.” And it was! Yes, the people in and around the Tuscan hills were truly mortified.
“a very polite and well-mannered tale of greed and murder.”
“Because Mason places the killer and his excuses openly among his protagonists, and the threats to Field and his family are menacing and time-linked . .
“Weaver has a knack for tying up her readers with thin threads of clues—just enough to let the reader unwind and believe they know what the outcome is, only to be tied up again in a new cha
“The Paper Man is a haunting story gorgeously crafted with subtle themes of identity, nationalism, dislocation, lost love, and the price of fame.”
“Lawton’s approach to espionage lacks the multiplying deaths and poignant self-blame of a Le Carré novel.
The White Lady is a phenomenal read. You are prisoner from the opening paragraph until the suspenseful conclusion! But why? How? What makes it so?
The setting in Yorkshire, in the town of Saltaire, provides a perfect location for murder—actually, several deaths.
“The White Lady is a perfect fit for lovers of historical mysteries featuring intrepid, resourceful women who emerge as equal to their male colleagues and sometimes are more courag
“Fergus’ writing lays out both the struggles of a new nation, and the pains of growing into determined manhood with its allegiances, regrets, and consolations.
“Fellowes’ goal is to give the reader enough clues to consider who the killers are without giving away too much . . .”
“Secrets Typed in Blood is a successful extension of a developing mystery series that definitely appears to be going places.”
“With a set of clever twists, Berkeley finally lays out the issue of how best to see justice served, and the answers are both rueful and entertaining.”
“Anyone who is even remotely familiar with the Lindbergh kidnapping case knows how it ended, but Fredericks’ take on the story from the viewpoint of the Lindbergh nanny provides new insight
“The Shadow Murders is a big, complex creation stuffed with a cast of deluded avenging angels and the sinners they kill.”
“The marriage of 1960s Hollywood and wild Africa generates a fascinating historical thriller.”
“Next in Line will be a happy choice for consumers of fast-paced action, who expect the author to demonstrate wide-ranging expertise in politics, the military and
“Fair warning: Lock your doors and turn on ALL the lights before you sit down to read. This book starts out with a bang.”
“What makes this an exceptionally good read is that Schellman does not distract or deviate from the premise of the story.”
“It’s easy to get wrapped up in Weaver’s storytelling skills as she carefully unfolds her story.”
“Dust Off the Bones is a powerful historical thriller, vividly picturing the era as it focuses on a period of local history . . .”
“full of derring-do, luscious descriptions in the cities of England and France, and appealing and not-so-appealing characters.”
“If you yearn for an escape from these short, chilly days of autumn, Murder in Old Bombay is a breath of sweet bougainvillea.
“On the whole, Vortex is perhaps not Coulter’s best effort.