With publishers and estates loath to say goodbye to lucrative brands, the death of the author is no longer the end of a string of bestsellers.
"both a first class mystery and a cultural experience."
“All the right foundation stones are there on which to build a solid series.”
“a riveting tale of intrigue, murder, treason, and injustice that will appeal to readers who love both history and a literate mystery.”
In Searching for Wallenberg author Alan Lelchuk chooses to work in the well-worn structure of a novel within a novel.
“A Demon Summer is a hard-to-put down mystery.”
“. . . one woman’s search for the truth of her brother’s death at the risk of her own life.”
“The series is renowned for its accurate and often devastating presentation of Victorian London—a world of stark polarities between rich and poor.”
“. . . an intriguing tale with dramatic descriptions and vivid characterizations . . .”
“The device used . . . is clever. . . . These stories are dull.”
“. . . this is a story about the subtle shadings between truth and performance, between acting and the ‘true self’ which we present to the world.
“The Discovery is a masterful bit of storytelling.
“In the hands of an author with less flair, this cliché could turn tedious, but Rhys Bowen has an eye for historical detail and an engaging tale to tell.”
“Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine Presents Fifty Years of Crime and Suspense is not an anthology of the best crime stories of the past 50 years, the best that were published in AHMM
“Péter Nadás may infuriate readers accustomed to a Tolstoyan resolution of a series of interrelated stories and characters and times and settings.