“O’Brien invites a long-term commitment to his ‘fantastica’ nation, and with it, acceptance that lying in public is now accepted, expected, even mandated.”
“Allow this novel to float its ideas and its just—if not legal—solutions with its philosophy, and accept an end-of-summer blessing.”
“Fowler reports that his literary agent said (with delight), ‘Oh, it’s a Bryant & May book, just without the murder plot!’”
If you are looking for a strong K-9 presence in David Rosenfelt’s newest novel, Citizen K-9, you won’t find it here.
“While the story may seem convoluted it really is a good read with intricate twists and turns that only add to the tale.”
Innovative British author Anthony Horowitz is up to his usual intertextual antics in A Line to Kill, a sequel to The Word Is Murder and The Sentence Is Death.
“The trouble with being a sort of Wonder Woman is, once people know you exist, they either want to force you to do their jobs or kill you. Or both.”
Emma Cross is an independent woman—more independent than anyone in 1897 Newport, Rhode Island, wants to admit.
“. . . reading this novel is like—exquisite torture.”“I exist!”
“I will prove it to you!”
“Long live Bernie and Chet the Jet.”
“. . . a slapdash effort . . .”
“Pick up a copy of Death of a Kingfisher, pour yourself a dram—or ‘murder a whiskey,’ as one police officer says—and enjoy.”
“Morgue Drawer Four, a finalist for Germany’s 2010 Friedrich Glauser Prize for best crime novel, is a real find for aficionados of black humor and the macabre.