“The authors have mastered the skill of pacing . . .”
“. . . the authors fall down in this book. Nurse Bess Crawford is too saintly a figure.”
“An authoritative and compelling voice, Mr. Siger is a master storyteller and Target: Tinos is a mesmerizing novel . . .”
“Murder at the Lanterne Rouge is wonderfully plotted, and Cara Black ties together the past and present with élan. We’ll always have Paris.”
“A Vine in the Blood is a hell of a lot of fun. It is a work that appeals to the senses, in particular visually. . . . Mr.
“Author Elizabeth George is well known for her complicated plots, but this book is an endless litany of the bad, dysfunctional family dynamic. . . .
“There’s much to be admired about Val McDermid; her understanding of the human psyche is breathtaking.”
“. . . an entertaining read, . . . The Immortalists is a truly great mystery novel by one of the best authors working in the genre today.”
“Fly By Night is fast-paced and engaging. Thoroughly enjoyable.”
“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.
“. . . the point with The Feng Shui Detective Goes West is to enjoy the effervescent ride.”
“On the credit side, Mr. Drvenkar’s narrative and dialogue are strong and move each section of the story along. He selects his words with care . . .
“Sorry has all the ingredients to make it a compulsive read. It’s slick, chock full of twists and turns, and dripping with narrative thrust and intrigue. . . .
“Trackers is an ambitious novel that opens a window into the people, the problems, and the landscapes of South Africa.
“. . . a nice book to read at a summer cottage by a lake, the sun shining, a couple of bottles of beer in the cooler. . . .