The Rule of Law is the 18th novel in the Dismas Hardy legal thriller series by long-time bestselling author John Lescroart.
“the chilling sections of the narration given from the killer’s point of view will be enough to send more than one shiver down the spine, no matter the room temperature.”
“Schaffhausen, a science journalist with a doctorate in psychology, explores this thread with such insight and sensitivity that readers will be eager to learn what happens between Ellery an
“a high-quality police procedural that covers off all the classic elements of the sub-genre: a team of investigators, more than one case to be followed, and careful attention to detail.”
“A thoroughly enjoyable book with an easy going, easy to follow plot, and characters who feel like dear friends . . .”
“The Warriors is immaculately plotted, as you’d expect of such a credentialed author.”
“The Second Goodbye remains a very good procedural that reads quickly and will hold the reader’s interest.”
“The Fire Witness is a satisfying read with a great wind-up to the murder mystery and a heart-felt ending that solidifies Joona Linna as one of the most compelling
“Residue [is] something of a disappointment.
“A fine read, memorable and satisfying in its dark tangles and solutions.”
“Deftly braiding suspense, crime, and the search for trust and truth, Katchur works a modern ‘deliverance’ out of a harsh rural location, with potential that she more than justifies in her
“Michael Connelly remains the reigning heavyweight champion of police procedurals, and Dark Sacred Night is another knockout victory.”
What would you have if John Grisham wrote Better Call Saul? Answer: You'd have The Shotgun Lawyer by Victor Methos.
“Three people conducting separate investigations discover they are all investigating the same crime.”
The Last Breath continues Danny Lopez’s Dexter Vega Mystery series with the follow up to his debut novel, The Last Girl.
Matthew Farrell’s debut crime novel What Have You Done opens in Philadelphia, rich with the details he absorbed growing up in a police officer’s family.
“. . . when you work for the dead, you’re stuck with a notoriously unreliable employer. Sometimes they’re all over you, screaming their need for justice at every cursed turn.
“in some ways as much a cozy detective novel at it is a police procedural”
“those who have read Claws of the Cat or any other Hiro and Father Mateo novel will again be reminded what a pleasure these novels are and will enjoy becoming reacquainted with the
James Patterson, Michael Connelly, and Jeffery Deaver are all household names to mystery/suspense fans, Brian Freeman not so much. But he should be.
When Navajo Tribal Police officer Bernadette Manuelito reluctantly arrives to speak at an outdoor character-building program for teens in the El Malpais badlands, she discovers that one of the youn
“an exploration into the mystery that is the human mind, pointing out that real-life devils live among us.”
Randall Silvis, in his new book, Walking the Bones, has placed his protagonist, Sgt. Ryan DeMarco, in the precarious position of questioning his own mental stability.
Nine chapters into a crime novel by an author you might not have heard of before, a guy is driving home in the early morning from his job at a gas station out on the highway.
Usually crime novels end when the villain is captured or killed, the victim saved, or justice served.