One expects Western adventures to be set against magnificent scenery and driven by wilderness experiences.
". . . delightfully twisted and thoroughly engaging . . ."
“an imaginative story with some creative viewpoints about guilt, punishment, and redemption . . .”
Detective Kat Murphy’s life is hell . . . literally.
“a taut, tight, fast-moving thriller with a plethora of intriguing characters.”
Anne Hillerman’s Song of the Lion follows a path well trodden in cultural police procedurals.
Henry Chang’s crime novel Lucky marks the fifth appearance of New York Police Department Detective Jack Yu.
The Darkness of Evil is the seventh book in the Karen Vail series. Vail is an FBI profiler who’s investigated some of the world’s most vicious serial killers.
“The Third Hell is one hell of a good story.”
What would it take to destroy everything you appear to value in your life?
“[a] charming series.”
“Truth . . . the one thing people will do anything to hide . . . because the truth will always come out in the end.”
A killer is stalking the women of Göteborg.
Darktown proves to be an uncomfortable read at times. Set in post WWII Atlanta, it unabashedly puts racism front and center in the South.
Thriller readers who yearn for intrigue, swift pacing, and surreal happenings will enjoy every word of Steve Mosby’s The Reckoning on Cane Hill.
The 19th arrondissement in Paris is a cosmopolitan melting pot district where multicultural citizens live, love, and worship alongside one another, enjoying Kosher sushi and kebabs, and different s
“a cop’s loyalty to justice and the law must take precedence over her personal opinion of the victims.”
“Suspense fans will love it.”
Something may have been lost in the translation, but The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen is flat.
“Powerful and not to be missed.”
“It’s not a perfect situation, of course. But really, when you think about it, what actually is?”
“Once readers have gobbled up The Company She Kept, there are 25 other volumes to discover or reread until the next one comes out.”
“the Flemish setting and the unexpected plot twists make this an enjoyable read.”
Practice makes perfect, as evidenced by the latest by Peter Lovesey novel—number 15 in the Peter Diamond crime series, and more than 30 books altogether.
“All the right foundation stones are there on which to build a solid series.”
“superb characters, the complex and convoluted plot, and the vividly rendered setting lift this historical mystery into the realm of literary fiction.”
“Mitzner provides a surprise ending that will leave fans gasping in shock . . .”