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 . . .”
“a solid, entertaining story every time while demonstrating that good really can win against evil.”
“David Rosenfelt is an award-winning writer who masterfully combines Grisham-like courtroom scenes with James Herriot’s love of dogs.”
“In fine fashion, Brian McGilloway reminders readers that Derry’s troubled past is more likely to be a portent than a panacea.”
Theresa Schwegel was born and raised in Chicago. She is an Edgar Award Winner for Best First Novel. Her latest novel, The Good Boy, takes place in Chicago, a town she knows well.
“Bad Blood is a modern-day Shakespearian West End Story with very dark undertones of forbidden love, raw animosity, and cold-blooded murder.”
“. . . just the right amount of suspense, mystery, and violence to keep the reader on edge.”
“. . . an enjoyable legal thriller—a hell of a lot better than most.”
“. . . a great picture of back alley London, especially The City: that square mile housing the United Kingdom’s financial services industry.”
“We know that Kennedy had the strength to stand up to his military advisors . . . would Nixon have had that same courage?”
“Håkan Nesser is a fine writer; however, in the final analysis, Münster’s Case is just not one of his better efforts.”
“Readers who pride themselves in solving whodunits will be hard pressed to put together all the pieces . . .”
“Alan Jacobson’s best work to date, . . . Wow!”
“Following this couple through their adventures offers readers book after book of entertainment and emotional satisfaction. If Ms.
“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.”
“Along with his renowned storytelling ability, Mr.
“Readers already familiar with the series may enjoy the deeper exploration of Duncan and Gemma’s relationship and family issues, whereas newcomers—especially those looking for a police proc
“If you’re looking for a crime thriller to keep you on the edge of your seat right to the very last page, look no further.
“Vulture Peak is a modern morality tale with all the requisite bells and whistles and much more: a salutary warning for the Internet age.
“. . . a nice book to read at a summer cottage by a lake, the sun shining, a couple of bottles of beer in the cooler. . . .