“Grisham has a knack for throwing curves into the story that, with any other writer, could be distracting, but with Grisham every curve is woven into the story and builds the tension throug
“Nesbo is always a great storyteller. The world he depicts is bleak and potentially depressing, but he presents it with relentless power.”
“enjoy the complex characters drawn with beautiful prose and flashes of humor . . .”
“A contemporary novel that tips its hat to multiple genres, Never Turn Back is intriguing, high-stakes fiction.”
“Like the strongest authors in this genre, Selfon bares the effects of death on each of us.
“Mina’s touch with the dark, gritty, and disturbing is that of an expert, and this book is a persuasive and frightening page-turner.”
“Under Pressure is a thriller that’s fun, entertaining, and challenging.”
“Blackburn has created a clever mystery that follows a direct path to revelations about the killer, as well as Summer’s growth and acceptance of her inheritance—a bookstore that she never l
“Booked for Death is a solid addition to a popular cozy category . . .”
“This is a perfect mystery for summer beach reading—or for motivating yourself to plan a Key West vacation—as long as you can stay clear of the business end of a chef’s knife or heavy-duty
“This thriller should raise more than goosebumps—it’s a raceway of red flags signaling the possible connections of corrupt officials and money-hungry drug developers.”
What happens when an alleged serial killer is handed a prison sentence only to have other murders occur with the same M.O. after the authorities believe they got the right guy?
“The Silence is an engaging thriller that is less about blood and guts and more about psychology.”
“If you can get around . . .
“With its crisp and elegant plotting and prose, Bradley’s Dead Air gives not just the dedicated fan of mysteries/thrillers a diverting and absorbing tale.”
Before you read this book, clear your schedule. It’s the kind of story best read in one gulp.
“James Lee Burke may be the only novelist north of the Rio Grande who would dare to combine hardboiled noir with regionalism and magic realism.
“Despite the classic investigations that Poke leaps into, with violence and threat and red herrings and regret, Poke Rafferty is a person who cares enough to listen, to experience, and to c
“The Last Trial is another excellent courtroom drama by a proven master of the legal thriller.”
“filled with biting wit and smart dialogue, with a twist of an ending the diehard mystery reader won’t see coming—and an epilogue featuring the most ironic surprise of all.”
“Wendelboe’s main character is a survivor of the Great War, a one-eyed marshal in the manner of Rooster Cogburn, a little cantankerous, still remembering the horror of that war, but determi
“If the creative writing technique failures don’t bother the reader, they may enjoy the story itself. Otherwise, it is a three-star book.”
“Pretty as a Picture is a fun, slightly eerie, definitely scary look at real murder in a make-believe world.”
“Be warned: Once you pick up the book, you won’t put it down until the end.”