“Lindsay Faye has written a crackling historical mystery in language that sings in its dialogue, description, and narrative.”
“it’s the taint of a shell-shock diagnosis, something considered so offensive and humiliating in postwar society that it can terminate Rutledge’s career almost as quickly as a bullet to the
"gripping . . ."
"There is more than enough in this novel to keep the reader engaged from beginning to end. Perhaps too much?"
“The Boy is a story well told, and Nick Fourcade and Annie Broussard are an investigative team you’ll eagerly come back to for more.”
“This one is for those who like a cozy mystery with some intriguing characters and a plot straight from a silent movie.
“The Blood is a tale giving a view of what Victorian London was really like, not the prim and proper showcase of a public television set, but a callous and heartless venue where so
“Fans of the series and new readers alike will enjoy this standout thriller that combines nonstop action and suspense with memorable characters who make you want to linger even as you race
“A new generation of aspiring novelists would do well to read Oakley Hall’s work with all the care and attention to detail it deserves.
Jack and Maria have a complicated relationship. They live in a tiny Manhattan apartment with their eight-year-old son, Jonah.
Paddy Hirsch, in his mesmerizing novel of New York City in 1799, creates so strong an aura of time and place and late-18th century language, readers may find themselves calling an opponent a “black
“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
“A gripping novel of discovery and moral choices, forcing a woman to weigh friendship against justice as she holds a man’s life and wellbeing in her hands.”
The Reckoning is John Grisham’s 40th book in a long and distinguished career that began with A Time to Kill (1989) and has included classic legal thrillers such as The Firm
Lara Dearman returns to her Jennifer Dorey Mystery Series with Dark Sky Island, the follow up to her successful debut, The Devil’s Claw.
“A deeply satisfying read, Blackout . . . will leave you hungry for more.”
"Be sure to read this book when you don't have to be someplace or can stay up late. An Unwanted Guest will have readers hooked from page one."
“Closer to a Jeffery Deaver manhunt emotionally, than to Nordic noir, Manning’s debut crime novel is a keeper.”
Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen.
“be transported to a world where superheroes and villains, dungeons, dragons, the Final Frontier, and everything in between, exists for everyone in attendance.”
“The Moment Before Drowning is a highly lyrical novel.”
A popular mystery writer is asked by a private detective to chronicle, in real time, a murder investigation that has baffled the police. Who could resist?
With his debut novel, No Ordinary Killing, Jeff Dawson has given us a fascinating look at the South Africa of the beginning of the 20th century at the same time as crafting an intriguing m
“a novel revealing how money and influence are used to relentlessly pursue an innocent man”
For those who wonder what life is like in prison, this is a novel to read. Rachel Kushner delves into the sordid as she describes Romy Hall's life or lack of it.