“Fallout combines murder, mystery, mobsters, crypto scams, and the snappy dialogue so characteristic of the Parker novels that came before.”
“Fans of tense, psychological dramas will not be disappointed.”
“Cercas has molded this police procedural into a fine literary novel.”
Plot points abound at the beginning of Hays’ Pesticide: rioters attack police in central Bern, resulting in a murder; police officer Giuliana Linder deals with accidental homicide while re
“readers are treated to a solid police procedural set in a town rarely represented in the mystery genre but well worthy of a close read.”
“a thoroughly realized, fast-paced, delightfully told story that secures the author’s position as a top-of-the-line writer in the genre mystery/crime thriller.”
“An emotion-churning series of twists and turns uniting two disparate sets of people in a hunt for the truth.”
“Lee Hollis does a good job of dispersing red herrings and keeping true identity under wraps until the requisite climactic scene at the end of the story.”
“If one can get around the two, three, and four paragraphs often written on how to prepare and make something . . . the story is a good one, and the premise holds water.”
If you are a lover of Christopher Moore’s work, this one is for you.
“Part of the fun of any Rizzoli & Isles novel is watching Jane and Maura fit the pieces together to make sense of a puzzle board of clues.
Hawk Mountain, the debut novel by Connor Habib, is a story of deception and manipulation involving people who exist in isolation and struggle to control repressed desires that often find e
“Jackson’s writing is seasoned and taut, and her threads of suspense tangle and writhe.“
“It will be interesting to see where Fleishman goes with his future writings. His style, his vocabulary, and his ability to engage the reader leave no page unturned.
“suspenseful crime stor[y] . . .”
“A Face to Die For is primarily a well-structured story with lots of action. Iris Johansen fans will enjoy it.”
“Dust Off the Bones is a powerful historical thriller, vividly picturing the era as it focuses on a period of local history . . .”
“Whether they find the true culprit or not, the reader will have fun with this hard-to-put-down book.”
“A Secret About a Secret resonates with the deep melancholy and simmering resentments that classic hard-boiled detective fiction embraces, but with far more grace
“Every Cloak Rolled in Blood is a tour de force, a derecho of raw emotion so powerful and overwhelming that you’re really not sure what to say after reading it.”
“First published in Sweden in 2020, the novel is eerily prescient in its depiction of Russian duplicity and ruthlessness. It even has a nasty thing or two to say about Vladimir Putin . .
“The Sacred Bridge is further proof that Anne Hillerman continues to produce top-notch mysteries that entertain, amuse, and move us.”
“Given the poor quality of Shadows Reel, many readers may think twice next time before spending their money on another dubious follow-up.”
“Margolin is a wizard who creates a story that brings all the issues to a neatly trimmed head.”
An intrepid journalist solving a crime—especially a murder— is a familiar and enduring fictional premise in movies, mysteries, and on television.