To keep blood pumping through the veins of a dead novelist’s characters can be a risky undertaking, especially when those characters are as beloved as Robert B.
“One murder, four confessors . . . what more does a good mystery need?”
“Trust Me When I Lie is more than a mystery, although it is a good one; it is also a portrait of a man caught in his most stressful moment when he must confront the lie that forms
“Theme Music is more than compelling; it is mesmerizing . . .”
“The first must-read of the summer has arrived.”
“This ability to satisfy multiple audiences while presenting something fresh makes The Black Jersey a definite winner.”
“Jeffrey Deaver has come up with another sharp, smart story with intelligent, emotionally mature characters.”
“[T]his sequel to The Big Empty offers several days of literary entertainment. There’s plenty of action and the main characters are extremely likable.”
Rocky Mountain National Park Ranger Tim McIntyre thinks best when he’s fly-fishing. The best scenes in this book are when he does exactly that.
“Metropolis is Kerr’s and Bernie’s swan song—a brilliant Berlin opera of Gothhe proportion with an intricate and riveting plot.
"Henaff creates the most eccentric, most humorous characters who also reveal an unexpected pathos."
“a story not only of a haunted house but also of haunted people.”
“A slow, rich novel of a distant time and a man who is ‘Othered’ in most aspects of his life.”
“The characters are well-drawn and compelling, the story dark and disturbing, but also redeeming.
“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