“a whimsical story of a hero on a quest, who attains his goal only to discover a changed life as his Happily Ever After.”
More than 40 years ago, Nancy Harmon was a young mother charged with drowning her two children, and due to a technicality, she was set free.
“Fergus’ writing lays out both the struggles of a new nation, and the pains of growing into determined manhood with its allegiances, regrets, and consolations.
“Abbas has drawn a rich and believable cast of characters, and we feel sympathy and involvement with them all.”
The Innocent One is Lisa Ballantyne’s latest novel, a psychological thriller that features Daniel Hunter as a criminal attorney who assumes the defense of an accused murderer with a darkne
The loss of a child is heartbreaking; it can either make or break a marriage and tear a parent apart to the point of no longer wanting to go on. This is the case with Sheriff Jax Turner.
“Osman’s resolution of the various crimes and his manner of letting his team uncover the murder(s) are clever and captivating.
Fans of Ellen Byron’s previous cozy mysteries will be disappointed in Bayou Book Thief, her latest endeavor.
“The Woman in the Library is a page-turner from beginning to end.”
“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
Lizzie and Dan Fulton are barristers in the United Kingdom. While Dan, a defense attorney, handles a job Lizzie could never imagine doing, she deals with custody issues.
“Crime Hits Home is a worthy addition to every crime fiction fan’s bookshelf.”
Roscoe Conklin, (R to his friends) retired from the Rockford, IL, police department, has settled into a new life on Bonaire, a small Caribbean Island.
“With a gentle hand, Ella Shane draws back the curtain revealing that crime does exist in her world, while at the same time showing that goodness and mercy also abide.”
“While the story may seem convoluted it really is a good read with intricate twists and turns that only add to the tale.”
“This is both a clever mystery with a satisfying ending as well as a tense thriller driven by people, not by neat contrivances. Jane Harper has pulled off another stunner.”
“The twists in what ‘love’ means and how people create their own strange moral universes are classic Kelly, and reminiscent of Barbara Vine at her spookiest.”
“This sustained compelling storytelling like Lehane and French, now in Reuland’s hands, lifts Brooklyn Supreme far above a conventional cop or legal novel into tormented wrestling
Fans of Lynne Truss may find her newest mystery, Psycho by the Sea, both entertaining and amusing. But not so much for anyone who has not read her work before.
“Last Girl Ghosted is yet another spine-tingling, whirlwind of a journey for the characters and the reader.
“Among today’s abundant crime novels, it’s rare to find one that demands a second reading for its language and insight.
“Turnbull’s prose is captivating, poetic without being pretentious, a pleasure to read. . . . A stunning, enthralling novel.”
“Similar in pace and tenderness to the Ladies’ Detective Agency mysteries of Alexander McCall Smith, this mystery fits neatly into the traditional mold, providing an enjoyable read that’s i
“Love Grisham, Coben, Gilstrap, early Lee Child? Can’t resist the puzzle solving of Dan Brown or the emotional prices portrayed by Louise Penny?
In Marisa Silver’s book, The Mysteries, she tackles the conundrum of relationships—of family, of friends, of children, of adults. And therein lies the mystery of the title.