When you’re a dedicated novel reader, it’s hard to switch to short stories. That format is just too . . .
“A bit over long, the novel’s denouement is sufficiently satisfying to have made the journey worthwhile.”
“Jeffrey Deaver has come up with another sharp, smart story with intelligent, emotionally mature characters.”
“My Lovely Wife is a fascinating combination of reversals, reveals, and bad behavior that keeps us on the edge of our seats.”
“A horror story, a novel of psychological terror, or simply a mystery in a historical setting, The Devil’s Aspect is all three and more.”
“filled with a complex cast of characters imbued with both good and evil, as well a good man who walks the thin line between.”
“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
“a brilliant novel . . .”
Matthew Farrell’s debut crime novel What Have You Done opens in Philadelphia, rich with the details he absorbed growing up in a police officer’s family.
“Readers will enjoy this book for the suspense and plot twists, but love it for the skill and mastery Moretti has for her craft.”
A teenaged boy's family is murdered before his eyes, and he ends up in the hospital in unstable condition with multiple stab wounds. In a state of shock, he remains unconscious.
“in some ways as much a cozy detective novel at it is a police procedural”
“a chilling story of a man who could’ve conceivably become a serial killer pitted against one who actually is.”
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.
“A fantastic start to a new series that will have the reader wondering how author Rice can top this first entry.”
If you like your crime novels as thick as stew and as twisty as spaghetti, this tenth volume of the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series will satisfy your appetite—with gravy and whipped cream on top.
“a fast-moving thriller about a woman seeking answers and the man determined to help her find them.”
“This fifth entry in the suspense series by the Johansen mother-and-son team is definitely one to encourage the reader to become a Kendra Michaels fan.”
Some novels grab you by the shirt collar and yank you in. Others walk away with little more than a coy glance over the shoulder, trusting that you’ll follow.
“Robert Pobi is a fantastic new voice in the thriller genre.”
“The action, indeed the story, seems like it takes place another world, distancing the reader from the reading experience—the opposite of what you want in a thriller.
“J. D. Robb is at the peak of her powers as a writer—truly masterful.”
The Postcard Killers by James Patterson and Liza Marklund is not a typical thriller. The riveting prologue sets the stage for promises the book is quick to deliver.