“Chapman writes in an unadorned manner and with a sharp eye toward the underside of American popular culture.
“Later is yet another example of Stephen King’s special ability to tell a story that’s both simple and compelling.”
“a lovely, slightly eerie, and definitely haunting story—of the magic of young love and the attraction of the unknown.”
“Rowland is good at designing strong tension and conflict scenes that keep the pages turning. Her ending conflict scenes are especially well written.”
“Lovegrove has taken familiar characters from a much-loved story and created an intriguing maze with twists and turns and dead ends that all culminate in a surprise ending.”
“A supernatural thriller that promises much at the outset but ultimately fails in its execution.”
“Suspenseful, filled with evocative writing capturing the reader’s empathy for the characters, The Night Will Find Us takes our fear of that which lurks in the dark and transfers i
“. . . a Mean Girls reunion . . .”
“The Living Dead is the ultimate tribute to a remarkable career. For George A. Romero, that’s a wrap.
“An unseen entity will test the defensive power of maternal love to its utmost. . .
“With a rapid-fire description that leaps from victims’ viewpoint to that of their defenders, Obliteration gives a masterly account of the determination of human b
“This is one of those books the reader should never start if night is coming on and he’s alone in the house.”
“The Wise Friend suggests more than shows.
“The Body in the Garden has a good story, is well researched, and employs good writing.”
In Essie Lang’s second book in her Castle Bookshop Mystery series, Death on the Page, protagonist Shelby Cox is settling into life as the co-owner, with her aunt Edie, of Bayside Books.
“The Chill would’ve made a great disaster movie back when that genre of motion picture was popular.”
“From the idyllic beaches of Sinabel Island to the climax in an abandoned sugar plant housing illegal experiments, Crooked River is another great entry in this series.”
“With The Guardians, John Grisham is back in top form with his latest legal thriller. . .
“Once it was the custom on Christmas Eve to tell ghost stories.
“King has a way of subliminally drawing in his reader to believe a horrific and chilling premise as quite possible.”
“Taking Early Riser into the summer reading stack will be surprisingly refreshing even though it arrives with both love and a shiver of foreboding.”
The Ghost Clause by Howard Norman is a novel about intellectuals. Or rather, it’s a novel about marriage and American village life as seen through intellectual eyes.
“another captivating adventure in which time traveling crime sleuth extraordinaire Kendra Donovan continues her exploits through pre-Victorian England.”
“A classic story of good versus evil, in which evil, though seemingly overcome, may simply lie dormant until it’s strong enough to strike from a different source.”
“A skillful blending of paranormal horror with a political thriller.”