“Nesbø’s taken a mischievous left turn into modern mythology and added a substantial seasoning of Edgar Allan Poe.”
“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.”
“Diablo Mesa is another contrived thriller that will appeal only to Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s loyal and unquestioning fan base.”
Cozy mysteries come in all stripes and appeal to a variety of readers.
“A ghost and the new owner of her home set out to solve a mystery and uncover a more sinister secret than a mere haunting.”
“Even as The Peculiarities veers far from the Benjamin Weaver template into strange and unsettling new terrain, infused with dark magic and vivid body horror, it should delight and
“Another Kind of Eden is a challenging tale by an accomplished master of crime fiction.”
“Bloodless is the best Pendergast novel so far.”
“Movie fans will thoroughly enjoy the many references to classic movies and how they are woven into the narrative.”
“The Ghost Moths is an adventure story set in a fascinating part of the world by an author who knows it well. The metaphysical flavor adds to the intrigue.”
“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 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.”