“Closer to a Jeffery Deaver manhunt emotionally, than to Nordic noir, Manning’s debut crime novel is a keeper.”
“well-conceived, brilliantly constructed, scary as the nightlights, and thoroughly engrossing.”
This gripping gut-level revenge-fueled psychological suspense from Victoria Helen Stone introduces a narrator you will love to hate. As Jane herself says:
Ah, the mother-teenage daughter relationship: anxiety, pressure, sullen silence, forced cheerfulness, eye-rolling, snippy comments, guilt, fear, and a few precious moments of sweetness.
“Rude. Crude. Cynical. Irascible. And these are the good traits of Mick Herron's central character, Jackson Lamb.”
Grief, heartfelt guilt that may or may not be deserved, and a trusting nature that leaves no room for emotional self-defense provide the perfect storm of psychological stressors for a character una
Twenty years ago, Hope, 14, and her sister Eden, 16, were kidnapped. They barely made it out alive and now their kidnapper, Larry, is up for parole. The sisters might be called upon to testify.
“a different kind of police procedural, drawing together the threads of three seemingly unrelated lives”
In his eight previous crime novels featuring Maine game warden Mike Bowditch, Paul Doiron has painted a vivid portrait of the state that he and his character call home, taking us from the timber-ra
A dangerous terrorist named Suliman Cindoruk threatens to unleash on the United States a deadly computer virus that will infect every server in the country.
“an exciting shocker, beginning as a horror story, then switching midway to a political thriller . . .”
Though listed as a mystery, The Shades by Evgenia Citkowitz is a challenging novel to classify.
“Though these provincially-based stories aren’t true ‘culinary mysteries,’ the reader will have the vicarious delight of seeing a crime solved and becoming a gourmand in the process.”
“For fans of the Indiana Jones movies and television series such as Fringe, The Anomaly is great escapist entertainment for the summer cottage or those long vacation drive
“No suspense fan should miss this book.”
Night-Gaunts and other Stories by Joyce Carol Oates is a collection of six previously published short stories that attempts to reconnoiter the fragile forces that often exist between desir
For those of us living in the Appalachian corridor, the American black bear is seldom an animal to pay much heed.
In Sandra Block’s new book, What Happened That Night, Dahlia, a paralegal wrestles with an event that happened to her five years earlier, and the memories of that event rush back when a vi
“This novel contains perhaps one of the most unique characters of the mystery-thriller genre.”
“Though Sherlockian in nature, this series of mysteries has its own individual appeal because of its unique characters.”
For fans of John Connolly’s Charlie Parker series of paranormal mysteries, his most recent book, The Woman in the Woods, will probably meet their expectations.
After committing a faux pas that cost her her job as a reporter for the Boston Globe, Laura Chambers is back in her hometown of Hillsborough, North Carolina.
“Masterfully written and sure to supply plenty of creepy-crawlies, The Outsider by Stephen King once again hits the ball out of the park.”
“This novel is a page turner, and that accolade carries to the very last page and the very last line of the story.”
When you’re a cop, it’s darn hard to get a real day off. Dave Cubiak, Door County sheriff way up on Lake Michigan in Wisconsin, thinks he finally can enjoy himself on a perfect summer afternoon.