“The Search leaves the reader educated in K9 search and rescue procedures and the details of dog training, but a little confused about the storyline.”
“. . . a wonderful and suspenseful debut novel.”
“. . . fast-paced and raw.”
Chuck Wendig (Blackbirds, 2012) returns with a new Miriam Black adventure.
“. . . the story is a good one.”
“. . . gripping and suspenseful, humorous and well written.”
“In terms of quality, The Empty Glass is far from empty.”
“Readers who pride themselves in solving whodunits will be hard pressed to put together all the pieces . . .”
Lots of writers strive for a gritty tale with humor; it’s an overused description, but when it’s apt, it conveys a useful sensibility.
“. . . sit up and notice. A supremely intelligent novel, masterfully created with a telling hand and unique voice . . .”
Mom always said, “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” Mom also said to never tell a lie. Sometimes, Mom, it’s impossible to do one without the other.
“Reading What Comes Next is an experience akin to riding the scariest roller coaster ride: You gulp with the rush of both trepidation and excitement—and you sigh with relief when i
“From an excellent premise, Mr.
“Susan Wittig Albert is a terrific writer; her descriptions of everything from blooming bluebonnets to the grace and power of a mountain lion caught by China’s headlights are compelling.
“Producing a Brunetti book every year for the last 20 years, Ms. Leon seems to be taking more shortcuts in her plotting in favor of more acute social commentary.”
“Mr. Conway’s Hollywood is alive with betrayal, greed, lust, and all the basilar passions that have typified Tinsel Town since the first silent film.
“. . . despite a few slight disappointments, Third Grave Dead Ahead is still incredibly enjoyable and as entertaining as always. Charley is still on top of her game.
“A Quiet Vendetta is highly recommended for readers interested in the psychological makeup and motivation behind the actions of both the hunter and his prey.
“The Discovery is a masterful bit of storytelling.
“There is not a lemon in this batch of stories. Mr. Collins’ writing style is terse and economically efficient.
“Once again Darynda Jones keeps the action fast and the adrenaline pumping. Expertly weaving intricate plots full of twists and turns, Ms.
“A Vine in the Blood is a hell of a lot of fun. It is a work that appeals to the senses, in particular visually. . . . Mr.
“Author Elizabeth George is well known for her complicated plots, but this book is an endless litany of the bad, dysfunctional family dynamic. . . .
“There’s much to be admired about Val McDermid; her understanding of the human psyche is breathtaking.”
“The Chessman succeeds in drawing in the reader with action and drama, wearing us down with mystery and suspense, and finally rewarding us for our tenacity by giving us a well-dese
“Capitol Murder disabuses us of any notion that we as a nation can ever let down our guard. . . . like a cold shower—it grabs our attention and gets our adrenaline running.