“a great diversion from Evanovich’s long-running Stephanie Plum series, and a laugh-out-loud impossible adventure.”
“Action is the attraction, with dollops of sex and romance.”
Field’s Crossing in Northern Indiana is farm country, and in the winter, with the snow drifting across the open flat lands, a body lies hidden under a 15-foot pile of ice and snow.
Eugenics, seances, disappearances, and multiple murders. What more could one want in a mystery?
“Between the careful plotting, the clever twists, and the colorful descriptions, Birder, She Wrote fills a nice slot for summer beach reading.”
"one of the sharpest, funniest, first date scenes in contemporary fiction"
“Weaver has a knack for tying up her readers with thin threads of clues—just enough to let the reader unwind and believe they know what the outcome is, only to be tied up again in a new cha
“By positioning a vital threat to Cathbad, the most mysterious and loyal and honorable person in the series, Griffiths creates heart-wrenching power within what might otherwise be a relativ
The setting in Yorkshire, in the town of Saltaire, provides a perfect location for murder—actually, several deaths.
“If you’re looking for good beach reading to pass the time during spring break or your summer getaway, Sea Castle will definitely do the trick.
“Fellowes’ goal is to give the reader enough clues to consider who the killers are without giving away too much . . .”
“With its language and momentum, the book propels a reader to the last page.”
“Watching Lew solve her cases, while still fly fishing on the side, adds up to a solid and relaxing traditional mystery with plenty of Northwoods flavor.”
“Jordan Harper is the next wave in Los Angeles noir, and Everybody Knows is the novel that kicks down the door . . .”
“The injustices done to the young affect not only their future lives—and deaths—but others’ existences as well.”
“This story carries a good premise but is difficult to follow.”
“Secrets Typed in Blood is a successful extension of a developing mystery series that definitely appears to be going places.”
“There’s a lot of entertainment in seeing Eliza apply the methods of a fictional detective to the hazards of her dangerous life.
Author Cherie Priest in her latest cozy novel Flight Risk takes the cozy mystery down a somewhat different path.
“This skillfully written and well-polished ‘new classic’ mystery is a perfect winter read, ideal for an armchair journey that’s a page-turner without forcing you to check the locks on the w
“Treasure State is an action-packed page turner, with enough peeks into the minds of the local villains that the threat level to Cassie Dewell rises swiftly.
“Again, Thomas Kies does not disappoint!”
Who doesn't like a nice, juicy scandal especially when it involves a vain, egotistical, self-centered SOB?
“A welcome entry in the series, tackling a current crime that will undoubtedly continue its insidious way into the future.”
“The quality of Ann Cleeves’ writing far surpasses that of the usual police procedural.
“McCall Smith is an author who sees his characters and their world, fully and tenderly. And that makes for a book that is as comforting to sink into as well-worn armchair.”