“Montclair does a good job of keeping the reader on his or her toes until the very end."
“Mums and Mayhem is light reading as mysteries go and lacks vibrancy in the romantic strand so typical of this subgenre of ‘cozy’ mysteries, but it embraces a char
What happens when an alleged serial killer is handed a prison sentence only to have other murders occur with the same M.O. after the authorities believe they got the right guy?
“Bringing the traditional British mystery up to date with this strong and driven sleuth—not a true amateur sleuth, but an active partner with the official investigation—is the best part of
“A cozy delight, with a charming heroine possessing an irrepressible ‘nose for mystery’ and an able hero willing to aid and abet.”
“The Wife Stalker is skillfully constructed and fast paced—a mischievously tense and engaging novel filled with plenty of twists and turns that keep readers spellbound and guessing
“The Last Scoop is another surefire success for author R. G.
“a thoroughly enjoyable book, for both the plot centering around a still-contemporary malady, as well as its historical description of a world on the brink of a new century.”
Shea O'Connor, a 23-year-old Buffalo cop, is given an assignment with the FBI to pose as a student in the small town of Kelly's Falls, New York.
“Murder at the Mena House reflects a much more glamorous and gentler age of sleuthing, when the detective wore a tuxedo instead of a trench coat and his lovely com
“Regardless of whether a reader is dipping into their 19th Temperance Brennan novel or their first, Kathy Reichs proves once again why she remains at the top of the bestseller list year aft
“The story is a good cozy read, and the reader will be challenged to ride along with the characters and try to learn who the criminal is before Sammy does.
“Released on the day of Holmes’ 166th birthday, this book is for any reader who likes Sherlock Holmes, whether a dyed-in-the-wool devotee of the Great Detective or merely
“get ready for action, adventure, and romance when you open the cover . . .”
“what a police procedural should be: a clever and likable lead detective, a supporting cast of both hardworking and lazy cops, wisecracking (and occasionally ribald) station house banter, a
“Tursten’s books present the Swedish setting as if it were a character, in rich, active detail.
“Simpson’s depiction of the south after the Civil War is chilling, with lynchings, beatings, voodoo, and hidden secrets sprinkled throughout that keep us turning the pages.”
“As with all other Bess Crawford mysteries, this one is historically accurate, entertainingly written, and thoroughly enjoyable.”
“In The Night Fire Michael Connelly delivers the goods once again, extending his legacy as quite simply the best author of police procedurals in the business.”
“Haunted House Murder is a tempting smorgasbord of seasonal suspense . . .
“One of Hand’s remarkable abilities is the deftness with which she creates dynamic and unique voices for each point-of-view character, helping the reader track multiple storylines throughou
“Fans of Karen Slaughter will find Haseldine’s crime fiction rewarding . . .”
Sarah James is a medical intern in San Francisco living in a pre-war building in Pacific Heights. Overworked and often exhausted, Sarah enjoys her neighbors who are mostly senior citizens.
“Crombie lays before the reader a maze with stops and starts at every turn.