“Invitation to Die is the perfect book for those who like a little humor served with their murder. Recommended.”
“Louise Penny is convincing proof that a Canadian setting, Canadian characters, and the Canadian point of view represent a deep, rich stratum in contemporary crime fiction that cannot, shou
“Tin Badges is a tough and gritty crime novel with a feel-good layer you’re going to enjoy.”
“Hill demonstrates the same humor, malice, and zinging dialogue that made his debut novel one to savor, and he commands our attention as a rising star in the mystery genre.
“An exciting page-turner that will keep a fan awake long past bedtime.”
“A satisfying, indulgent, binge book guaranteed to release a flood of pleasurable endorphins.”
“The Dragon Lady powerfully captures the colonial era in Zimbabwe . . . Lovers of historical fiction won’t be disappointed.”
“Triple Jeopardy shows emphatically that Perry’s best writing exhumes the motives of the human heart.”
“The poison of the crimes, like the spider venom involved, threatens to incapacitate and to kill.”
“Trust Me When I Lie is more than a mystery, although it is a good one; it is also a portrait of a man caught in his most stressful moment when he must confront the lie that forms
The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter has one foot loosely planted in reality. The other is firmly mired in the black hole of the worst possible human behavior.
“Keller’s lush prose and complex characters will draw readers in . . .”
“Imagine Stephen King and Alfred Hitchcock penning a tome of nightmarish menace and dread. This would be it.
“Author Catherine McKenzie has written a riveting closed circle mystery that will put readers in mind of John Dickson Carr and Agatha Christie.”
Jennifer Ryan’s latest novel opens in Ashcome Village, England, in March 1941. A disgruntled Mrs. Brathwaite wonders how a person measures the success of their life.
“Robert Pobi delivers a page-turning, hold-your-breath thriller with a bit of philosophy stirred in . . .”
“Expect a few cultural grace notes and agreeable potboiler antics from Beijing Payback—just don't expect something truly original.”
Well-researched historical fiction takes readers to new (old) places and brings the time and people alive. That is, if the story works as a story.
“Buzzelli presents a good story with lots of twists and turns but enough clues to keep the reader turning the page to meet the next part of the conundrum.”
“Matthew Farrell’s skill as a storyteller is evident from the first pages of this novel.
“because of its confirmation of so many startling facts, merely reading the Afterword may make one think twice before again dipping a toe into the ocean.”
In Hallie Ephron’s expertly crafted standalone novel, Careful What You Wish For, two women in the Boston area are helping their clients get rid of accumulated stuff and in the process disc
“With over 80 million books in print worldwide Sandra Brown is a publishing icon, and Outfox may be her best book ever.”
“Those who like a lengthy and sedate description of small-town life in which its inhabitants’ hidden crimes and secrets are slowly uncovered for all to see will appreciate The Wolf Want
“This one truly deserves the accolade of that reviewing cliché—the “roller coaster ride”—for its breathless and suspenseful narrative.”