“a brilliant work, beautiful in its language and descriptions, but probably best read in its original language.”
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.”
“Total Control is difficult to put down. The clarification of who’s who at the end is beyond satisfying.”
“The perfect start to a pulp fiction series brought into the 21st century.”
“An engaging, if quirky, read.”
“Fearless is a reading experience that should require safety belts and mouth guards.”
“The use of two first-person narratives gives Tapper the opportunity to tell two parallel stories that eventually grow together at the end of the story.”
Julia and Sienna Larkin are sisters-in-law—Julia married Sienna’s brother Jason—but they are more than that. They are BFFs.
“Kelly Rimmer’s scenes in both eras are fraught with anxiety, urging the reader to keep turning the page, anxious to learn about each character’s experiences, right up to the very end.”
“Coleman knows New York City. He knows suspense. He knows the power of a juicy twist. And his stories have a deep, character-driven undertow.”
“Dead Drop is a must-read for fans of realistic, intricately plotted espionage fiction.”
“a gripping novel of a law enforcement officer’s search for spiritual peace while trying to apprehend a killer who’s seeking the same thing.”
“Good characterizations—the killer’s point of view is woven throughout—as well as some delving into the protagonists’ inner thoughts, give this story that extra bite of reality, adding to t
"one of the sharpest, funniest, first date scenes in contemporary fiction"
“In Dead Man’s Wake there are enough plausible suspects to keep readers guessing whodunit up to the climactic reveal.”
“Murder of course means dysfunction somewhere—but what a relief, for summer reading, that in Hidden Beneath the taint of malice swishes past, and courage can take over.”
“Michael Connelly remains at the top of his game with Desert Star, a haunting and absorbing story that’s simply impossible to put down.”
“Nesbø never releases the heartstrings through an otherwise classic dark police procedural.”
“Central Park West is a fine debut in the challenging arena of legal thrillers, and James Comey’s next venture in the genre will be most welcome.”
“Abbott’s writing is elegant and precise. She also deftly and subtly illustrates the unfortunate fact that women are often not taken seriously by medical professionals . . .”
“How could a former U.S. president finally be able to take over an action-hero team? And what might the costs of that effort become? Or even, dare we imagine, the rewards?”
“Weizmann’s updated L.A.
“a haunting and memorable experience.”