“The interchange between Gwen and Iris is worth the price of admission. It is a laugh out loud escapade that would fit perfectly on British Channel 4.”
“Like a machine gun spraying noir at you nonstop. Can you take it? Can you parse the churning prose, figure out what the hell’s going on, and keep turning the pages?
“reveals what a deft hand Billingham has at peeling away the different layers of a villain’s psyche to unmask what lies beneath.”
“Rogue Strike doesn’t let up for a moment. There’s no time to sit back and catch your breath, because each chapter explodes with action.”
“For gritty realism and punchy narrative, nobody beats Joe Clifford.”
Agnette Friis knows atmosphere.
“a thriller, of the filled-with-dread-but-I-have-to-finish-it variety.”
“A charming first entry in a new series, introducing an investigative duo who are at the same time exact opposites while being obviously made for each other.”
"Cancel your early morning plans. It's another page turning winner from C. J. Box."
Oh, boy! Another C. J. Box book, and it's the best one yet!
“As the rhetoric coach to the Royal Shakespeare Company, Brandreth has no need to ‘brush up on his Shakespeare,’ and his allusions and turns of phrase prove it.”
“With plenty of local color in the Florida settings and an abundance of quirky small-town characters, this mystery will whet the reading appetite for more of the same from author D. P.
Many readers in this quadrant of the globe have discovered Australian crime fiction—mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals—through television series created for broadcast and streaming services.
“Jessica Fletcher experiences numerous crises, a lot of tension, and a multitude of unexpected events as she falls down this rabbit hole while investigating two murders and attempting to pr
“A bit over long, the novel’s denouement is sufficiently satisfying to have made the journey worthwhile.”
Tracy Clark returns with the second installment of her Chicago Mystery series.
“Donlea’s cinematic style puts readers squarely into the scenes, and his skillful prose takes his work to a higher level.”
“Jeffrey Deaver has come up with another sharp, smart story with intelligent, emotionally mature characters.”
“Written by a multitalented author, whose other novels have been translated into television and movie versions, this thriller will leave the reader satisfied.”
“this really extraordinary volume stands to become the new benchmark narrative . . .”
“[I]f you relish seeing how ordinary people of good heart and intentions can get twisted off the right path, and sink deeper into serious trouble while they wrestle with their consciences,
“Thomas Harris has earned his reputation as a terrific author of crime thrillers, but Cari Mora is not a terrific novel.”
“With more than a tip of the fedora to those masters of crime noir, Chandler and Hammett, Dead Extra paints a post-war portrait of corruption and
“A tale of a discovery no one expected, chilling not only because of its location, but because of the consequences it may hold for the world in general, White Peak will hold the re
“Another entry in the Lucas Davenport series that keeps raising the bar on thrills and excitement, in a fast-paced police procedural.”
“A skillful blending of paranormal horror with a political thriller.”