“The two women provide a welcome humorous touch as they guide us through their world.”
“Lazarus is a thriller par excellence, though it’s advisable to read it in small increments, for the accumulation of too much horror at o
“Lindsay’s clear description of locations and people provides the reader with a sense of ‘being there’ and accepting these people as real.”
“If you like a book that lands you back in reality feeling relaxed and happy about what could happen to an ordinary guy tossed into deadly events, Madness of the Q is ideal.
“Full of British humor as well as a wealth of description of Brighton in the late Fifties, Murder by Milk Bottle is the best of the Constable Twitten novels thus far—at least until
“With its hint of the occult and a powerful storyline, The Witch Hunter is a thoroughly chilling thriller making a solid entry as a first novel in a new series.”
“A Scotland Yard inspector, dropped into the gang-dominated circumstances of New York City shortly before the advent of the Civil War, must overcome cultural prejudices to solve a series of
“In spite of a few weak spots, for those who enjoy a cozy with its fast read, this one works. All things considered—a good read for a chilly weekend indoors.”
“Mma Ramotswe and her allies practice that love of land and courtesy to each other in gently amusing ways that eventually resolve the mysteries, potential crimes, and tensions of their live
“Moonflower Murders will be either adored or dreaded by readers, with no middle ground.
“As cozies go, this one is well written with some good twists and turns to keep the reader turning the page.”
“Frear’s writing has the sharp dark tang that Tana French exhibits, and she updates the British crime narrative to the dangerous conflicts of loyalty that Stuart Neville paints best, with t
“Viewed as a ‘debut novel’ by R. W. Green, Hot to Trot is a fine first showing.
“Macallister’s writing is powerful, and she concocts a gripping story with strong, very human characterizations . . .”
“Sadistic, misogynistic murders and politicized police investigations are, unfortunately, universal. They don’t need a dictatorship.”
“Once again, Hard Case Crime breathes new life into a classic crime fiction novel.”
With the publication of The Sentinel, there now are 24 Jack Reacher novels. Of the first 23, all were New York Times bestsellers and 15 were #1.
“The story is alive; it breathes; every paragraph brings the reader a sense of being there, of being Carver.”
“Connelly spins a story in which the risk is life itself, and the collateral damage may be integrity.
“with its attention to detail and swift narrative, fans of Mr.
For devoted series fiction readers, the release of a new volume by a favored author is cause for the Happy Dance all the way to the nearest bookstore, library, or e-tailer.
Laurie Moran is on the Long Island Expressway with her friend Charlotte Pierce heading to the South Shore Resort and Spa at the east end of the Hamptons for a long weekend.
“Lovegrove has taken familiar characters from a much-loved story and created an intriguing maze with twists and turns and dead ends that all culminate in a surprise ending.”
“Grisham has a knack for throwing curves into the story that, with any other writer, could be distracting, but with Grisham every curve is woven into the story and builds the tension throug
“With the tone and style of an old-fashioned murder noir, written from the female point of view, Fortune Favors the Dead is the beginning of a stellar period piece in a hard-boiled