“the suspenseful action and Hausman’s engaging prose make Sleepless worth the effort.”
“Archer proves once again that he is a creative storyteller who moves his tale without distractions or asides that create diversions.
“Enough plot for two novels, so this single entry is crammed full of danger and hairbreadth escapes, to say nothing of the emotional tension still existing between the two amateur sleuths.”
“Nice Girls is a thoroughly gripping novel from a debut author.”
“For readers who enjoy a fast-paced international thriller, Sleeping Bear will keep you turning pages, even if it requires you to pause as you work to accept the implausible.”
“Gripping and sharp as a tack.”
“It is in death that we become meaningless . . . but the living will continue to seek their destinies.”
“The descriptions of the beauty and mystery of the Grand Canyon are spot on.”
“Last Girl Ghosted is yet another spine-tingling, whirlwind of a journey for the characters and the reader.
Dave Eggers’ 2013 dystopian satire, The Circle, imagined a Google-cum-Facebook corporation, the Circle, bullying a tech-dazzled world into embracing its own servitude.
“When Wayland becomes convinced that he’s witnessed some sleight of hand—that the death he witnessed was not his father’s but someone else’s—his passionate defense of the theory is based on
“If you’re looking for distinctive international bouquet in your ‘Scandi noir,’ this isn’t going to fit your collection.
In London we meet Terry Tice and are told in the first sentence that Terry likes killing people and will take money for doing so. He’s ex-military.
“Echoes of the Dead is a real page turner with all the requisite red herrings, missed opportunities, and wrong paths.”
This third installment of the Fog Ladies series has the group embroiled yet in another adventure.
“For relaxed enjoyment and the diversion of adept time travel, an Andrea Penrose historical mystery is hard to beat!”
“Among today’s abundant crime novels, it’s rare to find one that demands a second reading for its language and insight.
Millions of dollars’ worth of stolen diamonds, mixed up with murder . . .
“A new Longmire novel is always a welcome treat, and Daughter of the Morning Star is another slam-dunk.”
With his fourth novel, Wiley Cash demonstrates once again a breadth of compassion, an awareness of the intricacies of most of his character, and a willingness to end a story on an unexpected note.
“As Luke [the protagonist] dives farther into his ancestor’s mind, we dive with him, hoping to exonerate the simple crook while admiring his bravado.
“Harlem Shuffle, a captivating crime novel from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead, renders 1960s Harlem in vivid and evocative detail, simmering with
“Filled with characters of questionable morality and multiple timelines, Dark Things I Adore makes for a thrilling read.”
“a top-notch literary novel.”
“The time of someone’s death doesn’t exist until Sapere Aude calculates it, forcing the waveform to collapse. ‘You do the math, and it makes the math come true.’”