“Polito does a good job of laying out the information for the reader to follow, but the reader won’t be the first at the finish line.”
“offer[s] lovers of cozy mysteries and animal stories a heartwarming yet stimulating read, with a puzzle that hits the sweet spot between comfortably challenging and brain-buster.”
“Cronin . . . is a writer whose intimate characterization and effortless prose often transcend his subject matter.”
“Because Mason places the killer and his excuses openly among his protagonists, and the threats to Field and his family are menacing and time-linked . .
“Weaver has a knack for tying up her readers with thin threads of clues—just enough to let the reader unwind and believe they know what the outcome is, only to be tied up again in a new cha
“Each story provides a unique cast of characters and distinctly different plots, each offers a gentle portrait of people and society.
“Strohmeyer’s clever adaptations around reality TV, home ‘reno,’ and online life create a page-turning thriller.”
The Nigerwife is a remarkable book.
“Cooney pulls a creative twist out of the story and surprises the reader with the true meaning of The Wrong Good Deed.”
“The Paper Man is a haunting story gorgeously crafted with subtle themes of identity, nationalism, dislocation, lost love, and the price of fame.”
“By positioning a vital threat to Cathbad, the most mysterious and loyal and honorable person in the series, Griffiths creates heart-wrenching power within what might otherwise be a relativ
“Lawton’s approach to espionage lacks the multiplying deaths and poignant self-blame of a Le Carré novel.
This book is packed. Jam-packed with action, adventure, characters, locations, subplots, violence, and nature.
“a whimsical story of a hero on a quest, who attains his goal only to discover a changed life as his Happily Ever After.”
“ . . . the world of cartographic research at the New York Public Library feels alive and real, and the magic of the book is unique and delightful . . .”
More than 40 years ago, Nancy Harmon was a young mother charged with drowning her two children, and due to a technicality, she was set free.
“Crime fiction readers may think they know what’s ahead, based on other noir work.
“Leah’s gradual self-discovery of her own worth . . . breathes like a fresh new life.”
“A book about how history repeats itself . . .”
“Cleeton’s characters offer a beautiful pairing of tenderness and passion, anger and revenge, courage and resolution.”
The White Lady is a phenomenal read. You are prisoner from the opening paragraph until the suspenseful conclusion! But why? How? What makes it so?
“Sherlock Holmes—The Final Problem in the hands of Hannes Binder is a must for any collection of Baker Street investigations, opening new awareness of the impact of this classic in
“The New One is an exquisitely crafted thriller, but also an intimate portrait of a family facing the impossible.”
“The White Lady is a perfect fit for lovers of historical mysteries featuring intrepid, resourceful women who emerge as equal to their male colleagues and sometimes are more courag
“Kincaid provides some good clues and foreshadowing with books, journals, handwriting, and broken hearts whose purpose becomes clear at the book’s end.”