“Cates provides a story that moves along at a good pace while educating the reader on all thing’s witchery.”
“Although Burdette wanders back and forth between the Scottish history and the actual attempted murder and the real murder, she does so with clear writing and enough clues and action to kee
“The suspense of both the investigation and Brandstetter’s home life drives Death Claims as an elegant and compelling page-turner.”
“In The Final Case Guterson clearly denounces the forces of destruction in people who choose a dark and abusive anger over respect.
“Troublemaker makes a good bookend to the two preceding titles and shows Hansen’s willingness to paint the whole California gay scene of that moment, not just the kindest and sweet
“This is both a clever mystery with a satisfying ending as well as a tense thriller driven by people, not by neat contrivances. Jane Harper has pulled off another stunner.”
“Fadeout marks the debut of one of the 20th century’s most memorable investigators.
“a disturbing and thoughtful novel, almost surreal at times. . . .
“Ultimately, The Final Case is a thorough investigation into what makes the two main characters tick while providing readers truth about the human condition in that satisfying way
“When You Are Mine serves up top-notch suspense and psychological insight.
“The twists in what ‘love’ means and how people create their own strange moral universes are classic Kelly, and reminiscent of Barbara Vine at her spookiest.”
“Reyes does well when creating her primary characters.
“Ryan once again shows her flair for spinning, from a life similar to her own, a set of intense and spiraling threats, with more than one devilish intent behind the scenes, and only the nar
“Regard this novel as a grand and glorious swan song.”
“A captivating, stylish, literary/noir mashup! A terrific debut!”
“For readers of the Rick Cahill series, you know that each new book adds additional layers to its characters.
“Knox knows how to spin a great thriller, and in True Crime Story he reveals a new way to entangle the threads while ramping up risk and even a touch of horror. . .
“Lush has done a good job of developing strong characters and a good premise.”
“Belle’s writing style is a major draw to her ability to present a story that one is unable to put down.”
“at a single-word turning point the context shifts and all previous assumptions are cast aside . . .”
“Owen is a master storyteller and creator of consistent plotting and pacing, seamlessly navigated with characters that are real flesh and blood, and sometimes deeply flawed.”
Cozy mysteries come in all stripes and appeal to a variety of readers.
“The Midnight Lock will find its way to the top of your To Be Read pile as mysteriously and effortlessly as the Lockmaster slips into the bedrooms of his unsuspect
“Kudos to Patterson for creating yet another exciting chapter in the Alex Cross saga.”
“The Collective is a heart-pounding thrill from beginning to end. . . .