Tina Whittle’s crime fiction debut tells the story about Tai Randolph, former tour-guide to the dead and recent gun shop proprietor.
Is Scottish writer Kate Atkinson brilliant or quirky or both?
". . . a good, rollicking and creepy tale . . ."
"Warning: J. D. Robb’s In Death novels are highly addictive."
Young women of the Victorian era were expected to be pristine, unblemished, and pure. But how did they really behave? Were calculated means employed to achieve desired marital ends?
Every now and then you come across a writer and wonder—while reading his or her latest tome—how on earth you haven’t read their books before.
Plenty of great Scottish crime writers have entertained us for years with their special blend of deadly Celtic noir. Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Allan Guthrie, Stuart MacBride—to name but a few.
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child have done it again—and have done so with efficacy. In creating a new hero, they have assured their many enduring fans a fast paced read.
Many, if not most, series authors reach a point where they want to change direction, either to freshen the experience of writing about the same characters year after year, or because the characters
Some pieces of literature are art in its highest form. Sea Change by Jeremy Page is one of those books.He paints with words instead of merely constructing a narrative.
Robert Crais is the author of the bestselling Elvis Cole/Joe Pike novels, and is the recipient of numerous awards.
Crime fiction has been dominated for the last couple of years, it would seem, by a host of excellent Scandinavian writers from Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbø and the American in-exile, Ja
“FACT: The Police Service has for many years used criminals as covert human intelligence sources. A cooperation that is denied and concealed.
Arthur Conan Doyle may have griped about his literary enslavement by his most famous creation, a complaint amusingly portrayed in last year’s The Sherlockian by Graham Moore, but Doyle die
In the world of philosophy of religion, the struggle appears to be between those who do and those who do not believe in God or a supernatural being, and those who take biblical stories as literal v
We all want to believe our daily lives are secure and that monsters are figments of our imagination.
Erin Kelly’s impressive debut novel, The Poison Tree, tells the tale of seemingly prim and straight-A language student Karen Clarke who has just finished her final year at university in Lo
The reissue of Mark SaFranko’s powerful narrative, Hating Olivia, is proof that timing is everything.
How many wonder what their life would be like if they chose a different path? This is the crux of Ellen Meister’s riveting novel, The Other Life.
American Edgar A. Poe may have “invented” the detective story with “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and its sequels, but it was mainly a British form into the 1930s.
Patricia Cornwell is a prolific author whose work includes nonfiction, biography, cookbooks, and fiction—a total of 28 titles in all.
Philip Carlo is no stranger to violence and death.
In Possession In Death, J.D. Robb’s segment in The Other Side anthology, Eve tells hunky husband Roarke, “I need you to give me a really open mind. I mean wide-open.”
Although it bears all the trappings of a taut legal thriller, Dead Center, by Joanna Higgins is, at heart, a riveting existential meditation on living with uncertainty.