“Packed with mystery, emotion and wit, Ms. Ashford’s debut is so unexpected and original. . . .
One, two, three. One, the pain of losing a child to an accident; two, the confusion of losing a child to a suicide; three, the fury of losing a child to murder.
“As incredible as it seems, a relatively new author with no law enforcement background has created a protagonist with insight and skills that rival the best crime solvers of all time. . .
“Helen Schulman effectively portrays a birds-eye view of modern life and the fragile nature of living in our contemporary society.”
“a delightful story that will put smiles on everyone’s face.”
“. . . a great read . . . a quickly paced thriller with elegant writing and fully drawn characters.”
“The characters are well developed and the geography is, at times, cinematic, particularly the weekend or summer place in Connecticut that becomes like another character.”
“. . . a unique premise for a murder investigation. . . . compulsively readable. . . . the mystery of the mind has surely been solved.”
“This is where Ross E. Goldstein’s story comes to life: as he puts the reader smack in the middle of the world of professional cycling. Mr.
“. . . the entire poetic oeuvre of Israeli poet, feminist, and peace activist Dahlia Ravikovitch . . .”
“The Jewel and the Key is an entertaining trip through time, and a refreshing change from the numerous bleak dystopian novels being published at present.”
“Pretty is ex-pretty girl Bebe Baker’s story. . . . Bebe’s in-your-face voice is one of the novel’s strengths. . . . At times Bebe is maddening, but in Ms.
“[a] well-crafted, beautifully written, and engaging mystery. . . . Carson Morton is, quite frankly, a masterful storyteller.”
“A profound read, The Probability of Miracles depicts the harsh realities of life coupled with the pain of maturing, giving the reader much to ponder.”
“. . . an important historical work of fiction.
“. . . teeming with passion and steam and the love-of-a-lifetime-is-doomed tension that results in a dramatic happy ending.
“Alan Jacobson’s novel has more twists and turns than a giant slalom course. . . . a mystery masterpiece. . . .
“I love when a writer is so intelligent and so good at her craft that she plots a story with intricate twists and turns, and deliberately scatters clues, like bits of bread seemingly meant
“In other hands, the fate of a beautiful and world-famous woman leaving it all behind, including her sons, could have been no better than chick lit with a twist.
“A Full Moon Is Rising gives readers ample cause for celebration, regardless of the night sky’s performance.”
This is the second volume of John Pelan’s The Century’s Best Horror Fiction covering the years 1951 to 2000.
“Eat Slay Love is written in a snarky, flippant, and relaxed style that makes reading it quick and easy. Ms.
“Leanna Ellis skillfully writes quirky, paranormal teen fiction with a splash of romance, nicely gathering up all her plot threads by the concluding pages.
“I Knew You’d Be Lovely is an impressive offering, from a strong new voice, of stories about life’s desperation.”
The Gilded Shroud is a romance with a mystery, not to be confused with a mystery that has a romance. Every genre has rules that are followed.