Review: Ali Land delivers the goods with Good Me, Bad Me

Part of the fun of reading a book like Ali Land’s Good Me Bad Me is the anticipation of what’s to come. You know from the get-go that you’re going to be in for a few shocks—you just aren’t sure how you’ll get there. Fortunately, Land delivers on all accounts. … More Review: Ali Land delivers the goods with Good Me, Bad Me

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Karen Robards surprises readers with action-thriller for fifty-second book

The Ultimatum is Karen Robards’ first foray into the realm of the action-thriller novel and features her feistiest, and perhaps sexiest, heroine to date, Bianca St. Ives. Part con artist, part savvy businesswoman, Bianca is all-action. … More Karen Robards surprises readers with action-thriller for fifty-second book

Review: McInerney’s The Glorious Heresies is gloriously twisted read

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney is a gloriously twisted novel. Following the lives of four down and out individuals—and the somewhat delusional mother of one of them—the story paints a bleak and dismal portrayal of crime and addiction in Cork, Ireland. … More Review: McInerney’s The Glorious Heresies is gloriously twisted read

Rene Denfeld’s The Child Finder never gives up in this chilling crime thriller

The Child Finder, Rene Denfeld’s second novel and her most personal to date, is a harrowing story about a young girl living in captivity and the one woman who could possibly find her and bring her home. Naomi Cottle, the titular heroine, has a knack for locating missing children. She’s found 30 of them—but not all of them alive. Previous search-and-rescue attempts have all failed, but Naomi is not one to give up. … More Rene Denfeld’s The Child Finder never gives up in this chilling crime thriller

Nothing You Can Do but enjoy these tales of murder, mayhem from Ed Kurtz

As author Ed Kurtz so eloquently puts it, “Sometimes people kill for profit, sometimes revenge, and sometimes they do it just for the fun of it.”

In his new anthology NOTHING YOU CAN DO: STORIES (Down & Out Books), he demonstrates the theme with seventeen tales of crime, murder, and vengeance. … More Nothing You Can Do but enjoy these tales of murder, mayhem from Ed Kurtz

Jerry Kennealy still mastering his craft after 22 books

After 11 novels featuring private eye Nick Polo—the latest being POLO’S LONGSHOT—and 22 books overall, you might think Jerry Kennealy has this author thing licked. He’d be the first to tell you otherwise.

“I’ll never get it licked, but this was a fun book to write: expensive wine, glider crashes, and interesting characters,” Kennealy said. … More Jerry Kennealy still mastering his craft after 22 books

Review: The Talented Ribkins a bizarre story about an unusually gifted family

Seventy-two-year-old Johnny Ribkins has a unique gift: He can create maps to places he’s never been and remember his way to other locations by simply referring to the “map” in his mind. If the premise sounds a bit unusual, wait until you meet the rest of the family. First-time novelist Ladee Hubbard has created a collection of misfits like no other in The Talented Ribkins. … More Review: The Talented Ribkins a bizarre story about an unusually gifted family