There’s so much going on in Steven James’s new Patrick Bowers thriller, Every Wicked Man, you may need a cheat sheet to keep track. From the mysterious, live-streamed suicide of a senator’s son to the threat of a new designer drug on the market to a twisted novelist-turned-serial killer, James’s novel is loaded with intrigue and suspense. … More Every Wicked Man builds suspense at every turn
For readers who enjoy fascinating characters, gritty plots and unforgettable settings, Jonathan Lethem and Katrina Carrasco have crafted two detective novels with a distinctive edge. The Feral Detective is Lethem’s first mystery since his award-winning 1999 novel Motherless Brooklyn, while Carrasco’s The Best Bad Things is an unforgettable debut. Both novels spotlight smart female protagonists whose determination and feisty dispositions see them through a barrage of incredible situations that would send a lesser person running. … More Powerful women stand apart in new crime fiction
I’m a bit behind in posting links to my book reviews to this site, so let’s catch up! All of these reviews are posted in full at BookPage. You can visit my BookPage review page to access all my reviews or just follow the links below to read about the individual books. Enjoy! … More Catch up on my latest book reviews
Praised by horrormaster The Cabin at the End of the World is an often graphic account of one family’s ordeal when their vacation is shattered in a cult-like home invasion. We asked Tremblay about the book’s origins. … More Author Interview: Tremblay uses empathy to build trust with readers
Summer may be over, but these five stories of mystery, intrigue and horrific happenings are just ripe for cool October nights. … More Stay up all night with these new thrillers
If you’re looking to spice up your summer reading with thrills and mystery, look no further than these three titles from Mickey Spillane, Jeffery Deaver and James Wolff.
With devastating losses on both sides of the war and with their own lives in horrific turmoil, “it seemed easier to die than to live.” But neither Anne nor Libbie is the type to give up, even as they race toward an unavoidable collision on the frontier. … More Review: Tatjana Soli recounts dangerous lives on American plains