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The Trespasser: A Novel

The Trespasser is a complex, multi-layered mystery. French does a beautiful job of presenting the surface mystery—she gives all the forensic explanations you could want as a reader.

A Study In Scarlet Women

I’m eagerly looking forward to the next adventure and this is most definitely a series I’ll be keeping up with.

Night Watch

Filled with frightening twists and terrifying turns, this book is intrigue at its best.

A Terrible Beauty

If you’re looking for a nice fall read with a dash of romance, along with mystery and a taste for Greece, give this one a shot.

Sex, Lies & Serious Money

Reads like a remake of Family Jewels (2016) with nary a homicide until very close to the end. Not much sex, no more lies than usual, but some very serious money does indeed get spent on every possible status symbol you can imagine.

The Whistler
Kirkus Reviews : The Whistler (October 25, 2016)

Yes, it’s formula. Yes, it’s not as gritty an exercise in swamp mayhem as Hiaasen, Buchanan, or Crews might turn in. But, like eating a junk burger, even though you probably shouldn’t, it’s plenty satisfying.

A Study In Scarlet Women

If you're standing between me and my copy, you should probably move out of the way.

Devil Sent the Rain

Turner does well in organically weaving both the past and present together - for the purposes of the overall mystery, of course, but also giving readers enough information about Able to really make them connect with him.

A Memory of Muskets

Veteran Ernst (Death on the Prairie, 2015, etc.) provides a new perspective on the Civil War woven together with a compelling mystery.

Kirkus Reviews : Fidelity (October 11, 2016)

An absorbing read that feels unfinished; and since the FBI’s motto is Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity, it’s a sure bet there’s a reason.

South Village
Kirkus Reviews : South Village (October 13, 2016)

Hart takes a good deal off the intensity of his hero’s first two adventures. The results are by turns loopy, action-packed, droll, and believable but never exactly compelling.

The Babe Ruth Deception

The Babe Ruth Deception is a solid story of friendship, love, and baseball set at a turning point in American history. It offers a glimpse of some of the worst of human nature — scandal, greed, racial tension — yet leaves the reader rooting for the home team.

Precious and Grace: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (17)

The result is a gossamer web that feels miscellaneous even by the loose standards of this celebrated franchise. More than ever, the rewards are local and properly humble, as in every moment experience and wisdom triumph over the blinkered clichés they regularly confront.

The White Mirror

The White Mirror is impeccably written, lucid, and evocative. With a sophisticated style, the novel underscores remarkable cultural details, gripping intrigue coded with history and enigmatic symbols, and the secret of dangerous conflicts existing between China and Tibet.

Razor Girl: A novel

The farce machinery of Hiaasen’s fiction is, as always, fearsomely elaborate, and a good part of the pleasure of “Razor Girl” is in the casual, no-sweat way he sets it all up.

Natchez Burning

Natchez Burning is a fine example of exactly why so many folks are fans of Iles's books.

The Last One: A Novel

The Last One certainly doesn’t drag, but it also doesn’t produce an especially satisfying conclusion.

Fatal Pursuit: A novel

Walker’s latest Bruno adventure has a lighter touch than earlier entries but offers as pleasing a puzzle as any.