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The Only Child
Bookreporter : The Only Child (February 22, 2020)

In addition to The Bad Seed, THE ONLY CHILD carries overt references to The Silence of the Lambs. It’s easy to imagine this suspenseful, multilayered novel being adapted into a pretty sinister film in its own right.


The Only Child

Good elevator pitch, not so great final result, though I can actually picture a fairly cool movie coming out of this if adapted properly. Netflix, take note.


Perfect Little Children

Readers will quickly turn the pages of Perfect Little Children to discover whether those things really are there.


Perfect Little Children

Perfect Little Children is one of the most ingenious psychological thrillers I have ever read, and the ending is completely satisfying.


The Devil’s Due
Kirkus Reviews : The Devil's Due (November 01, 2019)

Loose-limbed, prodigiously inventive, plotted with infernal logic, and riotously implausible from beginning to end.


Your House Will Pay

Cha’s storytelling shows how fiction can delicately extract deeper revelations from daily headlines.


The Last Widow

Slaughter's books are massively exciting reads for me. Her plots are always so tightly planned and executed that even the most unbelievable points become spectacularly real in her deft hands.


Before She Knew Him

Peter Swanson definitely knows how to write a page turner.


Left
Quill and Quire : Left (August 31, 2018)

Bischoff does succeed in building suspense and keeping it going.


Hangman
Bookreporter : Hangman (July 27, 2018)

Cole pushes the envelope with grisly homicide scenes, each more gruesome than the previous. Squeamish readers may want to close one eye.


The Butterfly Conspiracy

I can’t wait to see what happens in the next book and to watch their relationship grow—not to mention the cryptid name drop that has me chomping at the bit. I’m looking forward to the second book in the series.


After the Monsoon

The plot? Not this novel’s particular strength. Although the setups are plausible and gripping, characters make too many credulity-straining choices that are explicable only in the contrived service of heightening drama


The Girl From Blind River

The author’s authoritative, powerful prose and knack for dialogue—especially when dealing with emotions and violence—are more indicative of a seasoned veteran rather than a debut author. This is great news because it means there is much more to come from Massey, and if The Girl from Blind River is any indication, it will be great.


Final Resting Place

A relatively short book given the scope of its events, Final Resting Place is packed from prologue to closing historical note with grand characters and exciting action. Putnam doesn’t waste a single page as Speed and Lincoln juggle the personal, the professional, and the painful in their quest for truth and justice.


All These Beautiful Strangers

The story of a long-game revenge played out between generations.


The Red Hand of Fury

Morris’ third is taut and twisty with a psychological intensity that’s rare and compelling.


Mothers and Other Strangers

A reader who knows what to expect will take pleasure in this book.


Bearskin
Bookreporter : Bearskin (June 16, 2018)

Bearskin’s language is taut and tense. Virtually every sentence is crafted to keep readers slightly on edge... Readers will be hard-pressed to put down this propulsive narrative once they pick it up.


Forever and a Day

Inevitably, the prose throughout is more verbose and cliched than the brutal efficiencies of Fleming, but Forever and a Day is still an enjoyably compact thriller, with an absolutely killer last line.