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An Unmarked Grave

The story is seamless in both style and pacing. Their research and knowledge of the setting also comes across fantastically.

The Aylesford Skull

The Aylesworth Skull is a spreading, many-faceted story that forces its heroes to thread their ways alone, and sometimes at cross-purposes, through perilous dangers in dark places.

Caliban's War

Another solidly entertaining space opera from the team of Abraham and Franck.

Snow White Must Die

The characters in Snow White Must Die are solid and well-drawn, and the investigation—which gets a little over-the-top near the end—is still absorbing and engaging.

Servants' Hall
Kirkus Reviews : Servants' Hall (January 15, 2013)

An insightful peek into a time long gone, told with skill, humor and wit.

The Uninvited

The Uninvited is a thriller with an apocalyptic twist. And one of the most creepy covers ever! An excellent read.

Shades of Earth

Strong on setup and plot, weak on human complexities and characterization, this still brings it home on a planet far from home.

The Aviator's Wife: A Novel

A thoughtful examination of the forces which shaped the author of Gift from the Sea.

A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival and an Incredible Rescue

Heart-pounding action for the avid armchair adventurer.

Standing in Another Man's Grave

Rankin deserves every award he’s been given: an Edgar, a Gold Dagger, a Diamond Dagger. Surely there’s another one waiting for Rebus’ thrilling return to the fold.

Tenth of December: Stories

No one writes more powerfully than George Saunders about the lost, the unlucky, the disenfranchised, those Americans who struggle to pay the bills, make the rent, hold onto a job they might detest — folks who find their dreams slipping from their grasp as they frantically tread water, trying to keep from drowning.

Chamber Music

Chamber Music takes all the genre's most potent elements and makes them new and vital again: the corruption and social divide that bleeds from the pursuit of power a hallucinatory rendering of a city and the fatal gulf of empathy between the sexes.

Dear Life: Stories

The nature of romantic impulse and the disorienting shifts in the direction of desire provides the central focus of Dear Life, Alice Munro’s extraordinary new collection of stories.

Tenth of December: Stories

From realism to science fiction, minimalism to medieval-speak, the breadth of voice and aesthetic culminates into an ugly-beautiful freak show. Come one, come all.

The Big Truck That Went By

Despite its many virtues, ultimately The Big Truck That Went By represents another example of what Katz himself exposes so thoroughly of the international community’s involvement with Haiti: Something of a missed opportunity.

American Tropic

This neatly plotted book with an exotic setting rises to the level of ferocious dramatic polemic against some of the worst crimes against nature - and, by extension, humanity.

She Loves Me Not: New and Selected Stories

Ron Hansen is easily one of America's truest and finest living writers, and nowhere are Hansen's great skills more evident than in this masterful collection.

Tenth of December: Stories

Many of the 10 stories in "Tenth of December" are comfortable with making us uncomfortable. They go for the jugular instead of the funny bone, and they're capable of astounding, unnerving and delighting all at once.

Rage Is Back: A Novel

A rollicking, frenetic and hilarious jaunt through the (literal and figurative) New York City underworld, "Rage Is Back" is a nostalgic love letter to the city and the golden age of graffiti.