an action-packed thrill ride... an emotionally satisfying beach book
. . .well-paced, suspenseful stand-alone. . .
Exotic locale. Credible heroics. Vicarious thrills. Fans will want more, and soon.
Zombie attacks, family members in physical and emotional jeopardy, and vast government conspiracies all contribute to a heady tale that reaches a satisfying conclusion.
This apparently simple tale unpacks into a mellow, complex meditation on human stubbornness (for good and ill)...Aurora is a magnificent piece of writing, certainly Robinson’s best novel since his mighty Mars trilogy, perhaps his best ever.
Harkaway makes his novel great fun on every page
I adored reading this book and I’m still very much in love with it! I would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes the idea of an intriguing fantasy world, a dazzling heist and protagonists that are resplendent in their individuality and characterisation.
Still more proof, if any were needed, that the most monstrous demons in Grant County, Ga., are lurking in the master bedroom.
Sumptuous gouache illustrations complement the old-fashioned, dramatic narrative.
Hunter's muscular prose is leavened with authentic detail and wit and establishes once and for all that no one working today writes a better gunfight scene.
The build-up is better than the payoff, as it almost always is... But there’s a lot to be said for a good build-up, and it’s not a cop-out.
...a fast-paced, action-packed thriller...
A valiant hero to root for, a vividly rendered small-town setting, lots of expertly managed violence: another crowd-pleaser from a thriller-meister at the top of his game.
...this character's story stuck faithfully to real life.
I can read this book over and over again. From the very beginning until the end J.K. Rowling has me gripped! There is never a dull moment...
Perhaps her adventure is so gripping because Strayed relates its gritty, visceral details not out of a desire to milk its obviously dramatic circumstances but out of a powerful, yet understated, imperative to understand its meaning.
The rich world and engaging characters are a surefire hit—and the glorious full-color illustrations, which pack a novel’s worth of expression onto cartoon faces, should bring readers back for multiple reads of this many-layered story
"Dead or Alive" is likely to provide a long weekend's pleasure — something, perhaps, for the person in your life still sufficiently in touch with his mayhem-inclined inner child to enjoy watching the Military Channel.
Call for the Dead by John le Carre is an exciting book of spies and detectives.