He has written a haunting book, and the story it tells is hardly over. He is living out a sequel that is no less strange and magickal than what he has already been through.
A novel that sets itself apart from most noir fiction with its lighter and looser feel.
the book is a heart-pounding, pulse-racing trip – one you cannot finish until both characters are safe and sound.
The book is a beguiling reminder that human nature doesn't much change from one Gilded Age to another, although each new con merchant brings fresh wrinkles to the racket.
...the mystification and detection are authentic and the solution surprisingly clever.
The ending is way over the top...but Gerritsen is a hardscrabble plotter, and much of what she does is compelling.
Lindsay...provides another guilty pleasure. Really, really guilty.
This is a marvelous book to take on vacation.
Mr. Koenig employs classic elements of pulp but brings them together in an unusually discursive and leisurely style.
...a funny surfeit, rich with good humor and neat twists
Fever Dream is a solid page-turner of a book...
The intricately plotted narrative takes numerous unexpected turns, and Burke handles his trademark themes of social justice and corruption with his usual subtlety.
Still more proof, if any were needed, that the most monstrous demons in Grant County, Ga., are lurking in the master bedroom.
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 reader feels the benefit of 40 years of narrative craftsmanship and reflection on his nation's history.
Some readers may find Henry’s initial behavior unconvincing, but once he goes on the run, the plot turns thrillingly realistic with a surprising resolution.
...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.
Lansdale’s perfect ear for regional dialogue and ability to create palpable suspense lift this above the pack.