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.
Lots of twists and turns and once I began this book could not put it down. A really exciting read.
. . .well-paced, suspenseful stand-alone. . .
Maybe if we had remembered the story of fast-talking Ferdie Ward, people would have taken Madoff's promises of riches a little more skeptically.
...the mystification and detection are authentic and the solution surprisingly clever.
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.
Angelmaker turns out to be a solid work of modern fantasy fiction, coupling credit-crunch anxiety with an understandable nostalgia for the mythical days of "good, wholesome, old-fashioned British crime".
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.
Family—biological, professional, and everything in between—plays a key role in a thriller sure to please Slaughter's many fans.
The story takes a little while to get started. There’s a lot of backstory to set up, but it’s all important to provide a picture of the political and economic climate of Havana during those years. Hunter obviously did his research well and enjoyed the subject matter.
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.
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.
Edgar-finalist Atkins showcases his versatility in his exciting, thoughtful second thriller starring ex-Ranger–turned–lawman Quinn Colson
Vivid, energetic scenes ensure that Khoury’s tale never falters or bores.
The river, the raft, a stash of money coveted by bad guys, nonstop adventures that edify, terrify and deepen the bond between Sue Ellen and Jinx. A highly entertaining tour de force.