The young girl is a typical teenager insofar as she's moody, difficult, and not fully appreciative of the risks that Robie takes - which helps the story along and endears her to both Robie and readers. Another winner by David Baldacci.
A novel that sets itself apart from most noir fiction with its lighter and looser feel.
Exotic locale. Credible heroics. Vicarious thrills. Fans will want more, and soon.
Sandford effortlessly conjures up the rhythms and personalities of a small town in one of his best outings to date.
Marion manages to maintain levity through the dry humorous writing while creating characters who are remarkably unique, memorable, and likable
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.
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 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...
He has turned his knowledge of the murkiest side of Wall Street to good effect in his first novel, a thriller about masters of the universe and murder.
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.
Stir the pot further with some nasty gangsta types from New York, a pair of singularly focused assassins, a highly resourceful Soviet superspy, a fella named Battista, and it's a wonder anyone gets out alive. Breathlessly violent at times, downright lyrical at others, Hunter's (Pale Horse Coming, 2002, etc.) best yet.
FINALLY we have Jackson and Celia's story...I've been waiting for their story for a while, as I could tell from their bickering in the previous books that they were destine for each other, and I was not disappointed.
...Collins toggles rapidly between plotlines, keeping the action moving and the sex abundant. Glitzy and exciting.
Erudite, mysterious and exciting, with a brooding, brilliant Sherlock-ian detective. The denouement is just as surprising as in Grey’s first case.
11/22/63 is King’s best novel in years, minimizing his flaws and embracing the haunting, melancholic tone that has come to define his work.