...a tense, action-filled story with Johnson’s usual touches of humor and romance.
...as "The Son" progresses, we find ourselves drawn most powerfully to that frontier, despite (or because of) the fact that it no longer exists.
An entertainment—and an achievement even more than a curiosity, yet another facet of Guthrie’s multiplex talents.
Coplin's prose is fresh and compelling, bringing Talmadge and the other characters to vivid life.
Really glaring are the absence of reasons why Joslyn loves Slade and why he loves her. Heated love scenes have never been Miller’s forte, but this book flattens them to cyphers.
A surprisingly different kind of great Richard Ford novel, then, and one that casts its spell very slowly and with a steady cumulative power.
A well-rendered neoclassic tale of the Old West, worthy of a place alongside Lonesome Dove and Sea of Grass
While the worldbuilding is thin and frequently nonsensical, this grotesque and bloody construction of a vampire world will appeal to readers who've been craving gore over romance with their vampires.
...Hagy is fast becoming a recognizable author of the American West.
Standing tall among the riffraff is charismatic Raylan Givens, in his navy-blue suit and sharp cowboy hat...
The Terror Of Living describes how the misery heaps onto the players fighting over a sharply decreasing share of profit, without dehumanizing their thoughts in order to favor those who are chasing them.
The prose is clear and – as befitting the subject matter – pared down to often brutal effect. This is an austere world of emotional expediency and personal sacrifice...