New Tom Clancy Novel “Point Of Contact” By Mike Maden Is A Riveting Thriller

With a Ph.D. focusing on areas of conflict, and international relations and experience as a political expert, Mike Maden has developed a very compelling narrative in the new Tom Clancy novel “Point of Contact“. Although he is a new voice in the Tom Clancy universe, Maden is well-known and has been praised by genre luminaries…

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Ellie Alexander, Fudge and Jury, And Two Other Cozy Mysteries

Ellie Alexander is one of those mystery writers who caters to a specific demand among readers: Fun, cozy mysteries which often have something to do with food. She even compliments her novels with some recipes as a bonus. Fudge and Jury, one of her latest works, is not an exception. Alexander is a Pacific Northwest…

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Alexandra Burt Crafts An Atmospheric Story In “The Good Daughter”

The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt is the sort of the novel which stands out in a crowded field, combining pulse-quickening action sequences with deeply felt, acutely insightful ruminations on the psychology of her characters. Burt’s first novel, Remember Mia struck a chord with readers and reviewers alike when it came out last year: Oprah.com…

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New standalone thriller: Blackout By David Rosenfelt

Suspense writer David Rosenfelt just released a new standalone thriller which is as good as his popular Andy Carpenter lawyer-sleuth series. Blackout, has an absorbing plot and it is a definitely recommended one. A Brief Summary:  New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock has been after infamous criminal Nicholas Bennett for years. When Bennett kills someone…

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New Police Procedural: The Nightmare Place

The Nightmare Place is a police procedural story which gets you hooked: In case you are looking for an entertaining read, this suspense thriller from CWA Dagger winner Steve Mosby is worth checking out. A Brief Summary: Sometimes, there’s a thin line between love and hate. Or at least that’s one theory for DI Zoe…

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An amazing thriller: Crash & Burn

Lisa Gardner is a #1 NY Times thriller writer; but there is a reason for her success: She knows how to write great page-turning mysteries. Her latest book Crash & Burn, is one of the coolest books we have read in a while. A Brief Summary:  My name is Nicky Frank. Except, most likely, it isn’t.…

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Notable historical mystery: A Deadly Measure of Brimstone

The new installment of Catriona McPherson’s award winning series featuring amateur Dandy Gilver A Deadly Measure of Brimstone, has a nice dose of cozy mystery in it and is a joy to read. A Brief Summary: Dandy and the whole Gilver clan travel to a spa town for a weekend of relaxation which is quickly interrupted by…

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Notable Spy Novel: Twelve Days

Former New York Time reporter turned novelist Alex Berenson has the 9th installment of its John Wells spy novel series out: Twelve Days is a fast-paced thriller in which the hero has only twelve days to stop the United States from being tricked into invading Iran. A Brief Summary:  Twelve days. Wells, with his former CIA bosses…

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Q&A with Espionage Novelist Olen Steinhauer

Olen Steinhauer grew up in Virginia, and has lived throughout the US and Europe. He spent a year in Romania on a Fulbright grant, an experience that helped inspire his first five books. He now splits his time between Hungary and New York with his wife and daughter. His first novel, The Bridge of Sighs (2003), began…

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What E-Book mysteries are on Top of New York Times List?

It’s no secret that mystery and crime fiction remains as one of the most popular genres among the fiction lovers (if not the most popular). That’s why, as usual most of the books which are on the list of NY Times Best Seller list are from this genre. This morning we specifically checked out the…

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New in historical mystery: Cradle to Grave

Edgar award-winning author Eleanor Kuhns has a new book out by Minotaur which will be officially released on June 17. Cradle to Grave is a new episode in the author’s historical mystery series featuring revolutionary war veteran Will Rees. If you like history and mystery check it out! A Brief Summary: Will Rees is adjusting…

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