Speaking of experimentation, parts of Hard Cold Winter are written in the voice of a pre-teen, parts in that of a teenager
Karin Slaughter's first book, Blindsighted, became an international success published in 30 languages, and made the Crime Writer's Association's Dagger Award shortlist for "Best Thriller Debut" of 2001.
Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. John Watson.
In the Dark Places is the 22nd Inspector Banks novel. It blends a police procedural with psychological suspense, and begins with a simple matter of a stolen tractor from a Yorkshire farm.
The first-person narrator is the imposer of order in a world of chaos--or rather, deceit, lies, hypocrisy, where nothing is as it seems. And yet reading a classic of noir fiction like Dashiell Hammett's The Continental Op is a revelation.
"Dear reader, So, let me get this straight. Slitting someone's throat is perfectly acceptable behavior but saying 'crap' and
When I wrote Butterfly Skin (Titan Books, $14.95), a violent novel about a serial killer, his crimes and his love, readers
The reader finds herself plunged first into the dim recesses of a disturbed mind, itself imprisoned in the dark belly of London's underground.
Fortunately, this time around my wife and I did not face this daunting task alone. The first time I heard Dennis Welch speak
At the age of fifteen on a lovely June afternoon in 1912, Florence, my mother, graduated valedictorian from the Jewish Orphan Home. After the ceremonies, her Hebrew teacher, Mrs. Adler, climbed the stairs to her dorm when she was packing her few belongings. "You're to go to the office," she told her.
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