Book Review of the Week: Walk Away by Sam Hawken

Book Review of the Week: Walk Away by Sam Hawken

Book Review of the Week: Walk Away by Sam Hawken WALK AWAY By Sam Hawken New York: Mulholland, 2017. $26.00 Walk Away opens on New Year’s Eve in Miami. Camaro Espinoza (who made her debut in 2015’s The Night Charter), a former combat medic moonlighting as captain and sole crew member of a deep-sea charter […]

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen Rhys Bowen stands alone after success in series storytelling.   (Perennial bestseller Rhys Bowen recently made time to indulge some curiosities regarding her new standalone thriller, In Farleigh Field, as well as what readers can expect next in her storied career.) TSM: What ignited your desire to write In Farleigh […]

Women Writers for a Waning Winter

Women Writers for a Waning Winter As winter days wane into the eventual thaw of spring, here are a few recent offerings from the first ladies of felonious fiction to help you capture the slow burn. First up is Lisa Gardner’s outstanding Right Behind You (Dutton), which revisits FBI profilers Pierce Quincy and Rainie Conner, […]

Top Ten Thrillers of 2016

Top Ten Thrillers of 2016

Top Ten Thrillers of 2016 By John B. Valeri Let me preface this list by noting that it’s based solely on books published this calendar year that I’ve had the pleasure of reading. No doubt, there are other exceptional titles that I have yet to acquaint myself with. In fact, I highly suspect that my […]

Book Review: A VERY PUKKA MURDER By Arjun Raj Gaind

Book Review: A VERY PUKKA MURDER  By Arjun Raj Gaind   A VERY PUKKA MURDER By Arjun Raj Gaind Scottsdale: Poisoned Pen Press, 2016. $26.95 One of India’s best known comic book writers and the originator of several critically acclaimed, bestselling graphic novels, Arjun Raj Gaind is coveting a new audience with A Very Pukka […]

The Women of Summer Suspense

The Women of Summer Suspense

The Women of Summer Suspense Forget the boys of summer—it’s the women of suspense who are packing some serious heat this season of the sunscreen. First up is Megan Abbott’s highly anticipated You Will Know Me (Little, Brown and Company), a penetrating glimpse into the world of competitive gymnastics. Katie and Eric Knox have sacrificed […]