Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction by Judd Trichter (Thomas Dunne, Feb. 3rd, 2015)-I’m not sure how eager I’d be to live in the future that Judd Trichter depicts in his new book. Robots are the norm, and while some are free roamers, most work for humans and the “life” of a free roamer is usually desperate and hardscrabble. Trichter’s LA is a dark and seamy place, and a … Continue reading
Near Enemy by Adam Sternbergh (Crown, Jan. 13th, 2015)-Adam Sternbergh follows up Shovel Ready with another crackerjack near future noir. This time, assassin for hire Spademan is called to arm himself once again with his trusty box cutter and take out a bed-hopper named Lesser, who likes to spy on other people’s fantasies in the limnosphere, but Spademan is in for a bit of a shock when Lesser awakes from … Continue reading
I promised you some Mystery/Suspense deals, so here they are! You’re sure to find something to curl up with over the weekend. As always, doublecheck the price before you click BUY, because sometimes these deals don’t last!
The new year is almost here! Here are the books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for January (it’s a helluva month for suspense!!) Enjoy (all synopsis are from B&N or Amazon) Uncle Janice by Matthew Burgess (Knopf-Jan 6th) Synopsis-24 year-old Janice Itwaru is an “Uncle”—NYPD lingo for an undercover narcotics officer—and the heroine of the most exuberant and original cop novel in years. On any … Continue reading
You know the drill: All under $5, and all awesome, covering a cornucopia of genre! As always, double check before clicking BUY, and enjoy!!
Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for December 2014. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list!
Need a good read to beat the winter blues? I’ve got you covered. It’s a grab-bag of awesome, and they’re all under $5 (Kindle is my preferred format, but be sure to check out other formats too for discounts if Kindle isn’t your jam.) These often don’t last, so get ‘em while they’re hot!
Invisible Streets by Toby Ball (Overlook, July 2014)-Like your noir with a political twist? I do, and Invisible Streets, although it’s set in the turbulent 60s, it’s rather timely, which makes it even more fascinating for me. Again, it’s the 60s in the City, and this City doesn’t exist on any real map, which gives the author a certain amount of freedom with the prose, even as he sticks to … Continue reading
Here’s your weekly round up of Kindle deals under $5. It’s a cornucopia of genre (curated with care, ’cause I love you), so you’re sure to find something you like, and if you’re a mystery lover, and you haven’t discovered Michael Connelly’s superb Harry Bosch series, or if you’re a fan of dark urban fantasy, Mike Carey’s Felix Castor series, now’s the time, because most of them are under $5 … Continue reading
Here are the books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for December! Enjoy! Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz (Harper-Dec. 9th) Synopsis-The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty tumbled to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls. Internationally … Continue reading