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
Here it is, your weekly round up of awesome. A veritable cornucopia of awesome, in fact: suspense, SFF, horror, young adult…the list goes on, and they’re all $5 and under. As always, doublecheck before you click the Buy button, because sometimes the deals don’t last, and if Kindle isn’t your reading platform of choice, be sure to check elsewhere, since the discounts are sometimes universal! For noir fans: Akashic has … Continue reading
Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for November 2014. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list!
I’m very excited to have Kim Zupan on the blog today. His debut novel, The Ploughmen, came out last month, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions! Your new book, The Ploughman, features a very unlikely friendship between two very different men. Will you tell us more about John Gload and Valentine Millimaki and what you think makes them so compelling? What I hope makes … Continue reading
Today’s round up focuses on the mysterious and thought-provoking, with a few detours into scary territory. I’ve curated carefully, because I love you, and all books are $5 and under (as always, doublecheck before you click the BUY button.) You’re sure to find something here to fatten up your TBR! Now, I have a Kindle, but if that’s not your jam, do check out other ebook platforms, because these discounts … Continue reading
Here are the books that I’m especially looking forward to in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for November (it’s a FANTASTIC month for mystery!) Enjoy! Black Karma by Thatcher Robinson (Seventh Street-Nov. 4th ) Synopsis -Bai Jiang—San Francisco’s best-known souxun (“people finder”)—is hired to track down the mysterious Daniel Chen. Police inspector Kelly suspects Chen of being involved in a botched drug heist that resulted in the death of an officer. Bai … Continue reading
You know those books that you have warm fuzzies about, and still think about years and years later? I’m listing a few of those here, in the hopes that you’ll discover a new love, because love them I do, and hope you will too. Oh dear, that rhymed… These are in no particular order. SWAN SONG by Robert R McCammon-I read my parents’ beat up copy of Swan Song when … Continue reading