Books by Martha Powers

BLEEDING HEART by Martha Powers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 2000

"A wildly implausible premise, a killer both florid and remote, too many detectives for sustained suspense, and an absence of deeply felt menace: they'll all keep Mary Higgins Clark, or anyone else, from losing sleep over this latest knockoff from Powers (Sunflower, 1998)."
When his father ran himself and his latest doxy off the road two years ago, Jake Collier blamed his mother for their deaths, because if Maggie Collier hadn't quarreled with her faithless husband, he wouldn't have driven off to his final rendezvous. Read full book review >
SUNFLOWER by Martha Powers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A hardcover debut that puts a harder edge on Mary Higgins Clark's early thrillers (Sheila has an active sex life, and so, regrettably, does the killer) but can't compete with the original's narrative drive."
For two years the Wisconsin town of River Oaks has been terrorized by somebody the press is dying to call the Goldilocks Killer because he preys on fair-haired young girls. Read full book review >