Books by Rachel Howzell Hall

THEY ALL FALL DOWN by Rachel Howzell Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 9, 2019

"Hall offers a soapy, modern take on a Christie classic."
A killer lures seven strangers to a remote Mexican island in this homage to And Then There Were None. Read full book review >
TRAIL OF ECHOES by Rachel Howzell Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2016

"The third and best of a finely wrought series (Skies of Ash, 2015, etc.) that gives voice to a rare figure in crime fiction: a highly complex, fully imagined black female detective."
Talented African-American teenagers from a poor LA neighborhood are targeted by a serial killer. Read full book review >
SKIES OF ASH by Rachel Howzell Hall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 19, 2015

"Hall outdoes her stellar debut in an exploration of vile secrets that pays homage to that earlier master of complex California homicide, Raymond Chandler."
When a house goes up in flames in the dead of the night with a woman and her two children inside, is it accident or murder? Read full book review >
LAND OF SHADOWS by Rachel Howzell Hall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 10, 2014

"This first procedural from Hall (A Quiet Storm, 2002, etc.) combines a conflicted, gutsy heroine and a complex, many-layered mystery."
An African-American LAPD detective's approach to a murder case is filtered through the experiences of her own early life. Read full book review >
A QUIET STORM by Rachel Howzell Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"As Stacy writes of her own journal: 'Nothing holy or profound found its way into those pages.' "
Two African-American sisters plow their way through something approximating life. Read full book review >