Books by R.N. Morris

THE RED HAND OF FURY by R.N. Morris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2018

"Morris' third is taut and twisty with a psychological intensity that's rare and compelling."
A rash of inexplicable crimes prompts an intuitive investigator to probe perilous territory indeed: his own turbulent past. Read full book review >
THE DARK PALACE by R.N. Morris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2014

"Quinn's third case, which anticipates cinéma vérité by nearly a century, benefits greatly from Morris' colorful period-flavor prose."
An unconventional British inspector tracks a brutal killer who gets his lethal inspirations from movies...or may be documenting his murders on film. Read full book review >
THE MANNEQUIN HOUSE by R.N. Morris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2013

"A nifty period whodunit packed with flamboyant characters and brisk dialogue."
A locked-room mystery disrupts a prestigious London department store, an insular world of salacious secrets. Read full book review >
SUMMON UP THE BLOOD by R.N. Morris
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"Morris, author of the Porfiry Petrovich series (The Cleansing Flames, 2011, etc.), kicks off this promising new series by focusing as much on the conflicted and vulnerable character of Quinn as on the crime itself. Though his prose is often too pedestrian for the sinister complexity of his tale, his sense of the historical moment is strong."
A bold and twisted killer challenges one of New Scotland Yard's most brilliant young detectives. Read full book review >
A VENGEFUL LONGING by R.N. Morris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 16, 2008

"Provocative, satirical insights into humanity's darker corners."
Morris (The Gentle Axe, 2007) again resurrects police inspector Porfiry Petrovich from Crime and Punishment for a second rousing crime mystery. Read full book review >
THE GENTLE AXE by R.N. Morris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 26, 2007

"Russian Lit Lite."
The audacity of the premise—a sequel of sorts to Crime and Punishment—sets the bar for this debut novel way too high. Read full book review >