Thrillers Book Reviews (page 3)

THE SETUP MAN by T.T. Monday
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"A treat for readers of mystery or baseball novels, this debut will be especially enjoyable for fans of both."
A throwback Southern California mystery in modern pinstripes, this book leaves no doubt that the author is a fan of both Sam Spade and Bull Durham's Crash Davis. Read full book review >
WATCHING YOU by Michael Robotham
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"Robotham's writing remains solid. His latest, while not his best, will convert new readers and make his fans happy."
Robotham, an Australian-based writer who specializes in edge-of-your-seat thrillers, turns in a complicated story that centers around a group of individuals who are not what they seem. Read full book review >

THE WEIGHT OF BLOOD by Laura McHugh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"An accomplished literary thriller."
A teenager investigates a friend's murder and learns much more than she bargained for. Read full book review >
STONE COLD by C.J. Box
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 11, 2014

"Suspenseful yet routine, with oversized bogeymen who seem more menacing than they really are, ethical dilemmas that dissolve under pressure and an ending that tests your tolerance for coincidence. Below average for this splendid yet checkered series."
Joe Pickett's fantastical 14th pits him against a nest of assassins that just happens to include his old pal Nate Romanowski. Read full book review >
BROKEN TRUST by Shannon Baker
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 8, 2014

"Overstuffed."
Baker (Tainted Mountain, 2013, etc.) presents the second adventure of a Western accountant who tries to build a new life after her marriage ends tragically. Read full book review >

WEREWOLF SINGS THE BLUES by Jennifer Harlow
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 8, 2014

"An overdose of back story weighs down this mix of thriller and romance."
A reckless singer gets dragged on a cross-country chase by her supposed adoptive brother—who's also a werewolf—in the second Midnight Magic Mystery. Read full book review >
THE SAVAGES by Matt Whyman
THRILLERS
Released: March 6, 2014

"Whyman's British Addams Family of man-eaters certainly won't be to everyone's taste, but for those who like their humor very, very dry, it may just hit the spot. (Fiction. 13 & up)"
Dinner with the Savages can be murder. Read full book review >
LION HEART by Justin Cartwright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Uneven but nonetheless fascinating, especially for history and The Da Vinci Code fans."
What starts as a mild interest in a father's obsession turns into a quest for the "true cross" by his son. Read full book review >
THE ACCIDENT by Chris Pavone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Pavone knows the formula for a best-seller and keeps the reader turning the pages."
Pavone follows up his best-selling novel, The Expats (2012), with another thriller featuring some of the same characters. Read full book review >
PANIC by Lauren Oliver
THRILLERS
Released: March 4, 2014

"The only thing more terrifying than the game itself is not getting the chance to play it. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Oliver makes a white-knuckle return to realism that will have readers up until the wee hours. Read full book review >
THE BOOTLEGGER by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Great fun from one of the better Cussler series."
The seventh page-turner in the Cussler series featuring indomitable detective Isaac Bell. Read full book review >
A CIRCLE OF WIVES by Alice LaPlante
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014

"Love, passion and marriage reflected in a mystery's fun-house mirror."
LaPlante (Turn of Mind, 2011, etc.) returns with a character study as murder mystery. Read full book review >