NO WAY BACK by Matthew Klein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"Infused with pacing worthy of the earlier works of Dean Koontz, Klein's crafted a tale as tightly wound as a watch spring."
Klein's dark thriller snaps a picture of a man commissioned to prevent the collapse of a Florida software company, but the outcome is anything but what it portends. Read full book review >
OVERWATCH by Marc Guggenheim
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"After an opening of nasty promise, Guggenheim's debut becomes a predictable slog, with a protagonist we have no desire to see again."
In TV writer Guggenheim's debut novel, a young, newly hired CIA litigator stumbles across evidence that a ruthless shadow agency, without the knowledge of the president, is orchestrating a war between Iran and Israel. Read full book review >

TRANSHUMAN by Ben Bova
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 15, 2014

"Bova is usually good company, but this unabashed potboiler barely reaches tepid."
Scientific thriller from the author of New Earth (2013). Read full book review >
THE LONG SHADOW by Liza Marklund
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 15, 2014

"Against all odds, Annika eventually ties together all the felonies she's poked her nose into, but it's a thankless slog that will make you grateful you aren't a newspaper reporter yourself."
Her spirits dimmed but not quenched by her last round of collisions with violent death (Lifetime, 2013), Stockholm reporter Annika Bengtzon ventures abroad in search of more dragons to slay. Read full book review >
THE INTERN'S HANDBOOK by Shane Kuhn
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"An entertaining, ferociously violent romp about a morally bankrupt killer trying to find his way home."
Never trust anyone under the age of 25: That cute-as-a-button intern just might be trying to blow your brains out. Read full book review >

THE WORD EXCHANGE by Alena Graedon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"A wildly ambitious, darkly intellectual and inventive thriller about the intersection of language, technology and meaning."
Language becomes a virus in this terrifying vision of the print-empty, Web-reliant culture of the 22nd century. Read full book review >
KEEP QUIET by Lisa Scottoline
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"Very slow off the mark, though once blackmail and murder enter the picture, Scottoline moves things along with her customary professionalism, if scant credibility."
In Scottoline's latest family-centered thriller (Accused, 2013, etc.), Jake Buckman lets son Ryan drive the family car on a back road. Very bad idea. Read full book review >
CARNAL CURIOSITY by Stuart Woods
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 8, 2014

"Zero mystery, zero ingenuity, very little suspense. But Woods mostly keeps his eye on the ball, which elevates this installment well above the run of his recent work."
New York lawyer Stone Barrington, who's slept his way through 30 fleet, mindless suspensers, comes a cropper with his latest conquest. Read full book review >
FOREST GHOST by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 1, 2014

"Typically creepy and graphic fare from Masterton, with an environmental spin that may herald a new direction (Drought, 2014). Given the final acts, this one clearly won't be a series."
Twin forests on two continents seem to be haunting visitors and making them want to kill themselves. Read full book review >
DESTROYER ANGEL by Nevada Barr
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 1, 2014

"A tour de force that's both the most one-dimensional and the most satisfying of Anna's recent adventures."
Park ranger Anna Pigeon faces down—or, more accurately, hides from and bedevils—an unusually dangerous criminal in upstate Minnesota's Iron Range. Read full book review >
WARRIORS by Ted Bell
THRILLERS
Released: April 1, 2014

"Near the end, a villain exclaims, "Then bring me the head of Alexander Hawke!" Really, there's no need. When we finish enjoying Warriors, just bring us Hawke's next lively adventure."
Bell's Warriors is the eighth Alex Hawke thriller, and it's fun in its own fast-moving, quirky way. Read full book review >
EVEN IN DARKNESS by Lynn Hightower
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 1, 2014

"The latest from Hightower (The Piper, 2013, etc.) is psychologically compelling, but its revelations are unevenly paced, some coming too soon to generate much suspense and others presented as mere afterthoughts."
To save those she loves, an evangelist must confront an evildoer desperate for salvation. Read full book review >