Search Results: "J.A. Konrath"


BOOK REVIEW

DIRTY MARTINI by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 2007

"In the past, Konrath has done creditable work (Rusty Nail, 2006, etc.), but here the prose ranges from careless to wretched, and the plot demands a breathalyzer."
A vengeful serial killer stirs (and shakes) Jack Daniels to action. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHERRY BOMB by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2009

"As for the formula, it's accurately indicated by the libations that inspire Konrath's titles: Shake. Drink. Repeat."
Readers who weren't sated by the collateral fatalities in the last grudge match between Lt. Jacqueline Daniels and escaped criminal Alexandra Kork (Fuzzy Navel, 2008, etc.) are in for a treat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SHAKEN by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 22, 2011

"Spoiler alert: Like an R-rated Pearl White, Jack will be rescued repeatedly from certain death, presumably to be staked out again for Stirred next year."
Chicago police detective Jack Daniels faces death and a heavy dose of flashbacks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FUZZY NAVEL by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2008

"Wait for the next round."
Suddenly it seems as if all of Chicago wants a shot at Jack Daniels (Dirty Martini, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHISKEY SOUR by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2004

"Plotting, personalities, and gallows humor are all standard-issue. Konrath's most distinctive contribution to the serial-killer genre, apart from seasoning it with a savvy heroine who just can't keep a man, is some seriously gruesome sadism that should keep the kiddies away."
A rapid-fire debut thriller that dares to ask who'll come out on top: Jack Daniels or the Gingerbread Man? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLOODY MARY by J.A. Konrath
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2005

"Konrath keeps the proceedings moving so briskly that you may not even notice how many corpses are piling up—over a dozen, with plenty more in the backstory. But you'll certainly remember how brutally they're dispatched."
Two severed arms in the Chicago morgue linked by her own handcuffs puts Lt. Jacqueline Daniels on the track of another serial killer as sadistic as the Gingerbread Man (Whiskey Sour, 2004) and even more resourceful. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"A telling inside view of 20 years in international tiger conservation work, including the successes, failures and the work that is still required."
Conservation consultant Mills examines the failure of conservationists to stop the commodification and farming of endangered tigers. Read full book review >