Search Results: "Tami Hoag"


BOOK REVIEW

DEEPER THAN THE DEAD by Tami Hoag
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 29, 2009

"Once again, bestselling Hoag (The Alibi Man, 2007, etc.) plots craftily and creates characters readers root for."
Nail-biting thriller about a vicious serial killer with a particularly creepy MO. Read full book review >

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THE BITTER SEASON by Tami Hoag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"This tense psychological thriller shows Hoag at the top of her game."
In Hoag's (Cold, Cold Heart, 2015, etc.) latest, Minneapolis homicide detective Sam Kovac has been separated from his longtime partner, the diminutive yet hard-charging Nikki Liska. Read full book review >

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DUST TO DUST by Tami Hoag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 2000

"Clear directions, but don't try the rope trick at home."
A gay cop is found hanged. Was it suicide, murder, or kinky sex gone wrong? Street-smart Minneapolis police detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska, back on the beat after Ashes to Ashes (1999), learn a lot about autoerotic asphyxiation while trying to crack the case. Read full book review >

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GUILTY AS SIN by Tami Hoag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1996

"Worthy, but much less fun."
No more meeting-cute for romancer Hoag. Read full book review >

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KILL THE MESSENGER by Tami Hoag
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 6, 2004

"Capably written, though without the edge of Hoag's previous thrillers (Dark Horse, 2002, etc.) and a bit formulaic. (Are there still bike messengers in sprawling, auto-obsessed, freeway-ridden LA?) Still, the appealing cast is a plus."
Bike messenger gets mixed up in blackmail. Read full book review >

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SECRETS TO THE GRAVE by Tami Hoag
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 28, 2010

"Fans of literate mysteries will appreciate the complex but realistic story, the satisfying resolution and the descriptive writing."
The "See-No-Evil" serial killer is jailed awaiting trial, and the last thing Sheriff's Detective Tony Mendez needs is another murder victim, especially a beautiful young woman brutally stabbed and slashed. Read full book review >

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DOWN THE DARKEST ROAD by Tami Hoag
Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"A mesmerizing psychological drama on loss, guilt, frustration and implacable, unexplainable evil."
In Hoag's (Secrets to the Grave, 2010, etc.) latest literary suspense novel, Lauren Lawton, "ragged and torn and shredded," has retreated to bucolic Oak Knoll to heal. Read full book review >

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NIGHT SINS by Tami Hoag
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 15, 1995

"Sliding unashamedly from police procedural to purple prose, Hoag savvily steeps her novel in the conventions of steamy romance, where the color of the police chief's 'whiskey' eyes are as important as the clues."
In Hoag's swell, sexy thriller (after Lucky's Lady, 1992), an eight-year-old boy is kidnapped, and two emotionally battered cops find love. Read full book review >

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ASHES TO ASHES by Tami Hoag
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 9, 1999

"Though Hoag grows more and more adept at juggling a complex plot, her sort of violent entertainment isn—t for everyone."
Hoag continues to exploit the theme of mutilated women (A Thin Dark Line, 1997, etc.) in a romance thriller about the hunt for a serial killer. Read full book review >

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COLD COLD HEART by Tami Hoag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 13, 2015

"A top-notch psychological thriller."
In Hoag's (The 9th Girl, 2013, etc.) latest, talented young newscaster Dana Nolan is left to navigate a psychological maze after escaping a serial killer.Read full book review >

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LUCKY'S LADY by Tami Hoag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Lots of sex, just the right amount of suspense, and a sassy, crackling prose style—in a romance that should more than satisfy devotees of the genre."
Second hardcover romance (Magic, 1990—not reviewed) from veteran author Hoag—a steamy, modern romance set in the Louisiana bayou country. Read full book review >

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A THIN DARK LINE by Tami Hoag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

"Hoag (Guilty as Sin, 1996, etc.) is always a good gritty read, but this time a lack of sustained emotional tension makes the novel a long ride on soft tires."
Hoag finishes her crossover from sexy soft-cover romance to psychosexual thriller with this tale of tough Cajun loners looking for love in unlikely places. Read full book review >