Robert B. Parker's Lullaby
Parker fans will like it that the Atkins version is virtually indistinguishable from the prototype.
A promising start to a series, provided Roberts can flesh out her derivative heroine.
By no means as substantial or resourceful as Parker’s best, but a treasurable demonstration of the bromide that “life is mostly metaphor”...
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
extraordinarily fleet of movement and utterly addicting... for fans of the first two books, there are plenty of the Larssonian hallmarks they have come to love
...Hunt's girlfriend is writing a legal thriller about the very subject of the book, and it takes a moment to figure out which is her ending and which is the story's. Once you've overcome that hurdle, ...
The Girl Who Played with Fire
convoluted back story and the allusive, sometimes loopy structure of the present book.
...blah in comparison to the other novels put out by Woods. I hope in his future novels he gets back to his old form cause I do miss his old style and attitude.
Lurid, formula medical thriller--enhanced by celebrity look-alikes, rich and famous scenery, and shadowy sex.
The yawning gap between the customary attitudinizing and the serious issues the tale raises make this far from Spenser’s finest hour...
Crime and Punishment
Innocent in Death
Imitation in Death
Dexter in the Dark
The Black Cat