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KIRKUS 5

Robert B. Parker's Lullaby

Parker fans will like it that the Atkins version is virtually indistinguishable from the prototype.

KIRKUS 3

The Witness

A promising start to a series, provided Roberts can flesh out her derivative heroine.

KIRKUS 3

Sixkill

By no means as substantial or resourceful as Parker’s best, but a treasurable demonstration of the bromide that “life is mostly metaphor”...

NY TIMES 5

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

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

Treasure Hunt

...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, ...

KIRKUS 3

The Girl Who Played with Fire

convoluted back story and the allusive, sometimes loopy structure of the present book.

EXAMINER 3

Bel-Air Dead

...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.

KIRKUS 3

Miracle Cure

Lurid, formula medical thriller--enhanced by celebrity look-alikes, rich and famous scenery, and shadowy sex.

KIRKUS 3

Painted Ladies

The yawning gap between the customary attitudinizing and the serious issues the tale raises make this far from Spenser’s finest hour...

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