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Until She Comes Home is a haunting suspense novel in which a pair of seemingly unrelated murders shatters a 1950s Detroit neighborhood. I love a novel that transports me to another era and one that makes me feel entwined in the lives of the characters and this book did just that with its beautiful writing. Plus, it had me guessing until the very end. Lori Roy is a very clever writer and she just gets better and better with every book. Look out for LET ME DIE IN HER FOOTSTEPS, coming June 2015!
Joseph Finder has a real talent for telling intriguing and original stories centered on an ordinary character who gets wrapped up in extraordinary circumstances—while managing to stay completely believable throughout. SUSPICION is one of those novels where you continuously ask yourself “what would you do?” When Danny Goodman, desperate to keep his daughter in the school she loves, accepts a tuition loan from Thomas Galvin, the wealthy father of his daughter’s best friend, his life changes forever. Just who is Thomas Galvin and how in over his head has Danny become? As in many great suspense novels, the truth is more complicated than it seems. The tension steadily builds throughout this novel and it’s especially impossible to put the book down during any of the incredible scenes between Danny and Thomas.
To say Elizabeth George excels at character development is a huge understatement. This was the first Elizabeth George novel I ever read. A long book, and yet every page is absorbing. Not a standard mystery, this is a more a story of the secrets and lies within a highly dysfunctional family. The plot is multilayered and the writing is thoughtful and elegant. This book has made me an Elizabeth George fan.
This novel has it all: Gorgeous writing, memorable and very interesting characters, psychological thrills, and edge-of-your-seat suspense. It had me riveted from beginning to end and made every new book from her a definite must-read for me. She’s every bit as good as they say. Her latest, THE SECRET PLACE, is next on my nightstand.
The flawed, darkly funny protagonist– disgraced police detective Carl Morck will draw you in. Add to that a fascinating cold case and a quirky, mysterious sidekick and you’ve got one incredibly entertaining book. I love how the characters become even more interesting as the series evolves as more is revealed about them. Simply an excellent book and the start of an excellent series
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