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Casino Royale (James Bond)
Editorial Reviews From Library Journal The allure of James Bond was best described by Raymond Chandler, who insisted that 007 is "what every man would like to be and what every woman would like to have between her sheets." Who can argue with that? This month m..
Dark Places: A Novel
Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Edgar-finalist Flynn's second crime thriller tops her impressive debut, Sharp Objects. When Libby Day's mother and two older sisters were slaughtered in the family's Kansas farmhouse, it was seven-year-old ..
Defending Jacob: A Novel
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas City Star   “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . Tr..
Drowning Ruth: A Novel (Oprah
Editorial Reviews Review Oprah Book Club® Selection, September 2000: For 19th-century novelists--from Jane Austen to George Eliot, Flaubert to Henry James--social constraint gave a delicious tension to their plots. Yet now our relaxed morals and social..
Life of Pi
Editorial Reviews Review Yann Martel's imaginative and unforgettable Life of Pi is a magical reading experience, an endless blue expanse of storytelling about adventure, survival, and ultimately, faith. The precocious son of a zookeeper, 16-year-old Pi..
Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire (Medicus)
Editorial Reviews Review "Downie injects a modern who-done-it twist into the imperial action." ---Kirkus --This text refers to the Audio CD edition. About the Author Ruth Downie is the author of the New Yor..
Sharp Objects: A Novel
Editorial Reviews Review As loyal Entertainment Weekly subscribers, we have been fans of Gillian Flynn for her smart, funny, and spot-on reviews of books, movies, and TV, but we were not prepared for her stunning debut novel Sharp Objects, a wickedly d..
Taken (An Elvis Cole Novel)
Editorial Reviews Review “Crais keeps the reader off-balance with…unexpected plot twists and a breathless pace that makes you feel as if you're smack in the middle of an action film.” —Huffington Post “A thriller in every sense of the word… This is magnificent, ..
The Child
Editorial Reviews Review “The Rendell/Vine partnership has for years been producing consistently better work than most Booker winners put together.” (Ian Rankin)“Barbara Vine is Ruth Rendell letting rip.” (The Daily Telegraph (UK))"A novel by Ruth Rendell (or h..
The Collector (Back Bay Books)
Editorial Reviews From Library Journal Fowles launched his career with The Collector, which was welcomed with great critical enthusiasm, including that of LJ's reviewer, who found it "a distinguished first novel" (LJ 8/63). Mantissa, on the other hand, was a depa..
The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories
Editorial Reviews Review The immense talent, passion and literary brilliance that Conan Doyle brought to his work gives him a unique place in English letters... Personally, I'd walk a million in tight boots just to read his letters to the milkman. -- Stephen Fry ..
The Girl Who Played with Fire: Book 2 of the Millennium Trilogy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Editorial Reviews Review Amazon Best of the Month, July 2009: The girl with the dragon tattoo is back. Stieg Larsson's seething heroine, Lisbeth Salander, once again finds herself paired with journalist Mikael Blomkvist on the trail of a sinister crimi..
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Book 1 of the Millennium Trilogy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Editorial Reviews Review Amazon Best of the Month, September 2008: Once you start The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, there's no turning back. This debut thriller--the first in a trilogy from the late Stieg Larsson--is a serious page-turner rivaling the ..
The Innocent
Editorial Reviews Review "[A] spectacular entry into the hardcore action-adventure world...a tour de force of storytelling power and grace. Baldacci at his best, which is as good as it gets." (Providence Sunday Journal)"This is another great novel by a brilliant..
The Language of Flowers: A Novel
Editorial Reviews Review A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of oth..
The Lost Symbol
Editorial Reviews Review Let's start with the question every Dan Brown fan wants answered: Is The Lost Symbol as good as The Da Vinci Code? Simply put, yes. Brown has mastered the art of blending nail-biting suspense with random arcana (from pop scienc..
The Racketeer
Editorial Reviews Review The Racketeer  was one of Amazon's mystery/thriller Best Books of the Month picks for October. A Q&A with the author: Describe The Racketeer in one sentence.  A federal judge is murdered, and our hero in prison knows who d..
The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor
Editorial Reviews Review Praise for The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor:“An excellent companion to the The Walking Dead comic books. The story is enriched by the novel format, and the characterization of the series' most hated villain is something no fan will ..
Waiting for Sunrise: A Novel (P.S.)
Editorial Reviews Review “It’s ages since I read a novel that offers such breathlessly readable narrative enjoyment, such page-by-page storytelling confidence and solidity. Boyd has a positive genius for pace and description.” (The Independent )“Always a smooth a..
What Alice Forgot
Editorial Reviews Review “Funny and knowing… [about] what we choose to remember, and fight to forget.” —O magazine“The gripping story of a woman who wakes up with a bump on her head and no knowledge of the past ten years…an acutely observed romantic comedy that i..