From the wonderful wide world of small publishing! For full review,
by Karen Treanor -Mystery 4.25 bolts
"...a read well
worth the time, one guaranteed to provide lots of reading pleasure. "
Husband by R.J. Brown -Cozy Mystery 4.5 bolts
"... a cozy-cozy mystery with something to say about life, love,
and the pursuit of happiness and, to put it mildly, is one great read."
Seasick by Gloria Nagy -Mystery 4.5 bolts
"This is one of the most
enjoyable books I have read for ages, I highly recommend it."
Little Blue Whales by Kenneth R Lewis -Mystery 4
"This is a
complex and involving story that can hold its own against many publications of
larger publishing houses."
Advocate by Graham Lord - Biography (Added 08-15-07) 5 bolts
"All in all a well researched study..."
the Dragon (A Cape Weathers Investigation) - by Tim Maleeny
"Maleeny has come up with a great set of characters who move
smoothly through the story..."
Protector by Laurel Dewey -Suspense (Added
08/01/07) 5 bolts
"A beautiful and deeply satisfying novel, here's to hoping Dewey
has plans for another."
A Corpse in the Soup by Morgan St. James and Phyllice
Bradner -Mystery (Added 08/01/07) 5 bolts
"...highly recommend this tale to any mystery buff who enjoys a
tongue-in-cheek style of story telling..."
TerrO.R by Joseph Neuschatz (Medical Mystery) Added 07-25-07 5
"Great book…. TerrO. R is enjoyable….disturbingly enjoyable."
Saddam’s Hangover + 3 Other Equally Insane Skits by Aniche (Fiction) Added 05-22-07)
"WICKED…. ABSOLUTELY, HUMOROUSLY WICKED."
Landscape by Donna Cousins
(Thriller) Added 05-15-07
"If you can put this book down before you find
out what happens next, you’ve got a tighter rein on your curiosity than most
The Magdalene Code by
Edmund Kwaw (Thriller) Added 5-02-07
"...a chilling suspense tale, one of deceit, secrecy and
Writings on the Wall Edited by Valerie J Patterson (Short Stories) Added
"There’s something for everyone in this collection..."
Hidden in the Heart
by Beth Andrews (Historical) Added 01-31-07
Dirt-Brown Derby by Ed Lynskey (Mystery) Added 01-24-07
"...mystery action at its pulsating best..."
Descend by John Lange (Mystery/re-release) Added 01-24-07
"Hard Case Crime has done a great job of bringing back to life
these great classic golden-oldies."
Behind the Polygamy
Veil by Kenneth Brown (Mystery) Added 01-09-07
"A tale told by an author with a sure knowledge of his subject."
The Snow Dogs of Lost Lake by Dorothy Bodoin (Mystery) Added 01-03-07
"...there's a flavour of other worldliness about the story..."
Ours by Gary W. Babb (Science Fiction) Added 01-03-07
"...one grand fantasy novel- that borders on mythological
by Julie Cambria (Mystery) Added 12-13-06
"...an entertaining and involving read."
Caribbean Calling by J D Gordon (Mystery) Added 12-13-06
"...it moves fast and furiously to the penultimate chapter."
Lilah and the Locket by Nikki Leigh (Mystery) Added 11-15-06
"...A cleverly plotted tale by talented author Nikki Leigh..."
Diana Chambers (Mystery) Added 10/31/06
"...keeps readers on their toes trying to keep up with the
THE CENTURION by Alex Domokos
& Rita Y. Toews (Historical)
"This is the perfect book for a long weekend..."
No Doubt by Kathleen
O'Connor (Mystery / added 7/18/06) 4 bolts
"Lots of well-drawn characters in a well-told tale..."
The Metadata Murders by
William Fietzer (Mystery/ added 5/23/06) 3 bolts
"...be of interest to those who are more
computer literate than most..."
The Belen Hitch
by Pari Noskin Taichert (Thriller / added 4/18/06) 4.5 bolts
"A highly enjoyable read that I am pleased to recommend to any
Blood Red Square
by Pat Mullan (Thriller / added 4/18/06) 5 bolts!!
"...it was difficult to distinguish were reality ended and
Cracks in the Rainbow
by Mark Bouton (Thriller / added 4/18/06) 5 bolts!!
"A grand read with a stunning finish..."
The Lincoln Room by
Valerie J Patterson (Mystery / added 4/7/06) 4 bolts
"Another rousing read from the Books Unbound stable."
Heavenly Pleasures by Kerry Greenwood (Mystery)
4 bolts (added 4/2/06)
"...a delightful reason to spend an afternoon in your favorite
Under A Cloud by Eliot Sefrin (Police Investigative) 4 bolts Added 3/28/06
"...a stand-out of its genre."
Dancer in the Dark
by Joseph Steven (Mystery) 3.5 bolts (added 3/15/06)
"...a fast-moving, involving story that will keep you on your
Of The Mandreill Dagger by Margaret Evans (Mystery Novella)
3.5 bolts (added 3/7/06)
"...this little book will while away the odd half hour very
Hobo Chronicles by S. E. Schenkel (Mystery) 4 bolts -Added 3/7/06
"This promises to be the first in a series, and I'm looking
forward to the next one."
Death Goes Dutch
by Albert A. Bell Jr. (Mystery) 4.5 bolts
"...a really enjoyable book with lots hairpin turns..."
Bodycheck by Steve
Owad (Mystery) 4 bolts
"...will have your eyes moving over the pages faster than a
Rocket Richard slapshot."
BLACK LIZARD and BEAST IN THE SHADOWS By Edogawa Rampo (Thriller) 5 bolts!
"...classics in modern mystery writing."
by James Hawkins (Mystery) Added 1/11/06
"...multi-genre tale of mystery and romance."
SHOUT IN THE DARK by
Christopher Wright (Mystery) Added 1/11/06
"...you will find many things to enjoy in this
A Date With The
Devil by Kim Mathis Schwartz (Paranormal Mystery) 11/23/05
"A well told tale by talented Kim Mathis Schwartz..."
No Such Thing
As A Secret by Shelly Fredman (Mystery) Added 11/0/05
"The book is an entertaining read which won't leave you afraid to
turn out the light.''
Mortal Fools by Elissa
Leidy (Mystery) Added 11/9/05
"A read to hold your attention by a talented new author on the
and Fallen Women by Rod MacDonald (Thriller) Added 11/02/05
"...a good action packed murder mystery with plentiful legal
A Blood Stained
Ivory Tower by Richard Kell (Mystery) Added 11/02/05
"A well thought out plot with an original turn..."
The Bishop of
San Francisco by Eugene C. Bianchi (Mystery) Added 10/26/05
"The story is well done and the reader will meet some interesting
Bumped off in
Baltimore by Louise Tichener (Mystery) Added 10/19/05
"...I recommend it to mystery fans who like a tenacious but
Tea and Witchery by
Marie Dees (Mystery) Added 10/12/05
"...over all this is a good read..."
Lost in the Ivy by
Randy Richardson (Mystery) Added 10/12/05
"A well-drawn cast of characters..."
No Place Like Home
by T. A. Stone (Mystery) Added 9/28/05
"...you'll meet one of the best cop-and-consultant teams to come
along in years."
Medallions by Jack Salmela (Mystery) Added 9/28/05
"A tale with suspense, mystery and a bit of satire."
by Debbi Mack (Mystery) Added 9/28/05
"This is a story with plenty of action..."
on White Horses by Daniel B. Jeffs (Mystery) Added 9/28/05
"...a compelling plot line and some good
Pleasant Valley by
Eralides E. Cabrera (Supernatural) Added 8/16/05
"...a breathtakingly scary fantasy novel."
Shrouded in Thought
by N. S. Wikarski (Mystery) Added 8/16/05
"This series has tremendous potential, which has yet to be
Conspiracy by P.M. Terrell (Mystery/Thriller) Added 08/02/05
"...an eminently readable tale."
The Faithless by Ted
Simon (Mystery) Added 07/19/05
"...should appeal to thriller lovers who don't mind a walk on the
dark side of life."
Third Man Out by Dianne Andrews
(Mystery) Added 07/19/05
"...takes the reader through the steps of two mysterious people
falling in love..."
by Chester D. Campbell (Mystery) Added 06/28/05
"A worthy read and a worthier buy..."
Fast Lane by Dave Zeltserman
(Mystery) Added 06/28/05
"Something different in the way a private eye tale."
Baker's Will by Gary Hill (Mystery)
"A tale that might satisfy the reader in search of an offbeat
Jonny Double by Brian Azzarello
and Eduardo Risso (Graphic) Added 06/15/05
"...a sympathetic depiction of alternative lifestyles and
Weeds in the
Garden by Brandy Carter (Mystery) Added 6/07/05
"A well told tale of romance and murder to please any romantic or
From Out of the Darkness
by Karlene Logan (Mystery) Added 6/07/05
"A complex weave of romance and murder that will keep you
Silicon by Maureen Robb (Mystery) Added 5/24/05
"A complex weave of subplots and motives by conniving
Scalpel and Hatchet
by John G. McConahy (Historical) Added 05/10/05
"A satisfying read for any reader who likes tales of the frontier
with loads of adventure and suspense."
Cold Dark Matter
by Alex Brett (Mystery) Added 04/12/05
"...a mystery with a background setting in astronomy..."
Gunshy by Louise
Titchener (A Balitmore Historical Mystery) Added 3/22/05
"Readers will look forward to future books
about Oliver Redcastle, Baltimore's first P I..."
Out of the Blue by
Tom Inabnet (Sci-Fi Thriller) Added 03/22/05)
"...action and sci- fi at its best..."
Innocent by Gene Grossman (Mystery) Added 03/16/05
"...a fun read that grips the reader's attention..."
Fast One by Paul Cain (30's
Noir) Added 03/15/05
"...a gangster story crossed with a doomed romance."
Dead Water Creek by Alex Brett
(Mystery) Added 03/08/05
"A recommended read for any mystery lover who likes a bit of
science added to the mix."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Demon House by Max Allan Collins,
Gabriel Rodriguez and Ashley Wood ((Comic/Graphic) Added 2/16/05
"...latest in a series of graphic novels that attempt to
recreate and depict the eponymous CBS show..."
Roadworks by Gerard Readett
(Thriller) Added 2/09/05
"...the storyline is marvelous and the plot worthy of a Hollywood
With Leftowitz by Melvin Foster (Suspense) Added 2/9/05
"...his book is more of
a metaphysical exercise than a mystery novel..."
Wiseman: The Awakening by Levi Wayne
(Supernatural) Added 2/0/05
"...a world of supernatural and evil predators."
The Interpol Imbroglio
by Mary Jo Grotenrath (Thriller) Added 1/26/05
"...tidy action culminating in a suspense laced finish. "
Nothing More Than Murder
by Jim Thompson (Noir) Added 1/19/05
" Nothing More Than Murder isn’t simply noir; it is
Bullets: Samurai by
(Comic/Graphic) Added 1/19/05
"The layout of the
panels is trickesy and imaginative."
Accustomed to the Dark
by Walter Satterthwait (PI novel) Added 1/12/05
"...a superb writer whose excellence age cannot wither..."
Garner Lake by Hank Kellner (Suspense) Added 1/5/05
"A nice thriller and an entertaining read..."
by Dee Sullivan (Horror/Suspense) Added 1/5/05
"Recommended for anyone who likes a little horror added to the
flavor of suspense"
Shadow of the Great
Owl by B. Ray Mize (Western-horror) Added 1/5/05
"...where ancient customs and beliefs meet modern day
Wakes the Dead by Alan Goldsmith (Mystery) Added 11/17/04
"...an exciting surrealistic mystery..."
Dead On by Ann Kelly
(Investigative-Supernatural) Added 11/10/04
"...fluid and graceful writing..."
Predatory Bender by
Mathew Lee (Thriller) Added 11/03/04
"A must read for the consumer society of this Millennium"
Master of the Game by William Tepper
(Suspense) Added 10-20-04
"Psychological suspense has a new superstar..."
Mismatch by J Clayton Rogers (Mystery)
Added 10/13/04 EBOOK
"...a complex and fascinating story..."
Gone Awry by DJ Parker
(Mystery) Added 9/15/04
"Lots of action, twists and turns in this tale."
Luz Stella's Tale by Max Blue
and Abut Wilson (Mystery) Added 9/14/04
"Good book and a solid read."
Max Conquers the
Cosmos by Mark Bouton (Investigative) Added 9/1/04
"....an absolute stunner of an action novel...."
Tough Luck by Jason Starr (Suspense)
"....an enthralling character study...."
Too Close To Evil by
Elizabeth Terrell (Suspense) Added 8/18
"The stuff Hollywood movies are made of."
Deadly Research, By George
by P.J. Stelzer (Cozy) Added 8/10
"...a cozy malice domestic that will please fans of the
Chronicles by P.C. Rhaven (Fantasy) added 8/10
"...evokes sweet memories of Jules Verne’s classics and Arthur
Conan Doyle’s The Lost World."
Duck Blood Soup by
Joseph Molea, MD (True) added 8/10
"I was disturbed by the book, yet happy that I read it."
Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure
by Lauren Steinhauer (Victorian) (added 7/14) "...fans of
the great detective will find it a fun read."
The Carnival Never Ends by
Sparky Thorne (Thriller) 3 bolts (added 7/14)
"...a gentle, but captivating novel of a man trying to escape
from a nightmare..."
Invitation to Valhalla
by Mike Whicker (Spy Thriller) 3 bolts (Added 7/6)
"...a good old- fashioned spy thriller..."
Crossing the Meadow
by Kfir Luzzatto (Supernatural) 4 bolts (Added 6/23)
"...fine mystery, bordering on occult..."
Dreamland by Newton Thornburg
(Private Investigator) 4 bolts (Added 6/23)
"...a nicely convoluted noir plot with a lot of crazy nihilistic
A Small Case Of Murder
by Lauren Carr (Legal Thriller) 4 bolts (Added 6/23)
"...a good ‘whydunit’, rather than a whodunit."
Designed To Kill by
Chester D. Campbell (Thriller) 4 bolts (Added 6/23)
"....culminating in a twist in the tale- and a totally unexpected
On The Run by Michael
Martin (Financial Thriller) 4 bolts (Added 6/23)
"....provides exciting reading for the lover of suspense
Death In The Sea Of Grass
by Karen Treanor (Thriller) e-book 5 bolts
"this debut work by K.R.W. Treanor is an absolute
Alex Domokos and Rita Y Toews (Thriller) e-book 4 bolts
(New 5/20) "This
is an excellent mystery thriller..."
Memorial Day by Harry Shannon
(Investigative 5/04) 5 bolts! (NEW 5/13)
"Shannon picks apart this small desert town with finesse
and grace, and gives the reader a poignant and stirring story that is also
filled with suspense and just the right amount of darkness."
Free by Paul Vincent
(Suspense/Thriller 10/03) 4 bolts (NEW 5/13)
"Loved the work- thoroughly
enjoyed the plot pacing and novel approach. Recommended for one great evening
Poised To Kill by Brian
Lutterman (Thriller 03/04) 4 bolts
"Lutterman, who packed a punch with his debut novel Bound
to Die, proves that he is not just a flash in the pan or a one- book wonder with
Poised to Kill."
The Saracen’s Golden Armor
by Hawthorne Vance (Thriller-03) 4 bolts(NEW 5/5)
"The author keeps the action thick and fast. Blended
with a bit of reality and fact, a ‘what- if’ scenario is explored, The
Saracen’s Golden Armor is a fiction work totally rooted in reality."
Fit For Fate by Eugene Aubrey Stratton (Thriller-08/03)
3 bolts(NEW 5/5)
"Fit for Fate is a romantic
mystery. Fit for Fate is a suspense thriller. Fit
for Fate is a novel of international intrigue."
The Jericho Flower by Stephen F.
Wilcox (Mystery-1/1/02) 3 bolts (new 5/5)
".....it's an engaging romp with some Runyonesque
characters, and worth devoting an afternoon's reading time to."
The Scylla Hexagram
by Paul Riva (Thriller 02/04) 3 bolts (NEW 5/5)
"Good financial thrillers are hard to come by- and Paul
Riva is a welcome relief and pleasure to readers of financial mysteries."
Masks of Murder by C.C.
Canby (Police Procedural) 3.5 bolts (NEW 4/14)
"......exciting action in the style of James Patterson,
but with a subtle noir touch, that would keep the reader intrigued and
The Link by Dean Sourkeras
(Thriller) 3 bolts (NEW 4/14)
"I admire the author for his concept, and get the feeling
that he is remarkably knowledgeable about spirituality..."
Charlie Opera by Charlie Stella
(Mystery-Suspense) 4 bolts (NEW 4/14)
"Charlie Stella has written a fast-paced-high voltage
story here. You feel you know some of these guys."
Out by Natsuo Kirino (Thriller) 4
not only gives in in-depth experience of working-class Japan, it also gives a
new view of the murder mystery genre."
Death at Hallow's End
by Leo Bruce (English Cozy) 3 1/2 bolts
".....will satisfy those
readers who have had their fill of chain-saw murders and graphic sexual
Murder in Metropolis by
Lonnie Cruse (Investigative) 5 bolts!
"Crisp dialogue, packed chapters and wonderfully illuminated
characters make Murder in Metropolis a top-notch mystery novel with plenty of
psychological and exciting elements."
The Snowman's Children by Glen
Hirshberg (Suspense) 5 bolts!
"Hirshberg writes of childhood with a graceful, tragic, and
bittersweet beauty that will surely evoke memories in the most stalwart reader."
The Circle of Sodom by Pat
Mullan (Political Thriller) 3 bolts
"Part Tom Clancy, part Michael Crichton The Circle of
Sodom by Pat Mullan provides an entertaining and thrilling read."