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Koko - Peter Straub

Staff Review: Koko – Peter Straub

Reviewed by Jilles Koko is classic crime by master storyteller Peter Straub, of Ghost Story and The Talisman fame. It is his most gripping and most hallucinatory thriller, exploring the eerie psychic badlands where nightmare and insanity fuse with the …

A Swollen Red Sun - Matthew McBride

Staff Review: A Swollen Red Sun – Matthew McBride

Reviewed by Jilles A Swollen Red Sun by Matthew McBride is like nothing I have ever read before. It is noir, definitely, it is full of original and crazy characters, absolutely, the most horrible things happen that are completely unexpected and …

John MacDonald books at ABC Amsterdam

John D. MacDonald is back!

Good news for readers of great crime fiction: Random House is reprinting some of the old John D. MacDonald thrillers! Not the Travis McGee series, but many of his stand-alone titles that made him one of the best crime writers in …

Sketcher - Roland Watson-Grant

Staff Review: Sketcher – Roland Watson-Grant

Reviewed by Nyjolene This book is amazing, and that’s an understatement. I picked it up on a whim, didn’t read the back, had no clue who the author was, so all I went on was the cover. A crafty-looking kid …