When Heather Chavez’s debut novel was being compared to Harlan Coben and Lisa Gardner — and had an advance blurb from Lee Child — I knew I wanted to get my hands on it as soon as possible. My request was answered […]
Your House Will Pay is one of the best pieces of crime fiction I’ve read this year, written with the craft and storytelling ability most authors aspire to.
There comes a moment in the last quarter of Temper (or earlier if you’re better at this game than I am) when you realize how the story must end. When I got there, I smiled, said “holy s__t” and made sure I had enough time to finish author Layne Fargo’s amazing, raw, borderline psychologically damaging debut thriller.
Recommended: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens | Twice in my adult life I’ve cried at the end of a novel. The first time was when I finished Stephen King’s 11/22/63. The second was when I read the final scenes of Delia Owens’ breakout debut Where the Crawdads Sing.