E-Originals from Charles, Keyes, Matthews, Maxwell, Rose, plus a Debut | Xpress Reviews


Historical atmosphere and suspense from Charles, a disingenuous hero from Keyes, cozy romance and an amateur sleuth from Matthews, Maxwell opens a series with an e-novella, a promising debut from Meredith, more sports fun from Rose

Fiction from Dunn, Hazelgrove, Horowitz, Maxwell, Pérez-Reverte, & St. Aubyn | Xpress Reviews


Hazelgrove presents a happy Christmas story, Horowitz skillfully executes a literary thriller, Maxwell beautifully ends her Wishmore trilogy, Pérez-Reverte offers a city under siege, St. Aubyn artfully explores possibilities

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, February 7, 2014


Romance on a Virginia island, another Scandinavian thriller, a captivating coming-of-age story, more “Bride” talk from Maxwell, a marvelous, thought-provoking book from Storace, a debut in Tasmania

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 7, 2013


Estleman revisits Al Capone, a cute then ugly debut from Dan Kennedy, Maxwell resolves her “Chattan Curse” trilogy, more hard-boiled crime from Ngugi, and a charming debut set off the coast of North Carolina