Fiction: Burke, Dev, Haig, Hammett, Harper, Hunt, Johnson, Olafsson, Plante, Reich, Sutton, Vaughan | Xpress Reviews

Another excellent thriller in the Robicheaux series; Dev crafts another thrilling story filled with intense drama; Emory’s solid women’s fiction debut; Haig’s prose is as eloquent and beautiful as ever; a compelling and timely novel; for mystery aficionados and Hammett fans; sweet tale of the city girl finding a home in the country; Johnson writes here with rare understanding, compassion, and generosity of spirit; for fans of Sherlock Holmes and spy novels; Olafsson explores such timeless themes as love; Reich introduces an appealing new protagonist; perfect for fans of Elmore Leonard and Lee Child; a gripping courtroom drama

Francesca Haig | Debut Spotlight, June 15, 2015

The first volume in a planned trilogy, Francesca Haig’s debut novel, The Fire Sermon, features a postapocalyptic dystopia in which all people are born as twins—one physically perfect, the other bearing some form of mutation.

Timely Chanter, Postmodern Larsen, Paranormal Rose, plus a Postapocalyptic Debut & More | Fiction Reviews, February 15, 2015

Chanter’s timely mix of environmental and psychological storytelling, an immersive postmodern journey from Larsen, Rose stirs her readers’ curiosity and imaginations, Moss’s debut is a linguistic tour de force, Donohue offers a sure bet for dog lovers

First Novelists Anolik, Fuller, Joy, Klaber, Moss, Nguyen, & Others | Debut Fiction, February 15, 2015

Anolik’s haunting debut is tough to put down, Duffy expertly builds suspense, an emotionally intense novel from Fuller, Southern grit lit from Joy, Klaber delivers an important book, award-winning poet Haig beautifully details a ruined world.

Ruined Worlds: Five New Postapocalyptic Novels | Wyatt’s World

The Only Ones prove to be apocalpytic-proof, Haig begins a new trilogy, strong worldbuilding and characterization from Newman, Repino’s debut battle tale, surreal adventures from first novelist van den Berg.