Themes of the destructiveness of greed, both private and corporate; the sacredness of nature; and the primeval ways of mankind lend weight to...
a well-paced tale with intricate story lines." - KIRKUS "Called the 'master of the existentialist thriller' by the BBC, renowned author Mike Bond is back with a new release, Snow, following his 2016 book, Assassins.
Despite knowing something was wrong, she pursued the manly lifestyle expected of her by getting a job in a shipyard, marrying a childhood friend aged 23, and later opening her own kitchen fitting business.
Women Sleuths A Suspense Magazine Best of 2016 Books Selection: Debut “A stunner of a thriller.
Dead Stop is a first-rate, can’t-put-down mystery with a momentum that never slows. Dead Stop is a dark and memorable book." – Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassins "The twists and turns ... Barbara Nickless has brought forth a worthy heroine in Sydney Parnell." - BVS Reviews The search for a missing child leads a courageous railway cop down a twisted trail of murder.
I am eager to see what Barbara Nickless comes up with next—she is definitely a mystery writer to watch.” —Margaret Coel, New York Times bestselling author of the Wind River Mystery series "... Women Sleuths Biography Barbara Nickless promised her mother she’d be a novelist when she grew up.
What could be safer than sitting at a desk all day?
But an English degree and a sense of adventure took her down other paths—technical writer, raptor rehabilitator, astronomy instructor, sword fighter, piano teacher and journalist.Bond tells his story in a crisp, propulsive prose that darts from sentence to sentence...He also has a sharp ear for dialogue and a knack for character development...Dead deities litter the surrounding desert, streets shift when people aren’t looking, a squidlike tower dominates the skyline, and the foreign Iskari Rectification Authority keeps strict order in this once-independent city—while treasure seekers, criminals, combat librarians, nightmare artists, angels, demons, dispossessed knights, grad students, and other fools gather in its ever-changing alleys, hungry for the next big score.Priestess/investment banker Kai Pohala (last seen in Full Fathom Five) hits town to corner Agdel Lex’s burgeoning nightmare startup scene, and to visit her estranged sister Ley.From the first page to the last, Blood on the Tracks weaves a spell that only a natural storyteller can master.