The Lost World (Jurassic Park #2)

Six years following the secret events that occurred within Jurassic Park, rumors have been circulating that something has survived.  A brilliant and wealthy paleontologist Richard Levine, alongside Ian Malcolm, decide to assemble a team to travel to Isla Sorna, a location dubbed “Site B” off the coast of Costa Rica, so see if this “Lost…

The Finder

In The Finder, Ferguson brings us the story of a mysterious outlaw who travels the world looking for items that time has forgotten.  Hot on his heels is Gaddy Rhodes, a determined Interpol agent looking to bring him down.  Elsewhere, the novel connects with a travel writer and a photojournalist stationed in Christchurch, New Zealand…

The Dirty South

Reeling from the loss of his wife and daughter, former NYPD detective Charlie Parker ventures down to Arkansas where he believes the recent murder of a young, black woman may fit the m.o. of his family’s killer.  The small town of Cargill doesn’t exactly roll out the red carpet for Mr. Parker as he quickly…

Fright

Prescott Marshall is about to tie the knot, but a drunken misadventure shortly before his big day sees him wind up in bed with another woman.  It isn’t long before the young woman shows up and begins to blackmail Marshall for money in exchange for keeping her mouth shut.  The situation comes to a head…

Dead Girl Blues

As the calendar turned to 2020, and with the release of Dead Girl Blues, Lawrence Block entered his eighth decade as an author.  With published work spanning all the way back to the 1950s, and a level of quality most authors can only dream of, it certainly says something that this book is being called…

If It Bleeds

Stephen King returns with his strongest work in years with If It Bleeds, a collection of four novellas. King kicks it off with Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, a story featuring a student and mentor dynamic between two unlikely parties.  Mr. Harrigan, a retired business magnate, settles into Maine to live out his golden years.  Craig, a…

Broken

With his new book Broken, author Don Winslow returns with a collection of six novellas. In the title story, Winslow travels down to New Orleans to focus on a family of cops when tragedy strikes.   A vengeful cop looks to inflict his wrath on the powerful, elusive drug dealer responsible.  Broken reads like John…