Devotion by Madeline Stevens is a debut novel about a woman who falls into an overwhelming mutual obsession with the Upper East Side mother who hires her as a nanny.
Beijing Payback by Daniel Nieh fresh, smart, and fast-paced revenge thriller about a college basketball player who discovers shocking truths about his family in the wake of his father’s murder.
In Megan Goldin’s The Escape Room, a corporate team-building exercise turns into a lethal game of revenge for four young Wall Street rising stars. Cryptic quotations make me wonder how the quote illuminates the plot. Where is Megan Goldin going with this famous Sun Tzu aphorism: “The supreme art of war… Read more
In Tom Chatfield’s breakneck speed techno-thriller, The Gomorrah Gambit, an elite hacker enters the belly of the beast and is caught in the middle of an international conspiracy. If you have no idea what’s going on in the dark underworld of hacking, this is the book to read. There’s the… Read more
In Megan Goldin’s unforgettable debut, The Escape Room, four young Wall Street rising stars discover the price of ambition when an escape room challenge turns into a lethal game of revenge—take a visual tour with GIFnotes! Welcome to the escape room. Your goal is simple. Get out alive. In the lucrative… Read more
The Gone Dead by Chanelle Benz is an electrifying first novel from “a riveting new voice in American fiction” (George Saunders): A young woman returns to her childhood home in the American South and uncovers secrets about her father’s life and death. This house was once a house. Heard… Read more
Deborah Goodrich Royce first began courting audiences as Silver Kane on All My Children in 1982 and subsequently starred in dozens of film and television projects. In the ‘90s, she served as the story editor at Miramax Films, overseeing readers, manuscript acquisitions, and script development. In 2002, she and her… Read more
Ronan Frost’s White Peak is a fast-paced action thriller full of death-defying adventure. Greg Rask, a dying tech billionaire, has invested millions chasing miracle cures. Now, he’s gathering a team willing to go to the ends of the earth chasing life. In an adrenalin-pumping quest through some of the most… Read more
Brandy Scott’s debut novel, Not Bad People, is about three friends who engage in what seems to be a harmless act, but instead results in tragedy. How will they react? Not Bad People is the first novel by writer Brandy Scott that tells the story of three 30-something friends who… Read more
The Confessions of Frannie Langton is a debut novel from Sara Collins. A servant and former slave is accused of murdering her employer and his wife in this historical thriller that moves from a Jamaican sugar plantation to the fetid streets of Georgian London. I’m forced to trot to keep… Read more