The Malta Independent 28 May 2017, Sunday


'Vicious Circle' by C.J. Box rings with emotional resonance

Sunday, 28 May 2017, 16:05 Last update: about 6 days ago

Decisions that Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has made to protect his family come back to haunt him in "Vicious Circle," a stellar installment in C.J. Box's ongoing series. As the count of...

'The Outsider' by Anthony Franze is a satisfying mystery

Saturday, 27 May 2017, 16:04 Last update: about 6 days ago

A law student seeking employment after graduation lands in a conspiracy inside the U.S. Supreme Court in "The Outsider," Anthony Franze's latest legal thriller. Grayson Hernandez gets a job with...

'The Devil's Triangle' starts with a bang and never lets up

Friday, 26 May 2017, 16:02 Last update: about 6 days ago

"The Devil's Triangle," the latest book in Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison's series featuring FBI Special Agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine, starts with a bang and never lets up. An...

Novel to ask: What if Hillary Clinton hadn't married Bill?

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 16:02 Last update: about 6 days ago

A best-selling novelist is imagining how Hillary Clinton's life might have turned out had she never married Bill Clinton. Random House announced Monday that Curtis Sittenfeld will tell the story...

'Lola' is tough, gritty, graphic crime thriller

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 15:59 Last update: about 6 days ago

Melissa Scrivner Love's "Lola," her first novel, utilizes her television background and familiarity with law enforcement to craft a tough, gritty and graphic crime thriller. Lola, who had a rough...

Laukkanen's brisk pacing gives urgency to 'Forgotten Girls'

Monday, 22 May 2017, 15:58 Last update: about 6 days ago

The frigid northwest provides a fitting background for "The Forgotten Girls," Owen Laukkanen's sixth chilling police procedural featuring Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere of the joint FBI and Bureau...

Mustering the labour force

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 14:24 Last update: about 12 days ago

Though on the European continent and in the United States what today is known as the workers' movement was a direct result of the industrial revolution of the 19th century, in Malta this was not so....

'The Burial Hour' by Jeffery Deaver keeps readers guessing

Saturday, 13 May 2017, 14:19 Last update: about 19 days ago

The latest in Jeffery Deaver's series featuring forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme and his partner, Amelia Sachs, throws them both literally into foreign territory. A 9-year-old girl witnesses a...

Small town must face hard past in Watts' debut novel

Friday, 12 May 2017, 14:14 Last update: about 19 days ago

It's been 17 years since JJ Ferguson left his hometown of Pinewood, North Carolina. Now that he's returned (with a Gatsbyesque plan to build his dream home atop Brushy Mountain and reunite with his...

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