Book Reviews by Authors

List of all books reviewed here at Unlawful Acts, alphabetized by author’s last name (or thereabouts).

The End of Everything by Megan Abbott
I Bring Sorrow And Other Stories of Transgression by Patricia Abbott
Coney Island Avenue by J.L. Abramo
Hardway by Hector Acosta
Easy Motion Tourist by Leye Adenle
Jack Waters by Scott Adlerberg
Jungle Horses by Scott Adlerberg
The Night of the Flood by E.A. Aymar and Sarah M. Chen
Knuckledragger by Rusty Barnes
Ridgerunner by Rusty Barnes
Criminal Economics by Eric Beetner
The Devil Doesn’t Want Me by Eric Beetner
Leadfoot by Eric Beetner
Rumrunners by Eric Beetner
Donnybrook by Frank Bill
Histories of the Dead by Math Bird
Grifter’s Game by Lawrence Block
The Destroyers by Christopher Bollen
A Case of Noir by Paul D. Brazill
Too Many Crooks by Paul D. Brazill
Culprits by Richard Brewer and Gary Phillips
Zenka by Alison Brodie
Deep Down Dead by Steph Broadribb
The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
Cleaning Up Finn by Sarah M. Chen
Sparkle Shot by Lina Chern
The Midnight Line by Lee Child
Down on the Street by Alec Cizak
Broken Ground by Joe Clifford
Give Up the Dead by Joe Clifford
Blacky Jaguar Against The Cool Clux Cult by Angel Luis Colón
The Fury of Blacky Jaguar by Angel Luis Colón
No Happy Endings by Angel Luis Colón
Meat City on Fire by Angel Luis Colón
9 Dragons by Michael Connelly
The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly
The Late Show by Michael Connelly
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly
Gitmo by Shawn Corridan and Gary Waid
Suburban Dick by CS DeWildt
All Things Violent by Nikki Dolson
All the Bridges Burning by Neliza Drew
A Map of the Dark by Karen Ellis
In The Woods by Tana French
Into the Black Nowhere by Meg Gardiner
UNSUB by Meg Gardiner
A Negro and an Ofay by Danny Gardner
Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett
The Apprentice by Tess Gerritson
The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen
Android Love, Human Skin by Richard Godwin
Detour by Martin M. Goldsmith
A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
Feed by Mira Grant
Transgemination by Glenn Gray
Dead Guy in the Bathtub by Paul Greenberg
The TV Detective by Simon Hall
Exit Strategy by Steve Hamilton
Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
The Driver by Hart Hanson
She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper
The Woman From Prague by Rob Hart
Tenderloin by Court Haslett
Trouble No More by Court Haslett
Fatboy by Paul Heatley
The Motel Whore by Paul Heatley
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Fatboy by Paul Heatley
The Deepening Shade by Jake Hinkson
Hell on Church Street by Jake Hinkson
Zero Saints by Gabino Iglesias
Ragged; or, The Loveliest Lies of All by Christopher Irvin
A Scholar of Pain by Grant Jerkins
Abnormal Man by Grant Jerkins
August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones
Zero Avenue by Dietrich Kalteis
Gravity by Michael Kazepis
The Neon Lights Are Veins by Nolan Knight
Three Hours Past Midnight by Tony Knighton
A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps by Nick Kolakowski
Slaughterhouse Blues by Nick Kolakowski
The Station by Nick Kolakowski
Sunk Costs by Preston Lang
Crossed Bones by S.W. Lauden
Bad Citizen Corporation by S.W. Lauden
Call for the Dead by John le Carré
Meat Bubbles and Other Stories by Tom Leins
Skull Meat by Tom Leins
Snuff Racket by Tom Leins
Dead Clown Blues by R Daniel Lester
Dark Chapter by Winnie Li
Heathenish by Kelby Losack
Fast Bang Booze by Lawrence Maddox
Chicago by David Mamet
The Name of the Game is Death by Dan J. Marlowe
Broken Bones by Angela Marsons
Steady Trouble by Mike McCrary
Steady Madness by Mike McCrary
The Broken Country by Court Merrigan
The Black-Hearted Beat: Book One by Jason Michel
May by Marietta Miles
May by Marietta Miles
Route 12 by Marietta Miles
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley
The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
Gunshine State by Andrew Nette
Speed of Life by James Pate
Accidental Outlaws by Matt Phillips
Bad Luck City by Matt Phillips
Redbone by Matt Phillips
Three Kinds of Fool by Matt Phillips
Uncle Dust by Rob Pierce
With the Right Enemies by Rob Pierce
The Castle by Jason Pinter
American Static by Tom Pitts
Bad Boy Boogie by Thomas Pluck
Texas Two-Step by Michael Pool
Lightwood by Steph Post
Walk in the Fire by Steph Post
What We Reckon by Eryk Pruitt
Boondoggle by Marc Rapacz
The Lionel Kaspar Novellas by Chris Rhatigan
Race to the Bottom by Chris Rhatigan
Bonfire by Krysten Ritter
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Switchblade Issue 5 edited by Scotch Rutherford
Civil Twilight by Iain Ryan
Drainland by Iain Ryan
Harsh Recovery by Iain Ryan
The Student by Iain Ryan
Swann’s Last Song by Charles Salzberg
Swann Dives In by Charles Salzberg
Dangerous Ends by Alex Segura
Dillo by Max Sheridan
Snare by Lilja Sigurdardóttir
Castle Danger: Woman on Ice by Anthony Neil Smith
The Cyclist by Anthony Neil Smith
Shadow of the Lions by Christopher Swann
Street Whispers by Liam Sweeny
The Hard Cold Shoulder by L.A. Sykes
Through the Ant Farm by Robert Leland Taylor
Outside the Law by Phillip Thompson
Q&A by Edwin Torres
The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
Jukebox by Saira Viola
A New and Different Kind of Pain by Daniel Vlasaty
Only Bones by Daniel Vlasaty
Dead Heat with the Reaper by William E. Wallace
Six Stories by Matt Wesolowski
Cut You Down by Sam Wiebe
Invisible Dead by Sam Wiebe
High Priest of California by Charles Willeford
The Force by Don Winslow