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Short Take: “The Push,” T.C. Parker

Rating: 4 out of 5 Note: this book was originally published under the name “Natalie Edwards,” but is currently being published under “T.C. Parker.” T.C. Parker’s crime novel The Push: El Gardener Book 2 is a follow-on to The Debt.

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Short Take: “Black and Blue,” James Patterson, Candice Fox

Pros: Decent detective story Cons: A lot of unlikable characters Rating: 3 out of 5 James Patterson and Candice Fox are the authors of Black & Blue (BookShots). The “BookShots” indicator means this is a novella, a short book meant

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Short Take: “Cross Kill,” James Patterson

Pros: I do like crime dramas Cons: But maybe not this one Rating: 2 out of 5 James Patterson’s Cross Kill: An Alex Cross Story (BookShots) has Alex Cross and his partner, John, helping with a before-school meals program; they’re

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"New York to Dallas," J.D. Robb

Pros: Interesting bad guy and race against time; some great side characters; we get to see the original case that made Eve the cop she is Cons: Too many coincidences; too much small world syndrome; too much Eve trauma Rating:

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"Secrets of the Demon," Diana Rowland

Pros: Fantastic characters; much better policework/crime procedure than in most books! Cons: Must go back and read the other books; a little cluttered with supers Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Kara Gillian is

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