Ray Walsh, Lansing StateJournal

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Past articles by Ray:

'Della and Darby: A Novel of Sisters' delivers unexpected twists and turns

"Della and Darby: A Novel of Sisters" by Susan B. Lewis (Thomas Nelson, $17.99) is a quirky, entertaining tale of three women and their changing lives. → Read More

'Hunting Time' is one of Deaver's best crime thrillers yet

Prolific author pens fourth in series starring Colton Shaw. → Read More

Latest book in Cat Kid Comic Club series brings humor and life lessons

If you haven't read any others in the series, it's okay to start here. However, to fully appreciate the series, it may be best to read them in order. → Read More

Best-selling crime novelists Connelly, Crais release new books with familiar characters

Readers will find action-packed stories that stand alone but also work as part of long-standing detective series. → Read More

Fast-paced 'Wheel of Doll' laced with dark humor

The book by Jonathan Ames (Mulholland/Little, Brown $26) is a slim 216-page book that packs a powerful punch. → Read More

Royal Oak author's debut novel set in 1967 Detroit

"Summer on Fire" is a thought-provoking literary journey providing revealing insights into revolutionary and countercultural attitudes of the 1960s → Read More

'Girl, Forgotten' has unexpected plot twists, too many pages

The overly-long 393-page novel opens in 1982, focusing on a deadly situation involving teenager Emily Vaughn, a judge's daughter. → Read More

Freelance photographer, war veteran in search of truth in 'One-Shot Harry'

Novel by Gary Phillips is well-researched procedural set in Los Angeles neighborhoods in 1962. → Read More

J.D. Robb's 'Death in Desperation' full of pulse-pounding action

Author has sold more than 500 million copies of her books under Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb bylines. → Read More

Fans of Robert B. Parker will enjoy latest Jesse Stone mystery

Author Mike Lupica delivers on the latest iteration of Stone series. → Read More

Reichs' latest, 'Cold Cold Bones', a gory murder mystery

Novel is best-selling author's 21st in popular series starting Tempe Brennan → Read More

Violence, affection, redemption awaits in new Stephen King novel

If you're ready to start the new year with a bang - maybe it's time to catch up with one of last year's biggest books. → Read More

‘Later’ is Stephen King’s latest foray into creepiness

"Later" by Stephen King, (Hard Case Crime, $14.95), is another masterful performance by one of the world's best storytellers. → Read More

Clever Canines featured in crime thrillers 'Devoted,' 'Lone Jack Trail'

Both novels offer class struggles between good and even with devious, nasty villains → Read More

Michigan author has another hit with ‘The Wicked Sister’

The latest from Karen Dionne full of deviance, deceit, death and denial → Read More

‘The Revelators’ full of nasty, evil villains

This is the 10th book showcasing Sheriff Quinn Colson → Read More

Michigan’s Loren Estleman takes Valentino a step further

Prolific writer from Whitmore Lake has published more than 80 books → Read More

‘The Silent Wife’ provides splendid performance

Karin Slaughter’s latest could be best crime novel of the year → Read More

Michigan author creates sweet, tart kids book about cherries

"The Legend of the Cherry Queens" by Michigan author Sally Meese (Mission Point Press: $18.95 hardback, $12.95 paperback) is an unusual book for unusual times. → Read More

As body count rises, readers might need a scorecard

"Walk the Wire" by David Baldacci is an action-packed, mind-boggling tale set in North Dakota → Read More