We already mentioned that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Keller's debut novel, A KILLING IN THE HILLS, is getting killer reviews. Now we get to say that it has officially received (read: rightfully earned) FOUR pre-pub starred reviews!
Take a look:
"Keller does a superb job of showing both the natural beauty of Appalachia and the hopeless anger of the people trapped there in poverty. [...] The ensemble cast is unforgettable. So is this novel." -Publishers Weekly (starred review, Pick of the Week)
"A page-turner with substance and depth, this is as suspenseful and entertaining as it is accomplished." -Booklist (starred review)
"[A] superbly detailed and suspense-drenched mystery. Share with Linda Fairstein, Meg Gardiner, and Lisa Gardner fans." -Library Journal (starred review, Debut of the Month)
"[A] mystery that has plenty of twists and turns and a shocking conclusion." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
A KILLING IN THE HILLS will be available in August from Minotaur Books. Read more about this excellent debut here.