31 October 2011 0 Comments

MOZART’S LAST ARIA published in US

My new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA is out Nov. 1 in the US, published by HarperCollins. The book has earned terrific reviews from top writers like Tess Gerritsen, who says it’s a “fascinating historical mystery. A perfect read.” NPR compares it to The Da Vinci Code, and Kirkus Reviews says it “will delight fans of […]

23 September 2011 1 Comment

Kirkus: MOZART’S LAST ARIA ‘beautiful’

The forthcoming issue of Kirkus Reviews gives my novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA, which will be out in the US in November, a starred review: “Rees nails the details of Mozart’s Vienna with precision, seasoning his story with musical details that will delight fans of classical music. The author renders Nannerl very sympathetic and teases in […]

14 November 2006 0 Comments

Bethlehem’s Mean Streets

My forthcoming mystery “The Collaborator of Bethlehem” has been reviewed in Kirkus Reviews and the reviewer highlights the portrayal of the violent environment Omar Yussef must face down. “Omar Yussef… takes to the mean streets–and are they ever mean,” Kirkus writes. It’s something I aimed for in writing the book: an accurate portrayal of what […]