The Girl on the Train Book Review

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN BOOK REVIEW THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN BOOK REVIEW​       Indeed, even the most clever readers will be in for a stun as Hawkins gradually unspools current realities, uncovering the brutal real factors of…   READ REVIEW THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN BY PAULA HAWKINS ‧ RELEASE DATE: JAN. 13, 2015 […]

If It Bleeds by Stephen King Book Review

IF IT BLEEDS BOOK REVIEW IF IT BLEEDS BOOK REVIEW Vintage King: a pleasure for his many fans and not a bad place to start if you’re new to him. READ REVIEW IF IT BLEEDS BY STEPHEN KING ‧ RELEASE DATE: APRIL 20, 2020 The master of supernatural disaster returns with four horror-laced novellas. The protagonist of the […]

A JUSTIFIED MURDER BOOK REVIEW

A JUSTIFIED MURDER BOOK REVIEW A JUSTIFIED MURDER BOOK REVIEW     Readers who are new to the series will quickly catch up. Juicy neighborhood gossip and a good dose of humor build up to a…   READ REVIEW A JUSTIFIED MURDER RELEASE DATE: FEB. 26, 2019   In the second installment of the Medlar […]

THE A LIST BOOK REVIEW

THE A LIST THE A LIST     Proficient but eminently predictable. Amid all the time shifts and embedded backstories, the most surprising feature is how…   READ REVIEW THE A LIST RELEASE DATE: APRIL 2, 2019   Aconvicted killer’s list of five people he wants dead runs the gamut from the wife he’s already […]

THE LOST MAN BOOK REVIEW BLOG

THE LOST MAN THE LOST MAN     A twisty slow burner by an author at the top of her game.   READ REVIEW THE LOST MAN  RELEASE DATE: FEB. 5, 2019   Atimely novel set in the furthest reaches of Australia by the author of The Dry (2017) and Force of Nature (2018). The three Bright brothers are […]

THE HIDING PLACE BOOK REVIEW

THE HIDING PLACE THE HIDING PLACE     Tudor came out swinging with Chalk Man (2018), but this one puts her firmly on the map. Not to be missed.   READ REVIEW THE HIDING PLACE RELEASE DATE: FEB. 5, 2019   When Joe Thorne takes a teaching job in the small English village of his […]

The Silence of the White City Book Review

THE SILENCE OF THE WHITE CITY THE SILENCE OF THE WHITE CITY The first installment in García Sáenz’s White City Trilogy is a work of impressive scope and depth, compellingly written.   READ REVIEW THE SILENCE OF THE WHITE CITY  RELEASE DATE: JULY 28, 2020 After a long hiatus, has a notorious serial killer returned […]

10 SMALL-TOWN THRILLERS TO READ THIS SUMMER

10 SMALL-TOWN THRILLERS TO READ THIS SUMMER 10 SMALL-TOWN THRILLERS TO READ THIS SUMMER Aug 4, 2020 When teenager Eliza Cook walks into the field office and confesses to murdering a young boy, it seems like an open-and-shut case for FBI special agent Lucy Thorne. Beyond that, Eliza doesn’t say another word, leaving a vital […]

7 POSTMODERN MURDER MYSTERIES

7 POSTMODERN MURDER MYSTERIES 7 POSTMODERN MURDER MYSTERIES Aug 6, 2020   I have two main literary loves: murder mysteries and books that push the boundaries of storytelling. So naturally, I’ve been excited to find murder mysteries that push the genre in new and exciting ways. I like books that play with the narrative structure to […]

6 MURDER MYSTERIES WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC

6 MURDER MYSTERIES WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC 6 MURDER MYSTERIES WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC Aug 12, 2020   Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns’s “Danse Macabre” is the theme song to Jonathan Creek, one of my favorite TV murder mystery series. It’s a beautiful song that evokes skeletons and goblins waltzing around a dark, velvet curtained ballroom lit by candelabras, draped in cobwebs. […]