Category: crime fiction.

Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

I couldn’t help myself, I HAD to read this season’s buzziest book, The Push by Ashley Audrain. You may recall I reviewed a book that dealt with some dark subject matter a few weeks ago, and I was warned that The Push was a slightly lighter version of...
Book Review: One by One by Ruth Ware

Book Review: One by One by Ruth Ware

Yup, I’m reading another Ruth Ware book. I just can’t get enough of this writer, and she basically releases a book a year so there’s always something new for me to dive into. One by One takes place in the winter wonderland of the French Alps, so...
Book Review: Daniil & Vanya by Marie-Helene Larochelle

Book Review: Daniil & Vanya by Marie-Helene Larochelle

Hoo boy, this book is tough. It’s a difficult story, disturbing on many levels, but compulsively readable at the same time. There are, thankfully, trigger warnings at the beginning, (they call them ‘content notes’), so I’ll reiterate that...
Book Review: To Tell You the Truth by Gilly Macmillan

Book Review: To Tell You the Truth by Gilly Macmillan

It’s officially the end of my online book club, because now that I’m increasing my day-job hours, I just don’t have time to run this group on my own time. Still, I’m ending it on a high note with Gilly Macmillan, a queen of thrillers that never...
Book Review: Why the Rock Falls by J.E. Barnard

Book Review: Why the Rock Falls by J.E. Barnard

Do you avoid jumping into the middle of a mystery series and insist on reading the 1st book first? I rarely get the opportunity to read a series in consecutive order, so I have no problem starting halfway through, but I do realize this sets me back in the character...