Category: crime fiction.

Book Review: When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

Book Review: When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

Whenever I come across a successful author trying their hand at a brand new genre, I’m a bit skeptical. Why bother trying something completely new when you’ve figured out the successful formula to your writing; just give us what we want! But of course...
Book Review: Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Book Review: Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz

This may be the one and only time I say this, but for once I don’t resent the fact that this is an extremely long book: 600 pages! Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz is a classic whodunnit, and although the references to Agatha Christie in the blurbs are a...
Book Review: The Good Son by Carolyn Huizinga Mills

Book Review: The Good Son by Carolyn Huizinga Mills

This book surprised me. Based on its cover, and its publisher (Cormorant Books), I was expecting a very literary novel, something with drawn out descriptions and hidden meanings, usually a bit slower in pace. Instead, I found a page-turner of a novel in The Good Son...
Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

Book Review: Playing Nice by JP Delaney

In case you’re wondering why I’ve been reading so many thrillers about the perils of parenting lately, my latest segment for radio is all about this topic, so don’t worry, I’m not experiencing any mid-life parenting crises! Nothing more than...
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...