Category: crime fiction.

Book Review: Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost by Lindsay Marcott

Book Review: Mrs. Rochester’s Ghost by Lindsay Marcott

Well this is the perfect book to read on vacation, especially a summertime vacation! It takes place on a remote estate on the wild coast of California, complete with crashing waves, beautiful ocean scenery and a wild landscape easy to get lost in. I flew through this...
Book Review: How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie Celona

Book Review: How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie Celona

I remember when Marjorie Celona’s first book was released, Y. It came with huge buzz, her publishers were relentlessly pushing it to all the Canadian book festivals, and international rights were sold widely. It was awhile ago now, so I don’t honestly...
Revisiting Nancy Drew as an Adult: A Tale of Three Books

Revisiting Nancy Drew as an Adult: A Tale of Three Books

I know I’m not the only one with fond memories of racing through Nancy Drew mysteries as a young reader. I always loved mysteries as a kid, and still do as an adult, but I now recognize the Nancy Drew series as my introduction to cozy mysteries, which then led...
Book Review: Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon

Book Review: Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon

At the risk of sounding clich√©, Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon is a sizzling sexy read. It captures a snippet of time in the life of two men in a long-term relationship together as their various secrets are coming back to haunt them. I’m just terrible at withholding...
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...