Category: crime fiction.

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...
Book Review: You Can’t Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie

Book Review: You Can’t Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie

I love a good tale of revenge; there’s something deliciously sweet about people getting what’s coming to them. A few weeks ago my family was on a road trip, and we were waiting in our car in line for a ferry. Beside us, another car tried to zip past the...
Book Review: Long Bright River by Liz Moore

Book Review: Long Bright River by Liz Moore

This is the second book about opioid addiction that I’ve read in the past few months. Although that seems a bit strange, we are learning that in the background of the Covid-19 pandemic, an even bigger problem is looming, killing more people than ever before:...