Category: mystery.

Book Review: The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Book Review: The It Girl by Ruth Ware

When a Ruth Ware books lands on my doorstep, I get excited. I’ve read every single one of her books published, and really enjoyed all of them. Because she’s writing in such a crowded genre, I’ll recognize certain tactics of suspense, or a stretch in...
Book Review: Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann

Book Review: Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann

A brief look at the cover of this book immediately relays the fact that it’s written for me, at this exact point in the year. As my thoughts turn to summer vacation and reading on the dock (my favourite place to be), I can easily picture myself sitting in this...
Book Review: Over My Dead Body by Jeffrey Archer

Book Review: Over My Dead Body by Jeffrey Archer

Without fail, almost every man that has stood in front of my bookshelf in the past few months has commented on this Jeffrey Archer book. Over My Dead Body is the latest in the William Warwick series, and because Archer is a bestselling international sensation, I...
Book Review: The Tangled Miracle by Bertram Brooker

Book Review: The Tangled Miracle by Bertram Brooker

I always rejoice when I get the chance to read a classic mystery. The Tangled Miracle by Canadian author Bertram Brooker was originally published in 1936 under the pseudonym Huxley Herne, and has recently been re-released by indie publisher Invisible Publishing which...
Book Review: Obsidian by Thomas King

Book Review: Obsidian by Thomas King

I don’t like taking risks, but when I do, they are usually book-related. I threw caution to the wind last week and started reading a mystery series five books in. Obsidian by Thomas King is the latest in his DreadfulWater Mystery Series which I’ve had...
Book Review: The Maid by Nita Prose

Book Review: The Maid by Nita Prose

When I first heard about The Maid by Nita Prose and the enormous buzz it was getting a few months ago, I knew I would love it. A cozy mystery about a quirky maid written by a well-regarded Canadian book editor? Sign me up. Now it’s being made into a movie, and...