Category: mystery.

Book Review: Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings

Book Review: Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings

Just in time for Christmas, I received the third and latest installment in the Paradise Café Mystery series, Cold Snap by Maureen Jennings. Although not truly a holiday tale (it’s quite dark) it does happen to take place right before Christmas, and as I read it,...
Book Review: The After Party by A.C. Arthur

Book Review: The After Party by A.C. Arthur

One of the reasons I read is to gain new perspectives, and learn about lives I wouldn’t otherwise come into contact with. This can be done by reading both fiction and non-fiction, which is why I reached for The After Party by A.C. Arthur. It’s a mystery...
Book Review: Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie

Book Review: Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie

I smuggled this paperback home from my recent trip to my family cottage where I was delighted to find this dusty little gem. This market paperback edition of Destination Unknown by Agatha Christie was the perfect little treat to cap off my summer reading, and for...
Book Review: Local Gone Missing by Fiona Barton

Book Review: Local Gone Missing by Fiona Barton

It has been a few years since I read my last Fiona Barton book, but a quick glance through my review of it reminded me how much I enjoyed her writing, and her latest release Local Gone Missing is another winner. This is more of a police procedural than a thriller, and...
Book Review: Geiger by Gustaf Skördeman

Book Review: Geiger by Gustaf Skördeman

I distinctly remember picking this book out from a long list of pitches sent by a publisher, simply because the premise hooked me immediately; an old woman picks up the phone, hears one word, and shoots dead the husband she’s been married to for decades before fleeing...
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...