Category: mystery.

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...
Book Review: #1 and #8 in the Lane Winslow Mystery Series

Book Review: #1 and #8 in the Lane Winslow Mystery Series

I do believe I’ve stumbled upon a new must-read mystery series for my Canadian followers. Why just Canadian? I’m not sure you can get the Lane Winslow Mystery Series past our borders as its published by small press Touchwood Editions, so if you are having...
Book Review: The Silver Shooter by Erin Lindsey

Book Review: The Silver Shooter by Erin Lindsey

I just read a string of particularly grim books so the thought of sinking into the pleasantries of a cozy mystery (by a Calgary author no less!) was more than appealing. The Silver Shooter, A Rose Gallagher Mystery by Erin Lindsey was released in 2020, and although it...
Book Review: The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke

Book Review: The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke

Happy Halloween! Today is the perfect day to curl up with a spooky read (really, the entire month of October is) and I’ve got a stellar recommendation for getting you into the Halloween spirit. The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke landed on my doorstep towards...
Book Review: The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

Book Review: The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

I got about halfway through The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward and debated closing the book for good – I just wasn’t sure I could handle it anymore. The writing itself was not the problem, it was what the characters were doing to each...
Book Review: Humane by Anna Marie Sewell

Book Review: Humane by Anna Marie Sewell

Sometimes you read a book where you don’t entirely know or understand what is going on. One character’s remark may prompt you to question whether something really happened the way you thought it did, or it may be unclear as to what the characters are aware...