Category: mystery.

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...
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...