Book Review: The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

Book Review: The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

I’ve seen this book described as a cozy mystery by some, although I’d have to disagree with their label. Does some awful character die by murder and a lovely but bumbling detective solve the mystery of whodunnit? No, in fact it’s a sad book, a little...
Book Review: City Mouse by Stacey Lender

Book Review: City Mouse by Stacey Lender

There are certain books that are for a particular group of people, and City Mouse by debut novelist Stacey Lender is one of those reads. It focuses on Jessica and Aaron, married with two daughters living in a tiny rented apartment in Brooklyn, desperate to get more...
Book Review:  The Usual Santas, Foreword by Peter Lovesey

Book Review: The Usual Santas, Foreword by Peter Lovesey

If the title of this book is confusing, the subtitle will make everything clear: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers. As you can see by the cover of the book, it’s all about ‘Christmasy’ stories of crime, and who doesn’t love to read a...
Book Review: Ten Dead Comedians by Fred Van Lente

Book Review: Ten Dead Comedians by Fred Van Lente

Ten Dead Comedians  by Fred Van Lente is a fun murder mystery based on Agatha Christie’s most popular book And Then There Were None. According to Christie’s ‘official’ website, And Then There Were None is the best-selling crime book of all...