Category Mystery and Suspense

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. Sarah Schmidt’s debut See What I Have Done begins on August 4th in 1892 at Fall River, Massachusetts, soon after the body of Andrew Borden, a wealthy manufacturer/ entrepreneur is discovered by […]

Date with Malice by Julia Chapman

When it comes to contemporary mysteries, I prefer stories that take place in cities as opposed to villages so I wasn’t sure if Date with Malice set in a village in Yorkshire Dales would be my cup of tea. But when I started reading it I found it irresistible! It begins with Alice Shepherd, a […]

Lost Books and Old Bones by Paige Shelton

Lost Books and Old Bones is the third volume in Scottish Bookshop Mystery series. I haven’t read the previous two books in the series, but it didn’t matter because Lost Books and Old Bones could be read as a standalone novel. The heroine of Scottish Bookshop Mystery series is Delaney Nichols. Delaney is an American […]

Lullaby Road by James Anderson

Isn’t it vexing to pick a book only to realize it is a sequel! That’s what happened to me with Lullaby Road by James Anderson. ūüėź People who have read the prequel The Never-Open Diner say Lullaby Road can be considered a standalone novel, but that was not my experience! I didn’t have a clue […]