Category Mystery and Suspense

Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear

Sweet Little Lies has been on several most anticipated summer reading lists, so I was very excited to read it. It has an intriguing premise too. Cat Kinsella is a police detective based in London who seems to be somewhat stuck in her life. During a family visit to Ireland when Cat was eight-years-old, Maryanne […]

She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell

Bel and Rose Enright are twin sisters, but they couldn’t be more different from each other. Bel takes after their mom, so she is a dreamer and a stunner who turns heads around wherever she goes. Next to Bel, Rose is just plain looking, but what she lacks in looks, she makes up for with […]

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 […]