When a murdered girl’s Doc Marten is found twenty-five years later, the police reopen the case. The death of Eve, her best childhood friend, had been tragic for Maggie. finding her body with Eve’s younger sister, Nola, was especially painful. Now one of only two detectives in the small rural
The Split is a superb twisty thriller with multiple layers of mystery waiting to be unfolded. Felicity is working on South Georgia Island near Antarctica studying glaciers. She is also hiding from someone in her past. Felicity was hoping no one could find her in such a remote location. She
It’s the Mystery Writers of America’s seventy-fifth anniversary! To celebrate they are throwing a party and we’re all invited. Luckily, we readers get the present—an anthology of nineteen short stories by the best mystery writers around. All the stories have an anniversary theme. In fact, they are all Deadly Anniversaries.
From the author of Jar of Hearts comes another twisty domestic suspense novel writ large, Little Secrets. “The FBI estimates that there are currently over thirty thousand active missing person cases for children.” Marin is shopping with her four-year-old son, Sebastian, in Seattle’s touristy Pike’s Place Market. Her husband, Derek,
“Where do you see yourself In Five Years?” is a standard interview question. Dannie is a driven corporate attorney interviewing for her dream job. It’s December 15, 2020. Later that night, Dannie’s boyfriend, David, proposes and she accepts. Slightly high from champagne, Dannie falls asleep on the couch and dreams…
My Review Another excellent deep dive into the mind of a female sociopath. This time attorney Jane is searching for her missing sixteen-year-old niece, Kayla. By all accounts, Kayla is a Problem Child, who acts just like Jane… I cannot believe how much I enjoy this series. Jane reminds me
In Oona Out of Order, Oona lives “her life like an M.C. Escher drawing, years like staircases turning in on themselves to form a tangible but implausible whole.” Beginning on her nineteenth birthday New Year’s Day in 1982, Oona jumps forward or backwards on her own life’s timeline. For example
I have watched every season of Drag Race (even the blurry first one). However, I never fully understood the history of drag before reading Legendary Children. This book adds context to Rupaul’s Drag Race that I was completely missing. Each chapter starts with some section of the show and explains
It’s another zany adventure for Phee, her mother Harriet, and her private detective co-workers in Dressed Up 4 Murder. You would expect retirement to be a time of quiet reflection on a life well-lived. But in Sun City West, the giant planned retirement community in Arizona, you would be wrong.