If Agatha Christie decided to try her hand at a modern-day cozy mystery, The Postscript Murders would be the result. When 90-year-old Peggy is found dead in her retirement home in West Suffix, no one is surprised. She was old and suffering from a heart condition. However, when her caretaker
I am so glad that I waited to read this book during the current presidential administration. At least part of what terrified Democrats last year was the worry that the previous President would finish his term with a bang! That bang happens in the Crimson Phoenix. U.S. Congressperson Vicky Emerson
The ninth book in the Maine Clambake Mystery series starts with one woman getting Shucked Apart from her last oyster farm purchase! Julia’s long-time boyfriend Chris introduces her to Andie. Andie has a problem. She was attacked and robbed of two buckets of baby oysters. While they are worth $35,000,
In Black Coral, Detective Sloan McPherson is a diver with the newly created Underwater Investigative Unit within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. While pulling a car accident victim from a canal, Sloan finds a thirty-year-old crime scene. Four long-missing teenagers are the victim of a serial killer who hasn’t
All kinds of moral and ethical questions are broached in a new science fiction domestic thriller, The Echo Wife. Several are solved the old-fashioned way through deception and murder. Evelyn is a respected scientist creating clones to perform various tasks. She is working through a divorce from her husband, Nathan.
Cousins Whitney and Buck are renovating an old mid-century motel into high-end one-bedroom condos near Nashville in Murder with a View. They hire a squatter named Jimmy that they find living there to help. The next day another squatter is found in an adjoining room. Only this one is dead—and
My Review: Perhaps it was my years as an Internal Auditor but it was obvious at first acquaintance which character at the bank was the bad guy. Be suspicious, very suspicious, of bank employees living beyond their means by way of unverified lottery winnings. However, I only suspected he was
The Burning Girls is a spooky claustrophobic thriller by the author of The Chalk Man. Are you ready for some gothic horror? A female Church of England reverend is forced into becoming the interim vicar in the rural and superstitious town called Chapel Croft. The town’s history includes eight Protestant