Enigma

Four seemingly unrelated cases baffle FBI agents Sherlock and Savich in the 21st entry in the series. A woman is held hostage in her house by a dirty and confused man who says he only wants to protect her.  A killer is rescued from his initial prison transport and disappears.Continue Reading

The Saboteur

A wonderfully unique thriller set in Nazi-occupied Norway during World War II. It is nice to see Mr. Gross step out from the shadow of his frequent co-author, James Patterson.   The Saboteur is the story of the daring members of the Norwegian resistance during World War II.  Norway hasContinue Reading

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Come for the mystery but stay for the characters. A good solid entry in the Meg Langslow series. Gone Gull is the twenty-first book in the Meg Langslow series. I have read every one of them within a month of their being published. Within the series, everyone ages and theContinue Reading

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Brilliantly twisty thriller with a fantastic finale! First Lisa, then Sam and finally Quincy are the sole survivors at three separate mass murder scenes. The press starts calling them final girls, which is a horror movie term for the last survivor. Quincy has tried to forget her horrible night at Pine Cottage,Continue Reading

Exposed

Not as good as I expected from this author. Bennie Rosato and Mary DiNunzio are law firm partners.  Bennie handles the high profile clients.  Mary has a large volume West Philly neighborhood practice.  Mary’s childhood friend Simon is fired for his daughter’s large medical bills.  He asks Mary for helpContinue Reading

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Don’t Let Go is another riveting psychological thriller by Mr. Coben! Nap lost his twin brother, Leo, and Leo’s girlfriend, Diana, one high school night to a train collision.  The same night Nap’s girlfriend, Maura, disappeared.  When Don’t Let Go begins, it is fifteen years later. Nap is a policeContinue Reading

Innovative Detective in a good solid mystery. Crime Scene is the first book in a new series by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman. It features sworn Coroner Division Deputy Clay Edison. Clay’s job is to investigate the scenes of deaths to determine the manner of death. There are only five choices:Continue Reading

Two Fantastic Mysteries in One Book. I absolutely loved this book. It starts with an editor reading the latest mystery written by their best selling author. The manuscript is written in the style of Agatha Christie’s books. It is set in a small English village where everyone is a suspectContinue Reading

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More like Dickens than Sherlock Holmes.   Arrowood is a private investigator in Victorian London. He is jealous of his rival, Sherlock Holmes, who gets all the rich clients while he is stuck with London’s less desirable denizens. His latest client is looking for her brother, who disappeared while workingContinue Reading

Meh…Read any other book by this author first. Amos Decker, the Memory Man, witnesses a man killing a woman and then himself in front of the FBI Washington DC headquarters. There is no question of whodunnit but Amos and his team are tasked with finding out why the crime wasContinue Reading

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Truly horrifying! Manticore is set inside the worst unit of a maximum security prison. Fish is the newest prisoner until a transfer from Gitmo arrives. Then the bodies start piling up. Why are the prisoners given experimental, and possibly psychotropic, drugs? Does that explain the deaths? This is a goodContinue Reading

Excellent Davenport thriller as always with even more psychopaths than usual. Two men rob a Honduran mob’s drug money packaging room. In the process, they kill two security guards and two money counters. Unfortunately, one of the victims has brought his young granddaughter, who is also killed. Davenport, a newlyContinue Reading

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Young Adult Family Drama more than a Mystery/Thriller How would you feel if your father’s murder was being covered in a non-fiction podcast? Would you be grateful that someone was looking further into his murder or would you be upset that all the old information is being dredged up onceContinue Reading