Under Pressure

When an aerosol bomb explodes at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the police don’t know which of the 702 victims was the real target. Or was the target the company hosting the celebration of their IPO the following morning? When the FBI is Under Pressure, they turn toContinue Reading

Lies Lies Lies

Distasteful characters are full of Lies Lies Lies in this new domestic suspense tale. Daisy and Simon should be happy. They’ve been married since their youth. After some fertility issues, they were blessed with the perfect daughter, six-year-old Millie. Sure, Simon likes a drink, or ten, in the evening. AndContinue Reading

The First to Lie

The question is not who will be The First to Lie. Rather, it is who is telling the truth in this twisty new thriller. Ellie is a television reporter investigating big pharma, specifically Pharminex. Pharminex is marketing a new fertility drug. Is it effective? Is it safe? Nora is aContinue Reading

The Hollow Ones

The Hollow Ones is an uncomfortable mashup of many, better, thrillers. Admittedly, I may have expected too much from the director of so many of my favorite films. New FBI Agent Odessa volunteers for desk duty after shooting her own partner in a justifiable homicide. In the course of herContinue Reading

The Night Swim

In The Night Swim, Rachel is the host of a popular true crime podcast, Guilty or Not Guilty. Trying to up her game even further, she is covering a trial live for season 3. But when she finds a fan’s note on her windshield begging for help, she also digsContinue Reading

The Honjin Murders

Armchair detectives, rejoice! The Honjin Murders has an ingenious puzzle to solve with fair clues and sneaky red herrings aplenty. “A locked room murder, a red ochre-painted room and the sound of the koto…” The Honjin Murders is the first (of 77!) in a famous series of Japanese detective novels.Continue Reading

The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

With 201 fairy tales and ten children’s legends, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales really is complete! There are also 50 colorful illustrations and 64 in black and white to make the tales come to light. First of all, these tales have an earlier sense of what is an appropriate storyContinue Reading