Category: Mystery

  • Into the Woods

    Into the Woods

    Author: Lorraine MurphyPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: August 21, 2022 Into the Woods a well told story about the disappearance of a little girl and her family’s fight to save her. The author covered everything – the dangers of social media, loss of a child, mental illness, marital issues, parent alienation – with compassion and authenticity. I […]

  • The Other Girlfriend

    The Other Girlfriend

    Author: Alex StonePublisher: Boldwood BooksDate Published: July 28, 2022 Even though there was a slow burn to the “secret” that had Lizzie/Beth feeling so guilty, it was easy to guess. As was the rest of the book. Beth is pining for the “love of her life”. The story is told in flashbacks to when Lizzie, Tom, […]

  • The Couple at Number 9

    The Couple at Number 9

    Author: Claire DouglasPublisher: Harper PerennialDate Published: August 2, 2022 What do you do when you need clarification about events that happened 30 years ago, but the only person with a memory of what happened is in a care home for dementia? This book rings so true for the descriptions of what it is like to wish […]

  • The It Girl

    The It Girl

    Author: Ruth WarePublisher: Gallery Books, Gallery/Scout PressDate Published: July 12, 2022 I jumped over all the other books on my TBR pile to get to review The It Girl. Because…Ruth Ware, ya’ll!! This is decidedly a departure from her earlier books, which had a more gothic, more locked room, Agatha Christie feel, so I had to […]

  • The Resort

    The Resort

    Author: Sue WatsonPublisher: BookoutureDate Published: June 24, 2022 This is one holiday resort that went the wrong way up! Three couples are all on vacation for different purposes: one for their honeymoon, one to heal after a failed pregnancy, and one because of the wife’s fragile condition. Shortly after meeting each other, they become fast […]

  • The Other Guest

    The Other Guest

    Author: Hannah Mary McKinnonPublisher: Hodder & StoughtonDate Published: June 16, 2022 Il Mandrino is an exclusive vacation spot conceptualized by Leah’s brother-in-law, and nestled on the shores of Lake Garda, Italy. It’s also the place where her niece, Amy, met her untimely death, taking a boat out on the lake at night. Everyone said it […]

  • Good Neighbours

    Good Neighbours

    Author: Mary GrandPublisher: Boldwood BooksDate Published: May 18, 2022 Locked on an island attainable only by ferry, what could go wrong? When Nia comes to housesit her aunt’s house, all the neighbors seem like good neighbors. Afterall, her aunt had talked her up. Nia makes quick friends with a few of the women on the […]

  • The Appeal

    The Appeal

    Author: Janice HallettPublisher: Atria BooksDate Published: January 25, 2022 The Appeal is the story of a fundraiser gone bad, told in a thoroughly unique way. Two legal aids are tasked with following the case as it played out in chronological order, through a series of emails, letters, and text messages. There is a large cast […]