Book Reviews

The Chalk Man

Author: C.J. Tudor Published: January 9, 2018 by Crown Publishing Group Genre: Mystery / Thriller Hardcover: 280 pages My Rating: 4 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon Here is a video introduction from the author herself: The Chalk Man The Chalk Man has been getting a lot of buzz leading into 2018 and rightly so… Read More The Chalk Man

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Most Anticipated Reads of 2018

Happy New Year! With the New Year comes a brand new reading year, and there is much to look forward to! Here are the top titles that I can’t wait to get my hands on in order of release date. The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Release Date: 1/2/18 Find it on… Read More Most Anticipated Reads of 2018

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Don’t Let Go

Author: Harlan Coben Published: September 26, 2017 by Dutton Books Genre: Mystery / Thriller Hardcover: 368 pages My Rating: 4 stars Find it on Amazon My first Harlan Coben novel was the standalone novel, The Woods, published in 2007. I enjoyed it so much that I continued to read most of the standalone novels he’s… Read More Don’t Let Go

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The Good Daughter

Author: Karin Slaughter Published: August 8, 2017 by William Morrow Genre: Mystery / Thriller Hardcover: 511 pages My Rating: 5 stars Find it on Amazon Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind… Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s happy small-town family life was… Read More The Good Daughter

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Snowblind (Dark Iceland #1)

Author: Ragnar Jonasson Publish Date: January 31, 2017 in the U.S. by Minotaur Books Genre: Crime Thriller Hardcover: 302 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon “A classic whodunit with a vividly drawn protagonist and an intriguing, claustrophobic setting, ‘Snowbind’ dazzles like sunlight on snow, chills like ice and confirms the growing… Read More Snowblind (Dark Iceland #1)

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The Rooster Bar

Author: John Grisham Published: October 24, 2017 by Doubleday Genre: Legal Thriller Hardcover: 352 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon The Rooster Bar is the latest legal thriller by John Grisham. Mark, Todd, and Zola entered law school with lofty ideas of changing the world, but instead find themselves one semester… Read More The Rooster Bar

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The Girl in the Ice (Detective Erika Foster #1)

Author: Robert Bryndza Published: February 12, 2016 by Bookouture Genre: Crime Thriller Paperback: 390 pages My Rating: 4 stars Find it on Amazon The Girl in the Ice is the first in a crime thriller series by the new-to-me author, Robert Bryndza. I’m a little behind the curve because other book bloggers are reviewing his… Read More The Girl in the Ice (Detective Erika Foster #1)

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Origin

Author: Dan Brown Published: October 3, 2017 by Doubleday Books Genre: Suspense / Thriller Hardcover: 461 pages My Rating: 5 stars Find it on Amazon The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown is on my Top 10 All Time Favorite Fiction list, so reading the newest book, Origin, was a highly anticipated event for me.… Read More Origin

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Eeny Meeny (Helen Grace #1)

Author: M. J. Arlidge Published: June 2, 2015 by New American Library Genre: Crime Fiction; Thriller Paperback: 395 pages My Rating: 4 stars Find it on Amazon This is the first book in the Detective Helen Grace series. It is a classic cop vs. serial killer story. In this case, the serial killer is abducting… Read More Eeny Meeny (Helen Grace #1)

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Beginner’s Guide to Nordic Noir

What is Nordic Noir? Nordic Noir, also referred to as Scandinavian noir, or Swedish crime fiction is a genre of crime fiction written from the view point of the police. As the reader, you are brought into a detailed criminal investigation, often times gritty and violent. The stories take place in bleak landscapes, or urban… Read More Beginner’s Guide to Nordic Noir