Book Reviews

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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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

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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

Author: David Lagercrantz Published: September 12, 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf Genre: Mystery/Thriller Hardcover: 347 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 stars Find it on Amazon This is the fifth book in the Millennium series started by Stieg Larsson, but taken over by David Lagercrantz when Larsson passed away in 2004. There are a lot of… Read More The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

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Pretty Girls

Author: Karin Slaughter Published: September 29, 2015 by William Morrow Genre: Psychological Thriller / Crime Fiction Hardcover: 394 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 stars To Purchase: Pretty Girls It seems that most people who read Karin Slaughter are die hard fans who have read everything she’s written. I had never read her books, but I… Read More Pretty Girls

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The Lying Game

Author: Ruth Ware Published: July 25, 2017 by Scout Press Genre: Mystery/Suspense Hardcover: 368 pages My Rating: 3 1/2 out of 5 stars To Purchase: The Lying Game This is the latest mystery novel by Ruth Ware, the author of In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10. It starts with the… Read More The Lying Game

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Magpie Murders

Author: Anthony Horowitz Published: June 6, 2017 by Harper Genre: Mystery Hardcover: 477 pages My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars To Purchase: Magpie Murders Time Magazine calls Magpie Murders “catnip for classic mystery lovers”, and I couldn’t agree more! I loved this one! This novel is a book within a book. It starts in… Read More Magpie Murders