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A Small Town: A Novel of Crime by Thomas Perry

a small town

3 stars

This is a tense mystery/thriller with an original premise. Continue reading “A Small Town: A Novel of Crime by Thomas Perry”

A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine #2) by David Baldacci

a minute to midnight

4 stars

Another fast-paced, interesting mystery/thriller in the FBI agent Atlee Pine mystery/thriller series. Continue reading “A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine #2) by David Baldacci”

A Dangerous Duet by Karen Odden

a dangerous duet

4 stars

This is a fun, interesting historical fiction mystery set in Victorian London. Continue reading “A Dangerous Duet by Karen Odden”

Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

things in jars

4 stars 

I haven’t read a lot of gothic books, mainly because I’m a big chicken and get scared easily. (It’s why I don’t read or review horror books) The gothic books I’ve read aren’t necessarily scary per se, but they can be creepy. There were times in this book when I felt a bit creeped out – which I guess is the purpose, right? SO, job well done, Ms. Kidd! Continue reading “Things in Jars by Jess Kidd”

Little Boy Lost (DCI Anna Tate #3) by J.P. Carter

little boy lost

3.5 Stars

This was a good mystery set in modern day England. Continue reading “Little Boy Lost (DCI Anna Tate #3) by J.P. Carter”

The Life We Bury (Joe Talbert #1) by Allen Eskens

the life we bury

3.5 stars

This was a fun, but predictable mystery/thriller. Continue reading “The Life We Bury (Joe Talbert #1) by Allen Eskens”

The Guardians by John Grisham

the guardians

3.5 stars

A fast-paced, entertaining mystery/thriller in true John Grisham fashion. Continue reading “The Guardians by John Grisham”

The Woman in the Veil (Victorian Mystery #4) by Laura Joh Rowland

the woman in the veil

3.5 Stars

A good historical fiction mystery/thriller that can be read as a stand alone novel. Continue reading “The Woman in the Veil (Victorian Mystery #4) by Laura Joh Rowland”

The Butterfly Girl (Naomi Cottle #2) by Rene Denfeld

the butterfly girl
3 stars
An ok sequel in a good thriller/mystery book series.

Continue reading “The Butterfly Girl (Naomi Cottle #2) by Rene Denfeld”

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