Tag: mysteries

Books in a Row

How to Read More, Watch TV Less

A lot of us busy bees want to read more. If you’re a book lover, it’s always one of your goals. We have stacks of books on the nightstand, waiting to be devoured. We have “to-read” lists on Goodreads that scroll for days. I even keep a mental list of books that friends have mentioned […]


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Good As Gone

‘Good as Gone’ Review

Good as Gone by Douglas Corleone is the story of a reluctant child re-acquirer named Simon Fisk. Simon rescues children who have been abducted by a parent. But in this case, he is manipulated by the French police into locating an American girl named Lindsay Sorkin. He follows her trail all over Europe, Germany, Poland, […]


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Review of 'In a Dark, Dark Wood'

‘In a Dark, Dark Wood’ Review

In a Dark, Dark Wood is a mystery/thriller that revolves around two friends, Nora and Clare, who haven’t seen or spoken to each other for ten years, since high school. They get together for Clare’s hen party (what the Brits call a bachelorette party). Nora doesn’t realize that Clare is marrying Nora’s high school sweetheart, until […]


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Lacey Flint Series Review

Lacey Flint is a London-based cop who is more apt to follow her gut than procedure. But it’s not quite what you think. Unlike Dirty Harry, she’s not going to abandon women or girls who are being hurt, and damn anyone who says anything different. In the Lacey Flint series, violence against women abounds, not as […]


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Just One Evil Act

‘Just One Evil Act’ Review

I’ve been a fan of Elizabeth George for nearly twenty years. I first discovered her books while I was working in downtown Pittsburgh in the late ’90s. On my lunch break, I was browsing the mystery section at Barnes & Noble, looking for my next mystery book, when an employee recommended A Great Deliverance. I tore […]


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The Woodcutter

‘The Woodcutter’ by Kate Danley, Review

Fairy tales are hot right now. If you don’t think so, check out your TV menu, which is full of Once Upon a Time, Grimm and movies like Snow White and the Huntsman. The Woodcutter, by Kate Danley, tells the story of, well, the Woodcutter, who is the steward of the forest. It’s his job to keep the […]


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The Cuckoo's Calling Review

‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ Review

My The Cuckoo’s Calling review examines the success of the novel once the true author was revealed, as well as a comparison to her other serious work. In case you missed it, The Cuckoo’s Calling was written by J.K. Rowling, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. MILD SPOILERS. YOU’VE BEEN WARNED. I was relieved to love The Cuckoo’s […]


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