Category Archives: Mystery

REVIEW – The Wrong Girl by Laura Wilson

Janice gave her baby up as a teenager after much pressure from her parents. Over forty years later and completely out of the blue, Suzie contacts Janice not because she is desperately seeking her birth mother, but because Dan, Janice's brother who Suzie has been living with, has died. Janice very quickly becomes acquainted with…
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Review- The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

Reviewed by Angela 4/5 I am previously untainted by Gillian Flynn's writing but have heard and read such good reviews that her full novels are definitely on my 'must read' list. The Grownup is a short 66 page taster of her writing style and I love it. She's a good storyteller who writes with interest,…
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REVIEW – Cold Deception by D.B. Tait

Reviewed by Angela 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="left" asin="B00T5NYU7W" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KemGbPC2L._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="120"] Julia is released from a ten year prison sentence for murder. She wants to get back to 'normal' life back in the Blue Mountains in Australia but even before she reaches home she has a bad encounter with her original arresting…
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REVIEW – Lot 28 by Garrett Pomitcher

Reviewed by Heather 3.5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B011PLFN6S" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41B-K7DjhqL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="107"]I love a fast paced detective novel. "Lot 28" takes us back to the private dicks of yesteryear, set in the 1950s on a Hollywood film lot. This novel would make a great movie...lots a of memorable characters with…
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REVIEW – In The Woods by Tana French

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B004S2W5C2" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51zNM6AjoNL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="99"] Mystery/suspense novels are my absolute favorite genre to read. They can also be my least favorite if they're not written well. I like a mystery to be solvable by my own personal "detective" skills, yet surprising enough that…
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