“Her Last Word” by Mary Burton

I was intrigued by the description of this book and the idea that a woman would return to the scene of a kidnapping after fourteen years to keep the unsolved crime active in the public’s eye. In this thriller, Her Last Word, by Mary Burton, Kaitlin Roe is haunted by the disappearance of her popular cousin, Gina Mason. At the time troubled teenaged Kaitlin was … Continue reading “Her Last Word” by Mary Burton

“The Woman in the Window: A Novel” by A. J. Finn

A good psychological thriller that’s so well written you can’t set it down is like a gift from the gods of literature. After reading numerous negative reviews of The Woman in the Window: A Novel by A.J. Finn and superb reviews by two of my favorite and most respected writers, I knew I had to dive into this book. In a world where fear and … Continue reading “The Woman in the Window: A Novel” by A. J. Finn

“The Silent Patient” By Alex Michaelides

Once I began reading this book, I was trapped in Alex Michaelides psychological thriller, “The Silent Patient”. It is beyond engrossing, it’s tantalizing.           Alicia Berenson is a happily married artist making a name in the highly competitive art field and her husband, Gabriel, is a prominent fashion photographer. On the surface, everything seems perfect, until Alicia murders Gabriel. Not only does she shoot him, … Continue reading “The Silent Patient” By Alex Michaelides

“Darkness First: A McCabe and Savage Thriller” (Book 3)

I’m enjoying this exciting thriller series by James Hayman. Book three, Darkness First: A McCabe and Savage Thriller, did not disappoint. Once again Michael McCabe and Maggie Savage are drawn into a bizarre murder mystery. This time it’s personal for Maggie and she returns to her roots in Washington County, DownEast Maine. An old friend of Maggie’s, Dr. Emily Kaplan, is savagely attacked. Shortly after … Continue reading “Darkness First: A McCabe and Savage Thriller” (Book 3)

“A New Summer Garden: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Paul White

  Once again author Paul White has tantalized me with a sultry thriller laid out so craftily I didn’t see the turns coming. His latest Electric Eclectic Novelette, A New Summer Garden, delves into the twisted minds of his characters, exposing the dark underbelly of greed and deception hidden by beauty and wealth. In the beginning, we meet Sam, a seemingly not very bright laborer, … Continue reading “A New Summer Garden: An Electric Eclectic Book” by Paul White

“A Cold White Sun (Constable Molly Smith Novels)” by Vicki Delany

  I’ve enjoyed the previous books in this series and was eager to read A Cold White Sun: A Constable Molly Smith Mystery,  the sixth book following the adventures of Constable Molly Smith in the fictional small town of Trafalgar, Canada, written by Vicki Delany. Although only a constable Molly aspires to someday be a detective like her mentor, John Winters. Together they have investigated numerous … Continue reading “A Cold White Sun (Constable Molly Smith Novels)” by Vicki Delany

“Frozen Stiff” (A Chase Adams FBI Thriller Book 1) by Patrick Logan

When I see a book that has a female FBI agent as its chief protagonist I can’t resist. The blurb describing Frozen Stiff is intriguing. Although I never heard of author Patrick Logan, I decided to give it a try. Touted as a “female sleuth” and “police procedural” story I looked forward to a compelling read. The prologue was good. It showed grit and the promise … Continue reading “Frozen Stiff” (A Chase Adams FBI Thriller Book 1) by Patrick Logan

“He Will Find You: A nail-biting and emotional psychological suspense for 2018” by By Diane Jeffrey

As I have often said, I am not a fan of books with subtitles that tout the story within. It seems to have become a popular way to grab prospective readers’ attention. That being said, the blurb for He Will Find You was enticing enough to encourage me to give it a read.             Let me say from the beginning that author Diane Jeffrey does … Continue reading “He Will Find You: A nail-biting and emotional psychological suspense for 2018” by By Diane Jeffrey

“Tell No One: A Novel” by Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is easily one of my favorite mystery writers. He has a knack for building suspense from the beginning of his books and building the tension until it’s almost unbearable. Tell No One is a perfect example of this skill. From the first page, the reader knows something bad is going to happen. Even as Coben weaves a strand of romance through his introduction … Continue reading “Tell No One: A Novel” by Harlan Coben

“The Good Teacher” by Rachel Sargeant

The blurb for The Good Teacher by Rachel Sargeant teased me with the line, “A gripping thriller with a shocking twist.” I dove right into the book, hungry for the clues that would leave me trying to guess the twist. Sargeant starts off with the intriguing description of a woman handcuffed to a chair. This first paragraph is definitely a hook. Who is she and … Continue reading “The Good Teacher” by Rachel Sargeant