Murder on Bedford Island: Alex Trotter Mystery #1 Cheryl Peyton

While looking for an easy to read mystery, I came across the Alex Trotter series by Cheryl Peyton. Attracted by the main character’s career as a tour operator I chose the first book in the series, Murder on Bedford Island. I found the idea of a group of strangers vacationing at an old inn on an island with no cell phones appealing. There’s the flavor … Continue reading Murder on Bedford Island: Alex Trotter Mystery #1 Cheryl Peyton

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New Paranormal Release from Karen J. Mossman

Having read several books by Karen J. Mossman, I often look for new books she has released when searching for something to read. When I discovered her latest book featured the character Cassidy Newbold I was thrilled. I’d read a previous Mossman book with this vibrant psychic. I’m adding The Adventures of Cassidy Newbold to my Kindle and can’t wait to see what the gifted young … Continue reading New Paranormal Release from Karen J. Mossman

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” by Casey Cep

I fell in love with Harper Lee when I first read To Kill a Mockingbird when I was about ten years old. I was immediately drawn to this book by the title; Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep is unique in that it’s a book about a murder trial in Alabama as well as a brief and … Continue reading Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” by Casey Cep

“One Small Sacrifice” (Shadows of New York Book 1) by Hilary Davidson

  The blurb of this book described the main character, Alex Traynor, who was suffering from PTSD, as getting away with murder. At least that’s what New York Police Detective Sheryn Sterling believes. A year later Traynor’s fiancée Emily disappears, Sterling is determined to prove he has killed again. In One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York Book 1), author Hilary Davidson tackles the controversial … Continue reading “One Small Sacrifice” (Shadows of New York Book 1) by Hilary Davidson

“The Girl in the Glass: A McCabe and Savage Thriller” (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 4) James Hayman

As a fan of James Hayman’s McCabe and Savage series, I was curious to see how he would handle ‘Two identical women. Two identical murders. Two lives brutally cut short108 years apart’. It sounded like a daunting task, but the author comes through in The Girl in the Glass. Beginning in 1904 with the beautiful wife of a rich and powerful man discovered on a … Continue reading “The Girl in the Glass: A McCabe and Savage Thriller” (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 4) James Hayman

“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

Silent Admirer (Detective Temeke Crime Series Book) By Claire Stibbe

Once again author Claire Stibbe hits a home run with the latest addition to the Detective Temeke series. “Silent Admirer” showcases Stibbe’s grasp of police procedures and the disturbed human psyche. Beginning with a 10-year old girl waking to the sound of her mother shouting and seeing the woman shot, Stibbe takes the reader on a twisted journey of murder, drugs, and terror. When Dai … Continue reading Silent Admirer (Detective Temeke Crime Series Book) By Claire Stibbe

“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)