Fatal Decision: The Freeman Files Series – Book 1 by Ted Tayler

  “Gus Freeman is a retired Detective Inspector who has spent the past three years alone. Freeman’s wife, Tess, died from a brain aneurysm six months to the day after his retirement. He is still coming to terms with his enforced solitary existence.   His old boss wants Gus to head up a Crime Review Team investigating cold cases. Old witness statements and fresh clues … Continue reading Fatal Decision: The Freeman Files Series – Book 1 by Ted Tayler

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)

“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

Easy Prey (The Detective Temeke Crime Series Book 5) by Claire Stibbe

As a fan of Detective Temeke and his partner Malin Santiago, I was delighted to see a new book in the series. Easy Prey, by Claire Stibbe features a fascinating character, Jessie Bowman, who embodies the indestructible illusion of youth. When her best friend, Brianna Ortiz, disappears from their tent while on a camping trip, Jessie is thrown into a dangerous game of cat and mouse with … Continue reading Easy Prey (The Detective Temeke Crime Series Book 5) by Claire Stibbe