Tag Archives: Mystery

The Darkest Room: A Novel, Johan Theorin

THE DARKEST ROOM: A NOVEL (Delta 2009) written by Johan Theorin and translated by Marlaine Delargy is the second crime fiction novel that is apart of a loosely connected quartet of books set on the island of Öland. The Swedish … Continue reading

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The Little Death, P.J. Parrish

The Little Death [2010] by PJ Parrish is apart of an ongoing mystery series featuring private detective Louis Kincaid and the story is set in Florida. Out of maybe 8 or 9 titles by the writing team that make up … Continue reading

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'The Ghosts of Belfast,' Stuart Neville

The Ghosts of Belfast (Soho Crime 2009) by Stuart Neville which is also known as “The Twelve” in the UK, is the first in a brand new series set post-Troubles. Mr. Neville’s Irish crime novel debut has been praised all … Continue reading

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Ken Bruen, "The Dramatist," Jack Taylor No.4

The Dramatist by Ken Bruen (St. Martin’s Press 2007) is the fourth mystery featuring ex-Garda Síochána Jack Taylor. The stories are told through first person narrative and are set in Galway, Ireland. Jack Taylor is your typical alcoholic PI with … Continue reading

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Christa Faust, "Money Shot"

Money Shot by Christa Faust (Hard Case Crime 2008). Ex-porn star, Angel Dare is having a really bad day. She arrives at a phony shoot and finds herself beat up, shot at and then left for dead in the trunk … Continue reading

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REVIEW: I'll Bury My Dead by James Hadley Chase

Harlequin has decided to re-release their Vintage collection of crime novels with the original cover art. I had no idea that Harlequin, which is synonymous with romance, published hard boiled mysteries. Anyway, the covers are all quite arresting to look … Continue reading

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A New Dexter Book and Promo Website for Gretchen Lowell Fans

Fan site for Gretchen Lowell aka The Beauty Killer After recently reading Chelsea Cain’s latest thriller, Evil at Heart, I never did check to see if the publicity info inside the story surrounding beautiful serial killer aka “beauty killer” Gretchen … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Evil At Heart (Beauty Killer Series No.3) by Chelsea Cain

Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain is the third book in the New York Times bestselling series featuring “the beauty killer” aka Gretchen Lowell and the damaged cop who is obsessed with her, Archie Sheridan. The series is set in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Mystery/Suspense Writers

So, who are some my favorite mystery and suspense writers? Well, I’ll tell you! It’s a list that has no specific criteria other than a story that has a crime in it and set in the past or present. The … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Britten and Brülightly, Artwork and Story by Hannah Berry

Britten and Brülightly is a graphic novel by Hannah Berry and published by Metropolitan books and priced at $20 U.S. edition. This is Ms. Berry’s first graphic novel about a private investigator who learns that a few secrets are sometimes … Continue reading

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REVIEW of 'Undone (Grant County Series No.7)' by Karin Slaughter

UNDONE (Grant County) by Karin Slaughter is the follow-up to BEYOND REACH published by Bantam Dell. UNDONE marks the merging of two series by Slaughter – Grant County series and the Will Trent series. Is this the end for the … Continue reading

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