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Book Reviews for Mystery Lovers

  • New Mysteries – July 2018

    Travellin’ Shoes  by  V.M. Burns Release Date: July 01, 2018     ISBN:  9781603816892 First Lines:  You have to be nuts to run at 2 a.m. That’s when all the crazies came out.  

  • New Mysteries – June 2018

    The Spook In The Stacks by Eva Gates Release Date: June 12, 2018     ISBN: 9781683315803 First Lines: My colleagues burst through the library doors, weighted down by gravestones, skeletons, and a giant black spider. I’ve never been a big lover of… Read More ›

  • Kate White // Even If It Kills Her

    I replaced the cover and was about to press it back into a locked position when I heard what I thought were footsteps, the scuff of shoes on gravel. I cocked my head toward the sidewall, trying to listen. Was someone out… Read More ›

  • Naomi Hirahara // Murder On Bamboo Lane

    Yellow crime tape has already been stretched across the narrow street by the time I arrive. My colleagues, on bikes and in black and whites, are already there. Curious onlookers loiter before they are told to move on. In the… Read More ›

  • Simone St. James // The Broken Girls

    Fiona walked slowly into the middle of the room. The hair on the back of her neck felt cold. Suddenly she didn’t want to take pictures. She didn’t want to be here at all anymore.    Title: The Broken Girls… Read More ›

  • New Mysteries – May 2018

    Title:  Down the Aisle With Murder   Author:  Auralee Wallace Release Date: May 1, 2018     ISBN:  9781250151476 A murdered maid of honor causes complications for Erica Bloom when she is tasked with both standing in as the young woman’s… Read More ›

  • Craig Rice // 45 Murderers

      That darling old lady next door tenderly spraying her roses…has she just sponged blood from the badly beaten bullet-blasted body of her boarder?     Title:  45 Murderers  Author:  Craig Rice Publisher: Graphic Publishing Company, Inc, 1954   Prolific writer Craig Rice… Read More ›

  • New Mysteries – April 2018

    Title:  Lost Books and Old Bones  Author:  Paige Shelton Release Date: April 3, 2018    ISBN: 9781250127792 When a medical student is murdered near her bookshop, bookseller Delaney Nichols investigates and discovers the student’s murder might be linked to the death of… Read More ›

  • Catherine Aird // Henrietta Who?

    “Where do we go from here, sir?”  “That you may well ask, Crosby.” Sloan was irritable and preoccupied as they  walked away from Boundary Cottage. “All we’ve got so far is a girl who isn’t who she thinks she is, the… Read More ›

  • Marty Wingate // The Rhyme of the Magpie

    I stood at the door, locking up at the end of the day, and in the window’s reflection I caught a glimpse of something—a sight across the road that froze my blood. There, just beside the red post box at the… Read More ›