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Book Reviews For Mystery Lovers

  Diana Cowper had planned her own funeral and she was going to need it. She was murdered about six hours later that same day.   Title: The Word is Murder Author:  Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Century, August 24, 2017 Format/Source: Hardcover, Bookstore ISBN:  9781780896847      After reading Magpie Murders, I had very high hopes for this novel. Perhaps a teensy bit …

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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 there?    Title: Even If It Kills Her Author:  Kate White Publisher: Harper Paperbacks, October 31, 2017 Format/Source: ebook, …

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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 Author:  Simone St. James Publisher: Berkley, March 20, 2018 Format/Source: Hardcover, Bookstore ISBN:  9780451476203      Idlewild Hall, …

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She could see the cemetery of books that had flapped to the floor as Joey had climbed the shelves, and the others he’d shoved aside to create footholds as he threaded the strap through the ceiling, and still others that had dropped as he’d tried to kick his feet back to stop himself from dying. …

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