Another girl title in the same genre as those who’ve come, well, “before”. A story about an austere home with an aloof and mysterious owner whose tenants are required to adhere to strict guidelines of minimalism. Jane has just moved in and learns
This story follows the aftermath of a 15 year-old rape victim who’s been given a drug that erases the assault from her memory. After a suicide attempt, it becomes apparent that, while unable to remember the attack itself, Jenny still retains an unidentifiable fear that is causing her much anguish. Can Jenny retrieve the memories of that attack and bring her rapist to justice?
Mary Kubica’s newest psychological suspense, Don’t You Cry, hits the mark again following on the heels of two previous successes, Pretty Baby from earlier this year and her debut The Good Girl from 2015.
An engaging crime story by a native Clevelander set in the far west side of Cleveland. A story about the evil that can lurk in the midst of the most unassuming of suburbs. Our hero Chris, recently unemployed, has just learned that a sexual predator lives across the street.
Though my favorite series of all time may be the Laurie R. King Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes books, sometimes I want fluff. Believe me, there is nothing wrong with sitting down and reading a good romance book. In fact, it is one of my favorite pastimes. I love to escape, and the Fool’s Gold series by Susan Mallery will hopefully make you want to escape to this California town near the Sierras too. And if you continue, you will have lots of escaping, with 18 regular books in the series (so far), along with novellas, stories, and Christmas books galore.
This intertwining of fairy tales, suspense, and mystery is the second novel by writer Carol Goodman, published in January 2003. Though it has aged a little, it is still an enticing read, and winner of the 2003 Hammett Prize, given by the International Association of Crime Writers, North American Branch (IACW/NA) each year since 1991 to a Canadian or US citizen or permanent resident for a book in English in the field of crime writing.