PUB DAY REVIEW: The Windsor Knot

When I picked up the Windsor Knot, I was so intrigued by the idea of HRH Queen Elizabeth solving crimes, I expected campy Miss Marple vibes, but what I got was a story with a shrewd, politically astute Queen looking to correct a bungled investigation without getting any credit for it. I was here forContinue reading “PUB DAY REVIEW: The Windsor Knot”

REVIEW: The Family Upstairs

Imagine the day you turn 25, a letter shows up saying that you’re due to inherit a mansion worth millions. Libby get such a letter one day, she finds out that her birth parents didn’t give her up for adoption willingly but had passed away, leaving their home to her upon her 25th birthday. WhenContinue reading “REVIEW: The Family Upstairs”

REVIEW: Every Last Fear

Wow, poor Matt, this kid has been through some stuff! First, his older brother is convicted of murder and then featured on a highly rated documentary that seems to point to shoddy police work and a coerced confession. Then the rest of his family is murdered on a trip to Mexico. We find out theContinue reading “REVIEW: Every Last Fear”

REVIEW: Sadie

Let me start by saying, I love a good crime podcast. When I saw this was YA, I wasn’t sure what to expect as far as a good crime story. But it gave me everything I was hoping for when I read The Night Swim, which fell short for me. What Sadie had that TheContinue reading “REVIEW: Sadie”

ARC Review – If I Disappear

If you love a twisty story full of panic and lots of likely suspects then this is a must read. Written in mostly as a first person sort of diary / letter stream of consciousness to the person that is missing, this one is a quick read. There is a ton of anxiety and panicContinue reading “ARC Review – If I Disappear”

Review: Her Mother’s Grave

This was my first Josie Quinn novel, but it definitely won’t be my last. Josie is the chief of police of a small town and in the course of investigating the discovery of skeletal remains, she realizes she may have a connection to the victim. Rather than recusing herself immediately, she dives in and triesContinue reading “Review: Her Mother’s Grave”

BOOK TOUR & REVIEW: A Twist of Karma

Ok, I’ll be honest, during this one there were a few times where I wondered what type of book I was reading. The first 30% is about Jennifer’s spiritual conversion to Buddhism at a retreat in Sri Lanka after her daughter’s death, this was a well written treatise on grief and recovery. When Jennifer returnsContinue reading “BOOK TOUR & REVIEW: A Twist of Karma”