Category Archives: Minotaur Books

Review: Never Look Back by Clare Donoghue

Series: Mike Lockyer Novels (Book 1) Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (June 10, 2014) ISBN-13: 9781250046079 Source: Publisher Three young women are murdered in south London, the killer becoming increasingly brazen with victim. Detective Inspector Mike Lockyer, the head of homicide, and Detective Sergeant Jane Bennett are struggling to find a connection between the […]

Review: The Revenant of Thraxton Hall: The Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Vaughn Entwistle

Series: Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Book 1) Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (March 25, 2014) ISBN-10: 1250035007 Source: Publisher Arthur Conan Doyle is the most hated man in London after he kills off the beloved character of Sherlock Holmes in “The Final Problem.”  When he is invited to come to a meeting of the Society for Psychical […]

Review: A Killing of Angels by Kate Rhodes

Series: Alice Quentin Series (Book 2) Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (February 25, 2014) ISBN-10: 125001431X Source: Publisher Psychologist Alice Quentin vowed to never work with the police again. Her last experience left her battered and bruised, both physically and mentally. Yet when Detective Don Burns asks for her help on a case, she can’t refuse.  Burns sat by her […]

Review: Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books; Reprint edition (December 24, 2013) ISBN-10: 1250039770 Source: Publisher Eleven years ago, then twenty-year-old Tobias Sartorius was convicted of killing two seventeen-year-old girls based on circumstantial evidence alone and sentenced to ten years in prison.  After his release, Tobias returns to his home in a small village.  His family […]

Cozy Mystery Week Day 2: Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (December 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 1250011043 Source: Publisher Piper Prescott, recently divorced, opted to use all the money she received in the settlement to follow her lifelong dream: opening a spice shop, Spice it Up!, in her small Georgia town. For the grand opening, Piper arranged for a local chef […]

#Mx3 Review: The Red Queen Dies by Frankie Y. Bailey

Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (September 10, 2013) ISBN-10: 0312641753 Source: Publisher The year is 2019.  Police detective Hannah McCabe is charged with investigating the deaths of two women, both killed when the drug phenol was  injected into their hearts.  When a third victim is found, a Broadway actress Vivian Jessup, all stakes are […]

Frightful Friday: The Edge of Normal by Carla Norton

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Have you read a chilling book this week? Tell us about it in the comments below! The featured title this week is The Edge of Normal by Carla Norton: Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Minotaur […]

Review: Let Me Go by Chelsea Cain

Series: Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell (Book 6) Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books; First Edition edition (August 13, 2013) ISBN-10: 0312619812 Source: Personal copy *Note: This title is the sixth book in a series. There may be spoilers listed in the review below. Please avoid if you have not read the previous books in […]

Review: Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (March 12, 2013) ISBN-10: 0312622945 Source: Publisher Brigid Quinn is an fifty-nine year old ex-FBI agent, forced into early retirement.  She now lives with her husband, Carlo, a former Roman Catholic priest and philosophy professor, who knows literally nothing about Brigid’s violent past. Brigid lost one love due to […]

Frightful Friday: Safe House by Chris Ewan

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Today’s featured book is Safe House by Chris Ewan: Hardcover: 448 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books; First Edition edition (December 11, 2012) ISBN-10: 125001256 Source: Publisher Rob Hale awakens in a hospital room after barely […]