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Category Archives: Crime Fiction
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 […]
Review: Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense by Sarah Weinman
Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Penguin Books (August 27, 2013) ISBN-10: 0143122541 Source: Publisher We’re all familiar with modern bestselling crime fiction authors like Gillian Flynn and Tana French, but before them were a host of trailblazing women writers who paved the path for others like them. In Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers […]
Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: William Morrow (May 8, 2012) ISBN-10: 006180679X Source: Author In the seventh volume of the Body Farm series, forensic investigator Dr. Bill Brockton leaves the body farm-an outdoor enclosure that studies various levels of body decay-to join his protege, Miranda Lovelady, in Avignon, France. Miranda is spending the summer there excavating […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s Frightful Friday featured book is Nocturnal by Scott Sigler: Hardcover: 576 pages Publisher: Crown; 1St Edition edition (April 3, 2012) ISBN-10: 0307406342 Source: Publisher Inspector Bryan Clauser of the San Francisco Police […]
Reading level: Ages 18 and up Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Putnam Adult (March 15, 2012) ISBN-10: 0399158324 Source: Publisher In the third Inspector Vaara novel, Inspector Kari Vaara has recently learned he has a brain tumor. Experiencing debilitating headaches for some time now, he finally sought treatment, never expecting the news he received. The timing […]
Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Minotaur Books (March 13, 2012) ISBN-10: 031266768X Source: Author As Carter Ross is reading the obituaries (“some of the happiest news we print”) he comes across the entry for Nancy Marino, just 42 years old. As Carter scans the rest of the entry, he sees that Nancy was a carrier for the Eagle-Examiner, the […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! This week’s featured book is Dead Harvest by Chris Holm: Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Angry Robot (February 28, 2012) ISBN-10: 085766218X Source: […]
Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Harper Paperbacks; Reprint edition (January 17, 2012) ISBN-10: 006213441 Source: Publisher Chief Detective Inspector Jane Tennison has finally moved up the ranks; she now leads the Vice Squad. On the first day of her new assignment, she’s presented with a case that may threaten all the work she’s done to build up her career. […]
Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. The featured book this week is Defending Jacob by William Landay Hardcover:432 pages Publisher:Delacorte Press (January 31, 2012) ISBN-10: 0385344228 Source: Publisher (BEA) Every parent likes to believe they know their child: what kind […]
Hardcover:416 pages Publisher:Atlantic Monthly Press (January 3, 2012) ISBN-10: 0802120172 Source: Publisher Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan make quite the dynamic team. The work they’ve done together to put away dangerous criminals makes them the envy of their coworkers. One individual, however, has forever changed & affected their careers, their very […]