Mystery

Book Review – The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

Goodreads Synopsis: College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and… Continue reading Book Review – The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

Mystery · Suspense

Book Review – Until the Day I Die by Emily Carpenter

Goodreads Synopsis: If there’s a healthy way to grieve, Erin Gaines hasn’t found it. After her husband’s sudden death, the runaway success of the tech company they built with their best friends has become overwhelming. Her nerves are frayed, she’s disengaged, and her frustrated daughter, Shorie, is pulling away from her. Maybe Erin’s friends and… Continue reading Book Review – Until the Day I Die by Emily Carpenter

Mystery

Book Review – Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

Goodreads Synopsis: A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun. D.D. Warren arrives on the scene and recognizes the woman–Evie Carter–from a case many years back. Evie’s father was killed in a… Continue reading Book Review – Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

Mystery

Book Review – The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

Goodreads Synopsis: Three years ago, Madison Culver disappeared when her family was choosing a Christmas tree in Oregon’s Skookum National Forest. She would be eight years old now—if she has survived. Desperate to find their beloved daughter, certain someone took her, the Culvers turn to Naomi, a private investigator with an uncanny talent for locating… Continue reading Book Review – The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

Mystery · Short Story

Book Review – The Guy Who Died Twice by Lisa Gardner

Goodreads Synopsis: D. D. Warren was pretty sure she’d seen it all. Then a man walks into police headquarters, attempting desperately to convince the squad that he’s dead. Explaining to him that he’s very much alive, they finally send him on his way . . . and then hours later, he turns up actually dead.… Continue reading Book Review – The Guy Who Died Twice by Lisa Gardner

Mystery

Book Review – The Lost Man by Jane Harper

Goodreads Synopsis: Two brothers meet at the remote fence line separating their cattle farms under the relenting sun of the remote outback. In an isolated part of Western Australia, they are each other’s nearest neighbor, their homes three hours’ drive apart. They are at the stockman’s grave, a landmark so old that no one can… Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Man by Jane Harper

Crime Fiction · Mystery

Book Review – No Mercy by Joanna Schaffhausen

  Goodreads Synopsis: Police officer Ellery Hathaway is on involuntary leave from her job because she shot a murderer in cold blood and refuses to apologize for it. Forced into group therapy for victims of violent crime, Ellery immediately finds higher priorities than “getting in touch with her feelings.” For one, she suspects a fellow… Continue reading Book Review – No Mercy by Joanna Schaffhausen

Crime Fiction · Mystery

Book Review – Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

Goodreads Synopsis: Renée Ballard is working the night beat again, and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but then checks into the… Continue reading Book Review – Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

Fiction · Mystery

Book Review – You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart

Goodreads Synopsis: Jessica Chamberlain, newly separated and living with her two sons in a small Iowa town, can’t believe that a tragedy in another state could have anything to do with her. But when her phone rings one quiet morning, her world is shattered. As she tries to pick up the pieces and make sense… Continue reading Book Review – You Were Always Mine by Nicole Baart

Mystery

Book Review – The Camel Club by David Baldacci

Goodreads Synopsis: Existing at the fringes of Washington D.C., the Club consists of four eccentric members. Led by a mysterious man know as “Oliver Stone,” they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government to discover the “truth” behind the country’s actions. Their efforts bear little fruit — until the group witnesses a… Continue reading Book Review – The Camel Club by David Baldacci