Historical Fiction · Mystery

Book Review – The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

Goodreads Synopsis: Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship… Continue reading Book Review – The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

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Book Review – Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Goodreads Synopsis: When five colleagues are forced to go on a corporate retreat in the wilderness, they reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking down the muddy path. But one of the women doesn’t come out of the woods. And each of her companions tells a slightly different story about what happened. Federal Police… Continue reading Book Review – Force of Nature by Jane Harper

Historical Fiction · Mystery

Book Review – Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Ryhs

Goodreads Synopsis: 1939: Europe is on the brink of war when young Lily Shepherd boards an ocean liner in Essex, bound for Australia. She is ready to start anew, leaving behind the shadows in her past. The passage proves magical, complete with live music, cocktails, and fancy dress balls. With stops at exotic locations along… Continue reading Book Review – Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Ryhs

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Book Review – When You Disappeared by John Marrs

Goodreads Synopsis: When Catherine wakes up alone one morning, she thinks her husband has gone for a run before work. But Simon never makes it to the office. His running shoes are by the front door. Nothing is missing—except him. Catherine knows Simon must be in trouble. He wouldn’t just leave her. He wouldn’t leave… Continue reading Book Review – When You Disappeared by John Marrs

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Book Review – End Game by David Baldacci

Goodreads Synopsis: Will Robie and Jessica Reel are two of the most lethal people alive. They’re the ones the government calls in when the utmost secrecy is required to take out those who plot violence and mass destruction against the United States. And through every mission, one man has always had their backs: their handler,… Continue reading Book Review – End Game by David Baldacci

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Book Review – The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

Goodreads Synopsis: Ellery Hathaway knows a thing or two about serial killers, but not through her police training. She’s an officer in sleepy Woodbury, MA, where a bicycle theft still makes the newspapers. No one there knows she was once victim number seventeen in the grisly story of serial killer Francis Michael Coben. The only… Continue reading Book Review – The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

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Book Review – Origin by Dan Brown

Goodreads Synopsis: Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have… Continue reading Book Review – Origin by Dan Brown

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Book Review – Last Breath by Robert Bryndza

Here are my reviews of the first three books in this series. Book One: The Girl in the Ice Book Two: The Night Stalker Book Three: Dark Water Goodreads Synopsis: When the tortured body of a young woman is found in a dumpster, her eyes swollen shut and her clothes soaked with blood, Detective Erika… Continue reading Book Review – Last Breath by Robert Bryndza

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Book Review – All the Wicked Girls by Chris Whitaker

Goodreads Synopsis: Everyone loves Summer Ryan. A model student and musical prodigy, she’s a ray of light in the struggling small town of Grace, Alabama – especially compared to her troubled sister, Raine. Then Summer goes missing. Grace is already simmering, and with this new tragedy the police have their hands full keeping the peace.… Continue reading Book Review – All the Wicked Girls by Chris Whitaker

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Book Review – The Weight of Lies by Emily Carpenter

Goodreads Synopsis: Reformed party girl Meg Ashley leads a life of privilege, thanks to a bestselling horror novel her mother wrote decades ago. But Meg knows that the glow of their very public life hides a darker reality of lies, manipulation, and the heartbreak of her own solitary childhood. Desperate to break free of her… Continue reading Book Review – The Weight of Lies by Emily Carpenter