Category: Mystery/Thriller

  • The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

    The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

    Title: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories Author: P.D. James Release Date: October 6, 2016 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery Sub-Genre: Christmas, Short Stories Rating: Read-A-Likes: Summary: The newly appointed Sgt. Dalgliesh is drawn into a case that is “pure Agatha Christie.” . . . A “pedantic, respectable, censorious” clerk’s secret taste for pornography is only […]

  • Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen

    Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen

    Title: Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen Author: Vicki Delany Release Date: November 3, 215 Format: Mass Market Paperback Genre: Mystery Sub-Genre: Christmas, Cozy Rating: Read-A-Likes: Summary: In Rudolph, New York, it’s Christmastime all year long. But this December, while the snow-lined streets seem merry and bright, a murder is about to ruin everyone’s holiday cheer… As […]

  • Eight Perfect Murders

    Eight Perfect Murders

    Title: Eight Perfect Murders Author: Peter Swanson Series: N/A Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020 Format:  Hardcover Genre: Mystery Sub Genre(s): N/A Summary: Years ago, bookseller and mystery aficionado Malcolm Kershaw compiled a list of the genre’s most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack—which he titled “Eight Perfect Murders”—chosen from among the best of […]

  • State of Terror

    State of Terror

    I’m a huge Louise Penny fan (both of her writing and of her!) so when I heard she was not only writing a book outside of her Inspector Gamache series, but her co-author was Hillary Clinton, I was excited. I assumed I would like the book but how would her writing translate from a cozy […]

  • The Hunting Party

    The Hunting Party

    Lucy Foley is an author that checks out very well at my library and her books receive good reviews, but I’ve never had the chance to read one of her books, so I was excited when a book club I was leading chose “The Hunting Party” as their latest pick to discuss.  The premise to […]