Category: Mystery/Thriller

  • My Lovely Wife

    My Lovely Wife

    This book was a roller coaster of emotions.   I wanted to read it based on the “Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith” description I was seeing everywhere but I have to say that it didn’t feel like either of those to me.  While there is murder and a husband and wife dynamic, this book felt […]

  • 1st To Die

    1st To Die

    This was my first time reading a James Patterson book and I chose the first in the Women’s Murder Club series because I had heard good things about it and Patterson actually wrote this book himself.   (He is notorious for only writing a fraction of his books and writing outlines he gives to his co-authors […]

  • Presumed Innocent

    Presumed Innocent

    It took me a while to write this review because my feelings on this book are so conflicted. On one hand, I thought this was a well-crafted legal thriller that kept me guessing but the misogyny and racism that was rampant throughout the book was hard to take.  I had to remind myself that this […]

  • Crocodile on the Sandbank

    Crocodile on the Sandbank

    This is a book that I have seen appear on many “best of” lists in the past and has been on my radar for a while. While I enjoyed the book as a whole, I thought the start was slow and the writing style took some getting used to.