Genre: Mystery & Detective


Book Review: The Wych Elm by Tana French

Book Review: The Wych Elm by Tana French

March 28, 2019 Book review 2 ★★★★

This review for The Wych Elm by Tana French might sound a bit disjointed. I’m a HUGE Tana French fangirl, and I’ll chat all night about her characters, the moral dilemmas they face, and her GORGEOUS writing. But I simultaneously enjoyed this book, while also feeling a bit deflated after reading… Read more »

Blog Tour : Where She Lies by Michael Scanlon

Blog Tour : Where She Lies by Michael Scanlon

February 12, 2019 Book review 2 ★★★★

Well when I heard that Where She Lies by Michael Scanlon was the start of new gripping Irish Detective series, I knew that was a blog tour I HAD to join.  Thanks Bookouture for making my wish happen. First Line of Where She Lies by Michael Scanlon “She cursed herself for having agreed to… Read more »

Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

November 16, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★½

Heads up to all fans of police procedural thrillers, Sarah Bailey is the new author in town, and she is one to watch!  I saw The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey by Instagram a few times, and it caught my eye with its intruguing tagline “A town of secrets waiting to… Read more »

Book Review: One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley

Book Review: One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley

June 2, 2017 Book review 6 ★★★★

One Bad Turn by Sinead Crowley is a deceptively twisty book, which I raced though eager to puzzle it all out.  And of course I was racing against the mind of Claire Boyle, the detective sergeant whose mind was also racing and her sleuthing skills quickly outpaced me.  I loved… Read more »

Book Review: Tattletale by Sarah J. Naughton

Book Review: Tattletale by Sarah J. Naughton

May 29, 2017 Book review 3 ★★★★

Two very, very different women star in Tattletale by Sarah J. Naughton. Both have suffered through miserable childhoods. One fell in love with her neighbour, the other fell in love with her career. And now they meet, after a shocking moment of violence that ricochets through both their lives, and… Read more »

Book Review: Home by Harlan Coben

Book Review: Home by Harlan Coben

December 7, 2016 Book review 5 ★★★★

Home is where the heart is.  And The Mryon Bolitar series has my heart, and has had it for years.  So I couldn’t wait to read Home by Harlan Coben to see what craziness the gang were battling nowadays. My Thoughts on Home by Harlan Coben I won’t lie, this… Read more »

Book Review: The Trespasser by Tana French

Book Review: The Trespasser by Tana French

October 20, 2016 Book review 13 ★★★★★

In a gritlit genre full of police procedural novels, Tana French’s books shine bright like diamonds.  They are not cheap imitations like so many others out there instead her talented writing showcases her novels as the real deal.  If you want clever, insightful crime fiction, then Tana is your author. First Line of The… Read more »