Category Archives: Detective novel

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

Two strangers, a man and a woman, meet in an airport bar and begin a conversation. When their flight is called they realize they are on the same flight and adjust their seating assignments so they can sit together on … Continue reading

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The Trespasser by Tana French

If you have not yet read Tana French you are missing out on something quite amazing. Considered by the Washington Post to be “one of the most important crime novelists to emerge in the last ten years,” French’s novels are … Continue reading

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Under The Harrow by Flynn Berry

Nora was looking forward to visiting her sister. It had been a while since they had seen each other, and Nora is excited to tell Rachel about the artist’s residency she has received starting in the middle of January. Rachel … Continue reading

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Books to Read For An Alaskan Cruise: Part Two

To my surprise there are a lot of books written about or set in Alaska, which just goes to show how narrow my reading habits must be! For several years I have been trying to get out of my comfort … Continue reading

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Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman

I think at some point in their lives everyone has wanted to be an FBI agent-at least I have! But it is the romanticized version that we see on TV or in the movies that attracts us, not the drudgery … Continue reading

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The Devils of Cardona by Matthew Carr

History repeats itself.  Which is why, I think I am drawn to historical fiction. It illuminates past human experience in a way that even those who are not historians can understand and appreciate our historical antecedents.  Of course you cannot … Continue reading

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Redemption Road by John Hart

John Hart is a damn good author! The fact that he won back to back Edgar Awards, the only author to do so, should have clued me in, but now after having read two of his books, I know I … Continue reading

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