Category Archives: Mystery/Detective

The Widow by Fiona Barton

I always wonder what it must be like to be close to someone under suspicion or investigation for a heinous crime. First there must be the shock of it all, the constant news cycle and the glare of publicity. At … Continue reading

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The Ambassador’s Wife by Jake Needham

There was no doubt that the woman on the bed in the Marriott Hotel in Singapore was dead.  It would take awhile to make any identification, however, since her face had been beaten so badly she was unrecognizable. She was … Continue reading

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Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

On July 20, 1910, two suspects wanted for murder, boarded the SS Montrose in Antwerp.  The ship was bound for Quebec City, Canada and   three hours into the voyage, as Captain Henry George Kendall was making his rounds, he … Continue reading

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