Category Archives: Thriller

The Girl Who Lived by Christopher Greyson

Faith Winters experienced a trauma no child should ever have to experience. On the weekend of her thirteenth birthday, at her family’s cabin by the lake, someone killed her father, her sister, her best friend and her best friend’s mother. … Continue reading

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His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme MaCrae Burnet

In 1869, in a remote village in Scotland, three people are brutally murdered. Seventeen year old Roderick Macrae is arrested for the brutal murders. This would be an interesting start to any historical novel, but Brunet makes the unique choice … Continue reading

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Artemis by Andy Weir

The Martian was one of my favorite books in 2015, so when I saw Andy Weir had written a new book called Artemis, I was intrigued and a bit uncertain whether it could possibly measure up to his first book. … Continue reading

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Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

I thought I would start out the New Year right with a review on a book by one of my favorite authors-Michael Connelly! There is something about his Bosch series that hits all the right notes of mystery, suspense, police … Continue reading

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The Outsider by Stephen King

Stephen King is both prolific and eclectic. From 11/22/63 which explores the assassination of John F. Kennedy to some of his classic horror stories like The Shining to the The Dark Tower series which is set in a post apocalyptic world, … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn has a reputation for unexpected plot twists, unreliable narrators and surprising characters as in her runaway best seller Gone Girl.  In Sharp Objects, (now a HBO series) which was written prior to Gone Girl, Flynn shows she was … Continue reading

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Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer

If you are like me these have been trying times, politically speaking. That is why I jumped on this book as soon as I heard about it! (Thanks, Marian!) A mystery novel starring Vice President Biden and President Obama? Just … Continue reading

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