Tag Archives: Mystery

BOOK REVIEW: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Title: The Guest ListAuthor: Lucy FoleyPublication: June 2, 2020Publisher: William MorrowGenre: Psychological Thriller, MysteryPages: 319 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The bride ‧ The plus one ‧ The best man ‧ The wedding planner ‧ The bridesmaid ‧ The body On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two …

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BOOK REVIEW: Aftershock by Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

Title: AftershockAuthor: Judy Melinek; T.J. MitchellPublication: January 19, 2020Publisher: Hanover Square PressGenre(s): Mystery, Thriller, Medical FictionPages: 255 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) There’s a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. So it’s her job to figure …

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BOOK REVIEW: Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner

Title: Before She DisappearedAuthor: Lisa GardnerPublication: January 19, 2021Publisher: DuttonGenre: Thriller, MysteryPages: 395 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will–searching for missing people the world has stopped looking …

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BOOK REVIEW: What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini

Title: What She Found in the WoodsAuthor: Josephine AngeliniPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 385 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Running from a scandal at her New York private school, Magdalena heads to her family home to recover under the radar.Over-medicated and under-confident, she’s fearful she’ll never …

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BOOK REVIEW: When I Was You by Amber Garza

Title: When I Was YouAuthor: Amber GarzaPublication: August 25, 2020Publisher: MIRAGenre: Domestic ThrillersPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) You meets Fatal Attraction in this up-all-night psychological thriller about a lonely empty-nester’s growing obsession with a young mother who shares her name. It all begins on an ordinary fall morning, when Kelly …

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

Title: Little DisastersAuthor: Sarah VaughanPublication: August 18, 2020Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: Domestic ThrillersPages: 448 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A new thought-provoking novel exploring the complexity of motherhood and all that connects and disconnects us. You think you know her…but look a little closer. She is a stay-at-home mother-of-three with boundless reserves of …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Safe Place by Anna Downes

Title: The Safe PlaceAuthor: Anna DownesPublication: July 14, 2020Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: Psychological ThrillerPages: 354 SYNOPSIS (From Goodreads) Emily is a mess. Emily Proudman just lost her acting agent, her job, and her apartment in one miserable day. Emily is desperate. Scott Denny, a successful and charismatic CEO, has a problem …

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso

Title: Little Creeping ThingsAuthor: Chelsea IchasoPublication: June 2, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 237 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When she was a child, Cassidy Pratt accidentally started a fire that killed her neighbor. She’s pretty sure she didn’t mean to do it, and she’d give anything to forget …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Summer I Drowned by Taylor Hale

Title: The Summer I DrownedAuthor: Taylor HalePublication: July 7, 2020Publisher: Wattpad BooksGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Five years after almost drowning, Olivia Cathart returns home to Caldwell Beach determined to face her fears and take some risks―not just by swimming, but by opening her heart. …

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