Thriller Thursday (4/30/20)

This #thrillerThursday features the second cozy Cookie House Mystery, where star pastry chef and amateur sleuth Kate McGuire must push aside all the steaming cookies on her plate and help her best friend being framed for murder. SUGAR AND VICE: A Cookie House Mystery by Eve Calder “Kate McGuire, who left a hectic life (and […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/23/20)

A thrilling and haunting Gothic tale, and a perfect life torn apart by secrets–both in this thriller Thursday. YOU LET ME IN by Camilla Bruce 2 starred reviews! “The disappearance of 74-year-old British romance novelist Cassandra Tipp from her home propels Bruce’s exceptional debut… Bruce is especially good at raising goosebumps. Fans of Sarah Pinborough […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/9/20)

A snarky new series from Darynda Jones & a spooky look-alike in The Scottish Bookshop Mystery series make up this thriller Thursday. A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE by Darynda Jones A LibraryReads pick! “Jones introduces a sexy, funny, tough new heroine in Sunshine Vicram, the police chief of Del Sol, New Mexico…Compelling characters and a […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/2/20)

A cozy mystery set in Nashville’s real estate world + the search for a missing child opens the door to a whole new world of secrets = this thriller Thursday. DEAD IN THE DOORWAY: A House-Flipper Mystery by Diane Kelly Following DEAD AS A DOOR KNOCKER, Whitney Whitaker scores the perfect piece of real estate […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/26/20)

Detective Buck Schatz is back with a look into his past (including a serial killer and death row!), and a former cop and his loyal German Shepherd form a new investigative team–both in this thriller Thursday. RUNNING OUT OF ROAD: A Buck Schatz Mystery by Daniel Friedman 2 starred reviews! “Facing the inevitable decline of […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/19/20)

This thriller Thursday takes us to the English countryside of Cornwall for a chilling, modern gothic novel filled with secrets, hidden identities, and a tragic legacy. THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR by Rebecca James This psychological suspense alternates between past and present, beginning in 1947 when a governess taking care of twins finds haunting and […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/12/20)

A town where people with dark pasts come to disappear + a magician linked to three murders is nowhere to be found + a missing troubled musician = this thriller Thursday. GONE BY MIDNIGHT by Candice Fox “Fox ramps up the suspense, leading to a climactic scene in a crocodile-infested swamp. Compelling plot aside, it’s […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/27/20)

From precious relics falling into the wrong hands to a dinner party gone wrong–welcome to #ThrillerThursday. THE WARSAW PROTOCOL by Steve Berry “With his 15th Cotton Malone novel (after 2019’s THE MALTA EXCHANGE), bestseller Berry once again shows there’s no working author more skilled at combining thrilling adventure with engrossing historical detail…If only textbooks were […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/20/20)

In today’s #ThrillerThursday spotlight, Victorian gentleman and amateur sleuth Charles Lenox is back in the third and final book in a prequel trilogy, ready to face his toughest case yet: a murder with not one single clue. THE LAST PASSENGER: A Charles Lenox Mystery by Charles Finch London, 1855. A young and eager Charles Lenox […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/13/20)

A crime shared on social media + family lies and a 40-year-old cold case–welcome to #ThrillerThursday! THE ABSOLUTION by Yrsa Sigurdardottir “In Sigurdardóttir’s stellar third Children’s House thriller (after 2019’s THE RECKONING), Freyja, a frustrated child psychologist, joins forces with Huldar, a problem-ridden Reykjavík police detective, to try to catch a serial killer…This heart-wrenching story […]

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