Review: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P. D. James

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: As the acknowledged 'Queen of Crime', P. D. James was frequently commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a special short story for Christmas. Four of the best of these have been drawn from the archives and published here. P. D. James's prose illuminates each of these perfectly formed stories, making them ideal … Continue reading Review: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P. D. James

Review: In a Cottage In a Wood by Cass Green

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis A strange encounter Neve comes across a troubled woman called Isabelle on Waterloo Bridge late one night. Isabelle forces a parcel into Neve’s hands and jumps to her death in the icy Thames below. An unexpected gift Two weeks later, as Neve’s wreck of a life in London collapses, an unexpected lifeline falls … Continue reading Review: In a Cottage In a Wood by Cass Green

Review: I’m Travelling Alone by Samuel Bjork

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: When the body of a young girl is found hanging from a tree, the only clue the police have is an airline tag around her neck. It reads ‘I’m travelling alone’. In response, police investigator Holger Munch is immediately charged with assembling a special homicide unit. But to complete the team, he must … Continue reading Review: I’m Travelling Alone by Samuel Bjork

Review: The Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: MEMORIES CAN BE DEADLY A brutal murder It’s been thirty years since Professor Weider was found dead in his stately home. With little evidence to convict a suspect, the case has never been solved. A buried mystery Now, a partial manuscript has been discovered that reveals three people were at the house that … Continue reading Review: The Book of Mirrors by E.O. Chirovici

Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY? I just can't understand how someone like him could do something like that. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, it hasn't rained in small country town Kiewarra for two years. Tensions in the community become unbearable when three members of the Hadler family … Continue reading Review: The Dry by Jane Harper

Mary Rose by Geoffrey Girard

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Mary Rose Moreland and Simon Blake are the perfect couple: successful young professionals in Philadelphia, attractive, madly in love, and ready to start a life together. When they travel to England for Simon to ask her parents' permission to marry Mary Rose, he learns an unsettling secret: Mary Rose disappeared when she was … Continue reading Mary Rose by Geoffrey Girard

Review: The Dying Game by Åsa Avdic

⭐⭐ Synopsis: On the remote island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a 48-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees, and a secret that haunts her. Her assignment is to stage her own death and then … Continue reading Review: The Dying Game by Åsa Avdic