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Rating: 3.5/5

An effective crime thriller is one which takes you by surprise, forces you to sit upright and makes you exclaim out loud, ‘OH…NOO….’ (in my case… ;)). 583 more words


The Devotion of Suspect X and Malice

Average Rating : 3.5/5

Normally, in crime investigation novels, it’s always a murder followed by a list of suspects and the detective trying to figure out who the murderer is by various methods- visiting numerous places and questioning potential suspects, taking the reader along with them in their exciting journey. 406 more words


The Listerdale Mystery

The Listerdale Mystery and 11 Short Stories

Rating: 3/5

When I found the hard bound copy of this book in the recent book sale I visited, as much as I was excited, I was equally curious. 538 more words


The Enterprise of England by Ann Swinfen

Against the backdrop of Spain’s designs to conquer England, Kit Alvarez is once again called upon to assist Queen Elizabeth’s spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham.  The Spanish are building an enormous navy and are positioning troops across the channel in The Netherlands.   142 more words

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Ava rinsed her mouth with water as she stared at herself in the mirror. Her large woodsy-green eyes were filling with revenge. How dare you flaunt your unborn baby in my face. 278 more words


The Caribbean Mystery

Rating: 1.5/5

From the day I began my journey reading Agatha Christie’s work, I have felt nothing but awe and admiration for the women. It’s very hard to imagine how that one single mind could weave so many mysteries- each one unique in its own way, each one having a completely different twist. 324 more words


The Silent Twin

Rating: 3.5/5

‘The Silent Twin’ by Caroline Mitchell is the third book in the Jennifer Knight series.  Even though I haven’t read the previous two books, I found this story to be a stand alone. 484 more words