Genre: Thriller

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Mar 20
The Searcher by Christopher Morgan Jones (review)

The Searcher by Christopher Morgan Jones (review)

I stopped reading this book on page 213.   I haven’t read anything by this author before, but once I got past the confusing first part of the book the pages sped by. The very beginning is a little confusing because the main character keeps flashing between present time, and something that happened in the past. It later turns out that past was only a few days at the most, previous to the main part of the book. But while we were jumping back and forth, it was hard to tell what was supposed to be the ‘current’ time. I… Read more »

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Oct 28
Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #18) by Victoria Thompson (review)

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue (Gaslight Mystery #18) by Victoria Thompson (review)

I haven’t read any of the other books in this series. But I wasn’t lost at all while reading this one. I really liked Maeve. Some of the things she thought made me wonder what her life had been like before she became a nursemaid. But I’m guessing that was explained in one or more of the previous books. Her interactions with Una and Gino made me laugh more than once. I didn’t care for Una one bit. But I liked Gino and the Deckers. It amused me how Mrs. Decker poked her nose into various investigative things, and tried… Read more »

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Oct 31
Trick or Treat by Richie Tankersley Cusick (review)

Trick or Treat by Richie Tankersley Cusick (review)

  “Trick or treat, trick or treat, candy is dandy, but murder is sweet.” This has all the hallmarks of a good scary story. Creepy house, a secret that the whole town knows and that the main character doesn’t. Mysterious phone calls, Halloween right around the corner. Some of the book will seem cliched now, but you need to remember this was published back in 1989 when most of this was new and fresh. It’s still a sufficiently chilling read for this time of year. I’d love to be able to explore this house, in daylight, without someone wanting me… Read more »

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