Margot Livesey’s ‘Mercury’ is the Story of Us [REVIEW]

Woman connecting with horse

When Viv meets a horse named Mercury, all her old dreams suddenly seem tangible. (Photo by Anne Worner, Flickr)

Two people, one horse, and a decision that changes their lives forever. In Margot Livesey’s Mercury, a married couple realizes that perception is everything and sometimes life changes seemingly overnight simply because we failed to listen. Read more of this post

Ace Atkins Ignites Boston In ‘Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn’ [REVIEW]

Warehouse fire

Will Spenser be able to find out who is burning down Boston? Find out in ROBERT B. PARKER’S SLOW BURN by Ace Atkins. (Photo by Mikhail Kryshen, Flickr)

Robert B. Parker’s iconic Boston based private investigator, Spenser, is back and snarkier than ever in Slow Burn. When an old church is torched in the South End, three firefighters are killed in the blaze and Captain Jack McGee wants answers. But the church was just the beginning, and soon a rash of fires engulfs Boston, and neither the cops or the arson unit are able to turn up any viable leads. So McGee enlists the P.I.’s help, and together with Hawk, Sixkill, and the sultry Susan, Spenser starts his own investigation off the books, rattling cages and earning himself even more enemies than usual. But will he identify the culprit before it is too late? Read more of this post

Tess Gerritsen’s ‘Die Again’ Is A Satisfying Page Turner

Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen (Photo by Leonardo Cendamo, Blackarchives)

Whether you are a longtime reader of Tess Gerritsen or are new to her work, Die Again is an enjoyable, fast-paced mystery which spans continents. Read more of this post