Elly Griffiths’ Dr. Ruth Galloway Faces ‘The Locked Room’ Mystery in Pandemic Era Norfolk [REVIEW]

Augustine Steward House in Norwich, UK
The Augustine Steward House is only one landmark readers will visit in Elly Griffiths’ The Locked Room. (Photo courtesy Canva)

As an archaeologist and educator, Dr. Ruth Galloway has enough to contend with. As she juggles cantankerous colleagues, peculiar students, and the daunting task of sorting through her deceased mother’s belongings, she doesn’t need a pandemic to complicate life any further.

When it seems like lockdown will keep her and DCI Harry Nelson apart, a baffling rash of seemingly unrelated suicides throws them together once again. But how can they crack the case when the world they know is turned topsy turvy and it is ill advised to leave the house? Find out in Elly Griffiths’ brilliant new mystery, The Locked Room.

Read more of this post

Even Alfred Hitchcock Would Have Loved Sharon Sala’s ‘The Missing Piece’ [REVIEW]

Motorcycle on road
A private detective must solve a puzzle if it is the last thing he ever does in Sharon Sala’s The Missing Piece. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A prominent businessman vanishes. His company is on the verge of collapse. And there is only one man who can get at the truth. But will he be able to do so before someone silences him forever? Find out in Sharon Sala’s first novel in the Jigsaw Files, The Missing Piece.

Read more of this post

‘The Stranger Game’ Is Familiar and Terrifying [REVIEW]

Shadow

Following others isn’t something people are just doing online anymore in Peter Gadol’s The Stranger Game. (Photo by Parth Patel, Flickr)

When a woman’s boyfriend vanishes, she starts looking for clues to his whereabouts in the most peculiar of places as she gets caught up in a voyeuristic new pastime in Peter Gadol’s The Stranger Game, an eerie new novel that will have you looking over your shoulder from now on.
Read more of this post

Family Comes First at ‘The House at Saltwater Point’ [REVIEW]

Hand disappearing into the sea

When her sister vanishes off her boat without a trace, everyone is a suspect in Colleen Coble’s The House at Saltwater Point. (Photo by Robert Couse-Baker, Flickr)

What was supposed to be a night out on the town with her sister turns into one woman’s nightmare as she discovers her sibling’s boat sprayed with blood. Who would want her sister dead? Will she ever discover the truth? Find out in Colleen Coble’s latest novel, The House at Saltwater Point.  Read more of this post

A Stubborn Cowboy Holds the Key to Ending a Bride’s Worst Nightmare in B.J. Daniels’ ‘Rancher’s Dream’ [REVIEW]

Hawk Cahill

He may have lost her once, but Hawk Cahill is one stubborn cowboy. Meet him in B.J. Daniels’ Rancher’s Dream. (Photo courtesy HQN)

A second chance at love draws an unsuspecting bride into a dangerous labyrinth of deceit and treachery in the sixth volume of B.J. Daniels’ suspenseful Montana Cahills series, Rancher’s Dream. 
Read more of this post