Why Haven’t Sophie Hannah’s ‘Perfect Little Children’ Ever Grown Up? [REVIEW]

Blonde brother and sister
How can two children possibly look exactly the same when 12 years have passed? (Photo courtesy Canva)

She was just fulfilling her typical soccer mom duties the day she came across her former BFF. She didn’t intend to snoop. But what she saw stopped her in her tracks. After all, it had been more than a decade since they’d seen each other. How was it possible that absolutely nothing had changed? Follow Sophie Hannah down the rabbit hole to find out in her newest mystery, Perfect Little Children.

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Meet Inspector Arkady Renko in Martin Cruz Smith’s Masterpiece, ‘Gorky Park’ [REVIEW]

Gorky Park, 1982

Pond in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, 1982 (Photo by RIA Novosti archive, image #510373 / Valeriy Shustov / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0)

A public venue. Three unidentified bodies. One determined investigator. Can one man solve a complicated case when no one in his own government wants him to do so? Find out in Martin Cruz Smith’s dazzling thriller, Gorky Park.  Read more of this post

‘Daddy’s Gone A Hunting’ Reminds Us Why Mary Higgins Clark is the Queen of Suspense [REVIEW]

Firemen hosing down a fire

When a furniture factory burns to the ground, everyone seems to be a suspect in Mary Higgins Clark’s Daddy’s Gone A Hunting. (Photo courtesy Canva)

When a blaze wipes out a furniture business, investigators try to figure out who is to blame. Is it the owner’s daughter? An embittered former employee? A homeless veteran? Or perhaps the owner himself? There’s no shortage of suspects in Mary Higgins Clark’s Daddy’s Gone A Hunting. But which one of them actually did it? Find out in this riveting whodunnit from the Queen of Suspense! Read more of this post

Kayte Nunn’s ‘The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant’ is an Uplifting yet Heartbreaking American Debut [REVIEW]

Letter and pearls

Love never dies when it is expressed in a letter. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A committed woman. A young scientist. Discover the trove of letters that binds them together across the chasm of time that separates them in Kayte Nunn’s intriguing new novel, The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant. Read more of this post

Lucy Foley’s ‘The Hunting Party’ Reminds Us Why We Fell in Love with the Mystery Genre To Begin With [REVIEW]

Scotland snow

It starts as a gathering of old friends. It ends with a deadly game. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Nine friends. An idyllic vacation. One vindictive killer. A friendly reunion becomes a holiday nightmare in Lucy Foley’s delicious new mystery, The Hunting Party. Read more of this post