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

Secrets Abound in Colleen Coble’s ‘One Little Lie’ [REVIEW]

Pelican

Welcome to Colleen Coble’s Pelican Harbor, a tranquil—and deadly—spot to call home. (Photo courtesy Canva).

Pelican Harbor is a picturesque little community. It doesn’t seem possible that anything bad could ever happen here. But vice happens where you least expect it. Yet murders are on the rise and the new sheriff in town must catch a killer to prove her mettle in One Little Lie, the debut novel in Colleen Coble’s latest series. Read more of this post

Old Friends Reunite for ‘A Bitter Feast’ in Deborah Crombie’s Latest [REVIEW]

Small town in the hills

Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are ready for a relaxing weekend in Deborah Crombie’s A Bitter Feast. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Wealthy friends, a charming village, and tasty eats come together in Deborah Crombie’s addictive new cozy mystery, A Bitter Feast. Here a fluke accident and possible murder mar what should be a thoroughly enchanting getaway for two of England’s best crime solvers and their family.  Read more of this post

Justice Gets A New Look in Claire O’Dell’s ‘The Hound of Justice’ [REVIEW]

Dr. Janet Watson

Dr. Watson has a new look in Claire O’Dell’s new take on the classic series. (Photo by Stéphanie Vaudry, Flickr)

America is at war with itself. Racial tensions are higher than ever. And the longtime sidekick to one of fiction’s greatest sleuths is now the female protagonist in Claire O’Dell’s futuristic re-imagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant Sherlock Holmes stories. Except in The Hound of Justice, that legendary series has been turned on its head.  Read more of this post