‘The Last Widow’ Preys On Our Greatest Fears [REVIEW]

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If they get their hands on her work, everyone is doomed. (Photo courtesy Canva)

A baffling abduction. A disastrous explosion. A vicious foe. If an investigator and his medical examiner girlfriend can’t solve this case in time, America’s death toll will climb exponentially. And in Karin Slaughter’s terrifying new thriller, The Last Widow, we all have skin in the game.  Read more of this post

‘Rage of Angels’ is a High-Stakes Game Where Redemption is the Ultimate Prize [REVIEW]

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Jennifer Parker heads to the big city to practice law like her father. (Photo courtesy Canva)

An idealistic lawyer. An ambitious politician. An enigmatic kingpin. When three of the world’s biggest power players face off in a dangerous game of love, secrets, and greed, no one is safe. Who will come out on top? And who will pay the ultimate price for success? Find out in Sidney Sheldon’s dazzling bestseller, Rage of Angels.  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

Heather Gudenkauf’s ‘Before She Was Found’ Proves the Need to Pick Our Friends Wisely [REVIEW]

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A slumber party game has dangerous consequences in Heather Gudenkauf’s Before She Was Found. (Photo by Barta IV, Flickr)

Three young girlfriends. A sinister obsession. A chilling crime that rocks a quiet community to its core. In Heather Gudenkauf’s Before She Was Found, discover how some friendships prove treacherous.  Read more of this post

Explore the Hidden Fears that Make Us Human in ‘Beautiful Bad’ [REVIEW]

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How could the perfect marriage go so horribly wrong? (Photo by Vee, Flickr)

There are so many things that make Maddie afraid. And yet, that isn’t the face she shows to the public. Most people look at her husband and child and think she has the perfect life. Yet perfection is usually only in the eye of the beholder. After all, even the most precious gems are liable to crack under the right amount of pressure. Find out what makes Maddie go off the rails in Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad.  Read more of this post