Category Archives: Mystery

Mystery Monday Meme: 1st to Die by James Patterson (with Maxine Paetro)

I can’t believe this is the first book I’ve read by James Patterson, he’s such a prolific writer, but I’m glad I’ve finally got around to it.  Today’s Monday Mystery is 1st to Die, the beginning of the Women’s Murder Club … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Today’s Monday Mystery is Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie. While movies have been made of this and other Christie novels, it’s definitely worth a read — her books are not the most read of all time except for … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday Meme: The Final Detail by Harlan Coben

This week’s Monday Mystery is the first book I’ve read by Harlan Coben.  I bought 2 of his books at a discount store for reading on vacation but didn’t get around to it until this week.  The hero of the … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday Meme: The Fix by David Baldacci

Today’s Mystery is the third in Baldacci‘s The Memory Man series and the first I’ve read.  It can easily be read as a standalone but now that I’ve read it, I want to go back and read the first two … Continue reading

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The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley

The Shadowy Horses is a modern-day historical fiction mystery set in north-western Scotland.  It takes place mostly at an archaeological dig which, in addition to the mysterious title, was a huge draw for me.  When friend Adrian Sutton-Clarke encourages archaeologist … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

First Chapter, First Paragraph is hosted by I’d Rather Be At The Beach —  you can reach it here.  Easy to participate.  Include your book title and author, a picture of the cover, and quote the first (or first two) paragraph(s) … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf, May 10th, 2019

Here are some more books I have read in recent months but not written reviews of as of yet. Perhaps you have read some of them or have been meaning to read them.  Maybe you’ve never heard of them.  See … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday Meme: Camino Island by John Grisham

Today’s mystery is Camino Island by John Grisham, a complicated look at the underground buying and selling of stolen first editions and manuscripts.  It begins with the theft of 5 priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts from Princeton University’s Firestone Library … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Today’s Mystery Monday offering is by Ruth Ware, The Lying Game.  The last time I published a Monday mystery was about 9 months ago and it was also by Ruth Ware — The Woman in Cabin 10, which I recommended … Continue reading

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Justice Delivered by Patricia Bradley

I received a free copy of this book from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, in exchange for an honest review. Justice Delivered is Bradley’s 4th book in her Memphis Cold Case series.  The plot features a realistic situation that … Continue reading

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