Category Archives: Thriller

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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The Moroccan Girl by Charles Cumming

Resurrection was intended to be a non-violent protest movement encouraging ordinary citizens to speak out individually against socially divisive propaganda, a movement that somehow quickly escalates into the most dangerous terrorist organization on three continents.  Anyone with a platform who … 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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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: 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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Mystery Monday: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Today’s Mystery Monday offering is by Ruth Ware, The Woman in Cabin 10, a story of extreme identity theft, full of tension, deception, and betrayal.  This is the first book I’ve read by Ware but it won’t be the last.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

First Chapter, First Paragraph has a new host, I’d Rather Be At The Beach, you can reach 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, Mar. 16/18

Since I last wrote anything on this blog, I’ve searched, found, bought, and moved into a marvellous new condo overlooking the Ottawa River.  And although I haven’t found the time to write, I’ve certainly been reading.  Here’s a sample from … Continue reading

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