A Nice Debut Mystery: “The Last Place You Look” By Kristen Lepionka

The Last Place You Look is not the first mystery venture by Kristen Lepionka. Her (short story) writing has been selected over the years for publications such as Shotgun Honey, and Black Elephant. But now with her new debut suspense novel, she has joined the crowd of mystery novelists. What caught our attention first about this…

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Great Historical Suspense: “The Amber Shadows” By Lucy Ribchester

The talented Scottish author Lucy Ribchester surprised us with her new historical suspense novel The Amber Shadows and we think many crime fiction and mystery book fans will feel the same. The book is a stunning mystery set during the dangerous days of World War II, and takes the readers inside Bletchley Park, where the female lead…

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“Antisocial” By Jillian Blake Is A Relevant Thriller For Today’s Digital Lifestyle

“Antisocial“, the debut work of Jillian Blake, is about the risks of what could go wrong in today’s world where people share their personal information and stories online. It poses the great question that many should think about: “What if your greatest secrets become public?” The book tells the story of a group of students…

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“The Roanoke Girls” By Amy Engel Is A Captivating Suspense Story

The Roanoke Girls, the new suspense novel by Amy Engel, is one of those captivating stories which make you ask for more from this talented author. As a child, Engel spent summers visiting her grandparents in the small Kansas town where her mother was raised. She was always intrigued by the tension between the town’s…

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Alexandra Burt Crafts An Atmospheric Story In “The Good Daughter”

The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt is the sort of the novel which stands out in a crowded field, combining pulse-quickening action sequences with deeply felt, acutely insightful ruminations on the psychology of her characters. Burt’s first novel, Remember Mia struck a chord with readers and reviewers alike when it came out last year: Oprah.com…

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New In Suspense: The Darkest Corners By Kara Thomas

Kara Thomas has written for everything from her high school newspaper to Warner Brothers Television. She is a true crime addict who lives on Long Island and her new debut The Darkest Corners, will delight those mystery writers who love plots such as Pretty Little Liars and Dark Places. A Brief Summary:  There are ghosts around every…

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Top 10 Mystery Books that Everyone Talked About in 2015

Now that 2015 is over, it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the most sensational books of 2015 in the genre of mystery: The least this can do is to add some great titles to your list of “To-Read Next”. That was the main motivation behind our newly compiled…

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New standalone thriller: Blackout By David Rosenfelt

Suspense writer David Rosenfelt just released a new standalone thriller which is as good as his popular Andy Carpenter lawyer-sleuth series. Blackout, has an absorbing plot and it is a definitely recommended one. A Brief Summary:  New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock has been after infamous criminal Nicholas Bennett for years. When Bennett kills someone…

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A Remarkable Debut: “The Other Typist” By Suzanne Rindell

Suzanne Rindell is a doctoral student in American modernist literature at Rice University and lives in New York City. As part of her dissertation on women in the Victorian era, she came up with the idea of writing a suspense novel happening in 1920s New York and a female protagonist. The Other Typist is the…

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Review: “Dangerous Refuge” By Elizabeth Lowell

Elizabeth Lowell, the author behind Dangerous Refuge, is one of the old-timers in the mystery space: She has more than thirty million books in print, including many historical romance and contemporary romance novels. She has been writing since 1982 and in 1989 became an innovator in the field of romantic suspense. She has over fifty books…

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Review of Pocket Thriller: “The Money Kill” By Katia Lief

Katia Lief, author of The Money Kill, is a popular author among the suspense readers and powerhouse name in the thriller space: She first introduced readers to her protagonist, former New York City police detective turned Brooklyn private investigator Karin Schaeffer and her husband Mac MacLeary in You Are Next and Vanishing Girls. The Money…

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