Category: murder mystery

Dark Secrets by Sally Rigby

Dark Secrets: A Cavendish & Walker Novel – Book 11 An uninvited guest…a deadly secret….and a terrible crime. When a well-loved family of five are found dead sitting around their dining table with an untouched meal in front of them, it sends shockwaves throughout the community. Was it a murder suicide, or was someone else involved?   #DarkSecrets @SallyRigby4 #CavendishandWalker Zooloo’s Book Tours @zooloo2008 #ZooloosBookTours #blogtour … Read More Dark Secrets by Sally Rigby

Cold As Hell by Lilja Sigurðardóttir

With rights sold in 14 countries, Cold as Hell is the first in the riveting, atmospheric and beautifully plotted five-book series. An Áróra Investigation, from one of Iceland’s bestselling crime writers. Estranged sisters Áróra and Ísafold live in different countries, and are not on speaking terms. When their mother loses contact with Ísafold, Áróra reluctantly returns to Iceland to look for her. But she … Read More Cold As Hell by Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Black Reed Bay by Rod Reynolds

When a young woman makes a distressing middle-of-the-night call to 911, apparently running for her life in a quiet, exclusive beachside neighbourhood, miles from her home, everything suggests a domestic incident. Except no one has seen her since, and something doesn’t sit right with the officers at Hampstead County PD. With multiple suspects and witnesses throwing up startling inconsistencies, and interference from the top … Read More Black Reed Bay by Rod Reynolds

I Have Something To Tell You by Susan Lewis

High-flying lawyer Jessica Wells has it all. A successful career, loving husband Tom and a family she adores. But one case – and one client – will put all that at risk. Edward Blake. An ordinary life turned upside down – or a man who quietly watched television while his wife was murdered upstairs? With more questions than answers and a case too knotted … Read More I Have Something To Tell You by Susan Lewis

A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

‘What is wrong with you?’ Laura has spent most of her life being judged. She’s seen as hot-tempered, troubled, a loner. Some even call her dangerous. Miriam knows that just because Laura is witnessed leaving the scene of a horrific murder with blood on her clothes, that doesn’t mean she’s a killer. Bitter experience has taught her how easy it is to get caught in the … Read More A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #17) by Louise Penny

You’re a coward. Time and again, as the New Year approaches, that charge is leveled against Armand Gamache. It starts innocently enough. While the residents of the Québec village of Three Pines take advantage of the deep snow to ski and toboggan, to drink hot chocolate in the bistro and share meals together, the Chief Inspector finds his holiday with his family interrupted by … Read More The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #17) by Louise Penny

The Dark by Emma Haughton

ONE DEAD BODYTWELVE SUSPECTSTWENTY-FOUR-HOUR DARKNESS In the most inhospitable environment – cut off from the rest of the world – there’s a killer on the loose. A&E doctor Kate North has been knocked out of her orbit by a personal tragedy. So when she’s offered the chance to be an emergency replacement at the UN research station in Antarctica, she jumps at the chance. … Read More The Dark by Emma Haughton

Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena

In this family, everyone is keeping secrets – even the dead.In the quiet, wealthy enclave of Brecken Hill, an older couple is brutally murdered hours after a tense Easter dinner with their three adult children. Who, of course, are devastated. #NotAHappyFamily @sharilapena @annecater @RandomTTours #RandomThingsTours Or are they? They each stand to inherit millions. They were never a happy family, thanks to their vindictive father and … Read More Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena

Girls Who Lie by Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir translated by Victoria Cribb

At once a startling, tense psychological thriller, and a sophisticated and twisty police procedural from a rising star in Icelandic literature.When single mother Maríanna disappears from her home, leaving an apologetic note on the kitchen table, it is assumed that she’s taken her own life – until her body is found on the Grábrók lava fields seven months later, clearly the victim of murder. … Read More Girls Who Lie by Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir translated by Victoria Cribb

Nowhere to Hide (Shannon Ames, #4) by TJ Brearton

A brutal winter storm traps residents of a small Adirondack town with two vicious killers. But they didn’t count on Shannon Ames… FBI Agent Shannon Ames is headed to the north country for some much-needed R&R when a sudden ice storm traps her in the small hamlet of Long Lake, NY. But the storm isn’t her only problem – as she rolls into town … Read More Nowhere to Hide (Shannon Ames, #4) by TJ Brearton

The Last Minute Play by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

When you are really busy it’s time for the actors to improvise. And they really do. Absolutely hilarious The Last Minute Play has some of my favourite lines. “Is that a new car…”“….lime green….really brings out your eyes Pitrum.”“Shame I’ve only got the one really.”“Beautiful eye though.” “It’s always easier to recover from grief when it makes you filthy, stinking rich.” And of course … Read More The Last Minute Play by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Deception (Finley Series#2) by Mariëtte Witcomb

We should’ve stayed in Vietnam. Five men have vanished from their homes, and not a single piece of evidence has been left behind. The police are stumped – until the most recent victim is found, alive, and he asks to speak to me…Ari is back. #DeceptionTheNovel #FinleySeries #MarietteWhitcomb @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours At Captain Taylor’s request, I join the investigation but this time I need to stay … Read More Deception (Finley Series#2) by Mariëtte Witcomb