I Know a Secret, by Tess Gerritsen: Book Review

The Rizzoli and Isles books have been a series that I’ve followed for some years now. I enjoy them, but I am fully aware that the quality is uneven. Unfortunately, I Know a Secret is one of Gerritsen’s “off” books. There are good ideas that went into this mystery. For example, the method behind the murders … More I Know a Secret, by Tess Gerritsen: Book Review

The Lying Game, by Ruth Ware: Book Review

Four friends with a deadly secret return to their old stomping grounds when a body is found on the beach. While there, they must deal with the consequences of all their lies in this novel from the author of The Woman in Cabin 10. … More The Lying Game, by Ruth Ware: Book Review

Playing With Fire, by Tess Gerritsen: Book Review

If you’ve followed my Rizzoli and Isles reviews, you know that I think Tess Gerritsen is a solid thriller writer. I haven’t liked all of the Rizzoli and Isles books but she’s good enough to keep me coming back for more again and again. This was the first non-Rizzoli and Isles book of Gerritsen’s that … More Playing With Fire, by Tess Gerritsen: Book Review

The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith: Book Review

“The dead could only speak through the mouths of those left behind, and through the signs they left scattered behind them.” Every detective series has to have a memorable detective at its core. To fill this requirement, a writer can either go quirky (like Precious Ramotswe or Stephanie Plum) or gritty (like Harry Bosch, Kinsey … More The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith: Book Review