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Book Review: Scandal (The Complete Series) by Alison Foster

Book Review: Scandal (The Complete Series) by Alison Foster

I reviewed part one of this book last October, and gave it three stars for it’s fun and twisty mystery. However, I didn’t like the last two parts as much as the first. For one, the story became very predictable, and had me giving side-eye to my Kindle. Ella seemed like a sweet, if naive, […]

Book Review: Far From True (Promise Falls Trilogy) by Linwood Barclay

Posted March 24, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Far From True (Promise Falls Trilogy) by Linwood Barclay

Author Linwood Barclay returns to Promise Falls with Far From True. This novel follows the events in the previous novel, Broken Promise, but sets up a new mystery. When a drive-in movie screen collapses and kills four people, private investigator Cal Weaver is asked by the daughter of one of the victims to investigate the crime. This leads him to discover […]

Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Lisa Lutz’s The Passenger is a twisty, suspenseful, crime story told from the protagonist’s point of view. Tanya Dubois is running from the police. Accused of murdering her husband, instead of explaining what happened Tanya took off because she’s not what she seems. Tanya has a secret. Uncovering Tanya’s secret was pretty fun, as the mystery unfolded […]

Book Review: Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Book Review: Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Holly Sheldon’s Try Not to Breathe is the first book I’ve read for the 2016 Reading England challenge, as this mystery, suspense story takes place largely in Kent. The story centers around journalist Alex Dale’s quest to solve the cold case of coma patient Amy Stevenson. When Amy was fifteen, she was abducted, strangled, beaten, and left […]

Book Review: I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent) by Barry Lyga

Book Review: I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent) by Barry Lyga

I had seen I Hunt Killers around Goodreads a lot last year, and have been wanting to read it for a while. Though it was different than I expected, I found myself immersed in the weird life of Jasper Dent, son of notorious serial killer Billy Dent. In I Hunt Killers, Barry Lyga introduces readers to a young man haunted by […]

Book Review: Mary Mary (An Alex Cross Novel) by James Patterson

Book Review: Mary Mary (An Alex Cross Novel) by James Patterson

I have several series I plan to complete this year, so I decided to start with James Patterson’s Alex Cross series. Partly, because I have two of the books on my shelves that I got years ago for Christmas, and partly, because some of the ones I want to read need to be released. Its been years […]