2017 Edgar Award Winners

The Mystery Writers of America have selected the best in the mystery fiction and non fiction genre with the announcement of the 2017 Edgar Award winners. Best Novel - Before the Fall by Noah Hawley "On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later,... Continue Reading →

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Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

I'm pretty sure that by now there is not a bookworm in the blogosphere that hasn't heard of Paula Hawkins' debut novel The Girl on the Train.  Many have read and reviewed her book already and I'm not just jumping on the bandwagon here because for those interested in crime genre novels the blurb is... Continue Reading →

Review: Before I wake by CL Taylor

Before I Wake by CL Taylor was published in 2014 and is a suspense/thriller novel.  There definitely was  suspense and I read it quickly to find out what the big secret was.  This novel opens with Susan's daughter, Charlotte, in a coma after being hit by a bus.  Everyone believes it was an accident but... Continue Reading →

Review: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Let me start by sharing the blurb of Dark Places with you: Libby Day was just seven years old when her evidence put her fifteen-year-old brother behind bars.  Since then, she has been drifting. But when she is contacted by a group who are convinced of Ben's innocence, Libby starts to ask questions she never... Continue Reading →

Review: Parade by Shuichi Yoshida

I was lucky enough to have been granted a copy of Parade from NetGalley.  I picked this book because the description piqued my interest. Four twenty-somethings share an apartment in Tokyo. In Parade each tells their story: their lives, their hopes and fears, their loves, their secrets.  Kotomi waits by the phone for a boyfriend... Continue Reading →

2010 Edgar Award Nominees

The Edgars, named after the famous Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers’ of America.  Some of our most beloved mystery writers have won this award; Raymond Chandler, John le Carré, Dick Francis, and Frederick Forsyth.  Here are the 2010 Edgar Award Nominees: 2010 Best Novel Nominees: The Missing by Tim... Continue Reading →

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