Gone for Good by Joanna Schaffhausen (2021) Snapshot

Let sleeping killers lie Detective Annalisa Vega #1 At the center of this story, we have the Lovelorn Killer – who, twenty years ago, murdered seven women by ritually binding them and leaving them for dead and then sending gruesome love letters to them in the local papers. After killing his seventh victim, he goesContinue reading “Gone for Good by Joanna Schaffhausen (2021) Snapshot”

Bones of Hilo by Eric Redman (2021) Snapshot

Trouble in paradise When Ralph Fortunato, an unpopular and controversial Mainland developer, is murdered with an ancient Hawaiian spear driven in a golf course, new detective Kawika Wong finds his chance to prove himself.  I read Bones of Hilo as an audiobook produced by Dreamscape Media and narrated by Kurt Kanazawa. His narration was terrific.Continue reading “Bones of Hilo by Eric Redman (2021) Snapshot”

The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould (2021) Review

Sapphic love & ghosts. Need I say more? Why I picked up the book:  We follow Logan and her dads, TV ghost hunters Brandon and Alejo, as they arrive in the couple’s hometown of Snakebite. They soon realize that there’s something wrong going on as teenagers mysteriously disappear, some even turning up dead. Then weContinue reading “The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould (2021) Review”

The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones (2021) Snapshot

One ring to ruin them all We follow Ali, her fiancee Will and 4 of his oldest friends Rachel, Jack, Paige, and Noah, as they attend Ali and Will’s destination wedding in Portugal. Throughout the weekend, secrets will surface and threaten marriages and friendships. At the end of the trip, all of their lives willContinue reading “The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones (2021) Snapshot”

Fear Street Relaunch Sampler R. L. Stine (2015-2017) Snapshot

Careful who you befriend Book #3 The Lost Girl was my first Fear Street book, and man, am I hooked! I didn’t grow up reading R.L. Stine, but my son loves Goosebumps and is now starting to read the Fear Street series. Reading these books is something we both do together and, in my opinion,Continue reading “Fear Street Relaunch Sampler R. L. Stine (2015-2017) Snapshot”

All’s Well by Mona Awad (2021) Review

Do wrong to none Why I picked up the book: We meet Miranda, whose life has seen better days. The adage is true – it is pouring for our girl right now: After a horrible accident, her acting career is gone with the wind, her marriage is done, her back pain is here to stay,Continue reading “All’s Well by Mona Awad (2021) Review”

The Lucky Eight by Sheila Bugler (2021) Snapshot

They survived a plane crash, but at what price? Out of the 160 people who boarded the plane, only 8 survived the crash. Dubbed “The Lucky Eight” by the media, their lives were forever changed that day.  Each year, to honour the occasion and lives lost, the survivors meet on the anniversary of that fatidicalContinue reading “The Lucky Eight by Sheila Bugler (2021) Snapshot”

The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish (2021) Review

Careful who you sit next to Why I picked up the book:  Jaimie and Kit are commuter friends; they take the same ferry and sit next to each other every day. They chat and bond, so when Kit doesn’t show up one day, Jaimie thinks it’s strange but thinks nothing more of it. But whenContinue reading “The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish (2021) Review”

Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanan (2021) Snapshot

Intensively Dark We follow Ilmarsh detective Nichols and Forensic Veterinarian Cooper as they called in when a farmer finds the heads of sixteen horses buried on his property. Each head posed with a single eye facing the low winter sun. They soon discover a pathogen within the soil, and many of those at the crimeContinue reading “Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanan (2021) Snapshot”

A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson (2021) Review

Come see how I live Why I picked up the book:  Ivy is pretty lonely, vulnerable, and sad. All she wants is to belong and to be part of a family. Her prayers are answered when Kate mysteriously appears in her life, claiming to be her long-lost sister, and invites Ivy to come to stayContinue reading “A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson (2021) Review”