Book Review

‘Speak No Evil’ by Tanya Anne Crosby

STORY: Lifting the veil of secrecy on a grand Southern family in decline, author Tanya Anne Crosby explores the lives of Caroline, Augusta, and Savannah Aldridge, three sisters who share a dark past and an uncertain future... Caroline Aldridge was surprised by the number of mourners at her mother's funeral. Evidently the newspaper heiress who… Continue reading ‘Speak No Evil’ by Tanya Anne Crosby

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‘Unpunished’ by Lisa Black

STORY: Maggie Gardiner, a forensic expert who studies the dead, and Jack Renner, a homicide cop who stalks the living, form an uneasy partnership to solve a series of murders. It begins with the kind of bizarre death that makes headlines--literally. A copy editor at the Cleveland Herald is found hanging above the grinding wheels… Continue reading ‘Unpunished’ by Lisa Black

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‘Fatal’ by John Lescroart

STORY: Kate loves her life. At forty-four, she’s happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter only exchange a few pleasant words… Continue reading ‘Fatal’ by John Lescroart

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‘The Widower’s Wife’ by Cate Holahan

STORY: Ana Bacon, a young housewife, tumbles off a cruise ship into the dark and deadly waters, but did she take her secrets with her? Investigator Ryan Monahan is a numbers man. So when his company sends him the Bacon case, which could net a ten million dollar payout, Monahan doubts that her death is… Continue reading ‘The Widower’s Wife’ by Cate Holahan

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‘The Couple Next Door’ by Shari Lapena

STORY: You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she didn't want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn't stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You'll have the baby monitor… Continue reading ‘The Couple Next Door’ by Shari Lapena

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‘Arrowood’ by Laura McHugh

STORY: A haunting novel from the author of The Weight of Blood about a young woman’s return to her childhood home—and her encounter with the memories and family secrets it holds Arrowood is the most ornate and grand of the historical houses that line the Mississippi River in southern Iowa. But the house has a… Continue reading ‘Arrowood’ by Laura McHugh

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‘The Widow’ by Fiona Barton

STORY: When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen... But that woman’s husband died last week. And Jean doesn’t have to be her anymore. There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years… Continue reading ‘The Widow’ by Fiona Barton