Mystery & detective stories.

Quick Review of Make Me by Lee Child

Book cover for Make Me by Lee Child

This past week I read Make Me by Lee Child. I have to admit that it was my first Jack Reacher novel (although I do like the movies) and while reading this book it was easy to see why so many other people love Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series. About Make Me “Why is this […]

Quick Review: The Last Policeman

Here’s a book I can recommended, and highly too: The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters. I happen to enjoy apocalyptic fiction, and particularly apocalyptic fiction about natural disasters. I came across The Last Policeman while searching for stories about asteroid and comet strikes and got quite excited when I realized this particular story combines […]

The Last Policeman Series

Beginning with The Last Policeman, Ben H. Winters wrote a great little series of mysteries set in the midst of a looming apocalypse. An asteroid is coming to destroy the world, but until it arrives, life (mostly) goes on for many people. As the series progresses, things change, but I found the mysteries remained the […]

The Grantchester Mysteries

The Sidney Chambers (Grantchester Mysteries) by James Runcie came to my attention after I discovered Grantchester on PBS. Grantchester quickly became one of my favorite new mystery series to watch, and although I haven’t read the books, I do believe I’ll have to give them a try. I’ve been waiting anxiously for the series to […]

New Richard Castle Book! Driving Heat – Richard Castle

Driving Heat, book 7 of the Castle “Nikki Heat” Series releases on September 15, 2015. Richard Castle, New York Times mega-bestselling mystery writer and star of ABC’s hit primetime show Castle is back. In the seventh novel of his popular Nikki Heat series, the NYPD’s top homicide detective has been promoted to captain just in time […]

Richard Castle Books

Here’s a list of Richard Castle books. Despite the fact that Richard Castle is a fictional character from ABC’s Castle, he’s the author of several excellent mystery novels. Check them out…

New “In Death” Release! Festive in Death by J.D. Robb

There’s a new book in the In Death series from J.D. Robb. Festive in Death has Eve Dallas solving another crime in futuristic and trying to stop a killer before the holidays. Eve Dallas deals with a homicide—and the holiday season—in the latest from J.D. Robb. Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you […]

Quick Review: Strictly Murder by Lynda Wilcox

The first book of the Verity Long Mysteries series, Strictly Murder is an entertaining and fun little mystery from author Lynda Wilcox. There was a lot to like in this book and I recommend you pick up a copy of Strictly Murder if you like amateur sleuths, cozy mysteries with a hint of […]

A Grave Matter, Lady Darby Mystery #3 from Anna Lee Huber

A Grave Matter by Anna Lee Huber is officially available now (Amazon link). This new historical mystery trade paperback original from Berkley Prime Crime is the third Lady Darby Mystery, featuring none other than … Lady Darby, along with inquiry agent Sebastian Gage.

Upcoming: A Grave Matter, Lady Darby Mystery #3 from Anna Lee Huber

A Grave Matter by Anna Lee Huber is a new historical mystery trade paperback original from Berkley Prime Crime. This is the third Lady Darby Mystery.

The Gods of Guilt Paperback Release

THE GODS OF GUILT by Michael Connelly paperback edition is out, if you’ve been waiting for it or you prefer to read your fiction in print but don’t like hardcover prices.

Harry Bosch Series by Michael Connelly

The Harry Bosch series from Michael Connelly is long enough to keep you engrossed for nearly 6 months at one book a week. Or, if you’re a more voracious reader, then you’ve got about a month’s worth of reading here.

Duffy Brown’s Consignment Shop Mysteries

This Southern-set cozy mystery series has Bruce Willis … the dog.

The Lewis Trilogy: I Want These Books—But There’s a Problem

bookcover for The Lewis Man

When I went to Amazon to check out the Lewis Trilogy, I found this ugly note on each of the books: This item is only available from third-party sellers. What? Come on. […]

Monk Book 14: Mr. Monk Is a Mess

Mr. Monk is a Mess is to be book #14 in the Monk series. Here you’ll find the scoop, when I get it. ;-)

Monk Book 13: Mr. Monk on Patrol

The newest Monk book! Mr. Monk on Patrol is book 13 of the Monk series and this mystery is going to be a fan favorite.

Monk Book 12: Mr. Monk on the Couch

With Mr. Monk on the Couch, Natalie gets a bigger role, and Monk gets to figure out how a second-hand couch is connected to murder!

Monk Book 11: Mr. Monk on the Road

Mr. Monk on the Road is set after the end of the series. Published in January 2011, Mr. Monk on the Road is the 11th book in the Monk series from Lee Goldberg.

Monk Book 10: Mr. Monk is Cleaned Out

Mr. Monk is Cleaned Out is book #10 of the Monk series and fans will be happy with this installment in the series.

Monk Book 9: Mr. Monk in Trouble

Mr. Monk in Trouble has Monk looking for gold and a murderer in a California mining town that just might be home to an equally obsessive-compulsive Monk ancestor!

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The Last Policeman  (The Last Policeman Series, #1) Sydney Chambers and the Shadow of Death (The Grantchester Mysteries, #1) Personal (A Jack Reacher novel)