BOOK REVIEWS

Here are links to all the reviews listed on Fictionophile.

Also included are links to a few reviews I wrote for publication on Gumshoe Review.

They are listed alphabetically, by author surname.

372 reviews and counting…

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5 stars = ★★★★★      4.5 stars=★★★★☆      4 stars=★★★★      3.5 stars=★★★☆              3 stars=★★★               2.5 stars=★★☆            2 stars=★★

In other words RED = Highly recommended ; BLUE = Recommended ;
GREEN = Recommended with a few reservations ; PINK = Not really recommended

A

The barter” by Siobhan Adcock (★★★– reviewed March. 2016)

The purity of vengeance” by Jussi Adler-Olsen (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2014)
The Alphabet House” by Jussi Adler-Olsen (★★☆ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

Five night stand” by Richard J. Alley (★★★★★ – reviewed June. 2015)

Breaking light” by Karin Altenberg (★★★★☆ – reviewed Feb. 2017)

Shadow” by Karin Alvtegen (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2011)

The truth and other lies” by Sascha Arango (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2015)

Nantucket sawbuck” by Steven Axelrod (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2014)

B

A man called Ove” by Fredrik Backman (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2014)
My grandmother asked me to tell you she’s sorry” by Fredrik Backman (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2015)
Britt-Marie was here” by Fredrik Backman (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)
And every morning the way home gets longer and longer” by Fredrik Backman (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2016)
The deal of a lifetime” by Fredrik Backman (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)
Beartown” by Fredrik Backman  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)
Us against you” by Fredrik Backman  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

Dark water” by Sara Bailey (★★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2016)

Sewing the shadows together” by Alison Baillie  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2017)
A fractured winter” by Alison Baillie  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2018)

The good neighbor” by A.J. Banner  (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2016)
“The twilight wife” by A.J. Banner  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2016)

The perfect ghost” by Linda Barnes (★★ – reviewed Feb. 2015)

The truth according to us” by Annie Barrows  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2017)

The house sitter” by Jill Barry  (★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

The widow” by Fiona Barton  (★★★★★ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

The shut eye” by Belinda Bauer  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2015)
The beautiful dead” by Belinda Bauer  (★★★★★ – reviewed Mar. 2017)

Dare to remember” by Susanna Beard  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2017)

Kissing Christmas goodbye” by M. C. Beaton  (★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2007)
Death of a ghost” by M.C. Beaton (★★☆ – reviewed May 2017)

“Home” by Amanda Berriman (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

Under the harrow” by Flynn Berry (★★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2016)

The last wave” by Gillian Best  (★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2018)

Bittersweet” by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore  (★★★★☆ – reviewed July 2014)

The readers of Broken Wheel recommend” by Katarina Bivald  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

That darkness” by Lisa Black (★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)

Stella’s Christmas wish” by Kate Blackadder (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

The forgotten girls” by Sara Blaedel  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Feb. 2016)

Lonely graves” by Britta Bolt (★★★★ – reviewed June 2014)

Dead woman walking” by Sharon Bolton  (★★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2017)
Daisy in chains” by Sharon Bolton  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2016)
Little black lies” by Sharon Bolton (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2015)
Now you see me” by Sharon Bolton  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2014)

Three weeks dead” by Rebecca Bradley (★★★★☆ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

Black widow” by Chris Brookmyre  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

All things cease to appear” by Elizabeth Brundage (★★★★ – reviewed April 2017)

On cats” by Charles Bukowski (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

Homecoming” by Tanya Bullock (★★★★★ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

Pieces like pottery” by Dan Buri (★★★★☆ – reviewed June 2017)

A siege of bitterns” by Steve Burrows  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2017)

After the crash” by Michel Bussi (★★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

Lost for Words” by Stephanie Butland (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2017)

C

The Cheesemaker’s House” by Jane Cable  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2018)

Heartsick” by Chelsea Cain  (★★★☆ – reviewed Sept. 2007)

The twilight time” by Karen Campbell  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2012)

She was the quiet one” by Michele Campbell (★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2018)

“The stolen child” by Lisa Carey  (★★★★★ – reviewed Mar. 2017)

Death at Whitewater Church” by Andrea Carter  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

Hell with the lid blown off” by Donis Casey (★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2014)

Left for dead” by Jane Casey (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

The after house” by Michael Phillip Cash (★★☆ – reviewed Apr. 2015)

Exposed” by Carla Cassidy (★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

Cold mourning” by Brenda Chapman  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2014)

Black Rabbit Hall” by Eve Chase (★★★★★ stars – reviewed Feb. 2016)
The Wildling sisters” by Eve Chase  (★★★★★ stars – reviewed April 2018)

“The suicide plan” by Emma Clapperton (★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

Swimming at night” by Lucy Clarke (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2013)

Lamentation” by Joe Clifford  (★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

“Where it hurts” by Reed Farrel Coleman  (★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2017)

Confined space” by Deryn Collier  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2012)

Malagash” by Joey Comeau  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2017)

The darkest lies” by Barbara Copperthwaite  (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

Now that you’re gone” by Julie Corbin  (★★★★ – reviewed July 2015)

The last bridge” by Teri Coyne  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2009)

Call of the undertow” by Linda Cracknell  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2017)

The girl with no past” by Kathryn Croft  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

The haunting of Haelstrom Cottage” by Tabatha Cross (★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

D

“The white shepherd” by Annie Dalton  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2017)

This little piggy” by Bea Davenport  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2014)

Forests of the night” by David Stuart Davies  (★★★★ – reviewed June 2014)

Of sea and seed” by Annie Daylon  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2016)
“At the heart of the missing” by Annie Daylon  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2017)

The mourning hours” by Paula Treick DeBoard  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)

Melancholy Manor” by Ellie Defarr  (★★★ – reviewed March 2015)

“Christmas at the Beach Cafe” by Lucy Diamond (★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

Sight lines” by Michelle DiCeglio  (★★☆ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

Broken Grace” by E.C. Diskin  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2018)

The euthanist” by Alex Dolan  (★★ – reviewed Aug. 2015)

Bad things happen” by Harry Dolan  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2009)

Summit Lake” by Charlie Donlea  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2016)
The girl who was taken” by Charlie Donlea  (★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2017)

Local girl missing” by Claire Douglas  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2017)
The text” by Claire Douglas  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

The Nightingale girls” by Donna Douglas  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2014)

Nowhere girl” by Ruth Dugdall  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2015)
The woman before meby Ruth Dugdall  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

My sister’s grave” by Robert Dugoni  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2015)

Deadline” by John Dunning  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2013)

“Dark murder” by Helen H. Durrant  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2017)
Dead wrong” by Helen H. Durrant  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2016)
“His third victim” by Helen H. Durrant  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

Under your skin” by Sabine Durrant (★★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2014)
Lie with me” by Sabine Durrant (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

E

From the cradle” by Mark Edwards and Louise Voss (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

The Dungeon House” by Martin Edwards  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2015)

Field of graves” by J.T. Ellison  (★★★★ – reviewed June 2016)
No one knows” by J.T. Ellison  (★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2016)

The room beyond” by Stephanie Elmas  (★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2014)

The guise of another” by Allen Eskens  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

A place for us” by Harriet Evans  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2015)

This is your life, Harriet Chance!” by Jonathan Evison  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Mar. 2017)

F

The yellow house” by Patricia Falvey (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

The wacky man” by Lyn G. Farrell  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)

Sometimes I lie” by Alice Feeney  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2018)

The sewing machine” by Natalie Fergie  (★★★★☆ – reviewed July 2018)

The hanging shed” by Gordon Ferris  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2011)

She’s not there” by Joy Fielding  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2016)

“After the lie” by Kerry Fisher  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2017)

Threshold” by G. M. Ford  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2015)

Abigale Hall” by Lauren A. Forry  (★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2017)

“Death in profile” by Guy Fraser-Sampson  (★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2016)

Evergreen Falls” by Kimberley Freeman  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2015)

Blue Monday” by Nicci French  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

The secret place” by Tana French  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2014)

Christmas in Killarney” by S. Furlong-Bolliger  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2017)

G

Blood in the water” by Gillian Galbraith  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2010)

The cuckoo’s calling” by Robert Galbraith  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2015)

A place called Winter” by Patrick Gale  (★★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2017)

The mysterious disappearance of the reluctant book fairy” by Elizabeth George

The thing is” by Kathleen Gerard (★★☆ – reviewed Feb. 2017)

Playing with fire” by Tess Gerritsen  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2015)

The missing ones” by Patricia Gibney  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2017)
The stolen girls” by Patricia Gibney  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

The yellow wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

Like family” by Paolo Giordano  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)

The postbox murders” by Edmund Glasby (★★ – reviewed May 2016)

Safe as houses” by Susan Glickman  (★★★☆ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

“The widow’s house” by Carol Goodman  (★★★★ – reviewed July 2017)

Now you see him” by Eli Gottlieb  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2008)

The goldfish bowl” by Laurence Gough  (★★★★ – reviewed Apr. 2017)

Lacey’s house” by Joanne Graham  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2014)
To the edge of shadows” by Joanne Graham  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2015)

“A Cornish Christmas” by Lily Graham  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

In a cottage in a wood” by Cass Green  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

The golden hour” by T. Greenwood  (★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

The secret diary of Hendrik Groen 83 1⁄4 Years Old” by Hendrik Groen  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

At the water’s edge” by Sara Gruen  (★★★ – reviewed May 2015)

Missing pieces” by Heather Gudenkauf  (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2016)

Notes from a public typewriter” by Michael Gustafson  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

H

“How to stop time” by Matt Haig (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

How to wash a cat” by Rebecca M. Hale  (★★ – reviewed June 2014)

Our kind of cruelty” by Araminta Hall  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2018)

Tell me no lies” by Lisa Hall  (★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2016)

The girl in the red coat” by Kate Hamer  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2016)
The doll funeral” by Kate Hamer  (★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2017)

The lock artist” by Steve Hamilton  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2010)

Wylding Hall” by Elizabeth Hand  (★★★★ – reviewed July 2015)

The shimmering blond sister” by David Handler  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2010)

A game for all the family” by Sophie Hannah  (★★★ – reviewed July 2016)

A shameful murder” by Cora Harrison  (★★★★ – reviewed July 2015)

The last child” by John Hart  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2011)
Redemption Road” by John Hart  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2016)

Before the fall” by Noah Hawley  (★★★☆ – reviewed July 2016)

Unspoken” by Samantha Hayes  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2009)
What you left behind” by Samantha Hayes  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2015)

The fear at Rockbridge Hall” by Tim Heath  (★★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2016)

Rainy day sisters” by Kate Hewitt  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2017)
A Cotswold Christmas” by Kate Hewitt  (★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

Close to the broken hearted” by Michael Hiebert  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2014)

The devotion of suspect X” by Keigo Higashino (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2015)

If anything should happen” by Bonnie Hearn Hill  (★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2015)

Secrets we keep” by Faith Hogan  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2017)

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” by Gail Honeyman (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

What kills good men” by David Hood  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2015)

Magpie murders” by Anthony Horowitz  (★★★★ – reviewed June 2017)

The liar’s girl” by Catherine Ryan Howard  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

A matter of mercy” by Lynne Hugo  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2014)

I

Before it’s too late” by Jane Isaac  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2015)
The truth will out” by Jane Isaac  (★★★☆ – reviewed June 2014)
“Beneath the ashes” by Jane Isaac  (★★★☆ – reviewed June 2017)

J

Snared” by Ed James  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2015)

Blackwater Lake” by Maggie James  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

The mistletoe murder, and other stories” by P.D. James  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2016)
Sleep no more: six murderous tales” by P.D. James   (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

Defending Violet” by Jennifer L. Jefferson  (★★★ – reviewed June 2014)

In her wake” by Amanda Jennings  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2016)

Seas of snow” by Kerensa Jennings  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2017)

The sister” by Louise Jensen  (★★★★☆ – reviewed July 2016)
The gift” by Louise Jensen  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2017)

“I found you” by Lisa Jewell  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2017)
The girls in the garden” by Lisa Jewell  (★★★★☆ – reviewed June 2016)
Then she was gone” by Lisa Jewell  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

Shadows on our skin” by Jennifer Johnston  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2014)
The old Jest” by Jennifer Johnston (★★★★ – reviewed March 2017)
The railway station man” by Jennifer Johnston (★★★★☆ – reviewed March 2018)

The love song of Miss Queenie Hennessey” by Rachel Joyce  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2015)
The music shop” by Rachel Joyce  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2017)
Perfect” by Rachel Joyce  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2013)
A snow garden” by Rachel Joyce  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2016)

The murder of Halland” by Pia Juul  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2016)

K

The boy in the suitcase” by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2013)

Falling” by Emma Kavanagh  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2014)

Bitter crossing” by D. A. Keeley  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2014)

A killing in the hills” by Julia Keller  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2013)

Lilac girls” by Martha Hall Kelly  (★★★★★ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

Twillyweed” by Mary Anne Kelly  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

You” by Caroline Kepnes  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2016)

Mr. Flood’s last resort” by Jess Kidd  (★★★ – reviewed July 2018)

Bradstreet Gate” by Robin Kirman  (★★ – reviewed Oct. 2017)

Disclaimer” by Renee Knight  (★★★★★ stars – reviewed June 2015)

A welcome grave” by Michael Koryta  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

The drop zone” by Bob Kroll  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2015)

Ordinary grace” by William Kent Krueger  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2013)

L

The ice princess” by Camilla Läckberg  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

The couple next door” by Shari Lapena  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

Family inheritance” by Terri Ann Leidich   (★★ – reviewed Dec. 2014)

Alex” by Pierre Lemaitre  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2016)

“My sweet friend” by H.A. Leuschel  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

Too close to home” by Susan Lewis  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

Some women” by Emily Liebert  (★★★☆ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

Wilde Lake” by Laura Lippman  (★★★★ – reviewed March 2017)

Where the devil can’t go” by Anya Lipska (★★★ – reviewed July 2014)

Dear daughter” by Elizabeth Little  (★★☆ – reviewed Oct. 2014)

“Christmas in the park” by Laura Lockington  (★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2016)

Bluethroat morning” by Jacqui Lofthouse  (★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

The two-family house” by Lynda Cohen Loigman  (★★★★☆ – reviewed May 2016)

The madwoman upstairs” by Catherine Lowell  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

Dark game” by Rachel Lynch  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

Valentina” by S.E. Lynes  (★★★★☆ – reviewed June 2016)

M

“A dark so deadly” by Stuart MacBride  (★★★★★  – reviewed May 2017)

“Don’t believe a word” by Patricia MacDonald  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2017)

I let you go” by Clare Mackintosh  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)
I see you” by Clare Mackintosh  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2017)
Let me lie” by Clare Mackintosh  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

What she knew” by Gilly MacMillan  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2017)
Odd child out” by Gilly MacMillan  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct 2017)

Beyond the wild river” by Sarah Maine  (★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2017)

The devil you know” by Elisabeth de Mariaffi   (★★ – reviewed June 2016)

Dark winter” by David Mark  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2013)

Bad things” by Michael Marshall (★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2009)

Dear Mother” by Angela Marsons  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2017)

Three graves full” by Jamie Mason  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2012)

Dangerous minds” by Priscilla Masters  (★★☆ – reviewed Sept. 2016)
Recalled to death” by Priscilla Masters  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

Delivering the truth” by Edith Maxwell  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2017)

The blackhouse” by Peter May  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2014)
“Entry Island” by Peter May  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2017)
I’ll keep you safe” by Peter May  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

Precious thing” by Colette McBeth  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2014)

Hound” by Vincent McCaffrey  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2009)

Countdown to death” by Iain McChesney  (★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2016)

Little girl lost” by Brian McGilloway  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2011)

The daughters of Red Hill Hall” by Kathleen McGurl  (★★☆ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

The weight of blood” by Laura McHugh  (★★★★ – reviewed Apr. 2014)

Hello from the Gillespies” by Monica McInerney  (★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2015)

Tyringham Park” by Rosemary McLoughlin  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2013)

A line of blood” by Ben McPherson  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

The day she died” by Catriona McPherson  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2014)
Quiet neighbors” by Catriona McPherson  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)
The child garden” by Catriona McPherson  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2015)
House. Tree. Person” by Catriona McPherson  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2017)

The skeleton road” by Val McDermid  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2015)

The bookshop of yesterdays” by Amy Meyerson (★★★☆ – reviewed June 2018)

Every seven years” by Denise Mina  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

Secrets of the lighthouse” by Santa Montefiore  (★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2014)

Quick and the dead” by Susan Moody  (★★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2017)

Gracelin O’Malley” by Ann Moore  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2015)

Beside myself” by Ann Morgan  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

Tainted” by Brooke Morgan (★★★★ – reviewed May 2010)

The forgotten garden” by Kate Morton  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2010)
The lake house” by Kate Morton  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2015)

The last resort: a short story” by Rajib Mukherjee (★★ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

The lady vanished” by Gretta Mulrooney  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2016)
Out of the blue” by Gretta Mulrooney  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2017)

The stopped heart” by Julie Myerson  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2016)

N

The memory box” by Eva Lesko Natiello   (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2016)

Unsound” by Toby Neal  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

Those we left behind” by Stuart Neville  (★★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2016)

The Paderborn connection” by William A. Newton (★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2015)

Hanover House” by Brenda Novak  (★★★☆ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

Size matters” by Cathryn Novak  (★★★ – reviewed May 2017)

O

The dead house” by Billy O’Callaghan (★★★★☆ – reviewed March 2018)

One of us” by Tawni O’Dell  (★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2014)

This must be the place” by Maggie O’Farrell  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

Startup” by Glenn Ogura  (★★★☆ – reviewed April 2014)

The secrets of Roscarbury Hall” by Ann O’Loughlin  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2018)

Cloudland” by Joseph Olshan  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2012)

Hidden” by Karen E. Olson  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Oct. 2015)
Shadowed” by Karen E. Olson  (★★★★ – reviewed July 2016)

P

The lido” by Libby Page  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2018)

Keep her safe” by Richard Parker (★★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

Underwater breathing” by Cassandra Parkin  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2018)

She’s not there” by P.J. Parrish  (★★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

Disturbing the dead” by Sandra Parshall  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2014)

Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

Medium dead” by Paula Paul (★★★☆ – reviewed April 2015)

Dear Mrs. Bird” by A.J. Pearce  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

Girl unknown” by Karen Perry (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2018)

The language of dying” by Sarah Pinborough  (★★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2016)

In a vertigo of silence” by Miriam Polli  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2015)

In their blood” by Sharon Potts  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2009)

Orchids and stone” by Lisa Preston  (★★★★ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

Devil’s Kitchen” by Stephen Puleston  (★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

The dead key” by D. M. Pulley (★★★ – reviewed March 2015)

Q

Miller’s Valley” by Anna Quindlen  (★★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2016)

R

The trap” by Melanie Raabe  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

The travelling companion” by Ian Rankin  (★★★☆ – reviewed May 2016)

The bird tribunal” by Agnes Ravatn  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2017)

Breaking measures” by Emma Raveling  (★★★ – reviewed May 2016)

Taking on water” by David Rawding  (★★★★ – reviewed May 2017)

Ruthless” by John Rector (★★ – reviewed June 2015)

The guardian stones” by Eric Reed  (★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

I’m thinking of ending things” by Iain Reid (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2016)

Dark corners” by Ruth Rendell  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2015)

What she left” by T.R. Richmond  (★★★★☆ – reviewed April 2015)

Soft in the head” by Marie-Sabine Roger  (★★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

Lillian Boxfish takes a walk” by Kathleen Rooney  (★★★☆ – reviewed April 2017)

Devil’s trumpet” by Mary Rosenblum  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2017)

Stray bullets” by Robert Rotenberg  (★★★★☆ – reviewed April 2012)

East Fortune” by James Runcie  (★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2013)

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Redferne Lane” by Sarah Scholefield  (★★★☆ – reviewed May 2018)

The possible world” by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz   (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2018)

Try not to breathe” by Holly Seddon (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2016)

The stepmother” by Claire Seeber  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2016)

The boy from Zion Street” by Geoffrey Seed  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Apr. 2016)

The birdwatcher” by William Shaw  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2017)

The boy who shoots crows” by Randall Silvis  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2012)
Two days gone” by Randall Silvis  (★★★★ – reviewed July 2017)

Convalescence” by Maynard Sims (★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2015)

Cop town” by Karin Slaughter  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2014)
Pretty girls” by Karin Slaughter  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2016)

Red means run” by Brad Smith  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2012)

Evensong by Kate Southwood  (★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2017)

The Shivering Turn” by Sally Spencer  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Dec. 2017)

The broken girls” by Simone St. James  (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

House of secrets” by Lynda Stacey  (★★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2016)

No going back” by Lyndon Stacey  (★★★★ – reviewed Dec. 2010)

Missing, presumed” by Susie Steiner  (★★★★★ – reviewed July 2016)
Persons unknown” by Susie Steiner  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2018)

Down by the river” by Lin Stepp  (★★★ – reviewed June 2014)

The help” by Kathryn Stockett  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2011)

Exquisite” by Sarah Stovell  (★★★★☆ – reviewed July 2018)

My name is Lucy Barton” by Elizabeth Strout  (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2016)

Still mine” by Amy Stuart  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2016)

The kind worth killing” by Peter Swanson  (★★★★ – reviewed Aug. 2016)
Her every fear” by Peter Swanson  (★★★★★ – reviewed Feb. 2017)

The second girl” by David Swinson  (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2016)

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Daughter of ashes” by Marcia Talley (★★★☆ – reviewed Aug. 2015)

The lie” by C.L. Taylor  (★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

Before the storm” by Leslie Tentler (★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

The collector” by Anne-Laure Thieblemont (★★☆ – reviewed Jan. 2017)

What lies in the dark” by C. M. Thompson (★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 2015)

The detective’s daughter” by Lesley Thomson   (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

Coercion” by Tim Tigner (★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

Lacy eye” by Jessica Treadway  (★★★★ – reviewed April 2015)

The ice twins” by S.K. Tremayne  (★★★★★ – reviewed May 2015)

The chalk man” by C.J. Tudor (★★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

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In the blood” by Lisa Unger   (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2013)

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What the waves know” by Tamara Valentine (★★★★ – reviewed May 2016)

Then she was gone” by Luca Veste   (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2016)

From the cradle” by Louise Voss and Mark Edwards (★★★★★ – reviewed April 2018)

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Walt” by Russell Wangersky (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2015)

Mrs. Sinclair’s suitcase” by Louise Walters   (★★★★ – reviewed Oct. 2015)

In a dark, dark, wood” by Ruth Ware  (★★★★☆ – reviewed July 2016)
The death of Mrs. Westaway” by Ruth Ware  (★★★★☆ – reviewed June 2018)

The little stranger” by Sarah Waters  (★★★★ – reviewed Sept. 2011)

Into the shadows” by Shirley Wells  (★★★★★ – reviewed March 2014)

Six stories” by Matt Wesolowski  (★★★★☆ – reviewed Nov. 20147)

14 days to die” by A.B. Whelan  (★★★★ – reviewed Jan. 2018)

The sleeper” by Gillian White  (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2013)

The sound of glass” by Karen White  (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2015)

The forgotten room” by Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig

Gone” by Randy Wayne White (★★★★ – reviewed Nov. 2016)

Strange things done” by Elle Wild (★★★☆ – reviewed June 2017)

The house on Seventh Street” by Karen Vorbeck Williams (★★☆ – reviewed Sept. 2015)

Tin man” by Sarah Winman (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2018)

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Stasi child” by David Young (★★★★☆ – reviewed Sept. 2016)

The storied life of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin (★★★★★ – reviewed June 2014)

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