Archives by Category 'Mystery'



Mini-Review: The Agency: A Spy in the House April 6, 2015 | Mystery, Reviews, Young Adult
aspyinthehouse-yslPublisher: Candlewick Press Published: October 26, 2010 Copyright: 2010 Pages: 234 Form: eBook Series: The Agency (1) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository | Amazon Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn is surprised to be offered a singular education, instruction in fine

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Review: The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side by Agatha Christie March 19, 2015 | Mystery, Reviews
themirrorcrackdfromsidetoside-acPublisher: Harper Paperbacks Published: January 1992 Copyright: 1961 Pages: 231 Form: Paperback Series: Miss Marple (9) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository | Amazon Marina Gregg, the famous film actress, witnesses a murder in her country home, Gossington Hall. Then that unassuming spinster, Miss Marple, who just happens to

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Mini-Review: The Shuttered Room by Charlotte A. Sherman February 9, 2015 | Mini Reviews, Mystery
theshutteredroom-casPublisher: Major Books Published: January 1, 1975 Copyright: 1975 Pages: 191 Form: Paperback Series: Stand Alone DEATH WAITS IN DARKNESS Loneliness was nothing new to Angela.  Her parents had frequently left her while they went on their globe-circling trips.  But now, suddenly, they were dead, and she was left totally and shockingly alone. The invitation

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Mini-Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson October 20, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Mystery, Young Adult
thenameofthestar-mjPublisher: Speak Published: October 2, 2012 Copyright: 2011 Pages: 372 Form: Paperback Series: Shades of London (1) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London to start a new life at boarding school just as a series of brutal murders mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper killing spree of more

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Mini-Review: Remembered Death by Agatha Christie September 2, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Mystery, Uncategorized
remembereddeath-acPublisher: Pocket Books Published: November 2, 1984 Copyright: 1943 Pages: 194 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter When lively, lovely Rosemary Barton died of cyanide-laced champagne at an elegant London nightclub, the coroner ruled it a suicide.  But the anonymous letters put it quite differently–“She was killed”–and suddenly a shocking array of motives

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Mini-Review: The Woman in Black by Susan Hill May 1, 2012 | Mini Reviews, Mystery, Reviews
thewomaninblack-shPublisher: Vintage Books Copyright: 1983 Published: January 3, 2012 Pages: 164 Form: Paperback Find the Author: Susan Hill Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository A classic ghost story: the chilling tale of a menacing specter haunting a small English town. Arthur Kipps is an up-and-coming London solicitor who is sent to Crythin Gifford–a faraway

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Review: Killer Insight by Victoria Laurie March 23, 2012 | Cozy Mystery, Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
killerinsight-vlPublisher: Penguin Copyright: 2006 Published: September 5,  2006 Pages: 288 Form: Paperback Series: A Psychic Eye Mystery (4) Find the Author: Victoria Laurie Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Died to Match When her relationship with FBI agent Dutch Rivers skids to a halt, Abby Cooper is fully aware that a wedding isn’t the best

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Review: Ghost a la Mode by Sue Ann Jaffarian March 12, 2012 | Fiction, Mystery, Paranormal, Reviews
ghostalamode-sajPublisher: Midnight Ink Copyright: 2009 Publish Date: September 8, 2009 Pages: 216 Form: e-Book Series: A Granny Apples Mystery (1) Author: Sue Ann Jaffarian Buy the Book: B&N | Book Depository Granny was famous for her award-winning apple pies-and notorious for murdering her husband Jacob at their homestead in Julian, California. The only trouble is,

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Review: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson January 16, 2012 | Books to Movie, Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
thegirlwiththedragontattoo-slPublisher: Vintage Books Copyright: 2005 Published:November 22, 2011 Pages: 644 Form: Paperback Series: Millenium Series (1) Author: Stieg Larsson Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families, disappeared over forty years ago.  All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth.  He hires

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Review: Absolutely, Positively by Heather Webber September 30, 2011 | Cozy Mystery, Fiction, Mystery, Reviews, Romance
absolutelypositively-hwPublisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Copyright: 2011 Published: February 1, 2011 Pages: 307 Form: Paperback Series: Lucy Valentine (3) Author: Heather Webber Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository “Exposed” by a Boston Herald reporter, Lucy is suddenly the talk of the town. Long back-story short: Even though the rest of her Valentine ancestors were blessed

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