Category Archive: Mystery / Suspense

Review: COP TOWN by Karin Slaughter

In Cop Town by Karin Slaughter, Kate Murphy couldn’t have picked a worse day to start as a rookie cop for the Atlanta Police Department.  The APD has been rocked by a serial killer that the force has dubbed The Shooter. Kate’s partner, Maggie Lawson isn’t about to make things any easier for the Buckhead …

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Review: DEATH BY DIDGERIDOO by Barbara Venkataraman

Death by Digeridoo by Barbara Venkataraman was a quick read with just the right amount of mystery and movement.  I enjoyed the point of view from which the author wrote it which was in the person of the main character, Jamie Quinn. Jamie is a lawyer who has taken some time off, but is abruptly thrown …

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Review: TAKING EVE by Iris Johansen

A friend introduced me to the writings of Iris Johansen several years ago and I have enjoyed everyone of her fascinating Eve Duncan novels.  Eve is a forensic sculptor who reconstructs the skulls of children who have died but are yet unidentified.  She does this to bring closure to the parents whose loved ones have vanished, a situation …

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Review: DADDY’S GONE A HUNTING by Mary Higgins Clark

If you like “who done its” then Mary Higgins Clark is the author for you.  I have read most of what she has written and always find myself intrigued by the number of seemingly unrelated characters she introduces into a novel and yet how she wraps them all up at the end of the book. …

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