Review summary of Played To Death by BV Lawson. The storyline here is nicely structured, and creatively ties together two murder mysteries, which occurred decades apart. The small town setting is ideal, the lead character engaging, and the supporting cast interesting and diverse. Overall, a solid start to this series. Our rating: 4 of 5 stars.
Crimson Shore by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child. "In the latest series installment, Pendergast and Constance Greene investigate a theft of a wine cellar in an ancient village on the coast north of Salem, only to discover during their investigation the entombed remains of a tortured man. “I always thoroughly enjoy the Pendergast novels, and the interaction between Pendergast and Constance in this book was very intriguing.” - Shari Brophy, Timberland Regional Library, Tumwater, WA
ONCE TAKEN is book #2 in the bestselling Riley Paige mystery series, which begins with ONCE GONE (Book #1)--a free download with over 100 five star reviews! Women are being murdered in upstate New York, their bodies found mysteriously hanging in chains. With the FBI called in, given the bizarre nature of the murders—and the lack of any clues—there is only one agent they can turn to: Special Agent Riley Paige. Riley, reeling from her last case, is reluctant to take on a new one, since she…
A Darkness More Than Night [audio] - by Michael Connelly. When a slew of slayings leave the LAPD puzzled, they call on retired FBI agent turned best selling author Terry McCaleb for help. McCaleb, known for his ability to profile serial killers, is shocked when his methods indicate that his former partner, homicide detective Harry Bosch, could very well be the killer.
The Stranger You Seek by Amanda Kyle Williams (2011) Even after the 3rd release in this series in July 2014, reviewers still agree that Williams has created a "superlative series." Start your investigation here with one of the gutsiest detectives in town!