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The Key
First, let me say that once you get to about page 300 or so, you're in til the end. You won't be able to set the book down. You'll carry it with you t ...more
Oct 14, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
In the Night Room
Bizarre and fantastical tale of two writers caught up in supernatural events unfolding around them, involving ghosts, a wickedly rabid fiction fan, an ...more
Sep 09, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
The Fate of Mercy Alban
I love ghost stories. And haunted house stories. And stories set in old gothic houses. This is all three. And it's wonderfully done.

The Fate of Mercy
Jul 08, 2015
Nov 06, 2013
What Comes Next
Never underestimate the determination of a former psychology professor, even if he has started to lose his marbles, like Adrian. He's finally gone to ...more
Sep 30, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Innocence is one of those books that grabs you with both hands and doesn't let go. I was intrigued by the short chapters AT&T he front, and once I ...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 11, 2014
The Genesis Secret
Cleverly told, this tale of a detective from Scotland Yard and a reporter from London weaves together science and adventure in a heady mix. There are ...more
Oct 04, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
The Winter People
This is a creepy, creepy book.

“If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?”

I don't necessarily mean that in a bad way, but it is
Aug 16, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
So Much Pretty
Interesting story about a girl going missing in a small town and all of the lives that are affected by her abscence, from former-doctor organic farmer ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #5)
This book was my least favourite of this series so far.

It isn't that the writing itself was bad; in fact I can see a great improvement both in style a
Apr 12, 2008
Jan 28, 2008
The Elevator
Fabulous, couldn't put it down book full of action. Three women are stuck in an elevator... Sounds boring, doesn't it? Consider that one might be a mu ...more
Sep 18, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
The End of Everything
This is another girl-gone-missing tale. It seems like there have been quite a few of those on the market in the last couple of years. The vulnerabilit ...more
Mar 12, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Sandman Slim (Sandman Slim, #1)
This is a strange little story about a guy who returns from hell to avenge his girlfriend's death. This would sound like a rewrite of "The Crow" if it ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
Well, this was another one of those stay-up-til-2 to finish books, where I'm so wired after the ending that I figure I might as well stay up a little ...more
May 02, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Hanging Hill
As far as mysteries go, this was a pretty solid, kept-me-guessing-to-the-last page book. I liked it. I just didn't love it.

It seems like this author h
Jul 30, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
I didn't discover Harlan Coben until late last year, and as I ease through his books (I have quite a selection waiting for me now on my eReader) I fin ...more
Jan 04, 2013
Dec 31, 2012
Cemetery Girl
This was one of those books where I have to yell at it while reading because I know the character that I like is going to make a big huge mistake.

Apr 26, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Save Me
When you volunteer to take care of other people's children at school, whether you're a room mom, a lunch mom, or chaperoning a field trip or dance, pe ...more
May 31, 2012
May 27, 2012
Turn of Mind
Inside the rich landscape of the mind, there are beautiful and terrible things. Especially so when that mind, once the highly honed tool of a skilled ...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 03, 2011
The Scent of Rain and Lightning
I feel like this book deserved for me to like it a little bit more than this, but I just didn't.

The beginning of the book - and sporadically throughou
May 14, 2015
May 06, 2015
The Death List
I love books about writers. While I've never read anything by this Scottish author before, I grabbed the book while working at the Canmore library bec ...more
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Room 33
At the heart of this story is a creepy old 30's hotel which has been turned into apartments. I love creepy old 30's hotels that have been turned into ...more
Jun 08, 2012
May 31, 2012
Now You See Her
Marcy's life is a bit of a wreck. Her mother killed herself. Her daughter presumably died in a canoeing accident, though her body was never found. Her ...more
Nov 07, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
Crewel World (A Needlecraft Mystery, #1)
This was an okay read. If you know me, you know that I'm a needlecraft fiend. I even have a series of videos on youtube - check out CraftyDivaKat some ...more
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 05, 2012
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2)
Irrepressible Flavia de Luce, the young slueth, chemist, and poisoner-wanna-be, resident of the country house of Buckshore along with her two sisters, ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
The Soul Collector
The Soul Collector is the second installment in a fun crime saga following writer Matt Wells. What isn't so fun is the antics of his former girlfriend ...more
Sep 12, 2011
Sep 01, 2011
A Heartbeat Away
There are some times of the year when the US government is particularly vulnerable to attack. One of those times is during the State of the Union addr ...more
Nov 21, 2011
Nov 08, 2011
Every Secret Thing
My rating for this is more accurately 3.5 stars, as it's better than most I would give a 3 star rating to, but not quite up where I'd offer a free 4 s ...more
May 2012
Apr 19, 2012
Precious and Fragile Things
When I began reading this book, I became pretty annoyed pretty fast.

Why? Well, because the main character was having a really hard day, which I consid
Jun 29, 2015
Jun 14, 2015
Cut, Crop & Die (Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-n-Craft Mystery, #2)
I had a bit of a hard time getting into this, the second Kiki Lowenstein cozy mystery from Joanna Campbell Slan, filled with bits and bobs about scrap ...more
Aug 08, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
Paper, Scissors, Death (Kiki Lowenstein Scrap-n-Craft Mystery, #1)
I had so much fun with this book.

Have you ever read a book where you're absolutely certain you could be besties with the main character? That's how I
Jul 17, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
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