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message 1: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
Read a good Mystery lately? Or a book that lacked the Mystery if promised? Post your reviews here for other Mystery Fans.


message 2: by Cora, Tea Party Princess (new)

Cora Tea Party Princess (corazie) | 661 comments Mod
My review of The Medium:
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Best of all, this one was FREE.


message 3: by Cora, Tea Party Princess (new)

Cora Tea Party Princess (corazie) | 661 comments Mod
My review of Promise You won't Tell?:
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

This was very different from how I thought it would be but is nonetheless amazing. And FREE on Amazon :)


message 4: by Cora, Tea Party Princess (new)

Cora Tea Party Princess (corazie) | 661 comments Mod
In Too Deep is a new debut, just released. It was great!
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


message 5: by Cora, Tea Party Princess (new)

Cora Tea Party Princess (corazie) | 661 comments Mod
Every Breath You Take

Whodunnit? You'll have to read. There are plenty of suspects!

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


message 6: by Cora, Tea Party Princess (new)

Cora Tea Party Princess (corazie) | 661 comments Mod
A Taste for Blood
A new crime/thriller coming out soon, pretty good and with plenty of unexpected twists.

My review: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


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message 8: by Paul (new)

Paul | 21 comments The Crowded Grave
by Martin Walker 4 Stars

Almost as much a travel book as a police procedural, The Crowded Grave features a local cop, Bruno Courrèges, who can hold his own with members of France's various national police forces while keeping life smooth for farmers, villagers and tourists in the fictional community of St. Denis. Amid the spectacular food, wine and scenery of the Dordogne region, Bruno finesses the quirks of French bureaucracy and politics to make sure that the misguided get a second chance and that a brutal terrorist plot is thwarted. If only he could figure out the women in his life... I'll be sure to read the earlier books in this series, and I look forward to more additions.

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Raevyn "Lucia" [I'm in it for the books] (raevynstar) | 62 comments http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

I can't believe I gave this book 1 star. That's never happened with ANY book before!


message 10: by Paul (new)

Paul | 21 comments The Cuckoo's Calling
by Robert Galbraith (Pseudonym), J.K. Rowling
4 Stars

Liked it a lot.

My Review


message 11: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - 5 stars

'She was gone, and yet she was more present than anyone else. I'd fallen in love with Amy because I was the ultimate Nick with her. Loving her made me superhuman, it made me feel alive.'

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


message 12: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
3/5 stars to Death By Honeymoon by Jaden Skye

'She suddenly realised that it didn't matter. Maybe it wasn't about ever getting over it. It was about finding the truth, getting justice for Clint, stopping worse things from happening. There was no time for self-pity. She had a big job ahead.'

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


message 13: by Erin (new)

Erin Farwell (erin50) | 7 comments How the Light Gets In This is on the NYT best sellers list and with good reason. The latest book in the 3 Pines Mystery series is a complete story in itself while completing several story lines that have run through the series to date. Highly recommend this and all of Louise Penny's books.


message 14: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
4/5 stars to My Daylight Monsters by Sarah Dalton

'At 2am, a veil lifts. But what happens when you don't know the time? What happens when the light never goes off? That's what it's like, in the white room. It's limbo. It's neither real nor fantasy. It's not life and it's not death. Time doesn't matter here. I'm not sure what does, really.'

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message 15: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
4/5 stars to The People Next Door by Christopher Ransom

'Mick woke up with a start,body trembling. He was staring at the floor, head hanging over the cot. He twisted over and sat up, rubbing his face,blinking to bring the room back into focus. Tears in his eyes, a fading scream sinking back into his throat.'

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message 16: by Erin (new)

Erin Farwell (erin50) | 7 comments The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King
I'm a huge fan of Laurie R. King. While I adore her Mary Russel series, I enjoy her other works as well; "Folly" immediately springs to mind. One of her few books that I did not care for as much as the others was "Touchstone." It has been years since I read it and it was about 1/4 of the way through "The Bones of Paris" when I realized that it was a sequel to "Touchstone" and I am feeling the same sort of ambivalence. The book is well written and the time/setting interesting but I couldn't connect with the characters, especially the protagonist, Stuyvesant, to care. I find Bennet Gray to be much more interesting and in an odd way relate-able and wish he'd had a larger role. I am sure there are many who will love this book. I liked it and am glad of the experience but it was slow going for me.


message 17: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
5/5 stars to Fractured by Dani Atkins

'All the facts and characters were present but the details and events were twisted into such a bizarre parallel reality. It was my life, but not as I knew it, for here it was all so much better.'

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message 24: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) An awesome Jewish murder mystery reviewed and absolutely liked Wedding Wipeout by Jacob M. Appel . No matter what the other reviewers say, I am all for the book and honestly hope another one to come out soon. Check out the book at Wedding Wipeout by Jacob M. Appel


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) A brilliant murder mystery with a hint of romance in it Amazon Burning by Victoria Griffith
Mystery romance lovers must try it. Check out my review at Amazon Burning


message 26: by Rebecca, The Constant Reader (new)

Rebecca (rebeccas_books) | 340 comments Mod
Christmas in the Snow by Karen Swan

'Real love was unrecoverable,terminal; it followed you through your life and to the grave. There was never any going back.'


message 27: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Even Dead Men Play Chess by Michael Weitz is a chess based murder mystery. Do not go by the title of the book. Although the title in itself is not very catchy, the story is irresistible. A completely engrossing tale, it is a must read for all murder mystery / thriller enthusiasts. Check out my review at Even Dead Men Play Chess


message 28: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) The Grandmaster's King (Ray Gordon #2) by Michael Weitz is the second in the Ray Gordon mysteries. Another brilliant work by Michael Weitz, this is a notch up from the first book. Totally awesome. check out my review at The Grandmaster's King


message 29: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) The Mystery of the Blue Dolphins (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery, Vol. 1) The Mystery of the Blue Dolphins by Sandra Baublitz

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Read the complete review at The Mystery of the Blue Dolphins (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery, Vol. 1)


A very short murder mystery but with such an awesome punch which sometimes even a full fledged novel cannot deliver. Clarissa and Paw are absolute lovable detectives. The Saint Bernard Paw is a darling digger and Clarissa is a very intuitive owner. Together, they manage to solve a murder mystery which was considered to be a suicide at first.



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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Herbie's Diner Herbie's Diner by L. Joseph Shosty

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Check out the complete review at Herbie's Diner

It is truly a short read, just some 60 odd pages. The story starts in the middle, where Actor Johnny Hardwood, who is being a detective, is sitting at Herbie's Diner, waiting for a suspect. And then the author takes us on a journey where the action is happening, at the same time, the background is also being described wherever required.

Truly a fun read, especially just a for a couple of hours, as it gets over by then.



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message 31: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Thirteen Suspects Thirteen Suspects by C.M. Okonkwo

My rating: 2 of 5 stars



Check out the complete review at Thirteen Suspects

A sex filled murder mystery. The murdered victim had sexual encounters with 13 females, all of which are described in vivid details in his diary named "YOLO". The detectives investigating the murder comes across this book and thus the 13 characters are placed under suspicion.

The story is a murder mystery for the sake of saying. It is basically an erotic diary of a sex starved hostel guy.




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message 32: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Petectives Christmas Party (Petectives, #2) by Robert J. Smith Petectives: Christmas Party
Genre : Mystery / Thriller / Humor / Short Story
Review: Petectives: Christmas Party - My Review
Rating: 5 Stars
A very cute detective story with a house cat as a detective. Truly interesting and short read.


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Red Christmas by Carmelo Massimo Tidona Red Christmas
Genre: Murder Mystery / Detective / Thriller / Psychological Thriller / Short Story
Review: Red Christmas - My Review
Rating: 5 stars
A true thriller in just a few words. Do not miss the last line. Sends shivers down the spine


message 34: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish by Stephen Leather Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish
Genre: Mystery / Short Story / Thriller / Detective / Crime
Review: Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish - My Review
Rating: 5 Stars
A very interesting Closed Door Murder Mystery giving due reference and honour to the greats in the industry - Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Perfect Crime by Jack Erickson Perfect Crime
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Short Story / Fiction / Crime / Detective
Rating: 5 stars
Review: Perfect Crime - My Review
A wonderful attempt at a perfect crime and beautiful detective work all in just a handful of pages. Half an hour power packed read


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Frozen Past by Richard C. Hale Frozen Past
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Psychological Thriller / Detective / Crime / Young Adult / YA Romance
Rating: 5 stars
Review: Frozen Past - My Review
An absolutely engaging and engrossing thriller. Once you start, you can't put it down before finishing. Superb climax too


message 37: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Last Straw Vengeance is not always the province of the Lord by David Rheem Jarrett Last Straw: Vengeance is not always the province of the Lord
Genre: Psychological Thriller / Murder / Crime
Rating: 5 star
Review: Last Straw: Vengeance is not always the province of the Lord - My Review
A very well written psychological thriller which questions if the wrong is actually wrong or is it circumstantial right?


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Book: Dead Ringer by Allen Wyler Dead Ringer
Genre: Thriller / Murder / Mystery / Crime / Detective
Rating: 3 starts
Review: Dead Ringer - My Review
An Average Thriller with a different concept. Like the concept, not fond of the pace unfortunately


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) The Amazing Airship Adventure by Derrick Belanger The Amazing Airship Adventure: The Macdougall Twins with Sherlock Holmes Book #1
Genre: Mystery / Adventure / Children
Rating: 3 star
Review: The Amazing Airship Adventure: The Macdougall Twins with Sherlock Holmes Book #1
Sherlock followers coming up

Green Witch, Dead Witch by Renee Benzaim Green Witch, Dead Witch
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Crime / Supernatural
Rating: 3 star
Review: Green Witch, Dead Witch
A murder mystery with Witches and Magick

Shirley Link and the Safe Case (Shirley Link, #1) by Ben Zackheim Shirley Link and the Safe Case
Genre: Childrens book / Mystery
Rating: 5 star
Review: Shirley Link and the Safe Case
A sweet and nice mystery with a cute 14 yr old detective


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) The Disappearance of Aunt Carol (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery, Vol. 2) by Sandra Baublitz The Disappearance of Aunt Carol
Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Detective / Animal / Short Story / Series / Childrens book
Rating: 5 Star
Review The Disappearance of Aunt Carol
Clarissa and Paw are back with another mystery to solve. This time it is to help a friend find her Aunt. Truly remarkable yet again, the duo


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) The Olympus Killer (Greek Island Mysteries, #1) by Luke Christodoulou The Olympus Killer
Genre: Mystery / Murder / Crime / Detective / Thriller / Series
Rating: 5 Star
Review: The Olympus Killer
A fast paced thriller murder mystery with location and mythology based killing


Catch A Falling Star (An Eden Mystery) by Laurel Heidtman Catch A Falling Star
Genre: Mystery / Murder / Crime / Detective / Thriller
Rating: 5 Star
Review: Catch A Falling Star
Intense Murder / Theft Thriller with a soft start but gripping story


A Slight Imperfection by David M. Kelly A Slight Imperfection
Genre: SciFi / Thriller / Short Story
Rating: 4 Star
Review: A Slight Imperfection
A short story with a scientific algorithmic error


Deception (Romantic Short Stories) by Grace Brannigan Deception
Genre: Romance / Thriller / Suspense
Rating: 5 Star
Review: Deception
A romantic story with a twist. Nice weave of suspense through romance


Five Crazy Days in May by D. D. Five Crazy Days in May
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Suspense / Erotica
Rating: 1 Star
Review: Five Crazy Days in May
A murder mystery with a twist


Catching the Departed (Andy Karan, #1) by Kulpreet Yadav Catching the Departed
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Suspense / Crime / Detective / Series / Terrorism
Rating: 3 Star
Review: Catching the Departed
An Indian Murder Mystery


Dangerous Vows by Ava Parker Dangerous Vows
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Suspense / Romance / Crime / Detective / Spy
Rating: 5 Star
Review: Dangerous Vows
A roller coaster ride right from the first page to the last. Totally worth the stars


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Sunny Side Up (Lake Erie Mysteries Book 1) by Maureen K. Howard Sunny Side Up
Genre: Cozy Murder Mystery / Suspense / Adventure / Murder / Crime / Thriller
Rating: 3 Star
Review: Sunny Side Up
A cozy Murder Mystery to be read at leisurely pace


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) IT Can Be Dangerous by Ita Ryan IT Can Be Dangerous
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Suspense / Crime / Detective / IT
Rating: 3 Star
Review: IT Can Be Dangerous
A murder in an IT firm and an innocent programmer becomes suspect



Cause of Death (Det. Annie Avants #1) by Renee Benzaim Cause of Death
Genre: Murder / Mystery / Thriller / Crime / Serial Killer / Psychological Crime / Detective / Series
Rating: 3 Star
Review: Cause of Death (Det. Annie Avants #1)
A serial killer who kills using black widow bites and Annie Avants on his prowl


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Hard Play by Kurt Douglas Hard Play
Genre: Murder / Mytery / Crime / Thriller / Detective
Rating: 3 Star
Review: Hard Play
A murder mystery with an unconventional detective


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Mind Me, Milady by Anne Rothman-Hicks Mind Me, Milady
Genre - Mystery / Thriller / Detective / Crime / Serial Killer
Rating - 5 Star
Review - Mind Me, Milady
The story is so gripping that it would really be impossible to keep the book down once you have started it.


message 46: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) What Lies Between by Charlena Miller What Lies Between
Genre - Mystery / Romance / Drama / Fantasy
Rating - 5 Star
Review - What Lies Between
There is nothing that would prepare you for this story. It is full of so much twists and turns that you will really be surprised when you come to end of it.


message 47: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Dangerous Vows by Ava Parker Dangerous Vows
Genre - Mystery / Thriller / Romance / Drama
Rating - 3 Star
Review - Dangerous Vows
The overall feel of the novel was really nice. A mystery without going dark.


message 48: by Devi (new)

Devi Nair (views_she_writes) The Mystery of the Missing Bear (A Clarissa and Paw Mini Mystery, Vol. 4) by Sandra Baublitz The Mystery of the Missing Bear
Genre - YA / Children / Mystery / Suspense / Amateur Detective / Dog Detective / Short Story / Crime
Rating - 5 Star
Review - The Mystery of the Missing Bear
With Clarissa and Paw, of course, you cannot help but love them for their kindness to others, protective nature and love for each other. The bond between them is truly amazing. Sandra created yet another magic with Volume 4


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Devi Nair (views_she_writes) Use Somebody by Riley Jean Use Somebody
Genre - Romance / Mystery / Suspense / Drama / YA / YA Dark Themed / Thriller
Rating - 5 Star
Review - Use Somebody
This is a dark love story. The story is in first person and alternates between past and present at frequent intervals.


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