Murder at Swann's Lake

Murder at Swann's Lake
  • Author : Sally Spencer
  • Publisher : Severn House/ORIM
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2012-07-15
  • ISBN : 9781448300495

Murder at Swann's Lake Book Review:

Chief Inspector Charlie Woodend and his loyal sergeant tackle a murder with as many suspects as there are clues in this tight puzzler. Swann’s Lake, 1960. When Robbie Peterson, a criminal-turned-club-owner, is found dead in his office, a six-inch nail driven deep into his skull, Chief Inspector Woodend and Sergeant Bob Rutter are brought up from London to investigate. Why was Robbie’s office broken into twice on the day of his funeral? What caused Robbie’s son-in-law to attack his own brother on the night of the murder? As the case unfolds, Woodend uncovers several crimes, but it is only as it draws to a close that he realizes the murder has nothing to do with Robbie’s criminal past—and everything to do with his domestic present.

Death of a Cave Dweller

Death of a Cave Dweller
  • Author : Sally Spencer
  • Publisher : Severn House/ORIM
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2012-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781448300501

Death of a Cave Dweller Book Review:

Chief Inspector Charlie Woodend enters the smoky dens of Liverpool to stop a killer stuck in a deadly groove. Liverpool, 1960s. When Eddie Barnes, lead guitarist of the rising group The Seagulls is electrocuted on stage at the Cellar Club in front of three hundred adoring fans, the Liverpool Police call in Scotland Yard’s Chief Inspector Charlie Woodend. But Woodend doesn’t understand why Eddie’s mother says that Eddie had a girlfriend, while his best mate insists that he didn’t. And who has been playing nasty tricks on The Seagulls, culminating in Eddie finding a dead rat—with a noose around its neck—in his guitar case? As Woodend battles with the complexities of the case, he is more than aware that if he does not find the murderer soon, there could well be another death. “Solid and reliable as Woodend himself.” —Kirkus Reviews “Characters are diverse, intriguing and believable, plots never fail to surprise . . . Recommend Spencer confidently to anyone who enjoys British procedurals.” —Booklist

THE CITY OF LONDON MURDER an Addictive Crime Mystery Full of Twists

THE CITY OF LONDON MURDER an Addictive Crime Mystery Full of Twists
  • Author : Roy Lewis
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 180
  • Relase : 2020-01-23
  • ISBN : 1789313104

THE CITY OF LONDON MURDER an Addictive Crime Mystery Full of Twists Book Review:

Looking for a classic murder mystery from an acclaimed crime writer? Discover Eric Ward, policeman turned lawyer. This beautifully told story, from a time before smart phones and DNA testing, will have you gripped from start to finish. Please note this book was first published as THE SALAMANDER CHILL. "A novel of depth and craftsmanship refreshing in this genre." Publishers Weekly "Mr Lewis is a master of his craft and he pilots Ward through the shoal waters of business chicanery and physical violence with a sure hand." Somerset Express DARK DEALINGS IN THE CITY OF LONDON Eric Ward is still uneasy on the board of merchant bankers Martin & Channing. Their defence against a hostile takeover is pushing the limits of the law. But Eric soon has problems nearer home: his wife's colleague is charged with the murder of his fiancée in his London flat. He asks Eric to represent him. Eric discovers some very interesting facts about the dead woman. Then Eric is called back to London to deal with the takeover gone wrong. A GRIPPING, WELL-CRAFTED MYSTERY THAT WILL HAVE YOU COMPLETELY ABSORBED He finds his separate roles intertwining. Can he save his reputation and expose the dark side of London's financial heart? Perfect for fans of Peter James, Ruth Rendell, P.D. James and Peter Robinson. THE DETECTIVE Eric Ward is forced to retire from the police when he discovers he suffers from glaucoma but qualifies as a solicitor (lawyer) and sets up his practice on the Quayside in Newcastle, where he deals with the seamier side of the law. When he marries a wealthy young woman she attempts to persuade him to settle in Northumberland and work with wealthier clients but he stubbornly refuses to give up his criminal practice in Newcastle. Although she draws him into the world of high finance he still insists on continuing at the Quayside - which causes tensions within his marriage, and lead to unintended consequences. This fast-paced mystery will have you enthralled from the start. Set in England in the 1980s, this is the seventh book to feature Eric Ward. More coming soon. DISCOVER YOUR NEXT FAVOURITE MYSTERY WRITER Roy Lewis is one of the most critically acclaimed crime writers of his generation. "Roy Lewis is a writer who believes in keeping his readers on their toes with plenty of twists and surprises. He writes well, too with an admirable sense of character and place." Daily Telegraph"Good on atmosphere." Newcastle Journal"A wrenching and compassionately handled tragedy that transcends the conventional mystery form." Chicago Sun-Times"Tightly written, well-paced and relentlessly accurate." Oxford Times ERIC WARD BOOKS Book 1: THE SEDLEIGH HALL MURDER Book 2: THE FARMING MURDER Book 3: THE QUAYSIDE MURDER Book 4: THE DIAMOND MURDER Book 5: THE GEORDIE MURDER Book 6: THE SHIPPING MURDER Book 7: THE CITY OF LONDON MURDER INSPECTOR CROW BOOKS Book 1: A LOVER TOO MANY Book 2: ERROR OF JUDGMENT Book 3: THE WOODS MURDER Book 4: MURDER FOR MONEY Book 5: MURDER IN THE MINE Book 6: A COTSWOLDS MURDER Book 7: A FOX HUNTING MURDER Book 8: A DARTMOOR MURDER More Roy Lewis mysteries coming soon! Join the Joffe Books mailing to hear about them.

THE MANOR HOUSE MURDER an Addictive Crime Mystery Full of Twists

THE MANOR HOUSE MURDER an Addictive Crime Mystery Full of Twists
  • Author : Faith Martin
  • Publisher : Monica Noble Detective
  • Pages : 232
  • Relase : 2019-11-05
  • ISBN : 1789312531

THE MANOR HOUSE MURDER an Addictive Crime Mystery Full of Twists Book Review:

Discover a new series of murder mysteries set in an idyllic English village. From million-selling author Faith Martin. Meet Monica Noble: the vicar's wife with a taste for solving crimes. Please note this book was first published as "AN UNHOLY SHAME" under Faith Martin's pen name JOYCE CATO. THE WEEKEND TURN MURDEROUS Monica Noble and her husband Graham, the local vicar, are invited to participate in a high-flying church conference being held at a swanky manor house hotel in their village. At the Saturday night dinner, the ambitious female cleric Celia Gordon tragically dies, seemingly of a peanut allergy. But when Chief Superintendent Jason Dury arrives on the scene he quickly discovers that it's a case of murder. And Monica's husband is the prime suspect. Other suspects include an eminent bishop, an archdeacon viciously opposed to female clergy, and his wife, the curator of a local museum, who is definitely up to something. But if Monica is to find out who killed Celia, and free her husband from suspicion, she must grapple with a very ruthless - and increasingly desperate - killer, putting herself and those around her in mortal danger. This is the third of a series of enjoyable murder mysteries with great characters and baffling crimes which will keep you gripped till the final page. Perfect for fans of classic whodunits by authors like Agatha Christie, LJ Ross, TE Kinsey, and J.R. Ellis. MONICA NOBLE was widowed young, leaving her to raise her feisty daughter on her own. That is, until she met and fell in love with Graham Noble, a country vicar (pastor), who enticed her to leave her high-flying job in advertising in the city and move to the Cotswold countryside. There she found bucolic life very pleasant indeed - until murder started to rear its ugly head. And she discovered, to everyone's surprise, that she had a flair for solving the most unholy of crimes. FAITH MARTIN is the million-selling author of the DETECTIVE HILLARY GREENE and JENNY STARLING mysteries, which have topped the global best-seller charts. More FAITH MARTIN mysteries coming soon. Join the Joffe Books mailing list to be the first to hear about the next in the series. MONICA NOBLE MYSTERIES Book 1: THE VICARAGE MURDER Book 2: THE FLOWER SHOW MURDER Book 3: THE MANOR HOUSE MURDER JENNY STARLING MYSTERIES Book 1: THE BIRTHDAY MYSTERY Book 2: THE WINTER MYSTERY Book 3: THE RIVERBOAT MYSTERY Book 4: THE CASTLE MYSTERY Book 5: THE OXFORD MYSTERY Book 6: THE TEATIME MYSTERY Book 7: THE COUNTRY INN MYSTERY

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
  • Author : Holly Jackson
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2020-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781984896384

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Review:

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES WITH OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD• Everyone is talking about this addictive must-read mystery with shades of Serial and Making a Murderer about an investigation turned obsession, full of twists and turns and with an ending you'll never expect. Everyone in Fairview knows the story. Pretty and popular high school senior Andie Bell was murdered by her boyfriend, Sal Singh, who then killed himself. It was all anyone could talk about. And five years later, Pip sees how the tragedy still haunts her town. But she can't shake the feeling that there was more to what happened that day. She knew Sal when she was a child, and he was always so kind to her. How could he possibly have been a killer? Now a senior herself, Pip decides to reexamine the closed case for her final project, at first just to cast doubt on the original investigation. But soon she discovers a trail of dark secrets that might actually prove Sal innocent . . . and the line between past and present begins to blur. Someone in Fairview doesn't want Pip digging around for answers, and now her own life might be in danger. And don't miss the sequel, Good Girl, Bad Blood! "The perfect nail-biting mystery." --Natasha Preston, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Arrowood and The Meeting House Murders (An Arrowood Mystery, Book 4)

Arrowood and The Meeting House Murders (An Arrowood Mystery, Book 4)
  • Author : Mick Finlay
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 448
  • Relase : 2021-07-08
  • ISBN : 9780008324568

Arrowood and The Meeting House Murders (An Arrowood Mystery, Book 4) Book Review:

London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood. ‘Finlay depicts a seedy, desperate London and vivid characters with considerable skill’ The Times

Mistress of the Art of Death

Mistress of the Art of Death
  • Author : Ariana Franklin
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Pages : 496
  • Relase : 2008-03-04
  • ISBN : 9780143181293

Mistress of the Art of Death Book Review:

In medieval Cambridge, four children have been murdered. The Catholic townsfolk blame their Jewish neighbors, so to save them from the rioting mob, the Cambridge Jews are placed under the protection of the king. King Henry II is no friend of the Jews—or anyone, really—but he believes in law and order, and he desperately needs the taxes he receives from Jewish merchants. Hoping scientific investigation will catch the true killer, Henry calls on his cousin, the King of Sicily—whose subjects include the best medical experts in Europe—and asks for his finest "master of the art of death," the earliest form of medical examiner. The Italian doctor chosen for the task is a young prodigy from the University of Salerno, an expert in the science of anatomy and the art of detection. But her name is Adelia; the king has been sent a "mistress of the art of death." In a backward and superstitious country like England, Adelia faces danger at every turn. As she examines the victims and retraces their last steps, Adelia must conceal her true identity in order to avoid accusations of witchcraft. Along the way, she’s assisted by one of the king’s tax collectors, Sir Rowley Picot, a man with a personal stake in the investigation. A former Crusader knight, Rowley may be a needed friend ... or the fiend for whom they are searching. As Adelia’s investigation takes her along Cambridge’s shadowy river paths, and behind the closed doors of its churches and nunneries, the hunt intensifies and the killer prepares to strike again...

The Great Shroud

The Great Shroud
  • Author : Vera Morris
  • Publisher : Headline
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2021-08-19
  • ISBN : 9781472283658

The Great Shroud Book Review:

THE ANGLIAN DETECTIVE AGENCY ARE BACK Aldeburgh, 1972. The local community is devastated by the accidental death of a local fisherman. Another tragedy to add to the recent murders of three young women. Soon, Laurel Bowman, Frank Diamond and the rest of the Anglian Detective Agency are pulled in to investigate another complex and dangerous case. But one of them is convinced that the fisherman's death is not an accident and they'll do anything to prove it. Even risk breaking up the agency. With a killer on the loose, time is of the essence, but can Frank and Laurel unravel the mystery before another life is lost? And will the agency survive the investigation? Join Laurel Bowman, Frank Diamond and the rest of the Anglian Detective Agency as they embark on their latest case in this fifth instalment of Vera Morris's much-loved and unputdownable mystery series. Readers LOVE Vera Morris's Anglian Detective Agency series: 'I sat up to past midnight reading this book' ***** 'Full of twists and turns' ***** 'A book you just know you are going to like from the 1st page' ***** 'A perfect detective novel' ***** 'I started it early one morning and had finished it by bed-time that same day!' ***** 'A super read' ***** 'This book stands head and shoulders above the rest in this overcrowded genre' ***** 'Absolute must read' *****

Their Silent Graves

Their Silent Graves
  • Author : Carla Kovach
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Pages : 394
  • Relase : 2020-09-17
  • ISBN : 9781838888657

Their Silent Graves Book Review:

Some lies won’t stay buried forever… Cherie sees the anger on her husband’s face. She’s late home from work. Again. He’s always like this when she doesn’t call, and she’s scared he wouldn’t believe her even if she could tell him the truth. ‘I called in to see Mum on the way home.’ Cherie didn’t visit her mum, but she can’t say where she’s been. It’s a secret that, if told, could ruin the lives of everyone around her. But recently somebody has started sending her messages. Somebody knows what Cherie has done and they’re ready to tell. When a body of a young man, connected to Cherie’s past, is found in a shallow grave in a nearby woodland, she is certain the killer is sending her a message. And when her closest school friend then goes missing, her worst fears are realised. Someone wants revenge and they’re going to do everything they can to get it. If you like Angela Marsons, Cara Hunter and Clare Mackintosh, you’ll love this heart-racing thriller from bestselling author, Carla Kovach. With gripping suspense and a twist you won’t see coming, Their Silent Graves will have you hooked from page one. What readers are saying about Their Silent Graves: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Loved this creepy, crazy book! So many dark twists and turns! I couldn’t put it down.’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘WOW, what a great thriller this was! I can't really put into words how good this book was… Amazing… fantastic.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘WOW! Suspense off the charts… Kept me reading through the night.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Loved this creepy crazy book!! So many dark twists and turns! I could not put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Ding, ding, ding! Another winner in the DI Gina Harte series… Once you start reading, you don’t want to put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘So gripping, you are flying through the pages!’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘RECOMMEND!!!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I was kept on the edge of my seat with each gruesome murder!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Gripping and fast-paced, never a dull moment… I legit did not want to put it down… The ending is so satisfying and perfect, and I was not able to guess it at all. Loved it.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A book that hooks you from the start.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Wow, this one had a creepy vibe that just did not give up… Once I start, I just cannot put down.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Clever, complex and unique… I enjoyed each word.’ Sam’s Common Scents ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I'm always excited with the prospect of a new Carla Kovach book, and this certainly proved to be worth waiting for… brilliant.’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Creepy, full of mystery and twists and with plenty of weird and wonderful suspects along the way. I loved this novel and would definitely recommend. NetGalley reviewer ‘I was glued to my Kindle until I finished it.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Another fantastic book in the series.’ Hampshire Book Lover

Close to the Bone

Close to the Bone
  • Author : Susan Wilkins
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Pages : 350
  • Relase : 2020-09-08
  • ISBN : 9781838885199

Close to the Bone Book Review:

‘Fast paced… I have to admit I struggled to put this book down, grabbing five minutes here and there just to finish it!… Fantastic read, would definitely recommend!’ Stardust Book Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Detective Thomas, we’ve brought your sister in for questioning. She’s our prime suspect.’ Detective Megan Thomas used to work undercover, in constant danger, unsure who to trust. Now she’s moved to the remote, wild coast of Devon to be with her family and learn to live without fear. At last, she can remember why she joined the police – to get justice and protect the innocent. But when her sister Debbie finds the broken body of local businessman Greg Porter, his hand reaching out as if to beg, Megan’s peace is shattered… Porter’s wife and children don’t seem to care much about their loss, and everyone in their small seaside town knows his business dealings were shady. So Megan can’t understand why her colleague Jim Collins is so determined to prove Debbie did it. And why is Debbie acting so suspiciously? When she learns the secret Debbie’s hiding – a secret that could tear her family apart – suddenly Megan is the one with doubts. But is her beloved sister really capable of murder? Megan’s boss won’t allow her to investigate, leaving Megan on the sidelines. Caught between her job and her family, Megan doesn’t know where to turn. She’s desperate to save her sister, but how far is she willing to go? Then a surprise confession takes the case into even darker waters. Everyone who knew Porter seems to have a reason to lie – even some of the cops on Megan’s team. The only way Megan can find the truth is to risk everything by confronting a killer. But without knowing who to trust, she can’t be sure she’ll make it out alive… Fans of Ann Cleeves, Angela Marsons and Mari Hannah will be hooked by this incredibly gripping mystery thriller. Readers love Susan Wilkins’ writing: ‘Absolutely brilliant!! From start to finish I was kept totally gripped. Full of twists and turns… Susan Wilkins is an amazing author and I can't wait for the next one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Fast-paced, tightly plotted… Another dose of brilliant crime fiction. More please!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Compulsive and thoroughly captivating… I found myself unable to tear myself away and as a consequence read it all in a single tense sitting… Bags of suspense and action wrapped up in a thrillingly plotted story’ Reader’s Retreat, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Gripped from start to finish… I am in awe.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Addictive and enthralling!… Devoured this book in just one sitting, it was that addictive.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I absolutely devoured Close to the Bone… gripping, thrilling and draws you straight in… impossible to put down.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘My favourite read of 2020… I was engaged from the very first chapter… Brilliant’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Well, another success by Susan Wilkins!!… an action-packed crime thriller that will keep you turning the pages.’ Bookworm86 ‘Extremely compulsive… My attention didn’t waver for a second and I read it in one sitting’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Addictive, gripping, twisty… How this story unfolds is just brilliant’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Loved this… If you like Vera you will love this book. Brilliant’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Directory of World Cinema: Spain

Directory of World Cinema: Spain
  • Author : Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Pages : 290
  • Relase : 2012-09-19
  • ISBN : 9781841505770

Directory of World Cinema: Spain Book Review:

Though loved by moviegoers worldwide, Spanish cinema has thus far suffered from a relative lack of critical attention. Focusing on the vast corpus of films that have left their marks on generations of spectators, Directory of World Cinema: Spain returns the national cinema of Spain rightfully to the forefront with numerous full-colour stills and essays establishing the key players and genres in their sociopolitical context, including civil war films, romances, comedies and the cinema of the transition. From the award-winning big-budget productions of Pedro Almodóvar in Madrid to Pere Portabella’s experimental documentaries and the influential Barcelona School, reviews cover individual titles in considerable depth. Essential reading for aficionados of Spanish cinema at all levels, this volume provides an accessible overview of the main trends and issues in Spanish film.

The Vicarage Murder

The Vicarage Murder
  • Author : Faith Martin
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 229
  • Relase : 2019
  • ISBN : 1789311683

The Vicarage Murder Book Review:

Monica Noble is throwing a party to welcome the village’s new residents. The guests include Margaret and her cheating husband Sean. Also on the list are a celebrity chef, an Oxford university professor, a 40-something divorcee, and the owner of a chain of gyms. Then as the drinks are flowing, a shotgun blast rings out. One of the guests is found dead. DCI Dury and Sergeant Jim Greer are soon on the scene and discover that the victim had many enemies. Almost all the guests harbour secrets and motives for murder. Even Monica’s daughter comes under suspicion. When another villager is strangled to death nearly a week later, the stakes are raised. Can Monica help the local detectives save her daughter and solve the murders before anyone else pays the ultimate price?

Arrowood

Arrowood
  • Author : Mick Finlay
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2017-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781488025136

Arrowood Book Review:

1895 London is scared. A killer haunts the city's streets; the poor are hungry; crime bosses are taking control; the police force is stretched to the breaking point. The rich turn to Sherlock Holmes, but the celebrated private detective rarely visits the densely populated streets of South London, where the crimes are sleazier and the people are poorer. In the dark corner of Southwark, victims turn to a man who despises Holmes, his wealthy clientele and his showy forensic approach to crime: Arrowood—self-taught psychologist, occasional drunkard and private investigator. When a man mysteriously disappears and Arrowood's best lead is viciously stabbed before his eyes, he and his sidekick Barnett face their toughest quest yet: to capture the head of the most notorious gang in London… In the bestselling tradition of Anthony Horowitz and Andrew Taylor, this gloriously dark crime debut will haunt readers long after the final page has been turned.

Glass Houses

Glass Houses
  • Author : Louise Penny
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Pages : 384
  • Relase : 2017-08-29
  • ISBN : 9781466873681

Glass Houses Book Review:

An instant New York Times Bestseller and August 2017 LibraryReads pick! “Penny’s absorbing, intricately plotted 13th Gamache novel proves she only gets better at pursuing dark truths with compassion and grace.” —PEOPLE “Louise Penny wrote the book on escapist mysteries.” —The New York Times Book Review “You won't want Louise Penny's latest to end....Any plot summary of Penny’s novels inevitably falls short of conveying the dark magic of this series.... It takes nerve and skill — as well as heart — to write mysteries like this. ‘Glass Houses,’ along with many of the other Gamache books, is so compelling that, for the space of reading it, you may well feel that much of what’s going on in the world outside the novel is ‘just noise.’” —Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day, Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious. Then wary. Through rain and sleet, the figure stands unmoving, staring ahead. From the moment its shadow falls over the village, Gamache, now Chief Superintendent of the Sûreté du Québec, suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose. Yet he does nothing. What can he do? Only watch and wait. And hope his mounting fears are not realized. But when the figure vanishes overnight and a body is discovered, it falls to Gamache to discover if a debt has been paid or levied. Months later, on a steamy July day as the trial for the accused begins in Montréal, Chief Superintendent Gamache continues to struggle with actions he set in motion that bitter November, from which there is no going back. More than the accused is on trial. Gamache’s own conscience is standing in judgment. In Glass Houses, her latest utterly gripping book, number-one New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny shatters the conventions of the crime novel to explore what Gandhi called the court of conscience. A court that supersedes all others.

The Mystery Fancier (Vol. 1 No. 5) September 1977

The Mystery Fancier (Vol. 1 No. 5) September 1977
  • Author : Guy M. Townsend,P. D. James,Rex Stout
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Pages : 64
  • Relase : 2010-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781434403865

The Mystery Fancier (Vol. 1 No. 5) September 1977 Book Review:

The Mystery Fancier, Volume 1 Number 5, September 1977, contains: "Piercing the Closed Circle: The Technique of Point of View in Works by P. D. James," by Jane S. Bakerman, "Fear and Loathing With the Lone Wolf," by George Kelley, "The Avon Classic Crime Collection," by Jeff Meyerson, and "The Nero Wolfe Saga, Part III," by Guy M. Townsend.

Directory of World Cinema

Directory of World Cinema
  • Author : Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Pages : 287
  • Relase : 2011
  • ISBN : 9781841504636

Directory of World Cinema Book Review:

Spanish cinema is one of the most diverse and interesting on an international level, but lacks communicational platforms and detailed analysis. This volume addresses the issue with a focus on the main corpus of movies that have left an indelible tread through different generations of spectators.

More Than You'll Ever Know

More Than You'll Ever Know
  • Author : Katie Gutierrez
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 419
  • Relase : 2022-06-07
  • ISBN : 9780063118485

More Than You'll Ever Know Book Review:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK "Fantastic . . . A sweeping novel, unflinching and evocative in its engrossing study of love, motherhood, sex, Mexico, journalism and more." — WASHINGTON POST "Masterful . . . Elegance, darkness, even fear are deftly intertwined . . . A wonderful read." — LUIS ALBERTO URREA, Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of The House of Broken Angels Recommended by Los Angeles Times • Washington Post • Parade • Good Housekeeping • NBC News • Today.com • Goodreads • Audible • The Millions • Popsugar • Tribeza • CrimeReads • Library Reads • She Reads • and more! An evocative drama about a woman caught leading a double life after one husband murders the other, and the true-crime writer who becomes obsessed with telling her story—this masterful work of literary suspense marks the debut of an extraordinary new writer The dance becomes an affair, which becomes a marriage, which becomes a murder... In 1985, Lore Rivera marries Andres Russo in Mexico City, even though she is already married to Fabian Rivera in Laredo, Texas, and they share twin sons. Through her career as an international banker, Lore splits her time between two countries and two families—until the truth is revealed and one husband is arrested for murdering the other. In 2017, while trawling the internet for the latest, most sensational news reports, struggling true-crime writer Cassie Bowman encounters an article detailing that tragic final act. Cassie is immediately enticed by what is not explored: Why would a woman—a mother—risk everything for a secret double marriage? Cassie sees an opportunity—she’ll track Lore down and capture the full picture, the choices, the deceptions that led to disaster. But the more time she spends with Lore, the more Cassie questions the facts surrounding the murder itself. Soon, her determination to uncover the truth could threaten to derail Lore’s now quiet life—and expose the many secrets both women are hiding. Told through alternating timelines, More Than You’ll Ever Know is both a gripping mystery and a wrenching family drama. Presenting a window into the hearts of two very different women, it explores the many conflicting demands of marriage and motherhood, and the impossibility of ever truly knowing someone—especially those we love. "A seductive, urgent tale about desire, family, the pursuit of truth, and the art of storytelling, More Than You’ll Ever Know will astonish readers with its vastness, romance, tragedy, and abundant heart. I didn’t want this book to ever end." — JESSAMINE CHAN, New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good Mothers "A gripping and thoughtful exploration of motherhood and marriage, the complexity of female desire, and the consequence of our obsession with true crime . . . One of the best suspenseful dramas I’ve read in years. An exceptional, stunning debut—I absolutely loved it." — ASHLEY AUDRAIN, New York Times bestselling author of The Push

Dirty Little Secrets

Dirty Little Secrets
  • Author : Jo Spain
  • Publisher : Quercus
  • Pages : 375
  • Relase : 2019-02-07
  • ISBN : 9781787474307

Dirty Little Secrets Book Review:

THE INCREDIBLY GRIPPING THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PERFECT LIE ********* In the exclusive gated community of Withered Vale, people's lives appear as perfect as their beautifully manicured lawns. Money, success, privilege - the residents have it all. Life is good. There's just one problem. Olive Collins' dead body has been rotting inside number four for the last three months. Her neighbours say they're shocked at the discovery but nobody thought to check on her when she vanished from sight. The police start to ask questions and the seemingly flawless façade begins to crack. Because, when it comes to Olive's neighbours, it seems each of them has something to hide, something to lose and everything to gain from her death. ********* PRAISE FOR JO SPAIN 'Loved, loved, loved' Caz Frear 'Dark, funny, well-plotted, sinister' Will Dean 'You certainly look at your neighbours with fresh eyes after reading this' Yours

At the Villa Rose

At the Villa Rose
  • Author : Alfred Edward Woodley Mason
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 279
  • Relase : 1910
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924013652494

At the Villa Rose Book Review:

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
  • Author : Holly Jackson
  • Publisher : A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2020
  • ISBN : 9781984896360

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Review:

For readers of Kara Thomas and Karen McManus, an addictive, twisty crime thriller with shades of Serial and Making a Murderer about a closed local murder case that doesn't add up, and a girl who's determined to find the real killer--but not everyone wants her meddling in the past. Everyone in Fairview knows the story. Pretty and popular high school senior Andie Bell was murdered by her boyfriend, Sal Singh, who then killed himself. It was all anyone could talk about. And five years later, Pip sees how the tragedy still haunts her town. But she can't shake the feeling that there was more to what happened that day. She knew Sal when she was a child, and he was always so kind to her. How could he possibly have been a killer? Now a senior herself, Pip decides to reexamine the closed case for her final project, at first just to cast doubt on the original investigation. But soon she discovers a trail of dark secrets that might actually prove Sal innocent . . . and the line between past and present begins to blur. Someone in Fairview doesn't want Pip digging around for answers, and now her own life might be in danger. This is the story of an investigation turned obsession, full of twists and turns and with an ending you'll never expect. "Fun, gripping, and skillfully constructed." --Emily Arsenault, author of All the Pretty Things