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What the Neighbors Saw

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 A terrific read that delivers it all - two fascinating first-person POV protagonists who may or may not be reliable; a colorful posse of flawed and mostly unlikable neighborhood characters; a terrible murder and the mystery surrounding it; and all the juicy gossip and secrets of an uber-wealthy, beautifully-written,…

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The Other Mothers

🌟🌟🌟🌟 An ambitious, suspenseful and interesting read, made intimate as it is told from the first-person perspective of two women, in two different time periods : Tash, a journalist with a toddler, struggling to carve out a place for herself amongst a strange and much richer clan of sparkly young…

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The Search Party

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Interesting and suspenseful, this read is a cut-above the pack, a thriller which takes the time to let complex characters simmer, the author dropping tantalizing clues (from several point-of-views and time periods) of both what’s to come and what has already transpired - not quite giving the reader enough…

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The Raging Storm

🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 Atmospheric and evocative, Book 3 in the Two Rivers (Inspector Matthew Venn) series, this author (and this series) can be counted on for all the elements of a top-notch police procedural, with the bonus of a team of detectives, led by Inspector Matthew Venn, as well-developed, multi-layered and interesting…

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The Heron’s Cry

πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸ’« The second in the North Devon based DI Matthew Venn series, Two Rivers, this is crime writing at its most immersive. As Matthew and his crew work to unpack a series of horrific deaths, the author continues to build on the backdrop of recurring characters - beginning with Venn…

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The Girl in the Moss

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Intricate and haunting, this is a book to sink into. Packed with interesting characters, loose ends, and cryptic sub-plots, it’s a wonder the author manages to tie it all together so neatly in the end. The third in a series featuring disgraced ex-cop and now PI-wannabe Angie Pallorino, this…

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Still Life

πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸβž• Reading this book again (this time for a book club discussion) - the first in the fabulous Three Pines series - eighteen years after my initial read, was a rare and sublime treat. Eighteen books later, this is a series so familiar and delightful to this reader, that, going…

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The Bone Hacker

πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸ’« The newest addition to an always wonderful series, this is Book 22 in the Dr Temperance Brennan series. In this edition Tempe finds herself transported from a grim but fairly routine examination of what appears to be a young drowning victim in her Montreal homebase, to assisting in the…

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Darkest Night

🌟🌟🌟🌟 Another interesting installment, this one Book 2 in the Detective Gaby Darin series. Taking the unusual route of reading these books out of order, this reader has still managed to enjoy the relationships and characters as we come to learn more about Gaby and her current team at North…

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The Survivors

🌟🌟🌟🌟 An absorbing and atmospheric tale of grief and loss, intermingled with both shame and blame, and the devastation wrought in its aftermath. Kieran, our third person POV narrator, is thirty years old, the father of a baby with his loving partner Mia. As Kieran and Mia pay a visit…

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