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Those People next door

🌟🌟🌟🌟 A disconcerting look at systemic racism, as it exists, in even the very nicest neighborhoods and families. For Salma and Bilal Khatun, along with their eighteen year-old son Zain, a move to new house signals the beginning of a nightmare, made all the worse by the seeming civility of…

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Locust Lane

🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 A riveting and powerful read, this multilayered story winds and sweeps through the lives of characters that at first glance, almost appear to have it all. Almost, but not quite, as soon becomes apparent when a young girl is murdered, and it becomes likely that the seventeen-year-old children of…

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The Writing Retreat

🌟🌟🌟🌟 A sometimes horrifying, always mesmerizing look at the power and the passion within - and what it may take to allow one to soar, wildly free of crippling expectations, fears, and the shameful inhibitions that bind us all. Alex, our first person POV narrator, is β€œsomething of a mess”.…

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Gone Tonight

🌟🌟🌟🌟 An engaging and suspenseful read, briskly-plotted and hard to put down, with an interesting pair of main protagonists and a clever ending that will not disappoint. Catherine and her mother Ruth are an odd duo - a mother-daughter couple where it often feels like roles are being switched, back…

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The Soulmate

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 A riveting, poignant, suspenseful look at the highs and the lows of love, marriage, and the opening of one’s heart, (as raw and vulnerable as it gets) to the dreams and dispositions of another. A particular other. (And what a difference that choice can make). Told in the first…

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The Opportunist

🌟🌟🌟🌟 1/2 A sly and clever mashup of perhaps the most dysfunctional family ever, a stylishly-plotted mystery, and a behind-the-scenes fantastical look at the audacious lifestyles of the fabulously wealthy, all rolled into one addictively-suspenseful package that is sure to keep you reading. Alana is a thirty-something volunteer at a…

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The other side of night

🌟🌟🌟🌟 What would you sacrifice for love? What would you give for just one more moment with someone who meant everything? A twisty, confusing and absolutely intriguing look at love and loss, narrated by Dr David Asha, supplemented with the journals, writings and diaries of other characters, including the fascinating…

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Cosmic Trap

πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸ’« Q: What do you get when you combine the camaraderie of the gang in the Oceans Eleven series, the plotting and intrigue of a newish James Bond movie, the hard-boiled romance of an old time Humphrey Bogart flick, and the epic-action-adventure-mayhem of a Marvel comic-book? A: this latest installment…

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Cold Cold Bones

Book 21 in the Temperance Brennan Series 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Just in case there is any reader out there not familiar with this series (it could happen!), Temperance Brennan, the sometimes irascible, always ingenious forensic-anthropologist, ex-alcoholic, divorced mother of kick-butt Katy Peterson, is a force to be reckoned with. As she performs…

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The Queen of all Poisons

πŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸŒŸπŸ’« Quite likely the most uniquely-textured female heroine one is likely to meet between the pages, Dr Lily Robinson is a rare treat. A brilliant and beautiful pathologist and toxicologist, Dr Lily is one smart cookie - albeit one who is also deeply morally conflicted and suffering from a buried…

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