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Dear Batman: Dealing With Grief During the Holidays

This week’s guest columnist is Gotham City’s Dark Knight Detective, Batman. This time of year his shadowy city is illuminated with bright, holiday lights. Those lights are meant to usher in a happy season of peace and joy. He knows though that they can cast a metaphorical shadow on people… Read more

Alex Michaelides, Author of The Silent Patient, on Writing the Perfect Thriller

The Silent Patient introduces us to Alicia Berenson, a happily married artist who murders her husband and never speaks again. Forensic psychotherapist Theo Faber sets out to unravel the mystery of Alicia’s notorious crime and quickly discovers that nothing about her case is as clear-cut as it seems. With film… Read more

Book Review: Eggs on Ice by Laura Childs

Eggs on Ice, Laura Childs’ eighth entry in the Cackleberry Club mystery series, provides cozy readers with a merry dose of murder for the holiday season. If you’re searching for an enjoyable Christmas “Cozy,” look no further than Eggs on Ice. It has a classic set-piece opening—Allan Sharp, a heartily… Read more

Book Review: A Murdered Peace by Candace Robb

In Candace Robb’s latest entry in the Kate Clifford series, A Murdered Peace (available now!), England still in tumult at the start of the fifteenth century, as Kate finds herself working to prove the innocence of her longtime confidante. In the Year of the Lord 1400, Henry IV is the… Read more