Review: Button Man by Andrew Gross

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The 5 Best L.A. Crime Novels: Fiction

Southland Nina Revoyr I’m a big fan of stories driven by unexpected detectives: characters drafted in from other walks of life who happen to have a particular emotional or familial stake in figuring out who is to blame for a crime. Jackie Ishida, law student, is one such character. Very… Read more

Review: The Ancient Nine by Ian K. Smith

The Ancient Nine by Ian K. Smith is a suspenseful thriller that takes you deep into the world of Ivy League secret societies. Ian K. Smith’s The Ancient Nine is a hybrid narrative that brings together action, intrigue, history, longstanding secrets, and the fascinating world of secret societies. However, the element… Read more

Review: The Druid of Death by Richard T. Ryan

The Druid of Death by Richard T. Ryan is a Sherlock Holmes adventure about ancient Druids, Celtic mythology, and a creepy string of ritualistic murders.  An early morning summons involves Sherlock Holmes and the ever-faithful Watson in a new case. In this second Sherlock Holmes mystery by Richard T. Ryan,… Read more

Christmas Cake Murder: New Excerpt

Christmas Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke is a holiday prequel novel in the Hannah Swensen Mystery series. It’s Christmas many years ago, and topping young Hannah Swensen’s wish list is becoming the go-to baker in Lake Eden, Minnesota. But as Hannah finds out, revisiting holiday memories can be murder… With her… Read more