The Rook by Daniel O’Malley

Loved this book! Granted it’s not perfect – there’s a fair amount of info-dumping made palatable by the whole amnesia bit. It’s kind of a paranormal, sci-fi-ish spy thriller, with a dollop or two of humor. As the blurb says, Myfanwy wakes up with no memory  surrounded by dead bodies. She …

Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton

Janet Evanovich can be hit and miss for me. I’m not sure which category Curious Minds falls into. I like Knight and Moon. He is over the top eccentric, but cute and funny. Moon follows the rules, usually, but ends of having to go along with Knight. They are a good …

The Boscombe Valley Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle

I was going running/walking at the park the other night and didn’t have anything to listen to. I found “The Boscombe Valley Mystery” on Audible’s Mystery Channel and it was just the perfect length for how long I wanted to spend exercising. I have been a Sherlock Holmes fan forever, …

Murder in a Wish-Book House by Wayne Zurl

Murder in a Wish-Book House is a novella that’s heavy on plot, light on character, but is definitely enjoyable and a good little mystery. Sam Jenkins is a police chief in small town Tennessee, but he used to be a New York detective so he’s got plenty of experience, friends on …

A Midsummer’s Equation by Keigo Higashino

Higashino might be one of my favorite authors. A Midsummer’s Equation is the fourth of his mysteries I’ve read I’ve read. It’s the third Detective Galileo translated into English but the 6th in the series. It doesn’t matter; the ones I’ve read definitely stand-alone. As the blurb above says, Manabu Yukawa is at …