The Sentence Is Death by Anthony Horowitz

Hawthorne has been called in by the police again to help solve a murder, and of course, he convinces Horowitz to join him. After all, Horowitz needs to write two more stories featuring Hawthorne. The Sentence Is Death is the second in the series and honestly, I liked the whole …

The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

Horowitz is just a little too clever for me. In The Word is Murder, he’s inserted a fictional version of himself as the detective’s sidekick. It’s all very meta and distracting for me. The mystery itself is good, a woman is killed the same day she plans her own funeral. …

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

I should have loved Magpie Murders. It’s definitely a book for mystery readers. Not only does it have two well-plotted mysteries, it has some great quotes about the nature of mysteries and reading. “You must know that feeling when it’s raining outside and the heating’s on and you lose yourself, …