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Review: “Mad City,” Michael Arntfield

Pros: Fascinating and detailed Cons: Rambling in places Rating: 4 out of 5 Michael Arntfield’s Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot is the story of Linda, who spent most of her life trying to

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Review: “Liar Liar,” M.J. Arlidge

Pros: Excellent plotting and interesting characters Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In M.J. Arlidge’s Liar Liar (A Helen Grace Thriller), three buildings across Southampton are set ablaze in one night–one residential home, and two commercial properties. Luke survived

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Review: “In the Clearing,” Robert Dugoni

Pros: Fascinated by the investigation into the cold case. Cons: Modern-day mystery felt superfluous Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Robert Dugoni’s In the Clearing (The Tracy Crosswhite Series) is an interesting investigation into a cold case. In 1976, in Klickitat

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Review: “Dead Level,” Damien Boyd

Pros: Fascinating mystery solved by interesting characters Cons: Some unfamiliarity; got a little confused toward the end Rating: 4 out of 5 In Damien Boyd’s Dead Level (The DI Nick Dixon Crime Series), Lizzie, the (pregnant) wife of young politician

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Review: “Next Victim,” Michael Prescott

Pros: Some nice unusual tidbits Cons: Other not-so-surprising parts Rating: 4 out of 5 Michael Prescott’s Next Victim (Tess McCallum & Abby Sinclair Book 2) involves a serial killer from previous times (Mobius) and a new terror plot. Tess McCallum

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Review: “Innocent in Death,” J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts

Pros: Great suspense and drama Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Craig Foster, a well-liked young teacher, is found dead in his classroom, the victim of a horrific poisoning. He’s found by two young students, Melodie and Rayleen. The

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Non-Review: “Don’t Turn Around,” Carolina Mitchell

Review ebook provided free by publisher via NetGalley. Expected publication date: April 24, 2015   For Don’t Turn Around (Detective Jennifer Knight Crime Thriller Series Book 1), by Carolina Mitchell, I only made it through 20% of the ebook before

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Review: “Triangle,” Teri White

Pros: Fascinating psychological relationships Cons: Not what I was expecting from the description Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review ebook provided free by publisher via NetGalley.   I read somewhere that Triangle was Teri White’s first novel. If so, I’m

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Non-Review: “The Innocent,” Harlan Coben

I do a “non-review” when I couldn’t finish a book. I won’t review it on Amazon or GoodReads, but I don’t mind telling you here why I chose not to finish. If there’s one thing I’ve found over the years,

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Review: “Timecaster,” J.A. Konrath

Pros: Engaging story Cons: Trivializes rape of men Rating: 2 out of 5   In the future, crime has been all but eliminated. Timecasters use a device that allows them to view and record events from the previous two weeks,

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