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Review: “Blind Alley,” Iris Johansen

Pros: Interesting mystery Cons: Confusing and unnecessarily complex Rating: 2 out of 5   From promotional material: As the trail of faceless bodies leads to a chilling revelation, Eve finds herself trying to catch a master murderer whose grisly work

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"Deadly Sins," Kylie Brant

Pros: Great mystery and characters, wonderful relationship, fascinating subplots Cons: So many people and names that I got a bit confused! Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Special Agent Jaid Marlowe of the FBI

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"Predator," Patricia Cornwell

Pros: Fascinating; complex; detailed Cons: Not the best book to start with if you aren’t already familiar with the series Rating: 4 out of 5 Visit Patricia Cornwell’s website.   Kay Scarpetta is author Patricia Cornwell’s famous investigator. In Predator,

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"The Torment of Others," Val McDermid

Pros: Fascinating mystery and characters; taut psychological thriller Cons: Doesn’t pull its grotesque punches Rating: 5 out of 5   A few years ago I discovered and fell absolutely in love with a British mystery TV series called ‘Wire in

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