Author Joann Fluke continues to combine a fictional murder investigation with delicious treats in Cinnamon Roll Murder. The protagonist of Fluke is amateur detective Hannah Swensen. As the proprietor of The Cookie Jar, a coffee and bakery establishment in Lake ...

This article is required reading for people who are new to detective mystery novels and want a starting point. Here are the three titans of this genre and the reasons why they earned their position. Author Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur ...

Barberetta is an action-packed crime noir about a blonde bombshell (hired gun) who becomes involved with the mob and is a little girl’s only hope for survival. There are numerous twists, turns, and multiple crosses in Barberetta. She may be ...

The author of APPLE TREE YARD is Louise Doughty. The novel begins with a court case description. The woman who wrote the story is on trial with a male, although we do not know for what crime. Murder, espionage, or ...

When a Harvard history professor gets a thesis titled Jesse James and the Secret Legend of Captain Coytus from a mediocre student named Ulysses Hercules Baxter, he suspects it is a hoax. He has never before encountered such insane nonsense. ...

Occasionally, technologically competent spy novels, especially ones focusing on credible threats from Al Qaeda, can enthrall you and never let go. They cause existential and bodily anxiety. They bring back unpleasant 9/11 memories. And they confirm our anxiety that horrible ...