Category Archives: Whodunnit

WANNA GET LUCKY – Deborah Coonts

Excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed this bawdy, funny, tale of a Las Vegas hotel and casino’s six foot trouble-shooting customer relations gal. She answers to The Big Boss, whom she is in awe of. A girl falls out of the Hotel’s … Continue reading

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DEATH & DECEPTION – B.A.Steadman.

Detective Inspector Dan Hellier returns home to Exeter afraid that he might not be up to standard in a force critical of a young newcomer from London. Especially nerve wracking is the soon-to-retire DI who he feels is always looking … Continue reading

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IF THE BED FALLS IN – Paul Casselle

He is a man in two minds; are either of them his? This question is an excellent summary of this action-filled tale of extraordinary originality. A tale of two personalities linked by drugs. Flabby, middle-aged photographer Tom Friday is under … Continue reading

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NEED TO KNOW – Karen Cleveland

If ever a novel should come with a HEALTH WARNING, this is it. Not for the fainthearted; the tension is excruciating. Never have I read a comparatively slow actioned tale that has wound up so much nerve wracking , breath … Continue reading

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MISSING PERSONS (DCI Morton # 5.) – Daniel & Sean Campbell

Longboats on the London waterways – often moving berths to save money, or to avoid people you don’t want to find you – can be a headache to the law when your are trying to locate a murderer. When a … Continue reading

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FORGOTTEN – Neven Carr

An enjoyable read, the first in the exciting ‘Araneya Series’, involving a ruthless band of Italian-Australian ex-Vietnam Vets out to silence a child witness when it appears that her trauma-induced lost memory might be returning. Young teacher, Claudia Cabriatti does … Continue reading

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THE ATLANTIS RIDDLE – Kevin Tumlinson

TWO STONES, FOUND SIXTY YEARS APART, AND BOTH HOLDING CLUES TO WHAT MAY BE THE LOST CITY OF ATLANTIS Enjoyed this, #2 in the Dan Kotler Series. I found it more credible than the first, which I did indeed enjoy, … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT at the BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE – Matthew Sullivan

An original tale of a mysterious suicide in a bookseller’s shop, involving intense bibliophiles; both those that man the shop and those that inhabit the shelves to feed their habit but seldom can afford to buy. Lydia, who has returned … Continue reading

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NOTHING SAVE THE BONES INSIDE HER – Clayton Lindemuth

A sharp, to-the-point review by BARB ETTRIDGE. Clayton Lindemuth brings post-war Pennsylvania into stark focus with the voice of each character who brings brutal honesty to what is a dark tale of how fate, greed and anger can destroy your … Continue reading

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LIFE, INTERRUPTED BY DEATH – Jefferson Merrick

DETECTIVE VERONICA REASON #1. An entertaining well-plotted police procedural which grabbed me from page one and didn’t let go.   This introduces Superintendent Veronica Reason, a tough clever determined investigator dealing with the intricate weave of two criminal threads. One … Continue reading

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