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Find Me, by Anne Frasier (audio)

When a notorious serial killer offers to lead detective Daniel Ellis to the bodies of his victims, the investigator is willing to provide anything the man wants. Daniel believes his mother is one of the killer’s victims, and wants closure … Continue reading

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The Searcher, by Tana French (audio)

After his divorce and retirement from the police force, Cal buys up a dilapidated property in rural Ireland and dedicates himself to a quiet, peaceful life. But life in a small town is never the ideal people make it out … Continue reading

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One by One, by Ruth Ware

Ten guests arrive at a ski chalet in the Alps for a corporate retreat. One doesn’t come back from a ski trip. The rest may not survive the avalanche that nearly buries the chalet soon after, or the murderer residing … Continue reading

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Lock Every Door, by Riley Sager

Broke, orphaned, recently unemployed, and between apartments. That’s Jules’ life when she answers the ad for an apartment sitter in the exclusive Bartholomew building. It’s the perfect job, she believes, until a fellow sitter goes missing. Jules follows a trail … Continue reading

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Ruth Galloway mysteries 9-11, by Elly Griffiths

And once again, I sped through the rest, so here are the last of my mini-reviews. In general, I have LOVED this series so much!! The Chalk Pit (audio) A homeless woman goes missing, and when the police begin to … Continue reading

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Ruth Galloway mysteries 5-8, by Elly Griffiths

Well, in the beginning of all this, I was planning to not read all these back to back, but yeah that’s not happening. Here are the next few mini-reviews… A Dying Fall (audio) When a former university friend of Ruth’s … Continue reading

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Ruth Galloway mysteries 2-4, by Elly Griffiths

With a dozen books in a series, and my clear desire to read them all back to back, I’ve decided not to give each mini-review it’s own post. I always find it hard to review books that are later in … Continue reading

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The Crossing Places, by Elly Griffiths

Ruth Galloway, a forensic archeologist, is called in to examine some bones unearthed by the police. Though the bones turn out to be ancient rather than connected to a modern missing-child case, Ruth becomes involved with the recent case when … Continue reading

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Death in Provence, by Serena Kent (audio)

Penelope Kite retires to Provence, where she’s just bought her dream home…only when she arrives, she finds a dead body in her pool, a nosy estate agent, a devilishly handsome politician, and a very unhelpful police force. Because no one … Continue reading

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Foundryside, by Robert Jackson Bennett

Sancia is a thief-by-necessity in a world where class difference is sharply divided. She avoids those who have power, prestige, and wealth, but on a dangerous job which should pay a huge sum of money, she gets tangled up with … Continue reading

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