Tag Archives: Murder

A Fatal Grace: A Chilling Mystery

I have finally read a mystery where I successfully guessed the culprit before the end! YES!!! As I say this I feel strange. I could have sworn that I had successfully beaten the author of a mystery book before, but … Continue reading

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Still Life: A New Favorite Mystery Author

Every genre is it’s own specific art form. Fantasy and science fiction require a great deal of world creation that may include changing or modifying the very laws of nature. Horror stays mostly realistic while bringing us in as close … Continue reading

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The Killing Kind: The Darker Side of Mystery

I’m not sure if it’s the depression or if I’ve just been in a mood for this specific genre, but I’ve been reading a lot of horror/thriller/mystery novels lately. I took a break near the end of last year to … Continue reading

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3 – Appointment with Death:

I have one thing to say about Agatha Christie: I need to read more of her work. I have read three of her books now, and I am still unable to guess the culprit before the reveal. Her secret is … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Character and Get Away With It

It may sound wrong but when we’re reading a book where characters die, i.e. most fantasy, sci-fi, and young adult books, we need to ask ourselves – was their death effective? Let me explain before I go any further. Think … Continue reading

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Task #24: A Book Based Entirely on its Cover – Invisible

I have only ever read one of James Patterson’s books and that was Sundays at Tiffany’s. It was a great book, I liked his writing voice, but I hadn’t ever read any of the mystery/thrillers that he’s so famous for. … Continue reading

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Book #34 – The Dresden Files: Storm Front

This was a book recommendation that I was uncertain about at first. I don’t know why, but something about it didn’t appeal to me for quite some time so I kept putting it off for other books. I finally decided … Continue reading

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