The Legacy

Sara’s Pick:The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardottir This is the first book in a new series featuring a psychologist from the Iceland’s Agency for Child Protection and a young, overwhelmed police detective. In 1987 an unspecified crime results in the death of the mother and grandfather of three small children. Fast forward to 2015. A young…

Let Me Lie

Cori’s Pick: Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh In late 2014, Clare Mackintosh released her debut novel, I Let You Go (which I LOVED and reviewed here).  It spent several months on the bestseller list and was listed one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Crime Novels of 2016. In 2017 Mackintosh…

Look for Her

Sara’s Pick: Look for Her by Emily Winslow In 1976 a young girl goes missing and years go by before her body is discovered. Then a DNA link is made that only leads to more questions.  Does the body belong to Annalise? Or are there two young women missing? Decades later, Keene who now works…

13 Reasons Why

Dallas’ Pick: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher After reading this book my first thought is simply, WOW! The writing in Jay Asher provides us with is absolutely amazing. The creativeness and emotion he demonstrated in his writing is one that is hard for a lot of authors to accomplish. Now if you are like…

Blood Sisters

Sara’s Pick: Blood Sisters by Jane Corry Three girls walking to school are involved in a car accident. One is killed, another has permanent debilitating brain damage and the third has become an art teacher. Kitty lives in a home for special needs patients and can’t communicate her thoughts, which are pretty chaotic. She is,…

The Good Daughter

Dallas’ Pick: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter The more adult thrillers I read the more hooked I become. I picked up the Good Daughter because I needed an audiobook to listen too while I was working on a few projects. It just happened to be on the shelf and I had no clue what…

A Murder in Time

Linda’s Pick: A Murder in Time (a Kendra Donovan series, #1) by Julie McElwain Kendra Donovan is an FBI agent who seeks revenge on the person who seriously injured her and mortally wounded a colleague. While attempting an assassination of this person, she accidentally travels from the present day to 1815; a time where women…

Gone Astray

Sara’s Pick: Gone Astray by Michelle Davies The Kinnock family has the good fortune to win a 15 million EuroMillions jackpot and move into an upscale neighborhood leaving behind their old neighborhood and friends. One afternoon the mother comes home to find her daughter missing and a large amount of blood in the back yard….

Taking the Titanic

Dallas’ Pick: Taking the Titanic by James Patterson This was the first adult book that I read. I checked out one of our kindles and of course we have to have James Patterson on there.  Now this is not part of a series in fact it is a bookshot, which took me all of about…

Silent City

Sara’s Pick: Silent City by Carrie Smith Her first day back from dealing with ten months of cancer treatments, Claire Codella is assigned the murder of a high school principle, Hector Sanchez. It becomes a high-profile case because a Broadway star is sending her child to the school. As she struggles to discover who would…

Best Day Ever

Sara’s Pick: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda Paul Strom and his wife Mia have been married for ten years. She is a stay-at-home mom with their 2 boys, and they seem to have a perfect life. So, in their tenth wedding anniversary, Paul wants to give them a perfect day at their lake cottage,…

Stripped Bare

Sara’s Pick: Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker When her husband-sheriff, Ted, is found shot next to the murdered grandfather of her orphaned niece, Kate Fox needs to find the murderer because the neighboring sheriff who responded to the call has decided that Ted and Eldon shot each other and wants to arrest Ted for murder. …