Quincy seems to be fine, years after she was the only survivor of a mass murder at a lake cottage. But meeting another “final girl” will change her perceptions of how well she’s coping. Fast paced and twisty Characters are not likable Nonlinear timeline Some unbelievable plotting Enjoyable thriller if you don’t think too hard… Read More Final Girls by Riley Sager
First in series – Chicago Mystery featuring Cass Raines. Cass was a Chicago cop until the ego-driven actions of a bad cop forced her to shoot a young black kid. The incident didn’t cause her to resign – the commendation she received for her actions did. Now, she’s a private investigator still dealing with the… Read More Broken Places by Tracy Clark
Standard psychological suspense with a few clever tricks.
I am thinking how I am going to spend the next year ignoring the fact that there will be any year beyond it – I will get wildly drunk whenever possible, dally with pretty girls who have foreign accents, and wake up beside Percy, savoring the pleasant kick of my heartbeat whenever I’m near him.… Read More The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
The Grisha #1 A boy and a girl, orphaned by war, grow up to be best friends. Alina feels something more for Mal but he’s still playing the field. When their military unit is sent forth by The Darkling, a most powerful and unique Grisha who leads the Second Army, to cross the Shadow Fold,… Read More Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Maureen Coghlin series #2 Maureen Coughlin is an outsider on the New Orleans Police Department but she is determined to make a place for herself on the force. When an investigation raises some red flags about her fellow officers, Maureen looks the other way — but she’s not happy about it. Is being a team… Read More Doing the Devil’s Work by Bill Loehfelm
Amelia Winn’s life was turned inside out when she was struck by a car and lost her hearing. No longer able to work or communicate easily with her family and friends, she turned to alcohol. Just as she’s trying to turn things around – to get a job, to repair her estranged husband’s faith in… Read More Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf