Twisted Threads, Kaylin McFarren

Akira Hamada is driven by past failure. Two years earlier, she had a chance to kill her greatest … Continue Reading

Trouble In Glamour Town, S.R. Mallery

Murder. Corruption. Romance. Movie stars. A modern-day TV shoot ‘em up? No. It’s 1926 Old Hollywood, and a … Continue Reading

The Girl with the…

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder – and that the killer is a member of his own … Continue Reading

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing … Continue Reading

The Fourth Side: A Prison Odyssey, Zap Tales

“We, the jury, find the defendant guilty.” That was all I heard. The rest of the formalities became … Continue Reading

Bright Air Black, David…

In Bright Air Black, David Vann transports us to 13th century B.C. to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s most fascinating and notorious women, Medea. In brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings us aboard the ship … Continue Reading

Just Lucky: Friends and Enemies, Fred Waiss

An accident cost Ron Russell all use of his left arm. Some people allow their disability to define … Continue Reading