Force of Nature by Jane Harper – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title recommendation, Jane Harper's Force of Nature, is perfect for those of us who want the experience of travel but cannot physically go to Australia.  Listening to the narrator on the audiobook brings the land-down-under closer, especially when the setting - an inhospitable bushland in a mountain range - is as integral to the plot as the … Continue reading Force of Nature by Jane Harper – New Title Tuesday

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke – New Title Tuesday

The twisty ending is reason enough to read this week's New Title Tuesday selection, Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke - not to mention that FX is planning to develop this into a TV series. Publisher’s Summary - When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules–a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas … Continue reading Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke – New Title Tuesday

Case Histories, by Kate Atkinson

  Kate Atkinson has ten bestselling books, but for this week’s Five Star Friday selection, I’ve returned to an old favorite, Case Histories, that introduced cop-turned-private investigator the adorably irritable Jackson Brodie. True to mystery form, Brodie’s tough exterior covers a hurt and haunted heart.  He’s eking out a living in Cambridge with cases that range … Continue reading Case Histories, by Kate Atkinson