A House With Good Bones by T. Kingfisher

After a phone call with her brother, Sam chalks up his concerns for their mom as just that – a son’s habitual worry for his aged mother. But the moment she steps through the doorway of her childhood home, everything feels wrong. The house no longer looks like it once did, her mom is actingContinue reading “A House With Good Bones by T. Kingfisher”

Dead of Winter by Darcy Coates

Christa is stuck in a nightmare that doesn’t end. She and her boyfriend were on their way to a vacation lodge in the mountains when everything goes wrong. Christa wakes up in a cabin full of her tour companions who say that Kiernan never made it back through the snowstorm. Her plans to find himContinue reading “Dead of Winter by Darcy Coates”

Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie

Having read her mother’s letter, Carla is certain that Caroline was wrongfully convicted of murdering Amyas Crale, Caroline’s husband. She approaches Poirot to solve this case that occurred 16 years ago and soon realizes just how tangled the mystery is. Read if you like: mystery novels with a group of friends, Poirot’s wit, themes ofContinue reading “Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie”

Lemon by Kwon Yeo-Sun

A study of human relationships and how they are impacted by the mysterious death of a nineteen-year-old, Lemon is a short, slow-paced read that will leave you asking questions about what lurks beneath a person’s calm demeanour. Read if you like: books that are not plot-driven, ambiguous endings, multi-POV chapters, a subdued mystery, short readsContinue reading “Lemon by Kwon Yeo-Sun”

The Moonlight Child by Karen McQuestion

Sharon Lemke spots something she shouldn’t have. A little girl washing dishes at night in the house next door. But the Flemings don’t have a girl living in their house. Even when Sharon probes into the matter, her efforts are thwarted. Karen McQuestion’s mystery novel depicts the horrors of neglectful parenting and the cost ofContinue reading “The Moonlight Child by Karen McQuestion”