Category Archives: Mystery

The Empty Copper Sea

The Empty Copper Sea synopsis: “The professional’s professional of suspense writers.” THE NEW YORK TIMES Van Harder, once a hard drinker, has found religion. But that doesn’t keep folks from saying he murdered his employer, Hub Lawless, whose body hasn’t been found. To clear his name, and cear up the mystery, Van asks friend-in-need Travis… Read More »

Lullaby

Lullaby synopsis: New Year’s Day brings the dawn of a new year and the hope of better days to come. But for a couple who returns home from a New Year’s Eve party in the early morning hours to find their babysitter and child murdered, that hope is suddenly, brutally gone. For Detectives Carella and… Read More »

Robicheaux

Robicheaux synopsis: James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana. DAVE ROBICHEAUX IS A HAUNTED MAN. Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle with alcoholism, and the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable… Read More »

The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us synopsis: When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. You will assume you know the… Read More »

Secrets in Death

Secrets in Death synopsis: Eve Dallas fights to separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people’s secrets is silenced, in the newest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Du Vin isn’t the kind of bar Lieutenant Eve Dallas would usually patronize―nor the kind where a lot of blood… Read More »

The Perfect Nanny

The Perfect Nanny synopsis: When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family’s chic apartment in Paris’s… Read More »

Liar

Liar synopsis: Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother Judi. And then Ben meets Amber.. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben but Judi isn’t so sure… There’s just something about Amber that doesn’t add up. Ben can’t see why his mother… Read More »

Her Best Friend

Her Best Friend synopsis: Overwhelmed by grief after losing her mother, Sylvie Armstrong tries to block out the memories in her childhood home – but then someone leaves a gift on her doorstep: a gold necklace with a heart-shaped locket. The locket belonged to Sylvie’s best friend, Victoria Preston – and she was wearing it… Read More »

The Naturalist

The Naturalist synopsis: Professor Theo Cray is trained to see patterns where others see chaos. So when mutilated bodies found deep in the Montana woods leave the cops searching blindly for clues, Theo sees something they missed. Something unnatural. Something only he can stop. As a computational biologist, Theo is more familiar with digital code… Read More »

Little Boy Lost

Little Boy Lost synopsis: Attorney Justin Glass’s practice, housed in a shabby office on the north side of Saint Louis, isn’t doing so well that he can afford to work for free. But when eight-year-old Tanisha Walker offers him a jar full of change to find her missing brother, he doesn’t have the heart to… Read More »