Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share favourite books going back over the years. Or perhaps those that are languishing on the to be read pile for whatever reason.
Author: John Lansing
Published: March 2018 by Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing
Category: Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Book Review
Retired inspector Jack Bertolino straddles two perilous worlds. Known for his impeccable police work, Jack has also done a priceless favor for an infamous Mafia Don: he saved the gangster’s kidnapped daughter from being sold into the sex trade, and brought her safely home.
In Jack’s line of work, he can’t help but have friends—and enemies—on both sides of the law.
Author: Linwood Barclay
Published: September 2016 by Orion
Category: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Book Review
After the screen of a run-down drive-in movie theatre collapses and kills four people, the daughter of one of the victims asks private investigator Cal Weaver to look into a recent break-in at her father’s house. Cal discovers a hidden basement room where it’s clear that salacious activities have taken place—as well as evidence of missing DVDs. But his investigation soon becomes more complicated when he realizes it may not be discs the thief was actually interested in….
Author: Elly Griffiths
Published: February 2018 by Quercus
Category: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Book Review
Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Angelo Morelli, asking for her help. He’s discovered a group of bones in a tiny hilltop village but doesn’t know what to make of them. It’s years since Ruth has had a holiday, and even a working holiday to Italy is very welcome!