Book Review: Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews

Title: Red Sparrow (Book 1) Author: Jason Matthews Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery, Spy Thriller, Espionage, Russia Publisher: Scribner Goodreads Summary: In today’s Russia, dominated by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the cast-iron bureaucracy of post-Soviet intelligence. Drafted against her will to become a “Sparrow,” a trained seductress…

Book Review: The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

Title: The Dresden Files Series Author: Jim Butcher Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal, Magic Publisher: Penguin ROC Goodreads Summary: Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he’s the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for…

Book Review: Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister

Title: Girl in Disguise Author: Greer Macallister Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Fiction, Adult Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark Published: March 21, 2017 Page Amount: 320 pages Goodreads Summary: For the first female Pinkerton detective, respect is hard to come by. Danger, however, is not. In the tumultuous years of the Civil War, the streets of Chicago offer a…

Book Review: Origin by Dan Brown

Title: Origin (Robert Langdon #5) Author: Dan Brown Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction, Historical Thriller Publisher: Doubleday Books Published: October 3, 2017 Page Amount: 461 pages Goodreads Summary: Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will…

Book Review: A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre

Title: A Legacy of Spies Author: John Le Carre Genre: Fiction, Spy Thriller, Espionage, Mystery Publisher: Viking Published: September 5, 2017 Page Amount: 265 pages Goodreads Summary: Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead…

Book Review: City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Blades (The Divine Cities #2) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: January 26, 2016 Page Amount: 484 pages Goodreads Summary: The city of Voortyashtan was once the domain of the goddess of death, war, and destruction, but now it’s little more than a ruin….

Book Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Stairs (The Divine Cities #1) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: September 9, 2014 Page Amount: 452 pages Goodreads Summary: Years ago, the city of Bulikov wielded the powers of the Gods to conquer the world. But after its divine protectors were mysteriously…

Book Review: The Devil’s Teardrop

Title: The Devil’s Teardrop Author: Jeffery Deaver Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction, Crime, Suspense Publisher: Hodder Published: May 4, 2000 Page Amount: 496 pages Goodreads Summary: After an early morning machine-gun attack by a madman called the Digger leaves dozens dead in the Washington, D.C., subway, the mayor’s office receives a message demanding twenty million dollars by midnight…

Book Review: The Truth And Other Lies by Sascha Arango

Title: The Truth and Other Lies Author: Sascha Arango (Translator: Imogen Taylor) Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Suspense, German Publisher: Atria Books Published: June 23, 2015 Page Amount: 241 pages Goodreads Summary: Dark, witty, and suspenseful, this literary crime thriller reminiscent of The Dinner and The Silent Wife follows a famous author whose wife—the brains behind his success—meets…

Book Review: London Falling by Paul Cornell

Title: London Falling (Shadow Police #1) Author: Paul Cornell Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Horror, Fiction, Crime, Paranormal Publisher: Tor Fantasy Published: February 25, 2014 Page Amount: 432 pages Goodreads Summary:The dark is rising …Detective Inspector James Quill is about to complete the drugs bust of his career. Then his prize suspect Rob Toshack is murdered in custody. Furious,…

The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod

Title: The Hanged Man (Her Majesty’s Psychic Service #1) Author: P.N. Elrod Genre: Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Historical, Alternate History Publisher: Tor Books Published: May 19, 2015 Page Amount: 336 pages Goodreads Summary: On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to…

Book Review: The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett

Title: The Man From St. Petersburg Author: Ken Follett Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Spy Thriller, Espionage, Fiction Publisher: Penguin Books Published: April 1, 1982 Page Amount: 324 pages Blurb From Goodreads: His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, he had many weapons at his…