Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Mystery Monday #6: Death on the Nile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-eSOOF7XMk The new movie looks so good. I'm not sure they can outdo the performances of David Suchet and Emily Blunt, but I'll take it. In honor of the fact that I've just watched this trailer (and because Death on the Nile is my favorite Poirot mystery), I will be spending this Mystery Monday reviewing… Continue reading Kayla’s Mystery Monday #6: Death on the Nile

Lists, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Tuesday Talk #3: Favorite Mystery Tropes

Okay, gang, I might be preaching to the choir here, but I'm going to assume that not everyone knows what a "trope" is. Let me explain. According to tvtropes.org, a trope "is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which… Continue reading Kayla’s Tuesday Talk #3: Favorite Mystery Tropes

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Mystery Monday #5: HER

★★★★★ I'm back with another Britney King review! Can you tell I love this author? She has a tendency to write the most twisted, pulse-pounding, edge-of-your seat action packed novels I've ever read. Summary Sadie married a sadist, and now her life is falling apart. She's going through a rough divorce, meanwhile her neither Ann… Continue reading Kayla’s Mystery Monday #5: HER

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Mystery Monday #4: THIN AIR

★★★★ Summary Private Investigator Jessica Shaw is an expert at finding lost people. Then one day she gets an anonymous email featuring a photo of a three-year-old kidnapping victim from 25 years ago. For this special case, however, Jessica doesn't need to find the girl in the photo because the girl in the photo is… Continue reading Kayla’s Mystery Monday #4: THIN AIR

Horror, Magical Realism, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Tantalizing Thursday: THE DROWNING KIND

After reading McMahon's Promise Not to Tell and (my personal favorite) Don't Breathe a Word, I just had to request a copy of her newest book from #netgalley, and to my great surprise, I was approved! McMahon has a way of writing that is hauntingly beautiful. She can take a story of pain and triumph,… Continue reading Kayla’s Tantalizing Thursday: THE DROWNING KIND

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Mystery Monday #3: WHEN YOU SEE ME

Photo by Bradley Wilson ★★★★★ Summary #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner creates a mystery so complex that it will take three of her most beloved characters to solve it. The discovery of several old graves in the woods outside a small town in Georgia give the FBI reason to order a task… Continue reading Kayla’s Mystery Monday #3: WHEN YOU SEE ME

Fiction, Mystery/Thriller

Mystery Monday: Kayla read Britney King’s THE SOCIAL AFFAIR and it is Twisted

★★★★ Summary Izzy Lewis is a social media stalker. Her latest prey: the Dunns. They are the picture-perfect couple. Grant is handsome, successful, and a power-hitter. Josie is the flawless stay at home wife with a social media empire on “instalook.” But there is a darkness that lurks in the Dunn household, and Izzy finds… Continue reading Mystery Monday: Kayla read Britney King’s THE SOCIAL AFFAIR and it is Twisted

Mystery/Thriller

Mystery Monday: Kayla read A MERCIFUL DEATH

★★★★ Book Summary Mercy Kilpatrick is an FBI agent who has been estranged from her Oregon-based, "prepper" family since a secret tragedy tore them apart her senior year in high school. She tends to keep to herself, both in her professional and personal life, and she never talks about her past. That is, until she… Continue reading Mystery Monday: Kayla read A MERCIFUL DEATH