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The Nest (US cover) - Cynthia D'Aprix-Sweeney

Book Review: The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Reviewed by Dennis Menard One phrase I have learned to avoid like the proverbial plague in book blurbs is the remark that it was “laugh out loud funny.” Too often this means it is merely farcical. Hence it is seldom …

The Daughter of Time - Josephine Tey

Staff Review: The Daughter of Time – Josephine Tey

Reviewed by Jilles The Daughter of Time is still one of the most popular Jospehine Tey titles and was voted one of the greatest mystery novels of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland …

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Staff Review: Cloudland – Joseph Olshan

Reviewed by Jilles If you like your crime more literary Cloudland by Joseph Olshan is your book. Catherine Winslow, a former investigative journalist who has given up her career and is now writing a household column so she doesn’t have to …