2020: #41 – Takedown Twenty (Janet Evanovich)

No matter what’s happening in our world, in Stephanie Plum’s neighborhood in Trenton, very little changes. Stephanie is still chasing bad guys for a living, helped along by Lula and getting her butt saved by Ranger when she get in a little too deep. Joe is also still in the picture, and still Stephanie’s number 1 — though she’s not sure either of them are

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2019: #18 – Long Time Coming (Robert Goddard)

This was my first experience with Goddard. The story’s premise is interesting — Stephen Swan unexpectedly finds out that the uncle he thought was dead, Eldritch, has instead been in an Irish prison for the last 40 years. Except no one, including Eldritch, will tell him why. Consumed by his curiosity and concerned for his mother’s safety, Stephen takes it upon himself to keep tabs

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2018: #27 – Too Close to Home (Linwood Barclay)

This was a solid thriller that I zipped through over Thanksgiving break. The crime (and how it was witnessed) was chilling, and Barclay keeps the suspense going with a lot of twists and turns. You can try to put the puzzle pieces together yourself, but don’t be surprised if you’re wrong! Yet it still all makes sense. I thought the portrayal of small town and

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