Category Crime Fiction and Mysteries

The Surgeon By Tess Gerritsen

The Surgeon By Tess Gerritsen

The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A briskly paced, terrifically suspenseful work that steadily builds toward a tense and terrifying climax.”—People (Page-turner of the week) Jeffrey’s Flowers for Algernon was selected as one of the 100 best mystery and thrillers of all time by Time magazine.…

Die Again By Tess Gerritsen

Die Again By Tess Gerritsen

Die Again by Tess Gerritsen: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. This time the gutsy cop, Jane Rizzoli, and the intrepid medical examiner, Maura Isles, take their skills into the nitty-gritty of hunting big game for a killer whose hunting ground of choice is the roaring wilderness. Die Again is the new almost-missing-the-beat-in-excitement third installment…

Choose Me By Tess Gerritsen

Choose Me By Tess Gerritsen

Choose Me by Tess Gerritsen: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. This is by Tess Gerritsen, a New York Times bestseller. Gary Braver, one of America’s best thriller writers, presents a stunning and captivating murder mystery about an extramarital fling and hidden truths. Taryn Moore, a lovely, talented young woman, ends up lifeless after a…

The Spy Coast By Tess Gerritsen

The Spy Coast By Tess Gerritsen

The Spy Coast by Tess Gerritsen: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. After giving up her job at the CIA in Seattle, Vanessa Michael Munroe deals with her past as a spy in a small town in Maine in this new twist to spy novels by New York Times best-selling author Tess Gerritsen. Maggie Bird…

Baby City By Freida McFadden

Baby City By Freida McFadden

Baby City by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. In Baby City, a bustling labor and delivery unit in a New York City hospital, third-year resident Emily McCoy experiences the chaotic reality of delivering babies around the clock. Despite her exhaustion and lack of personal time, Emily navigates the unpredictable nature of childbirth…

The Gift By Freida McFadden

The Gift By Freida McFadden

The Gift by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. It’s Christmas Eve, and Stella Hansen is struggling financially. Despite working two jobs, she can’t afford a present for her husband on their first Christmas together. In a desperate attempt to find a gift, Stella encounters a mysterious storekeeper at a pawn shop who…

The Devil You Know By Freida McFadden

The Devil You Know By Freida McFadden

The Devil You Know by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Dr. Jane McGill enjoys a fulfilling life with a great job at a VA Hospital, a loving husband, and an adorable daughter. Despite minor inconveniences, she considers her life nearly perfect. Her world takes a turn when Dr. Ryan Reilly, her former…

The Devil Wears Scrubs

The Devil Wears Scrubs By Freida McFadden

The Devil Wears Scrubs by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Newly minted doctor Jane McGill feels like she’s in hell during her first month of medical internship at County Hospital. Between drug-addicted patients, sleepless nights on call, and dealing with the charming but sadistic Sexy Surgeon, Jane’s stress levels soar. The situation…

Suicide Med By Freida McFadden

Suicide Med By Freida McFadden

Suicide Med by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Heather McKinley has always dreamed of becoming a doctor, despite her medical school’s grim history of suicides. Her confidence wanes after her boyfriend dumps her and she starts failing anatomy. Summary Heather McKinley has always dreamed of becoming a doctor, despite her medical school’s…

Do You Remember By Freida McFadden

Do You Remember By Freida McFadden

Do You Remember by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Tess Strebel wakes up unable to recognize her own face, home, or the man lying next to her who claims to be her husband. Everything around her feels unfamiliar, including her own bedroom. Tess finds a letter written in her own handwriting on…

The Surrogate Mother By Freida McFadden

The Surrogate Mother By Freida McFadden

The Surrogate Mother by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Abby desires nothing more than to have a baby, but after numerous failed infertility treatments and adoption attempts, her dream of motherhood seems unattainable. Her hopes are reignited when her personal assistant, Monica, offers to be her surrogate. However, Monica is not who…

Want to Know a Secret By Freida McFadden

Want to Know a Secret By Freida McFadden

Want to Know a Secret by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. YouTube baking sensation April Masterson knows the secret to perfect brownies and key lime squares. But beyond her online persona, there are darker secrets she desperately wants to keep hidden. April’s seemingly perfect life starts to unravel with questions about her…

Brain Damage By Freida McFadden

Brain Damage By Freida McFadden

Brain Damage by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. After years of hard work, Dr. Charly McKenna finally has it all: a prosperous career as a dermatologist, a spacious apartment overlooking Central Park, and a handsome lawyer husband. One night, a bullet rips through the right side of her skull, causing her to…

The Ex By Freida McFadden

The Ex By Freida McFadden

The Ex by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Cassie believes she has found the perfect man in Joel, who is sweet, handsome, and utterly devoted to her. She envisions a future together, filled with love, children, and growing old. Despite knowing about Joel’s ex-girlfriend, Francesca, Cassie feels secure, thinking Francesca is no…

Do Not Disturb By Freida McFadden

Do Not Disturb By Freida McFadden

Do Not Disturb by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Quinn Alexander has committed an unthinkable crime and fled to avoid a life in prison. She abandons everything and heads for the northern border, hoping to escape before the police catch up with her. A sudden snowstorm forces Quinn to seek refuge at…

The Locked Door By Freida McFadden

The Locked Door By Freida McFadden

The Locked Door by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. A twisty psychological thriller from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Housemaid and The Coworker! Some doors are locked for a reason! As an eleven-year-old, Nora Davis was unaware that her father was murdering women in their basement until the police came knocking. Decades later,…

The Perfect Son By Freida McFadden (1)

The Perfect Son By Freida McFadden

The Perfect Son by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Erika Cass seems to have a perfect family and life, until one evening when two detectives arrive at her door. They inform her that her teenage son, Liam, was the last person seen with a girl who disappeared from their quiet neighborhood. As…

The Wife Upstairs By Freida McFadden

The Wife Upstairs By Freida McFadden

The Wife Upstairs by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. “This book had me at the edge of my seat! I couldn’t put it down!” –Amazon Victoria Barnett has it all. A great career. A handsome and loving husband. A beautiful home in the suburbs and a plan to fill it with children. Life is…

Ward D By Freida McFadden

Ward D By Freida McFadden

Ward D by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. Medical student Amy Brenner is reluctantly spending the night on Ward D, the hospital’s locked psychiatric unit. She has specific, undisclosed reasons for dreading this required overnight rotation. As the hours pass, Amy becomes convinced that something sinister is happening within the ward’s secure…

One by One By Freida McFadden

One by One By Freida McFadden

One by One by Freida McFadden: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact. A heart pounding, twisting thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Housemaid and The Coworker! One by one, they will get what they deserve Claire Matchett eagerly anticipates a much-needed break from work and family responsibilities, hoping a luxurious hotel getaway with friends will help…