Turning to Mysteries: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

British writer Anthony Horowitz cleverly combines fact and fiction as Horowitz becomes a character in his own mystery,The Word is Murder. Former detective Daniel Hawthorne, who is investigating the death of a woman who planned her own funeral and then was murdered six hours later, hires Horowitz to assist him and to write Hawthorne’s memoir. … More Turning to Mysteries: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

Turning to Mysteries: Murder at the Moonshine Inn by Maggie King

This month my featured author is Maggie King, who lives in Richmond, Va. and is a fellow member of Sisters-in-Crime and James River Writers. A graduate of Elizabeth Seton College and Rochester Institute of Technology, Maggie worked as a software developer, retail sales manager and customer service supervisor before turning her skills to writing mysteries. Her style can … More Turning to Mysteries: Murder at the Moonshine Inn by Maggie King

Turning to Mysteries: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Into the Water by best-selling author Paula Hawkins is not an easy read. Each of the first chapters is told from the point of view of a new character, and I found myself flipping back to the beginning as I read through the book, trying to remember who everyone was. Plus, the book keeps jumping back … More Turning to Mysteries: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Turning to Mysteries: A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

Louise Penny is the author of the Chief Inspector Gamache novels, a mystery series set in the fictional city of Three Pines in Canada. In A Trick of the Light, artist Clara Morrow finally receives recognition for a lifetime of work by having a solo show at the Muse̒e d’Art Contemporain in Montreal. At a party in … More Turning to Mysteries: A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny