The Abduction by A.A. Chaudhuri 

Thriller Fiction

The Abduction by A.A. Chaudhuri;  Kramer and Carver are back…for the next thriller.

The Abduction by A. A. Chaudhuri; Madeline Kramer has finally got her life back on track at top City law firm Sullivan, Blake, Monroe.   Two armed, masked men burst into a conference room one lunchtime...

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If I Fall by Merilyn Davies 

Mystery Fiction

If I Fall by Merilyn Davies, We were told to meet at a rooftop bar.
Four friends, bound by one terrible secret.
No one knew why we were there.
Then we saw a woman, watched as she fell from the edge and plunged to her death.
The police think it’s suicide, but I know better.
Someone is sending a message.
Now they’re coming for us.


My Thoughts

If I Fall by Meri...

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Passenger 23 by Sebastian Fitzek 

Thriller Fiction

Passenger 23 by Sebastian Fitzek,  Five years ago Martin Schwarz, a police psychologist, lost his wife and son. They were holidaying on a cruise ship when they simply vanished. A lack luster investigation was unable to shed any light on what happened – murder-suicide being the coroner’s verdict...

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Return To Us by Corinne Michaels

Romance Fiction

Return To Us by Corinne Michaels

“What’s that saying about if something is right for you, you should let it go?”
“And if it’s meant to be, it might just come back.”

SQUEEEEE!!! I absolutely loved this book!

It’s a second chance romance with a single dad hero and it has all the angsty feels that I was hoping for.

I’ve always loved second chance love st...

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Farm to Trouble by Amanda Flower

Farm to Trouble by Amanda Flower,  Coming home to a run-down farm, gossipy neighbors, and a shady investor is a lot to handle… but a murderer on the loose is the final straw!

Shiloh Bellamy cashed in her big city job and 401K to return home to Michigan to save the family farm, but turning Bellamy Farms into a sustainable, organic operation—complete with a farm-t...

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Opposites Attract by Camilla Isley

Romance Fiction

Opposites Attract by Camilla Isley, First law of magnetism: opposite poles attract. Single mom Vivian has been burned by love once before. Her job as a divorce lawyer has presented enough evidence to convince her there are no good men left in New York City.
The worst offender is her new neighbor: Dr...

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Spring Upon a Crime by ML Erdahl

Spring Upon a Crime  by ML Erdahl(A Seattle Wilderness Mystery)

I am excited to shine my Spotlight on Spring Upon a Crime today!

About Spring Upon A Crime

Spring Upon a Crime by ML Erdahl, Wilderness guide Crystal Rainey leads a group of college students to a private campground amidst the awe-inspiring Olympic Rain Forest...

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The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths

Thriller Fiction
The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths front cover

The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths,   I kept putting off opening the latest Elly Griffiths book. Not because I didn’t want to read it – on the contrary, I was itching to get started. But I just felt the need to delay, for a little longer, that moment when I arrived once more in North Norfolk...

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Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo

Thriller Fiction
Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo front cover

Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo,  Lauren Medina is a mess, but just how much of a mess this 25 year old Chicago homicide detective is will only be revealed as the novel unfolds. We first meet her at Lake Humboldt Park, where a crime has taken place...

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Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown

Romance Fiction

Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown, Could one split second change her life forever?
Hannah and Si are in love and on the same track – that is, until their train divides on the way to a wedding. The next morning, Hannah wakes up in Paris and realises that her boyfriend (and her ticket) are 300 miles away in Amsterdam!
But then Hannah meets Léo on the station platform,...

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Smoke Screen by Thomas Enger & Jørn Lier Horst

Thriller Fiction

Smoke Screen by Thomas Enger & Jorn Lier Horst, Oslo, New Year’s Eve. The annual firework celebration is rocked by an explosion and the city is put on terrorist alert.
Police officer Alexander Blix and blogger Emma Ramm are on the scene, and when a severely injured survivor is pulled from the icy harbour, she is identified as the mother of two-year-old Patricia...

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The Little Lies by Valerie Keogh

Thriller Fiction
The Little Lies by Valerie Keogh front cover

The Little Lies by Valerie Keogh,  An eye-catching cover showing two sweet, tiny, baby shoes in the palest blue sets out the stall for this psychological thriller. The ‘little secrets’ of the title must include an infant, right?

But Valerie Keogh is such a tease! She wrong-foots the reader from the off, with an opening chapter depicting a happy domestic scene ...

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Bridgerton: A Discussion, Part I

Historical Mystery

Bridgerton: A Discussion, Part I, Please welcome my friend Layla, who is joining DA as an additional book reviewer. When we were watching Bridgerton, Layla and I texted back and forth about it. It was so much fun that we decided to write a series of posts that included our thoughts on different aspects of the show. –Janine

Production Values / Worldbuilding

Janin...

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The 2021 Summer Horror Winners Are Here

General

The 2021 Summer Horror Winners Are Here,  Whether you’re a huge fan of all things horror or are ready to dip your toes into the world of horror, the Summer Scares list is an excellent way to experience the incredible depths of these books. This year’s slate of 2021 Summer Scares winners is especially exciting, as it was open to international authors as well as U.S...

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The Kiss by Danielle Steel

The Kiss

By

Danielle Steel

The Kiss by Danielle Steel,  “Isabelle Forrester is the wife of a prominent Parisian banker who has long since shut her out of his heart.  For years, Isabelle has lived a life of isolation, caring for her desperately ill son and her teenage daughter...

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The Cupid Caper by Larissa Reinhart

Mystery Fiction

The Cupid Caper by Larissa Reinhart, She uses her criminal past to catch crooks. He wants her back. In the grift. And in his life. Can Finley Goodhart convince Lex that doing good is the greatest hustle of all?

Ex-grifter Finley Goodhart may try to stay on the straight and narrow, but walking that thin line becomes wobbly when she believes her friend Penny was murd...

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Space Hopper by Helen Fisher

Young Adult Fiction

About The Book

Space Hopper by Helen Fisher, Although Faye is happy with her life, the loss of her mother as a child weighs on her mind even more now that she is a mother herself. So she is amazed when, in an extraordinary turn of events, she finds herself back in her childhood home in the 1970s...

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The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin

Thriller Fiction
The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin front cover

The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin, Translated by Miranda France — Investigative journalist Veronica Rosenthal in on holiday in Tucuman when she meets the foreign girls of the title, Frida and Petra. A chance encounter in a bar leads to Veronica inviting the backpackers to stay with in her holiday villa...

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Just Friends by Holly McCulloch

Romance Fiction

About The Book

Just Friends by Holly McCulloch,  It’s easy to put someone in the friend zone. But what happens if you change your mind? Bea isn’t happy. Desperate for a change, she looks to her friends for inspiration. Every single one of them is paired off, perhaps that’s what she needs too.
So, she starts dating again...

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18 1/2 Disguises by Larissa Reinhart

Romance Mystery Fiction

About 18 1/2 Disguises 


18 1/2 DISUISES  BY  LARISSA REINHART,  MAIZIE’S AFTER A COSTUMER’S KILLER WHO’S SEW EVIL, IT’S SHEAR MADNESS…

18 1/2 Disguises by Larissa Reinhart, Detectiving Maizie Albright might have once played a (teenage) private investigator on TV, but she’s now living the part. Her (mother’s) name is on her business cards...

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Interview: Eloísa Díaz

Interview Historical Thriller
Spanish crime fiction author Eloisa Diaz

On 24 March 1976, three generals overthrew the government of Argentina and began ruling the country as a military dictatorship, waging the Dirty War against their political opponents. Thousands disappeared – trade unionists, university students, members of left-wing political parties – and were tortured and killed by right-wing death squads...

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Timepiece by Merinda Brayfield

Historical Fiction

Timepiece by Merinda Brayfield, Frank Martin used to be a police officer, with a wife and two children. It was neither a great life, nor a happy one, but he did well enough. Now, he’s a corporal in the English army fighting in the deadliest war ever recorded...

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On the Radar: Your source for crime fiction news

General

One thing we’ve noticed over the past nine years since we started Crime Fiction Lover is that publishing schedules vary quite a bit. Some weeks, the big publishing companies go head to head with their leading writers – a battle royale of bloodletting, so to speak...

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The Long Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper

Historical Thriller Fiction

The Long Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper,  It’s the summer of 1959, and the well-trimmed lawns of Sunnylakes wilt under the California sun.
At some point during the long, long afternoon Joyce Haney, a seemingly happy housewife and mother, vanishes from her home, leaving behind only two terrified young children and a bloodstain on the kitchen floor.
With the stifli...

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The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto

Thriller Fiction

The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto A classic sort of love story…except somebody might wind up dead.

The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto, Nobody knows Delilah like Logan does. Nobody. He makes sure of it by learning everything he can through her social media and watching her through a hidden camera he has trained on her house. Some might call him a stalker...

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Repentance by Eloísa Díaz

Thriller Fiction
Repentance by Eloisa Diaz front cover

Repentance by Eloísa Díaz’s riveting new political thriller, takes place during two tumultuous periods in Argentina’s history. The present-day of the story is December 2001, when riots in Buenos Aires and elsewhere will lead to the resignation of the country’s president...

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Changes by Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel

Changes

Changes by Danielle Steel;  Dr. Peter Hallam heard the page again but, he didn’t stop.  They had a donor heart for Sally and his team was waiting.  When he arrived at the nurses station he quietly asked if Sally Block was on her way up.  The nurse looked up and seemed to snap to attention.  “Yes, Doctor...

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