Multcolib My Librarian Karen E: Not too cozy, not too gory
Annotation:Felix Brewer, a charmer with a not quite legal business, goes missing leaving his wife and three daughters; ten years later, his girlfriend has disappeared. A nice combination of mystery and character-study told by the different characters and jumping back and forth in time.
Annotation:A fast-paced psychological thriller revolving around an amnesiac who, following a mysterious accident, cannot remember her past or form new memories, desperately trying to uncover the truth about who she is—and who she can trust.
Annotation:Picking up Rex after a ten-year prison sentence for murder, Karen remembers the bohemian summer in 1990s London when their carefree romance and excesses became subject to a complicated family history and ended in violence. A twisty, psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the end.
Annotation:A classic of Native American mystery with Navajo police lieutenant Joe Leaphorn solving a murder apparently committed by a supernatural being, the Wolf-Witch. Explore the the culture of the Navajo people as you read this intriguing mystery.
Annotation:England during World War II: air raids, code breaking, IRA bombings, hope and glory. This is rich with period details involving a young woman with a brilliant mind serving as secretary to Mr. Churchill. A very tidy mystery.
Annotation:A great example of literary crime fiction. The mystery revolves around the case of two teenagers who take a raft out on the bay on a hot, summer night but only one returns. This book also explores a vivid group of characters and their place in the community.
Annotation:A chance meeting with a Sussex beekeeper turns into a pivotal, personal transformation when fifteen-year-old Mary Russell discovers that the beekeeper is the reclusive, retired detective Sherlock Holmes, who soon takes on the role of mentor and teacher. The developing relationship between the great detective and his apprentice is delightful to watch as they challenge each other to ever greater feats of detection.
Annotation:Twisty, turvy thriller. On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife, Amy, suddenly disappears. The truth can be slippery when Nick and his wife are telling the story. After you finish reading this book, go back and reread it - the story will look completely different.