True crime and mystery writer Fanning’s new historical series offers an almost sociological study of women’s issues during World War II, Willis’s engrossing debut is told with a great eye for the gritty details of life in west Texas
Fanning’s Pick of the Month, A Sophomore Effort from Robinson, Willis’s Award-Winning Debut, Plus New Mystery Blogs | Mystery Reviews
Koenig’s Debut of the Month, Hannah’s Hercule Poirot, New Lewis Trilogy, plus Series Lineup, & Much More | Mystery Reviews
Freeman’s Debut of the Month, Keller’s Rural Noir, Maron’s Latest Judge Knott Outing, plus Series Lineup, & More | Mystery Reviews
I always get such a kick when a little-known author that LJ has covered suddenly gets wider recognition in the literary world. Linda Lappin’s Signatures in Stone, an atmospheric mystery that I reviewed last year, was honored this past weekend with the 2014 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense.