McPherson is a master of slightly creepy narratives that are complex and character driven (Agatha Award–nominated The Child Garden). Her latest stand-alone is atmospheric and suspenseful and will intrigue Erin Hart readers.
Sweazy’s Pick of the Month, Chillers from Bayer, DuBois, plus new Series Lineup & More | Mystery Reviews, January 2016
Vatsal’s Debut of the Month, Cox, Lehane, Patrick, Scott, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, March 1, 2016
Agatha Christie was the queen of the traditional mystery, and every year Malice Domestic, a fan convention, honors those titles published in the previous calendar year that best typify the qualities of Dame Christie’s work (no explicit sex, excessive gore, or gratuitous violence, among other elements). The nominees for the 2015 Agatha Christie Awards reflect a wide range of authors, publishers, styles, and themes.