Category Archives: Suspense

The Stone Monkey by Jeffery Deaver

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover (available in mass-market), 424 pages, 2002 Rating: 7/10 Reason for Reading: I’ve been trying to restrain myself from racing through all of Deaver’s Lincoln Rhyme series, but couldn’t stop myself from reading The Stone Monkey, the … Continue reading

The Empty Chair by Jeffery Deaver

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover (available in mass-market), 411 pages, 2000 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: I got into Deaver’s Lincoln Rhyme series thanks to a recommendation at Book Crazy, and I’ve found they make excellent slump-breakers. This is the third … Continue reading

Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 372 pages, 1998 Rating: 6/10 Reason for Reading: My mom passed this one on to me; I wanted something quick to read. Synopsis: A series of murders are being committed, and the only tie appears … Continue reading

The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover (available in mass market), 342 pages, 2003 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Gerritsen is the best forensic science-based thriller writer around. Synopsis: It’s almost impossible to imagine – one nun murdered and another left for dead … Continue reading

Full Tilt by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 342 pages, 2002 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: The Evanovich factor. Synopsis: Millionaire Max, cousin of Nick in Full House, rolls into a quiet town (in a talking car, no less) in South Carolina, looking … Continue reading

Full House by Janet Evanovich

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass market, 334 pages, 2002 Rating: 5/10 Reason for Reading: Hoping for some of the humour in Evanvich’s Stephanie Plum series. Synopsis: Single mom Billie decides to take polo lessons while her kids are on vacation with … Continue reading

The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 360 pages, 2003 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Loved The Eyre Affair and Lost in a Good Book. Synopsis: In this third book of the Thursday Next series, Thursday is sent to the Well of Lost … Continue reading

The Delicate Storm by Giles Blunt

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover (available in mass market, 301 pages, 2003 Rating: 7/10 Reason for Reading: I was hearing so-so things about this one, but I liked Forty Words For Sorrow enough to read it anyway. Synopsis: In this second … Continue reading

The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Mass-market paperback, 505 pages, 2001 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Deaver was recommened at BookCrazy for a good thriller. Synopsis: A cracker with the nickname Phate is using the Internet to collect information on innocent people – … Continue reading