Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris

Books & Blog: January 4, 2015

Books of the Week: A Madness of Angels, Kate Griffin The Naturals, Jennifer Barnes Dead Heading, Catherine Aird Jinn and Juice, Nicole Peeler Prince Lestat, Anne Rice The Likeness, Tana French Matthew Swift returns to life lying on the floor in his London bedroom . . . but it’s not …

November 24, 2014

Recently, at the Bouchercon in Long Beach, CA, there was a panel that did us all proud. A large group of mystery writers, both women and men, gathered together to recommend writers who have undersold . . . in other words, writers OTHER WRITERS feel haven’t gotten the attention and …

November 2, 2014

Books of the Week: Hidden, Benedict Jacka The Winter Long, Seanan McGuire Undead and Unwary, MaryJanice Davidson Dear Daughter, Elizabeth Little A jackpot of good reading this past couple of weeks, with only a couple of discards. I am always excited to get a new Benedict Jacka, because his protagonist …

October 20, 2014

Books of the Week: A Demon Summer,  G.M. Malliet Personal, Lee Child Murder at Honeychurch Hall,  Hannah Dennison The Beautiful Ashes, Jeaniene Frost On my recent vacation, I read a lot of old Miss Marple and Poirot novels by the late, great, Agatha Christie. These books are all very familiar …

August 29, 2014

Books of the Week: The Poisoned Chocolates Case, Anthony Berkeley Downfall, Rob Thurman The Skeleton Takes a Bow, Leigh Perry Written in My Own Heart’s Blood, Diana Gabaldon Anthony Berkeley’s wonderful mystery was originally written in 1929, and it’s still a great read, very entertaining. In the tradition of mysteries …

August 3, 2014

Books of the Week:   Irresistible Force, D. D. Ayres Ordinary Grace, William Kent Krueger Private Demons, Judy Oppenheimer The Girl Who Had Everything, Rae Foley   Irresistible Force is the first of a three-part series about police dogs and the men and women who train and deploy them. Loyal …

July 17, 2014

Books of the Week: Shattered, Kevin Hearne Zoo City, Lauren Beukes Shapeshifted, Cassie Alexander   I had the pleasure of hanging around with Kevin Hearne at Phoenix ComicCon. In fact, he took me and two other writers to Rula Bula, the bar that features largely in the first two or …

June 24, 2014

Books of the Week:   The Kindred of Darkness,  Barbara Hambly Designated Daughters, Margaret Maron Skin Game, Jim Butcher   I’ve always enjoyed Barbara Hambly’s books, from the very excellent mystery series about Benjamin January to her vampire novels. I was delighted to find there was a new book in …