With its rich descriptions of western Virginia, characters you will grow to love or hate, and a propulsive plot, Demon Copperhead is one of the best books I’ve read this year.
At its heart, this is a book about family ties and the unconditional love between siblings.
This lovely, character-driven book is filled with insights about so many things: growing old, female friendship, being a woman in a man’s world, justice, and compassion.
I’m fascinated by Australian mysteries. Something about the Australian landscape lends itself well to crime fiction: the bleak, drought-ridden outback serves as the perfect setting for murder. Dirt Creek fits right into this, as the book is named for the town in which it’s set (also called “Dirt Town” by its residents). This small, rural place is slowly dying,…
If you like books with intrigue, strong characters, and intricate plotting, put Two Nights in Lisbon at the top of your summer reading list.