Tag Archives | Murder mystery

Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross

Mr. Peanut, by Adam Ross

Adam Ross, author of the acclaimed novel, Mr. Peanut, and former teacher at the prestigious Harpeth Hall Girls’ School in Nashville, Tennessee, has been nominated for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award.  Presented annually by the British magazine Literary Review, the judges hope “to draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant […]

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Serena by Ron Rash

Serena, Ron Rash

The protagonist of this novel, Serena Pemberton, is evil, ruthless, loathsome,  amoral, murderous, greedy, savage, vengeful… what else can I say about her?  That she’s ambitious?   She’s that.  One other thing:  she cannot bear a child.  We can, at least, be thankful for that. This is the story of lumber barons Serena  and George Pemberton […]

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Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

Sworn to Silence, Linda Castillo

Has anyone bought screen rights to this story yet?  If they haven’t, they should. Linda Castillo sets the story in Amish Country in the dead of winter:  a brutal murderer is on loose, preying on young women.  Kate Burkholder, shunned by the Amish community years before, is the Chief of Police in the town of […]

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