Hello mystery fans! Riley Sager came up with a brilliant TV show idea and how do we get this made?! “Someone please make a TV show starring Kathleen Turner and Stockard Channing as sisters and rival Broadway divas who end up solving murders together. I’ll write the pilot for free.”
Sponsored by A WILLING MURDER by Jude Deveraux from MIRA Books
New York Times bestselling romance author Jude Deveraux makes her debut in the world of mystery with a story of old secrets and an improbable group of friends who are determined to uncover the truth.
When two skeletons are accidentally uncovered in the quiet town of Lachlan, an unlikely trio are thrust together by a common goal: to solve a mystery everyone else seems eager to keep under wraps. United by a sense of justice, Sara, Kate and Jack will have to dig into Lachlan’s murky past to unravel the small town’s dark secrets and work to bring the awful truth to light.
From Book Riot And Around The Internet
Rincey and Katie talk news, adaptations, monster thrillers, and what they’re reading on Read or Dead.
Rincey has 3 nonfiction page-turners with two nonviolent true crime reads that are excellent.
Adaptations And News
There’s a Kickstarter for a new immersive theater experience from Speakeasy Dollhouse based on a popular noir comic book, The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini, exploring the death of Harry Houdini.
This sounds like the opening of a thriller I want to read: Thieves Steal Swedish Crown Jewels Before Fleeing By Speedboat (I also may have a sudden urge to drive a speedboat while wearing a jeweled crown.)
Did Stephen King’s Son Just Solve a 44-Year-Old Murder Mystery?: What do Jaws and an infamous cold case have in common? Bestselling author Joe Hill presents a theory linking two events that took place in 1974 Cape Cod.
Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan is $1.99! (Great mystery starring two Jesuit priests–a forensic anthropologist and psychologist–consulting on a serial killer case!) (Been too long to remember TW but my guess is child death and rape.)
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce, #6) by Alan Bradley is $1.99! (Precocious young girl attracted to macabre solving mysteries in 1950s England.)
A Bit of My Week In Reading
Started listening to The Oxford Murders by Guillermo Martínez, Sonia Soto (Translator) because I hate math and figured if it had anything to do with the solve then finally I’d read a mystery where I wouldn’t figure it out at the beginning. So far it’s murdery and philosophical and good.
My current non-crime read is The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory and it’s all the hearteyes emoji. Also, I’m now on the lookout for a best friend who owns a cupcake shop.
I’m reading two mystery/horror books: Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach about a young man who starts working at the grocery store his little brother went missing from years before; Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand about a town where girls keep disappearing…
And my current procedural read is Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear about a London DC who is forced into therapy after a horrific crime scene and is on a case connected to her childhood when her father lied about knowing a girl…
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