Unusual Suspects

12 Recent Locked Room Mysteries For Fans Of Escape Rooms

Hi mystery fans! I started watching the new season of Lucifer on Netflix (they saved the show after its Fox cancellation) and wow, it feels like it should have always been on Netflix. If you like procedurals, Tom Ellis, and fantasy mixed into our real world there are four marathonable seasons.

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Sujata Massey returns with a new Perveen Mistry historical mystery set in India following 2018’s award-winning The Widows of Malabar Hill. India, 1922: What begins as a trip to mediate a dispute between maharanis in the distant mountain province of Satapur quickly turns sinister when Perveen Mistry, Bombay’s first female lawyer, finds herself caught in a viper’s nest of cold-blooded power players settling ancient scores.

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

The Unquiet Dead audiobook cover21 Must Read Hoopla Mystery and Thriller Audiobooks!

Rincey and Katie talk recent news–get a bit ranty–and share current reads and releases on the latest Read or Dead.

Mindhunter’s Second Season To Premiere In August, Will Feature Son Of Sam

They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall cover image12 Recent Locked Room Mysteries For Fans Of Escape Rooms

Killing Eve wins Best Drama at BAFTA TV Awards

Cobie Smulders P.I. Drama Based On ‘Stumptown’ Graphic Novels Gets ABC Series Order

They gave us the perfect casting and then they took it away: Freddie Prinze Jr. exits The CW’s Nancy Drew, replaced by Scott Wolf

My Sister the Serial Killer cover imageThe 2019 Anthony Award nominations were announced and that’s a real fine list of great crime books. So many great books and authors I love on that list!

New ‘YOU’ Books Are Coming Soon That Could Impact Future Seasons Of The Netflix Series

‘Lincoln’: Series Based On ‘The Bone Collector’ Starring Russell Hornsby Ordered To Series At NBC

Kindle Deals

City of the Lost cover imageCity of the Lost (Rockton #1) by Kelley Armstrong is $2.99! (A very good start to a very good series for procedural, mystery, remote setting, and thriller fans.) (TW stalking/ suicide/ rape/ pedophile)

Jane Harper’s Force Of Nature is $6.99 and such a good sequel to The Dry! (Full review) (TW eating disorder)

From my TBR list: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree (Inspector Singh Investigates #4) by Shamini Flint is $3.99!

A Bit Of My Week In Reading

Borrowed Time cover imageCurrently reading: Borrowed Time by Tracy Clark (I love this Chicago set P.I series that nods at the classics while being modern and fresh); Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak (Sucked into this wallflower and rich social butterfly friend/enemy suspense. Also, obsessed with the cover image which is really why I picked the book up in the first place.)

And my crime break: Erin The Starless Sea cover imageMorgenstern’s The Starless Sea (Let me just say her brain is so unique and beautiful I want to lick it. No you’re weird! Anyway I’m only 20% into this and I’m obsessed with it and while it’s totally different from The Night Circus it’s making me feel like I did when I read it.)

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Until next time, keep investigating! And in the meantime, come talk books with me on Twitter, Instagram, and Litsy–you can find me under Jamie Canavés.

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