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A Tempest at Sea (Lady Sherlock #7) by Sherry Thomas
My favorite Sherlock is back! Before I dive into the review of this book — which I’ll do as best as I can without spoilers — this book heavily relies on the past entry and its ending. So what I’m saying is if you’re not already caught up go read Miss Moriarty, I Presume? first. Or start at the beginning of the series, A Study in Scarlet Women, if you’ve yet to — I highly recommend this series, especially for fans of Deanna Raybourn, funny female leads, reimagined Sherlock, adventure, mystery, and romance.
With that out of the way, onto the new release! Charlotte is now on the RMS Provence with the goal of recovering a dossier that she’ll trade for safety. Since nothing can be a simple job, while she’s on the ship a murder occurs. One that she can’t get involved in solving as Sherlock. But you know she can’t let it be either, so she’ll have to come up with creative ways to solve this case while staying alive and navigating who on this ship is an ally and who is an enemy…
A Death at the Party by Amy Stuart
For fans of stories that take place over the course of a day and murder mysteries where you don’t find out the victim until the end! We start with Nadine Walsh and a body in her basement while above a huge party goes on. Then we go back to that morning as Nadine is putting together the birthday party and reflecting on the past 30 years. Who is the victim? Killer? And why? So many mysteries to try and solve before the reveal!
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Here are two options if you want to read detective/murder mysteries but in the SFF genre — one for action/thriller fans, the other for cozy vibe fans.
A Master of Djinn (Dead Djinn Universe #1) by P. Djèlí Clark
Welcome to a steampunk 1912 Cairo where Fatma el-Sha’arawi works for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities. Basically she investigates crime scenes that have supernatural elements, in this case the slaughter of a secret brotherhood…
The Mimicking of Known Successes (Mossa & Pleiti #1) by Malka Ann Older
In a future where Earth is no longer hospitable, Investigator Mossa, living on a human colony on Jupiter, has to team up with her ex, Pleiti, who works at a university with a focus on getting humans back to Earth. Pleiti’s colleague has gone missing and is presumed dead, forcing Mossa and Pleiti to team up.
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