The Fall: a novel by John Lescroart

Another Dismas Hardy courtroom drama. This time the key attorney isn’t Dismas, but his daughter, Rebecca.So although, Dismas and Abe are in the novel, the real focus is on Rebecca. I love Lescroart’s writing. We get to know the characters and he creates realistic,...

The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarlo

This debut novel has some depressing themes, but DeCarlo’s writing and humor make the book well worth reading. Mattie is a young, pregnant girl, who continually takes more than gives. When she discovers that her grandmother died, Mattie takes off for Oklahoma in...

Corrupted by Lisa Scottoline

This is a Bennie Rosato mystery about the Kids for Cash scandal in Luzerne County.  Lisa writes with a lot of dialogue and tons of action. It is limited on description, but her storyline is superb. I highly recommend Corrupted. It is a quick read that will grab your...

The Crossing by Michael Connelly

OK, I admit it; I have a crush on Harry Bosch. He is a stud muffin. This man seeks to find the truth at all costs, even though he’s no longer part of the LAPD. Retired and bored, he decides to help his friend, Mickey Haller, on a brutal murder and rape case. The case...

Career Of Evil by Robert Galbraith aka J.K. Rowling

I just love Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott. I listened to this book on CD and was so entranced that I continued to drive around. This is third in a series and I would suggest starting with the first book, Cuckoo’s Calling, for background character...

Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

Wow, I hit the jackpot. Two great books in one month! I really enjoyed the characters in Modern Lovers. Set in Brooklyn, we meet Andrew, Elisabeth, Zoe, Ruby, Jane and Harry: two families living near each other, whose lives have intertwined since college. This isn’t a...