Tag: murder mystery

REVIEW: Cordelia by Marty Allen

Corporal James Vaanes has returned to his peaceful hometown on Vancouver Island, a place he left nearly two decades earlier, to investigate major crimes. Juggling his new investigation team with his estranged family and deep rooted prejudice, Vaanes is forced into the spotlight when a young Aboriginal woman is murdered under his watch. The disturbing … Continue reading REVIEW: Cordelia by Marty Allen

REVIEW: Fledgling by Octavia E Butler

Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and … Continue reading REVIEW: Fledgling by Octavia E Butler

REVIEW: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

Li Lan, the daughter of a genteel but bankrupt family, has few prospects. But fate intervenes when she receives an unusual proposal from the wealthy and powerful Lim family. They want her to become a ghost bride for the family's only son, who recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practised, a traditional ghost marriage is … Continue reading REVIEW: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo