The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

By Stieg Larsson Publisher: Quercus Publishing This is the first book in the famous Millenuim series by Stieg Larsson. Originally written in Swedish, these books have been translated to English. The book starts with a promising prologue where an 82 year old Henrik Vanger receives a pressed flower from an unknown sender on his birthday. […]


By G.H.Ephron Publishers Minotaur Books This is the first book by G.H.Ephron that I read. I came to know about this author through 52 books in 52 weeks. Hallie Ephron and Donald Davidof are co-authors of G.H.Ephron series of Dr. Peter Zak books of psychological murder mysteries. Dr.Peter Zak is called by his friend and […]

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

By Agatha Christie Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Since Arthur Hastings has been advised complete rest by his doctor, he is invited by his friend John Cavendish to stay at his home in Styles owned by his mother Mrs. Cavendish. Styles is also home to John’s wife Mary Cavendish, his brother Lawrence, Cynthia and Evie Howard. […]

Still Life

by Louise Penny 423 Pages, Publisher: Minotaur Books Seventy-six year old Miss. Jane Neal is found dead in the woods near her village Three Pines one early morning. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surete du Quebec is called to investigate the death. The death is believed to be an accidental death at the hands […]

Gray Mountain

By John Grisham Publisher Bidder & Stoughton Ltd, 497 pages Samantha Kofer, a lawyer and associate at world’s largest law firm – Scully & Pershing is sent on a furlough in the wake of sub-prime mortgage crisis. She takes up the job of an unpaid intern in a legal-aid firm in the heart of Appalachia. […]

Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting

Mary Higgins Clark Publisher Simon & Schuster, 445 pages Kate Connelly, daughter of Douglas Connelly, meets secretly with her father’s former loyal employee Gus at the family business site – Connelly Fine Antique Reproductions. Barely have they started discussing about the rapidly failing business when there is a huge explosion leveling the site. Gus dies […]

Murder is Easy

by Agatha Christie Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie, Pages 320, Publisher:  HarperCollins Publishers Luke Fitzwilliam who is back in England for good, after many years in Mayang Straits, hears a tale from his fellow passenger – an elderly lady, Miss. Lavinia Pinkerton – about a series of murders that she believes have been committed in her […]

4.50 from Paddington

by Agatha Christie I read this as part of Miss Marple Omnibus (Volume One) published by HarperCollins Publishers. Agatha Christie has always been one of my favorite authors and I have many a pleasant memory of reading her books while relaxing with a cup of hot tea. The books starts with Mrs. McGillicuddy witnessing a […]

A Journey to the Center of the Earth

by Jules Verne The Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, Pages 289, Publisher: Wilco Publishing House Genre: Science Fiction ‘“After all, ” I said to myself, “what do I risk? Simply to take a journey through a curious country, to climb a remarkable mountain, and if the worst comes to the […]