Death on Tour: Janice Hamrick

Death by cliche and fluff. Can’t imagine how this got nominated for an Edgar. More a romance than a mystery.

Back to the Bedroom: Janet Evanovitch

Canned whip cream, with chocolate sauce, candy sprinkles and maraschino cherries all mixed together in a designer cup but … sheesh … Evanovitch, do you you just recycle the same characters for each series and change names?

Thank you, Sylvia for the 5-star review!

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Jan 26, 2015Sylvia rated it 5 of 5 stars ยท review of another edition
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Snow is a Canadian on the other side of the world in Russian vodka country, content to be depressed and miserable for the rest of his life, until an accident puts him into a coma.

We’re then taken into the past and what has happened to him up to that point with the help of the woman, Magda, who won’t give up on him. There is also a danger that is making the workers sick, and as a keeper of the documents for the company, he may be the deciding factor in exposing the threat before it continues on its dangerous course.

Magda was an interesting character, and her determination to not give up on Snow and pull him out of his darkness defines her complex character even more. I felt a lot of sympathy for Snow as well, and his past that helped put him where he is now. The conditions that they have to endure are harsh and in many ways unforgiving. This is a great read for anyone who enjoys unconventional thrillers that have something to offer other than the usual.