Hatchet Island by Paul Doiron

Hatchet Island by Paul Doiron

⭐⭐⭐⭐🌟 Hatchet Island is a great addition to the series, but it would be enjoyable as a standalone as well. The main character, Maine game warden investigator Mike Bowditch, stops on a sea kayaking trip at a research station on an island sanctuary for endangered...
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

⭐⭐⭐⭐🌟 Beautiful story construct, with detailed character development that demands emotional investment. You cannot refrain from feeling sympathy for the little girl from the marshes. You cannot help but feeling protective of her, angry when she is scorned by the...
Ruby Red Herring by Tracy Gardner

Ruby Red Herring by Tracy Gardner

⭐⭐⭐⭐🌟 This is a great first book in a new cozy mystery series! There’s an interesting cast of characters who I look forward to learning more about, as well as an interesting set-up – the main character runs an antiquities appraisal business and is...