• The Word is Murder // Anthony Horowitz
    EN,  Fiction

    The Word is Murder // Anthony Horowitz

    Diana Cowper plans her own funeral and is murdered a few hours later. Can this be a coincidence? Such is the premise of The Word is Murder, a murder mystery by Anthony Horowitz, starring an unlikeable ex-detective named Hawthorne and…

  • Beyond the Book,  EN

    Wrong Theories: The Silent Patient

    One of the pleasures of reading mysteries is trying to guess what the big secret is while you’re reading. I must admit that I’m notoriously bad at figuring out what will happen, but I’m very good at coming up with…

  • Der Gärtner war's nicht // Tatjana Kruse
    DE,  Fiction

    Der Gärtner war’s nicht // Tatjana Kruse

    Manchmal braucht man etwas leichtes zum Lesen – das habe ich schon oft gehört, nur leider finde ich das meiste, was andere so als “leichte Lesekost” bezeichnen, recht dröge und uninteressant. Das Ebook von Tatjana Kruses Der Gärtner war’s nicht…

  • Cover of The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum.
    EN,  Non-Fiction

    The Poisoner’s Handbook // Deborah Blum

    The complete title of this book is The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York, which is too long and very buzzwordy. The book, however, is a nice collection of murder and accidentally-killed-by-poison…

  • EN,  Fiction

    The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

    I rarely read bestselling or hot new novels, but for some reason, I decided to read The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, which is the talk of the day right now. The premise of the book is this: Alicia Berenson…