River Heights Book Review

The books you'll want to read.

ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie Klinger

October 2016 Pegasus Crime Editors Laurie R. King and Leslie Klinger bring us yet another outstanding collection of stories (following the widely acclaimed IN THE COMPANY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES) paying … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

HOW TO HANG A WITCH by Adriana Mather

Knopf Books July 2016 There’s something sort of mysterious and romantic about Salem Massachusetts, isn’t there? Even though it was the site of brutal witch hangings, there is still a … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment


This gripping ghost story slash tale of murder and revenge was nominated for an Edgar in the Young Adult category, and it’s not hard to see why.

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

SHORTCUTS PART II (Electric Boogaloo)

Short, sweet reviews of Siobhan MacDonald’s TWISTED RIVER and Nancy Atherton’s AUNT DIMITY AND THE BURIED TREASURE.

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

THE LOCKWOOD & CO SERIES by Jonathan Stroud

Action, adventure, and a little mystery-solving—what more can you ask for?

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment


Short, sweet reviews of M. Verano’s DIARY OF A HAUNTING, GATHERING DEEP by Lisa Maxwel, and Lori Rader-Day’s LITTLE PRETTY THINGS.

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE DEVIL AND WINNIE FLYNN by Micol and David Ostow

THE DEVIL AND WINNIE FLYNN is written as a letter to Winnie’s best friend, which lends the book an intimate feel and builds a rapport between the reader and Winnie almost immediately.

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment