Lori Rader-Day

Leslie Budewitz’s Top 5 Mysteries I Have Read During the Pandemic

by Leslie Budewitz

So many elements must come together just right for a good mystery—plot, character, language, theme, setting. As both reader and writer, location is huge for me, so it’s no surprise that my favorite mystery reads of the last few months have featured pitch-perfect portrayals of intriguing places. And of course, armchair travel is not just the next best thing but the only thing right now.

The Lucky One By Lori Rader-Day: Review/Giveaway/Interview

by Vicki Vass

Alice Fine is the lucky one. As a young girl, she was stolen from the backyard of her Indiana community, but her policeman father was able to find her and bring her home. That memory has haunted her, and now she spends her free time volunteering for a missing person website called The Doe Pages. When a man is reported on the site as missing, Alice recognizes him as her childhood kidnapper.

Little Pretty Things By Lori Rader-Day: Review/Interview/Giveaway

by Cyntha Chow

In the ten years since graduating from Midway High School, former track star Juliet Townsend is living a life she never expected. The death of her father forced her to leave college in order to support her agoraphobic and depressed mother, and Juliet continues to feel trapped working in a dead-end job at a bargain motel. Juliet’s lack of a future is slammed in her face when her former best friend Madeline Bell walks into the Mid-Night Inn.