murder mystery

Cover for Wind River

Wind River (DVD)

Taylore Sheridan
5
Rated by
Zachary C
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

On the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner) is a tracker and hunter of threatening wildlife on the reservation, protecting the people from dangerous animals. Cory finds the corpse of a teenage girl when patrolling the reservation. Young FBI agent Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olsen) is sent in to investigate. New, inexperienced, and idealistic, Jane is quickly in over her head trying to solve the murder while adjusting to the culture shift on an Indian reservation. Cory knows the land and the people of Wind River, and Jane enlists his help.

black and white close up of a woman's eye

Behind Her Eyes

Sarah Pinborough
4
Rated by
Catherine G.
Monday, Jun 26, 2017

I picked up Behind Her Eyes simply because Stephen King said it was "bloody brilliant." He said you'll never see the ending coming. I decided if he couldn't figure it out, then it must be good. Even if some of his books are too terrifying to read, I think King is a genius.

Cover of Naked in Death by J.D. Robb - pictures police badge and cars

In Death Series

J.D. Robb
5
Rated by
Emily D.
Monday, May 29, 2017

The In Death murder mystery series is based on Lieutenant Eve Dallas solving homicides in 2058 New York City. Eve, with her troubled past and guarded demeanor, works tirelessly to give the dead the justice they deserve. Coupled with Roarke, Eve's billionaire and tech savvy husband, she often finds herself digging through cases with his help.

Drawing of Agatha Christie against backdrop of London skyline

Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie

Anne Martinetti
4
Rated by
Sarah A.
Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Surely you’ve read one of Agatha Christie's detective novels, or seen a movie, TV show or play based on one of her stories. At the very least you are familiar with the one the Guinness Book of World Records lists as THE best-selling novelist of all time – Agatha Christie. I recommend you take a little bit of time and learn more about her in this new graphic biography by the talented trio of Anne Martinetti, Guillaume Lebeau and Alexandre Franc.

A night sky with a large dam with water flowing over the edge.

Not Dead Enough: a Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery

Warren C. Easley
4
Rated by
Melody M.K.
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

Back in the 50’s many of the rivers that salmon swam up were dammed to create cheap energy for the surrounding communities. The Indian villages were against changing the countryside and they also used salmon fishing as a way of making a living. The Dalles Dam is now 50 years old with a commemoration during the month that Cal Claxton moves to Oregon.

If I Run

Terri Blackstock
4
Rated by
Lisa J.
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Casey Cox was twelve years old when she came home from school and found her father hanging in the garage. While the police investigators officially ruled her father’s death a suicide, Casey never believed that her father would kill himself, knowing she would be the one to find him. Now, ten years later, Casey walks in to find her best friend murdered just inside his front door. Brent, a journalist, had been investigating her father’s death and the circumstances surrounding it in an effort to help her find peace and move on with her life.

Midnight On the Mississippi

Mary Ellis
3
Rated by
Lisa J.
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

Nicki Price has just arrived in the Big Easy with her newly minted private detective's license and the desire to get to work right away, hopefully with her cousin Nate Price who has his own detective agency. Nicki plans to use her investigative skills to not only help Nate and make some money but to solve her father's murder from years ago. Nate tries to put Nicki off but she won't be deterred and follows Nate to a client meeting and manages to insinuate herself into the investigation of a recent murder.

That Night

Chevy Stevens
4
Rated by
Lisa J.
Monday, Sep 29, 2014

High school seniors Tony and Ryan had a plan for after graduation. They were going to get jobs and an apartment and live together—Toni to get away from her mom who favored her younger sister, and Ryan to leave behind his alcoholic and abusive father. It all seemed so simple. But that's not what happened. Senior year the "mean girls" clique started harassing Toni, just to be mean. Then, unbelievably, Toni's little sister, Nicole, starts hanging out with the clique and harassing Toni too. Nicole has also changed a lot since starting high school; she's gotten secretive, and sullen, altho