Cup of Tea’s Best Books of 2021: Mystery and Thrillers

Welcome to the Cup of Tea’s Best Books of the Year, where I list the best of the best books I read this year.

Book Review: Death at the Gates by Katie Gayle

Format: Paperback Pages: 248 pages Published: July 28, 2021 Publisher: Bookouture Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Cozy Mystery

Book Review: The Museum Murder by Katie Gayle

Format: Paperback Pages: 242 pages Published: March 29, 2021 Publisher: Bookouture Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Cozy Mystery

Book Review: The Kensington Kidnap by Katie Gayle

Format: E-book Pages: 238 pages Published: December 2, 2020 Publisher: Bookouture Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Cozy Mystery

Book Review: Fire in the Thatch by E.C.R. Lorac

Format: Paperback Pages: 240 pages Published: February 10, 2018 (January 1st 1946) Publisher: The British Library Genre: Mystery & Thrillers, Fiction & Literature

Book Review: They Do It With Mirrors by Agatha Christie

Format: Paperback Pages: 214 pages Published: 1952 Publisher: Harper Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers Synopsis: Miss Marple senses danger when she visits a friend living in Stoneygates, a rehabilitation center for delinquents. Her fears are confirmed when someone shoots at the administrator. Although he is not injured, a mysterious visitor is less fortunately shot deadContinue reading “Book Review: They Do It With Mirrors by Agatha Christie”

Book Review: A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

Format:  Paperback Pages: 297 pages Published: April 12, 2011 Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Thriller     Synopsis: The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity when the Gazette advertises “A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.” A childish practical joke? Or a spitefulContinue reading “Book Review: A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie”

Book Review: The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie

Format:  Paperback Pages: 299 pages Published: July 1942 Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Mystery, Fiction     Synopsis: “The placid village of Lymstock seems the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. But soon a series of vicious poison-pen letters destroys the village’s quiet charm, eventually causing one recipient to commitContinue reading “Book Review: The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie”

Book Review: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie 

Format:  Paperback Pages: 272 pages Published: February 1942 Publisher: HarperCollins Genre: Fiction, Mystery & Thriller       Synopsis: “When the Bantry’s wake up to find the body of a beautiful, young stranger in their library, Dolly Bantry knows there’s only one person to call: her old friend Miss Marple. Who was the young girl? What was she doing in theContinue reading “Book Review: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie “