McPherson, Catriona

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Scot & Soda

McPherson stands apart in her ability to tell a hilarious tale while balancing the ramifications of crime. The author follows up Scot Free with another riveting cozy starring Lexy and her quirky yet fiercely loyal friends. This time, however, the deadpan humor is countered by a somber resolution and a story about consequences.

Go to My Grave

The suspense builds to an almost unbearable crescendo with a wholly satisfying and upsetting denouement, all flawlessly rendered by Hewitt. McPherson has created a truly haunting version of a revenge thriller that will be appreciated by any mystery reader. ["McPherson's deliciously gothic country house mystery with a contemporary twist is devious and suspenseful and keeps readers guessing to the shocking end": LJ 8/18 starred review of the Minotaur: St. Martin's hc.]

Go to My Grave

Agatha Award-winning McPherson's deliciously gothic country house mystery with a contemporary twist is devious and suspenseful and keeps readers guessing to the shocking end. Highly recommended. [See Prepub Alert, 4/23/18.]

House. Tree. Person

McPherson, author of the engaging "Dandy Gilver" series, is also known for her intricately plotted, suspenseful, and unnerving standalones (Quiet Neighbors). Her latest delivers taut psychological thrills and a traditional mystery with an overlay of creepiness.

The Reek of Red Herrings: A Dandy Gilver Mystery

Dandy Gilver (A Deadly Measure of Brim-stone) and fellow investigator Alec Osborne travel to northern Scotland to look into body parts found in barrels of fish...

Quiet Neighbors

McPherson is a master of slightly creepy narratives that are complex and character driven (Agatha Award-nominated The Child Garden). Her latest stand-alone is atmospheric and suspenseful and will intrigue Erin Hart readers.

The Child Garden

Better known for her "Dandy Gilver" cozies, McPherson has written a terrific stand-alone that is complex, haunting, and magical. Readers who appreciate Kate Atkinson or Audrey Niffeneger for their intricate plotting and character development will be sure to pounce on this stunning title.

A Deadly Measure of Brimstone: A Dandy Gilver Mystery

Fans of the period as well as such TV series as Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs will enjoy Dandy's latest adventure (after Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses), although the will-they, won't-they romance between policeman Alec Osborne and Dandy is wearing thin.

The Day She Died

Keep the lights on and batten down the hatches, for McPherson's psychologically terrifying stand-alone demands to be read all night. Miles away from her witty and award-winning historical cozy series (Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains), Scottish author McPherson has written a top-notch tale of modern gothic suspense that is sure to please Charlotte Brontë and Daphne du Maurier fans.

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