Troubled Blood (Cormoran Strike #5) by Robert Galbraith

Synopsis "Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough — who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974.Strike has never tackled a cold case before, let alone one forty years old. But despite the slim chance of success, … Continue reading Troubled Blood (Cormoran Strike #5) by Robert Galbraith

Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4) by Robert Galbraith

Synopsis "When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike’s office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. … Continue reading Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4) by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith

Synopsis "When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman’s severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible – and Strike knows that any one of … Continue reading Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) by Robert Galbraith

Synopsis "When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there … Continue reading The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1) by Robert Galbraith

Synopsis "When a troubled supermodel falls to her death from the balcony of her London home, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts and calls in private detective Cormoran Strike to investigate. Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his private life … Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1) by Robert Galbraith

Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4) by Robert Galbraith

the first half of this post contains a modest review. The second half contains many spoilers. If you plan on reading Lethal White or the Strike series, avoid this post. Review It wasn't that long ago that I was counting down the days until the release of Lethal White by Robert Galbraith. After reading Career of … Continue reading Lethal White (Cormoran Strike #4) by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith

*spoilers below* I'd like to kick off July (obligatory, where did the time go?) with a book I read not too long ago but which I couldn't stand to write about until recently. I received my copy of Career of Evil as a birthday gift this past March. The Silkworm blew me away and despite my vowing to … Continue reading Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) by Robert Galbraith

I knew I was going to be hooked on this series ever since I read The Cuckoo's Calling, and The Silkworm has more than lived up to its predecessor. Fresh off the heels of the Lula Landry murder case, and with newfound fame and notoriety, Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott are working on a … Continue reading The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1) by Robert Galbraith

I was hesitant about reading The Cuckoo’s Calling. But I'm glad I did. I can’t reveal too much without giving away the ending but I will say that the story was very well-paced. There are just enough characters, in other words just enough suspects, for me to have still been guessing whodunit up until the final … Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1) by Robert Galbraith