Issa Bacsa's Bookshelf

Filipino. Writer. Online.

Twisted Threads by Kaylin McFarren

Twisted Threads - Kaylin McFarren

There is something in the title that suggests a suspense thriller sprinkled with plot twists.

Diary of a Serial Killer by B. Cameron Lee

Diary of a Serial Killer - B. Cameron Lee

Reese comes up with a plan to write a first-person account of a serial killer by becoming a serial killer himself

Si Amapola Sa 65 Na Kabanata (Amapola in 65 Chapters) by Ricky Lee

Si Amapola sa 65 na Kabanata - Ricky Lee

A gay impersonator named Amapola became a manananggal with a predestined mission of saving the Philippines from destruction — a manananggal superhero. A manananggal is a human that cuts itself in half by the waist and becomes a flying vampire.

Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon

Doctored Evidence - Donna Leon

A grumpy, old woman who was hated by everyone and died with five blows on the back of the head

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

Ten people of different professions and social statuses receive an unusual invitation from a certain millionaire named U.N. Owen. The invitation requires them to stay for a week in a private Indian Island.

I Trusted Him (The True Story Of Anna Lynn Hurd) by Jennifer Smith and Cherry Tigris

I Trusted Him: The True Story of Anna Lynn Hurd - Jennifer           Smith, Cherry Tigris

Women trusted their boyfriends or partners with all their life because they felt secured only to find out that they’re trapped in a situation they couldn’t get out.

Searching For Lincoln's Ghost by Barbara J. Dzikowski

Searching for Lincoln's Ghost - Barbara J. Dzikowski

The book tackles social and mature issues like racial discrimination and bullying, among others, that a sixth grader had to grasp but how they grasped and accepted the issues made them what they are today

The Heart of an Assassin by Tony Bertot

The Heart Of An Assassin - Tony Bertot

A professional assassin, a mafia family, the FBI and the NYPD… mix them up in intelligence and counter-intelligence, you get a page-turner of a novel.

Desperate Choices by Jeanette Cooper

Desperate Choices - Jeanette Cooper

Rochelle plans an escape but there are only two possibilities — either she or Tobias will die.

Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

Silent Night - Mary Higgins Clark

The story happened only in twenty four hours and it contained interesting characters.

Ordeal By Innocence by Agatha Christie

Ordeal by Innocence -  Agatha Christie

Ordeal By Innocence, the 1958 novel of Agatha Christie, is the first book I’ve read among Christie’s long list of novels.

The Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry

The Face of a Stranger - Anne Perry

Detective William Monk wakes up in a hospital and suffers from amnesia after meeting an accident. At the same time, he is in a middle of a crime investigation. He tries to piece his past and the crimes almost simultaneously until he remembers an event that would possibly put him as a murder suspect 

A Mind To Murder by P.D. James

A Mind to Murder - P.D. James

Although there were obvious clues that were shrouded by other factors, these factors were successful enough to distract the detective but not me.

On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle

On What Grounds - Cleo Coyle

With coffee and crime brewing, you’ll love reading this with a mug of hot coffee beside you

48 Hours – A City of London Thriller by J. Jackson Bentley

48 Hours - J Jackson Bentley

The so-called poetic justice at the end saves this novel for me

Through the Grinder by Cleo Coyle

Through the Grinder - Cleo Coyle

Reading a good romantic mystery plus doses of knowledge on coffee and recipes