Category: mystery/suspense

First Line Friday (week 398): Long Road Home

First Line Friday (week 398): Long Road Home

Posted June 13, 2024 / 4 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of Long Road Home by Lisa Phillips! I met Lisa for the first time last […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Clover Covered Corpse by Jackie Layton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Clover Covered Corpse by Jackie Layton

Posted June 12, 2024 / 11 Comments

CLOVER COVERED CORPSE by Jackie Layton SERIES: Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2024 PAGES: 308 Emma Justice never imagines working at the farmers market on a normal Saturday morning will lead to her second murder investigation. When […]



First Line Friday (week 397): 8 Down

First Line Friday (week 397): 8 Down

Posted June 6, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of 8 Down by Kimberley Woodhouse! I absolutely adore Kim as a person, a friend, […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Christina Rost & The Decision

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Christina Rost & The Decision

Posted June 6, 2024 / 37 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Christina Rost to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, The Decision, on its one-year book birthday! Author Christina Rost is a mother to three amazing children and is married to her high school sweetheart. While she currently resides in Oklahoma City, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Last Chance by Susan May Warren

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Last Chance by Susan May Warren

Posted June 5, 2024 / 46 Comments

ONE LAST CHANCE by Susan May Warren SERIES: Alaska Air One Rescue #2 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: SDG Publishing (ebook) & Revell (print) RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2024 PAGES: 336 Axel Mulligan was built to be a Coast Guard rescue swimmer. He swam fast and endured long, a miracle […]


Top Ten-ish Tuesday: Recent Reads I Had All the Feels For

Top Ten-ish Tuesday: Recent Reads I Had All the Feels For

Posted June 3, 2024 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Books I Had VERY Strong Emotions About”. I could have gone several different ways with this topic but ultimately I decided to talk about some recent reads that I had all the feels for. These […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hidden in the Night by Elizabeth Goddard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hidden in the Night by Elizabeth Goddard

Posted June 3, 2024 / 39 Comments

HIDDEN IN THE NIGHT by Elizabeth Goddard SERIES: Missing in Alaska #3 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2024 PAGES: 336 At the behest of her ailing mother, former FBI special agent turned rare-book collector Ivy Elliott arrives in Alaska to secure an unpublished Jack London […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Connie Mann & The Crown Conspiracy

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Connie Mann & The Crown Conspiracy

Posted June 3, 2024 / 10 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Connie Mann to the blog today to talk about her new suspense/adventure novel, The Crown Conspiracy! I loved this book – complete with heists and kidnappings and secret networks and murder… and romance! – so I’m excited to talk about it with her! Connie […]


June 2024 New Releases

June 2024 New Releases

Posted June 2, 2024 / 5 Comments

Here we are, already entering the halfway point of 2024 – isn’t that crazy?!? June’s beginning means it’s time to look at a new month of fantastic books! There are 100 titles on this list of June 2024 New Releases that are on my radar, and they comprise a range […]


May 2024 In Review

May 2024 In Review

Posted June 1, 2024 / 6 Comments

Hello, reading friends! Well, the heat has hit Atlanta and I saw my first blooming crape myrtle of the season so I guess summer is upon us! Before we look ahead to a new month, the end of the current month means it’s time for my May 2024 in Review […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Crown Conspiracy by Connie Mann

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Crown Conspiracy by Connie Mann

Posted May 31, 2024 / 49 Comments

THE CROWN CONSPIRACY by Connie Mann SERIES: Speranza Team #1 GENRE: Suspense/Adventure/Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: June 4, 2024 PAGES: 338 She’s a master at spotting a forgery . . . and knowing how to create one. But can she solve a decades-old mystery? The media spotlight is […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Muffalettas and Murder by Jann Franklin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Muffalettas and Murder by Jann Franklin

Posted May 26, 2024 / 9 Comments

MUFFALETTAS AND MURDER by Jann Franklin SERIES: Small Town Girl Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Rougarou Press RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2023 PAGES: 238 Evangeline Delafose is finding Graisseville, Louisiana just as she remembered—boring and uneventful. Until her brother Nate asks her to help solve a murder. Follow […]


Book Review: Tracking the Truth by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Tracking the Truth by Dana Mentink

Posted May 26, 2024 / 4 Comments

TRACKING THE TRUTH by Dana Mentink SERIES: Security Hounds Investigations #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 208 To expose a suspect, he needs evidence… and a K-9’s instincts. After Emery Duncan is abducted and dumped in a lake, private investigator Roman […]





Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Unforgiven by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Unforgiven by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted May 17, 2024 / 40 Comments

UNFORGIVEN by Shelley Shepard Gray GENRE: Contemporary Romance/Suspense (Clean) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 292 Ex-con Seth Zimmerman has spent the last three years making amends by helping the vulnerable in his former Amish community. Lately, this mission includes calling on Tabitha Yoder, whose divorce from her […]