Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder by Tina Kashian

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder by Tina Kashian

Posted October 1, 2020 / 5 Comments

MISTLETOE, MOUSSAKA, AND MURDER SERIES: Kebab Kitchen Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: September 29, 2020 PAGES: 336 Not even her impending nuptials can keep Lucy Berberian, manager of her family-owned Kebab Kitchen, from the Jersey Shore’s annual Polar Bear Plunge. But her dive into the icy […]


Book Review: Safe Harbor by Christy Barritt

Book Review: Safe Harbor by Christy Barritt

Posted September 30, 2020 / 2 Comments

SAFE HARBOR SERIES: Lantern Beach Blackout #2 GENRE: Inspirational/Clean Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: River Heights RELEASE DATE: February 11, 2020 PAGES: 334 A JOB AS EASY AS SUNDAY MORNING Guilt over past mistakes haunt former Navy SEAL Dez Rodriguez. When he’s asked to guard a pop star during a music festival […]


Author Interview: Cindy Bonds & Hostage

Author Interview: Cindy Bonds & Hostage

Posted September 30, 2020 / 6 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Cindy Bonds to the blog today to talk about her new book, Hostage! Cindy is a Semi Finalist in the ACFW Genesis contest with her new published novel, Hostage. She lives in rural Arkansas with her husband and two kids. Although writing is relatively […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Funeral Murder by Nancy Lynn Jarvis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Funeral Murder by Nancy Lynn Jarvis

Posted September 24, 2020 / 7 Comments

THE FUNERAL MURDER SERIES: PIP Inc. #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Good Read Mysteries RELEASE DATE: September 12, 2020 PAGES: 248 In The Glass House, the first book in the PIP Inc. Mysteries series, Pat Pirard, recently downsized Santa Cruz Law Librarian, needed to find a new job in a […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Devil’s Cove by Melissa Bourbon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Devil’s Cove by Melissa Bourbon

Posted September 21, 2020 / 17 Comments

MURDER IN DEVIL’S COVE SERIES: A Book Magic Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lake House Press RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2020 PAGES: 306 Two best-selling authors, one magical universe. In the Book Magic Mystery Series, best-selling authors Melissa Bourbon and Wendy Lyn Watson bring you the story of cousins […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway)!: Two Reasons to Run by Colleen Coble

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway)!: Two Reasons to Run by Colleen Coble

Posted September 20, 2020 / 5 Comments

As part of the Takeover Tour for Two Reasons to Run by Colleen Coble, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours, I’m sharing a book spotlight today. There’s still time to enter the giveaway even though the tour itself is over. Title: Two Reasons to Run Series: The Pelican Harbor Series book […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): 15 Minutes of Flame by Christin Brecher

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): 15 Minutes of Flame by Christin Brecher

Posted September 19, 2020 / 12 Comments

15 MINUTES OF FLAME SERIES: Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: August 25, 2020 PAGES: 304 As Stella Wright’s Nantucket candle store thrives, her knack for solving mysteries burns equally bright–especially when a Halloween haunted house uncovers evidence of a centuries-old murder . . […]





Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Checked Out For Murder by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Checked Out For Murder by Allison Brook

Posted September 16, 2020 / 9 Comments

CHECKED OUT FOR MURDER SERIES: Haunted Library Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2020 PAGES: 320 Carrie Singleton and Evelyn the ghost sleuth the slayings of a starlet and a star-crossed psychic in Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s fourth Haunted Library mystery. Daphne […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Little Bookshop of Murder by Maggie Blackburn

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Little Bookshop of Murder by Maggie Blackburn

Posted September 13, 2020 / 8 Comments

LITTLE BOOKSHOP OF MURDER SERIES: A Beach Reads Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2020 PAGES: 332 A Shakespearean scholar inherits a beachside bookshop–and a murder mystery–in this delightful new cozy series for fans of Kate Carlisle and Ellery Adams. Summer Merriweather’s career […]





Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dough or Die by Winnie Archer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dough or Die by Winnie Archer

Posted September 11, 2020 / 3 Comments

DOUGH OR DIE SERIES: A Bread Shop Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: August 25, 2020 PAGES: 352 Known for its mouthwatering traditional breads, the Yeast of Eden bakery has gained fame across Northern California’s coast. Now the shop is bound for Reality TV–but a murder may […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): DiAnn Mills & Airborne

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): DiAnn Mills & Airborne

Posted September 8, 2020 / 51 Comments

Delighted as always to have DiAnn Mills stop by the blog! – today we’re looking at her new book Airborne & she’s sharing how writing fiction teaches her about marriage. A topic I’m particularly interested in as hubby & I just celebrated our 20th anniversary last week! AIRBORNE GENRE: Inspirational […]