Category: mystery/suspense

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marissa Shrock & Deadly Hideaway

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marissa Shrock & Deadly Hideaway

Posted July 1, 2020 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Marissa Shrock to the blog today to chat about her new mystery Deadly Hideaway! Marissa Shrock is a survivor of many awkward blind dates and many years of teaching middle school. Both provide excellent inspiration for her fictional yarns. Since childhood, she’s loved to read […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Upcoming Debut Novels I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: Upcoming Debut Novels I’m Excited About

Posted June 30, 2020 / 12 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today for Top Ten Tuesday I’m talking about upcoming debut novels I’m really excited about for the last half of 2020! There is such a great batch coming up in Mid & Late 2020! amazon affiliate link used Rocky Mountain Revenge by Rhonda Starnes June 1, 2020 // […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The River Beautiful by Andrea Carmen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The River Beautiful by Andrea Carmen

Posted June 26, 2020 / 17 Comments

THE RIVER BEAUTIFUL GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Celebrate Lit Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2020 PAGES: 258 A difficult past. A strange letter. An unsolved mystery. Someone is following Lena, mapping her every move. Where strength can be weakness and vulnerability-an asset, the greatest danger that threatens Lena may […]


First Line Friday (week 198): Deadly Connection

First Line Friday (week 198): Deadly Connection

Posted June 19, 2020 / 15 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Deadly Connection by Jennifer Pierce! (It comes out in October, but […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): eXtreme Blindside by Leslea Wahl

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): eXtreme Blindside by Leslea Wahl

Posted June 18, 2020 / 5 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour & Giveaway for eXtreme Blindside by Leslea Wahl, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: eXtreme Blindside Author: Leslea Wahl Publisher: Pauline Books and Media Release Date: December 1, 2019 Genre: Young Adult Mystery After winning Olympic silver, teen snowboarder Jake Taylor is struggling […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Series Starters On My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Series Starters On My TBR List

Posted June 16, 2020 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today for Top Ten Tuesday I’m talking about summer series starters on my tbr list. That is, those books coming out this summer that begin a new series for that author. Some may even be that author’s debut as well. I’m also sharing a few summer series starters […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets Resurfaced by Dana Mentink

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Secrets Resurfaced by Dana Mentink

Posted June 14, 2020 / 26 Comments

SECRETS RESURFACED by Dana Mentink SERIES: Roughwater Ranch Cowboys #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2020 PAGES: 224 Searching for the truth could get them killed… When new evidence surfaces about a tragic boating accident that put her ex-boyfriend’s father in prison, private […]


First Line Friday (week 197): The Case of the Beleaguered Bride

First Line Friday (week 197): The Case of the Beleaguered Bride

Posted June 12, 2020 / 15 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Case of the Beleaguered Bride by Debra E. Marvin! and […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sprinkles of Suspicion by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sprinkles of Suspicion by Kim Davis

Posted June 10, 2020 / 17 Comments

SPRINKLES OF SUSPICION SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2020 PAGES: 269 One glass of cheap California chardonnay cost Emory Gosser Martinez her husband, her job, and her best friend. Unfortunately, that was only the beginning of her troubles. […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn & Plain Refuge

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn & Plain Refuge

Posted June 9, 2020 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Plain Refuge by Dana R Lynn, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m pleased to host Dana today as she talks about her new book! Title: Plain Refuge by Dana R Lynn Series: Amish Country Justice #8 Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense Release Date: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

Posted June 6, 2020 / 9 Comments

THE STUDY OF SECRETS SERIES: Lila Maclean Academic Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Henery Press RELEASE DATE: May 26, 2020 PAGES: 242 There could be nowhere more fitting for English professor Lila Maclean to spend her sabbatical than in a proper Victorian mansion. The whimsical Callahan House seems to […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hit and Mist by Marc Jedel

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hit and Mist by Marc Jedel

Posted June 1, 2020 / 7 Comments

HIT AND MIST SERIES: A Silicon Valley Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: BGM Press RELEASE DATE: May 8, 2020 PAGES: 213 He is determined to prove his friend innocent of homicide. He may make things worse … When Marty’s surfer-dude pal is arrested for murder, he must squeeze his […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Trauth & Killing Time

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Trauth & Killing Time

Posted May 26, 2020 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Suzanne Trauth to the blog today, chatting about her new cozy mystery Killing Time and how her readers have influenced the Dodie O’Dell series! KILLING TIME SERIES: A Dodie O’Dell Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Press RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2020 PAGES: […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Secrets of the Treasure King

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Secrets of the Treasure King

Posted May 22, 2020 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Secrets of the Treasure King by Terry Ambrose. and the first […]


Book Review: Murder in the Wine Country by Janet Finsilver

Book Review: Murder in the Wine Country by Janet Finsilver

Posted May 20, 2020 / 1 Comment

MURDER IN THE WINE COUNTRY SERIES: A Kelly Jackson Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Underground RELEASE DATE: April 28, 2020 PAGES: 178 Weeding out killers wasn’t part of the job description… Kelly Jackson, manager of the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast, is excited to participate in an event […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Why I Love Heroes On Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday: Why I Love Heroes On Book Covers

Posted May 19, 2020 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘Reasons I Love … ‘ so I decided (with a little help from my book sisters) to talk about why I love heroes being featured on book covers. For many years in the genre I spend the most time in (Christian […]