Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower

Book Review: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower

Posted September 24, 2022 / 2 Comments

BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH by Amanda Flower SERIES: An Emily Dickinson Mystery #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 PAGES: 334 Emily Dickinson and her housemaid, Willa Noble, realize there is nothing poetic about murder in this first book in an all-new […]


Book Review: Summer Camp Culprit by C.K. Fyfe

Book Review: Summer Camp Culprit by C.K. Fyfe

Posted September 24, 2022 / 3 Comments

SUMMER CAMP CULPRIT by C.K. Fyfe GENRE: Romantic Cozy Mystery Short Story RELEASE DATE: May 11, 2022 PAGES: 66 Camp Starfall is closing. But that doesn’t mean the past is going with it. Despite her misgivings, Lindsey returns to the campground she last left as a broken-hearted teen. She’s determined […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Traditions cozy mystery Christmas anthology

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Traditions cozy mystery Christmas anthology

Posted September 22, 2022 / 15 Comments

DEADLY TRADITIONS: A Cozy Mystery Christmas Anthology AUTHORS: Erin Scoggins, Estelle Richards, Justine Maxwell, Ellie Ballard, Sam Cheever, Gayle Leeson, Sheena Macleod, Dianne Ascroft, Melicity Pope, Mollie Cox Bryan, Wendy H. Jones, and Sage So. GENRE: Cozy Mystery collection PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: September 27, 2022 PAGES: 474 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Night to Remember by Danny & Wanda Pelfrey

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Night to Remember by Danny & Wanda Pelfrey

Posted September 22, 2022 / 7 Comments

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER by Danny & Wanda Pelfrey SERIES: An Adairsville Heritage Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: CrossLink Publishing RELEASE DATE: September 14, 2022 PAGES: 209 Riley Gordan is back in Adairsville, Georgia, anticipating a leisurely vacation from the rigors of law school with her college friend, Trish. […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Rescue

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Rescue

Posted September 20, 2022 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Kate Parker to the blog today to share a fascinating glimpse at history and how it relates to her new historical cozy mystery, Deadly Rescue! DEADLY RESCUE by Kate Parker SERIES: Deadly #9 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: JDP Press RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Posted September 17, 2022 / 11 Comments

FALLOUT by Carrie Stuart Parks GENRE: Suspense (clean) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 336 Her carefully crafted life is about to be demolished. After a difficult childhood, Samantha Williams craves simplicity: jigsaw puzzles, lectures at the library, and the students she adores in her role as […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Forged by Sara Davison

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Forged by Sara Davison

Posted September 16, 2022 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Forged by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! And check out a photo tour of the settings of Forged HERE FORGED by Sara Davison SERIES: The Night Guardians Series #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Mountain […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buttercream Betrayal by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buttercream Betrayal by Kim Davis

Posted September 15, 2022 / 39 Comments

BUTTERCREAM BETRAYAL by Kim Davis SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 320 Intent on getting their two mischievous dogs under control, Emory Martinez and her half sister, Vannie, join a group dog training program led by Shawn […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin

Posted September 14, 2022 / 18 Comments

I’m excited today to give you a peek inside Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin – and a chance for two of you to win a copy of your own! DANGEROUS BEAUTY by Melissa Koslin GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 342 Liliana Vela hates […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook

Posted September 14, 2022 / 6 Comments

DEWEY DECIMATED by Allison Brook SERIES: Haunted Library Mysteries #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 336 Librarian Carrie Singleton is back on the case, alongside library ghost Evelyn, in the sixth installment of Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s Haunted Library mysteries. Carrie Singleton […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Posted September 13, 2022 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is “Books with Geographical Terms in the Title”, submitted by Lisa over at Hopewell. I decided to look at titles that take us over the river, so to speak. Do you like to go canoeing or swimming in a river? […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Hallee Bridgeman & Honor Bound

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Hallee Bridgeman & Honor Bound

Posted September 12, 2022 / 23 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Hallee Bridgeman to the blog today to chat about her new romantic suspense, Honor Bound, and to share some recipes for the ultimate hamburger, bun & potato chips – yum! HONOR BOUND by Hallee Bridgeman SERIES: Love and Honor #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Photo Finished by Lori Roberts Herbst

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Photo Finished by Lori Roberts Herbst

Posted September 12, 2022 / 14 Comments

PHOTO FINISHED by Lori Roberts Herbst SERIES: Callie Cassidy Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lori Roberts Herbst RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 300 When a visit to a Colorado dude ranch turns deadly, it’s up to photographer Callie Cassidy to corral the killer… As maid of honor (aka […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & Forged

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & Forged

Posted September 7, 2022 / 24 Comments

It’s always a joy to have author Sara Davison join me on the blog & today’s she’s here to give us a pictorial tour of her new romantic suspense, Forged! FORGED by Sara Davison SERIES: The Night Guardians #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: September […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Phillips & Cold Dead Night

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Phillips & Cold Dead Night

Posted September 7, 2022 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Cold Dead Night by Lisa Phillips, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Lisa on the blog today to chat about her new book! COLD DEAD NIGHT by Lisa Phillips SERIES: Brand of Justice #1 GENRE: Christian Suspense PUBLISHER: Two […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Amish Fiction

Posted September 3, 2022 / 6 Comments

Happy Saturday! We’re continuing our look at upcoming new releases I want to read, and we’ve arrived at Amish fiction – a post where I group contemporary, historical, and mystery/suspense reads that take place in Amish settings, with Amish characters. Since I’m pretty selective in this genre, the Late 2022 […]