Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Final Harvest by Barbara Howard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Final Harvest by Barbara Howard

Posted April 5, 2021 / 2 Comments

FINAL HARVEST SERIES: Finding Home #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2020 PAGES: 164 Traci Simmons has been fired from another job and must decide if it’s time to give up her home and start fresh in another town. But, when her elderly neighbor dies mysteriously, she is […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Boarding With Murder by Kathryn Long

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Boarding With Murder by Kathryn Long

Posted April 3, 2021 / 1 Comment

BOARDING WITH MURDER SERIES: A Sierra Pines B&B Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Camel Press RELEASE DATE: March 9, 2021 PAGES: 190 Take one quaint B&B, two kind but quirky caretakers, a dead aunt, a murdered friend, and you have mystery. Ali Winston finds she’s inherited trouble along with […]


Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – March 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – March 2021

Posted March 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Tuesday! I’m back with my own spin on the popular ‘spell the month in books’ challenge – instead of using the books i plan to read in a specific month, I am doing a cover love post for books that released in that month. Here we are […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Truffles and Tragedy by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Truffles and Tragedy by Gayle Leeson

Posted March 23, 2021 / 4 Comments

TRUFFLES AND TRAGEDY SERIES: A Down South Cafe Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 16, 2021 PAGES: 271 Down South Cafe owner Amy Flowers learns her chocolate truffles might not be the only things her patrons find “out of this world.” When her cousin, […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Punny Titles On My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday: Punny Titles On My TBR

Posted March 23, 2021 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today for Top Ten Tuesday I’m sharing some punny titles on my TBR list. And yes they are all cozy mysteries because that’s one of the things I love about this genre! I haven’t read these particular titles yet – hence the ‘on my TBR’ portion of the […]


Book Review: Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews

Book Review: Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews

Posted March 22, 2021 / 3 Comments

MURDER BY PAGE ONE SERIES: A Peach Coast Library Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Hallmark Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 23, 2021 PAGES: 328 If you love Hallmark mystery movies, you’ll love this cozy mystery with humor, intrigue, and a librarian amateur sleuth. Marvey, a librarian, has moved from Brooklyn […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Arrowed by Avery Daniels

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Arrowed by Avery Daniels

Posted March 18, 2021 / 2 Comments

ARROWED SERIES: Resort to Murder #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Blazing Sword Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2021 PAGES: 266 It all began when a dying man with an arrow in his chest grabs her ankle. During a heat wave at a Santa Fe resort, Julienne has the resort owner […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Mountain Survival by Christy Barritt

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Mountain Survival by Christy Barritt

Posted March 14, 2021 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Mountain Survival by Christy Barritt, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Mountain Survival Series: K-9 Search and Rescue #3 Author: Christy Barritt Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense Release Date: February 1, 2021 Genre: Inspirational Romantic Suspense An injured victim has disappeared… Can a park ranger […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Robin’s Greeting

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Robin’s Greeting

Posted March 12, 2021 / 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 The Robin’s Greeting by Wanda E. Brunstetter, currently on tour with […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Prove It by Hannah R. Kurz

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Prove It by Hannah R. Kurz

Posted March 11, 2021 / 7 Comments

PROVE IT: Murder in the Mix SERIES: A Likable Daisy Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2020 PAGES: 225 When a tragic mixer mishap results in the closing of a beloved bakery, new mom and upstairs neighbor Stephanie Wu is sure of two things: One, she misses […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & Easy Target

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & Easy Target

Posted March 11, 2021 / 9 Comments

Please join me welcoming author Tim Shoemaker to the blog today to chat about his new middle grade thriller, Easy Target, and how you can use fiction to teach truth (a topic I’m quite passionate about as well)! EASY TARGET GENRE: Inspirational Middle Grade Thriller PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning Reads

Posted March 9, 2021 / 3 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a spring cleaning freebie, and I decided to take a bit of a different approach and feature my version of spring cleaning reads – books with ‘spring’ in the title AND books that include a main character who is a housekeeper, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double or Muffin by Victoria Hamilton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double or Muffin by Victoria Hamilton

Posted March 5, 2021 / 9 Comments

DOUBLE OR MUFFIN SERIES: Merry Muffin Mystery #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2021 PAGES: 234 In the new Merry Muffin Mystery, baker Merry Wynter must solve a disturbing crime among opera singers before the culprit decides it’s curtains for her . . . […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn H. Blackburn & Unknown Threat

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn H. Blackburn & Unknown Threat

Posted March 4, 2021 / 23 Comments

I’m delighted today to welcome Lynn H. Blackburn to the blog to chat about her new romantic suspense, Unknown Threat! Lynn H. Blackburn loves writing romantic suspense because her childhood fantasy was to become a spy, but her grown-up reality is that she’s a huge chicken and would have been […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Game of Cones by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Game of Cones by Abby Collette

Posted March 2, 2021 / 7 Comments

A GAME OF CONES SERIES: An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: March 2, 2021 PAGES: 352 In this charming mystery series set in an ice cream shop, no case is too cold to crack! Bronwyn Crewse is delighted that Crewse Creamery, the ice […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Characters With a Job I Would Love to Have

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters With a Job I Would Love to Have

Posted March 2, 2021 / 23 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is characters with a job I would love to have. I’m pretty much doing my dream job right now – helping authors promote their books & introducing them to new readers! But there are a few other jobs I’d enjoy doing if […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Darlene L. Turner & Abducted in Alaska

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Darlene L. Turner & Abducted in Alaska

Posted February 27, 2021 / 20 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for the Abducted in Alaska by Darlene L. Turner, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to host Darlene today to talk about trusting God! Title: Abducted in Alaska Author: Darlene L. Turner Publisher: Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense Release Date: March 1, 2021 Genre: Inspirational […]


Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – February 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – February 2021

Posted February 24, 2021 / 4 Comments

Hi y’all! Happy Wednesday! I’ve seen this ‘spell the month in books’ challenge floating around the bookblogosphere but instead of using the books i plan to read in a specific month, I am doing a cover love post for books that released in that month – and how did it […]