Category: mystery/suspense

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Vanished by Cara Putman

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Vanished by Cara Putman

Posted April 19, 2024 / 30 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover + Review Blitz for The Vanished by Cara Putman hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! THE VANISHED by Cara Putman SERIES: Secrets to Keep #1 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Kregel Publications RELEASE DATE: April 16, 2024 PAGES: 402 Janae Simmons left […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Posted April 16, 2024 / 41 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Characters I’d Like to go on Vacation With” but I’m tweaking it just a little bit so I don’t have to choose between characters lol. The books on my list today all feature characters on […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jessica R. Patch & The Garden Girls

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jessica R. Patch & The Garden Girls

Posted April 15, 2024 / 40 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for The Garden Girls by Jessica R. Patch, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to host Jessica today as she talks about why she finds psychological thrillers so thrilling! THE GARDEN GIRLS by Jessica R. Patch SERIES: Strange Crimes Unit: South Division GENRE: Psychological […]



First Line Friday (week 389): Final Truth

First Line Friday (week 389): Final Truth

Posted April 11, 2024 / 12 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 Final Truth by Roxanne Rustand. I love the covers in this romantic suspense series […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Posted April 10, 2024 / 19 Comments

PAINT CAN KILL by Joanna Campbell Slan SERIES: Cara Mia Delgatto Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Spot On Publishing RELEASE DATE: December 15, 2023 PAGES: 254 It’s raining outside, and it’s raining inside. Hey, that’s Florida. But as sassy entrepreneur Cara Mia Delgatto watches a van full of […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Posted April 8, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a freebie so I decided to look at books set in the Roaring Twenties. I used to think that I didn’t like reading books set in this era but over the last few years I’ve […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Every Bird That Falls by Sara Davison

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Every Bird That Falls by Sara Davison

Posted April 4, 2024 / 22 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Every Bird That Falls by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! EVERY BIRD THAT FALLS by Sara Davison SERIES: two sparrows for a penny # 3 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Independently published through The Mosaic Collection RELEASE […]


April 2024 New Releases

April 2024 New Releases

Posted April 1, 2024 / 4 Comments

And just like that, it’s April! Spring is in the air (and so is the pollen haha) and once again we’re entering into a new month of fabulous new books. Can someone just stop time for a bit so I can read all. the. books? Please? There are 103 titles […]


March 2024 In Review

March 2024 In Review

Posted March 31, 2024 / 8 Comments

Hello, dear readers! I hope you are having a blessed & worshipful Easter weekend. The end of the month means it’s time for my March 2024 in Review post where I look at the books I read and reviewed this past month. I read a lot of mysteries this month, […]



First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

Posted March 28, 2024 / 9 Comments

Happy Good 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 Sinner by Mike Nappa (writing as Sharon Carter Rogers). I read this book […]


Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Posted March 28, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER by Terry Ambrose SERIES: Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2024 PAGES: 323 In Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side. The peaceful paradise of Seaside Cove gets a rude awakening when […]


Book Review: Cold Case Target by Jessica R. Patch

Book Review: Cold Case Target by Jessica R. Patch

Posted March 26, 2024 / 3 Comments

COLD CASE TARGET by Jessica R. Patch SERIES: Texas Crime Scene Cleaners #2 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 222 Caught in a serial killer’s deadly game with nowhere to turn… Interrupting an attempted murder—and leaving with incriminating evidence—makes Sissy Spencer a […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.C. LoTempio & Cats, Carats and Killers

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.C. LoTempio & Cats, Carats and Killers

Posted March 25, 2024 / 19 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author T.C. LoTempio to the blog today to talk about her new cozy mystery Cats, Carats and Killers! CATS, CARATS AND KILLERS by T.C. LoTempio SERIES: Urban Tails Pet Shop Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 19, […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Wynters & Poppies, Perils, and Poison

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Wynters & Poppies, Perils, and Poison

Posted March 22, 2024 / 11 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Erica Wynters to the blog today to talk about her new cozy mystery Poppies, Perils, and Poison – and to share an excerpt! POPPIES, PERILS, AND POISON by Erica Wynters SERIES: Camelot Flowers Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Posted March 22, 2024 / 19 Comments

MAYHEM IN CIRCULATION by Leah Dobrinska SERIES: Larkspur Library Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: December 5, 2023 PAGES: 292 Librarian Greta Plank is hard at work planning and preparing for Larkspur’s Fall Festival and regional tourism showcase which, if successful, will be a […]