Category: mystery/suspense

Review: Miracle Drug by Richard Mabry, M.D. (Plus a Giveaway!)

Review: Miracle Drug by Richard Mabry, M.D. (Plus a Giveaway!)

Posted October 14, 2015 / 5 Comments

Overcoming these odds will take more than a miracle drug—it will take a miracle. The infection wasn’t supposed to happen, but it did. The treatment was supposed to take care of it, but it didn’t. Then Dr. Josh Pearson discovers why. The two patients – David Madison, the former President […]


Bestsellers in Christian Fiction as of September 25th 2015

Bestsellers in Christian Fiction as of September 25th 2015

Posted September 25, 2015 / 5 Comments

According to CBA News, these are the bestsellers in 5 different categories in Christian fiction as of September 25, 2015. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers (WATERBROOK, May 2005) A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker (HACHETTE, Oct 2014) Claiming Mariah by Pam Hillman (TYNDALE HOUSE, Jan 2014) Bridge to Haven by Francine Rivers […]


Review: The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz |New Release

Review: The Mistress of Tall Acre by Laura Frantz |New Release

Posted September 6, 2015 / 22 Comments

History, romance, and suspense all combine with Laura Frantz’s poetic writing style to bring readers another captivating novel filled with characters that quickly become the dearest of friends. The American Revolution is finally over, and Sophie Menzies is starved for good news. When her nearest neighbor, General Seamus Ogilvy, finally […]


Review: The Isaac Project by Sarah Monzon | New Release

Review: The Isaac Project by Sarah Monzon | New Release

Posted September 1, 2015 / 7 Comments

The story of Rebekah and Isaac has always fascinated me.  For those of you who might not be familiar, it’s a wildly romantic tale found in the Biblical book of Genesis. I can hear what you’re thinking… Genesis? Biblical? Romantic? Just trust me on this one.  Isaac’s father is “very […]


Review: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman | New Release

Review: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman | New Release

Posted August 29, 2015 / 2 Comments

She’s a former pickpocket who now runs an orphanage. He’s a sheriff’s deputy who feels responsible for his widowed mother and young siblings.  Despite their obvious and immediate attraction for each other, Livy’s past is just one of the obstacles that stand between a happily ever after for her and […]


Coming Soon: Always Watching (Elite Guardians #1) by Lynette Eason

Coming Soon: Always Watching (Elite Guardians #1) by Lynette Eason

Posted August 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

What could be better than finding out that a new Lynette Eason book is on the horizon (January 2016)? Finding out that it’s available for preorder! 😀 Let’s all do a happy dance… on our way to the online bookstore of our choice!! The bodyguards of Elite Guardians Agency have […]


Favorites Friday Review: An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

Favorites Friday Review: An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

Posted August 21, 2015 / 6 Comments

When I first started “Favorites Friday”, my intention was to pull books out of my archives, dust them off, and share with you my undying love for them.  That hasn’t entirely gone as planned. Why? Because there are SO MANY GOOD BOOKS.  I keep finding new favorites.  My blog, my […]


Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Kate Breslin **CLOSED**

Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Kate Breslin **CLOSED**

Posted August 20, 2015 / 72 Comments

I am extremely honored and excited to have award-winning author Kate Breslin stop by the blog today!! I count both of her books among my very favorites, the kind that linger with you long after you’ve finished reading.  Beautifully crafted with stunning twists and vivid characters, Kate’s novels are exactly […]



Review: Not by Sight by Kate Breslin |New Release

Review: Not by Sight by Kate Breslin |New Release

Posted August 3, 2015 / 4 Comments

A little bit Scarlet Pimpernel, a little bit Beauty and the Beast, and a little bit Phantom of the Opera,  Kate Breslin’s sophomore novel Not By Sight is more than a little bit perfect. Romance, espionage and friendship collide in this stunning tale set in England during the First World War. With Britain caught up […]



Review: After A Fashion (A Class Of Their Own #1) by Jen Turano

Review: After A Fashion (A Class Of Their Own #1) by Jen Turano

Posted July 30, 2015 / 3 Comments

When you read a book by Jen Turano, prepare to alternately laugh and swoon.  Sometimes you skip the “alternately” clause and head straight for “simultaneously”.  During the course of the book, you may also find yourself holding your breath, biting your nails, flailing dramatically, and grinning.  So much grinning. Miss […]


Review: Silent Night Standoff by Susan Sleeman

Review: Silent Night Standoff by Susan Sleeman

Posted July 20, 2015 / 6 Comments

I absolutely adore Christmas. It’s my favorite holiday, and each year around December (ok. October.) I load up my TBR stack/pile/tower with Christmas-themed novels and settle in for cozy holiday reads.  To beat the crazy summer heat we are experiencing right now, I’m all for starting my yuletide readathon a […]


Review: Gone Without A Trace by Patricia Bradley |New Release

Review: Gone Without A Trace by Patricia Bradley |New Release

Posted July 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Missing women, a seriously messed-up bad guy, and moments of pulse-racing suspense will keep you riveted to the page in Patricia Bradley’s latest contribution to the Logan Point series, Gone Without A Trace. Summary: The past is repeating itself–and time is running out. It’s been more than two years since homicide […]



Review: Murder Tightly Knit (Amish Village Mystery #2) by Vannetta Chapman

Review: Murder Tightly Knit (Amish Village Mystery #2) by Vannetta Chapman

Posted July 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

Earlier in the week, I reviewed the first book (Murder Simply Brewed) in this cozy whodunit series set in an Amish Artisan Village in Middlebury, Indiana. Today, I’m talking about book #2 – Murder Tightly Knit. If you’re like me and you sometimes think (for a millisecond or two) about trying to solve one […]


Deal Alert: When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason

Deal Alert: When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason

Posted June 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Do not miss this sale!! When the Smoke Clears, the first book in my favorite series (Deadly Reunions) by romantic suspense author Lynette Eason, is only $1.99 for Kindle/apps and Nook. Summary:  After a brush with death due to equipment failure, smokejumper Alexia Allen is ordered to take time off […]


Review: Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1) by Vannetta Chapman

Review: Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1) by Vannetta Chapman

Posted June 29, 2015 / 3 Comments

I confess: I have never read a book by Vannetta Chapman until Murder Simply Brewed. It may have been my first but it definitely won’t be my last! Murder, intrigue, romance, and faith are all blended to create one entertaining story! Summary:  Amber Wright, a 40-something single woman who lives with her cat on […]


Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

Posted June 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

I am embarrassed to admit that I am sorely behind in my Elizabeth Camden reading, so today I decided to play catch up and checked out the first one I hadn’t read, With Every Breath, from my county library’s Overdrive account. (Side note: if your library has Overdrive for ebooks, you need […]


Review: Undercover Bride (Undercover Ladies #2) by Margaret Brownley

Review: Undercover Bride (Undercover Ladies #2) by Margaret Brownley

Posted June 24, 2015 / 1 Comment

If you like westerns, detective novels, romantic stories, and books that will make you laugh out loud, then you need to read Undercover Bride without further delay! Summary:  Pinkerton detective Maggie Cartwright is tasked with going undercover as a mail order bride. Her “fiancé” is widower Garrett Thomas, aka the suspected […]