Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson

Posted June 8, 2016 / 35 Comments

First in a new cozy mystery series featuring Southern cooking that is to die for. Aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in smoke when someone kills the competition… Tired of waiting […]


Book Review: Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton

Book Review: Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton

Posted June 4, 2016 / 3 Comments

After a murder at the monastery, Sister Eve may need a miracle if she is to prove a dear friend isn’t a cold-blooded killer. Sister Eve, a motorcycle-riding nun with a natural (or is it supernatural?) gift for solving murders returns to the enclave she once called home and quickly […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Posted June 3, 2016 / 12 Comments

In a time of sacrifice, what price can one put on true love? Pharmacist Lillian Avery and Ensign Archer Vandenberg are about to find out in Sarah Sundin’s new book, Anchor in the Storm. During the darkest days of the war, Arch’s destroyer hunts German U-boats in vain as the submarines sink dozens of […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Super Spies Series by Lisa Orchard

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Super Spies Series by Lisa Orchard

Posted June 1, 2016 / 3 Comments

  Genre: Upper Middle Grade Mystery/Thrillers Publisher: Astraea Press Publication date: March 13, 2012 Number of pages: 277 In a small town in Michigan, fifteen-year-old Sarah Cole is stuck spending the summer at her Aunt and Uncle’s with her sister, Lacey. She’s not happy with the situation until she befriends a girl named […]


Book Review: Silence in the Dark by Patricia Bradley

Book Review: Silence in the Dark by Patricia Bradley

Posted May 31, 2016 / 8 Comments

Two years ago, Bailey Adams broke off her engagement to Danny Maxwell and fled Logan Point for the mission field in Chihuahua, Mexico. Now she’s about to return home to the States, but there’s just one problem. After Bailey meets with the uncle of one of the mission children in […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Rachel McMillan

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Rachel McMillan

Posted May 28, 2016 / 42 Comments

  A couple of days left in the HUGELY AWESOME Readers Appreciation Giveaway put together by 10 of your fave authors!  Today we get to hear from the super cool and always delightful Rachel McMillan. I am an author, but I am first and foremost a reader. I love readers because I […]


Book Spotlight: A Pressing Engagement by Anna Lee Huber

Book Spotlight: A Pressing Engagement by Anna Lee Huber

Posted May 26, 2016 / 2 Comments

A Pressing Engagement (Lady Darby Mystery #4.5) by Anna Lee Huber Publication Date: May 17, 2016 InterMix eBook; 83 Pages Series: Lady Darby Mysteries Genre: Historical Mystery     In this delightful novella from the national bestselling author of A Study in Death, Lady Kiera Darby has one last mystery […]


Book Review: Sister Dear by Laura McNeill

Book Review: Sister Dear by Laura McNeill

Posted May 14, 2016 / 8 Comments

All Allie Marshall wants is a fresh start. But when dark secrets refuse to stay buried, will her chance at a new life be shattered forever? Convicted of a crime she didn’t commit, Allie watched a decade of her life vanish — time that can never be recovered. Now, out […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Julianna Deering

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Julianna Deering

Posted May 12, 2016 / 96 Comments

  Guys! Guys! I get to chat with the super cool Julianna Deering today! We started talking through the blog a while back – she blames me for her ever-growing TBR list.  Pffft. What’s up with that? lol. Well…. it works both ways. Since “meeting” her, I’ve added the entire […]


Sins of the Past Mystery & Mayhem Tour (plus Character Profiles)

Sins of the Past Mystery & Mayhem Tour (plus Character Profiles)

Posted May 11, 2016 / 14 Comments

Mystery! Mayhem! Dani Pettrey! Lynette Eason! Clues to solve! Characters to Profile! I have been waiting for this day since I read my first Nancy Drew book! Ok mystery fans, have you SEEN the letter yet from “Anonymous” that Dani Pettrey received in the mail just before the launch of Sins of […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Without a Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Without a Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman

Posted May 7, 2016 / 10 Comments

As radio reporter Carol Childs investigates a series of Beverly Hills jewelry heists, she realizes her FBI boyfriend, Eric, is working the same case. Even worse, she may have inadvertently helped the suspect escape. The situation intensifies when the suspect calls the radio station during a live broadcast, baiting Carol […]


Review (and a Giveaway!): Her One and Only by Becky Wade

Review (and a Giveaway!): Her One and Only by Becky Wade

Posted April 29, 2016 / 24 Comments

Gray Fowler, star NFL tight end, is being pursued by a stalker, so his team hires a protection agency to keep Gray under the watch of a bodyguard at all times. When Gray meets Dru Porter, an agent assigned to him, he’s indignant. How can an attractive young female half […]



Review: A Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd

Review: A Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd

Posted April 20, 2016 / 13 Comments

  About A Pattern of Lies • Paperback: 352 pages • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (April 12, 2016) A horrific explosion at a gunpowder mill sends Bess Crawford to war-torn France to keep a deadly pattern of lies from leading to more deaths, in this compelling and atmospheric mystery from the New York Times bestselling […]


Review (and a Giveaway!): Uneven Exchange by S.K. Derban

Review (and a Giveaway!): Uneven Exchange by S.K. Derban

Posted April 15, 2016 / 9 Comments

Like fire and ice, Alexandra Callet’s life runs hot and cold. At the age of thirty-three, Alexandra owns a stunning home and a successful interior design company. But she is in love with her business partner, Jake Taylor, and he doesn’t even seem to realize she’s a woman. She should […]


Review: A Fool and His Monet by Sandra Orchard

Review: A Fool and His Monet by Sandra Orchard

Posted April 5, 2016 / 3 Comments

Sketchy politics and a palette of lies can’t stop Serena Jones from exposing the mastermind behind the daring theft of a priceless work of art Serena Jones has a passion for recovering lost and stolen art–one that’s surpassed only by her zeal to uncover the truth about the art thief […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Case of the Clever Secret Code

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Case of the Clever Secret Code

Posted March 14, 2016 / 2 Comments

Buckley and Bogey, Cat Detectives, find their next big case with the Buckley and Bogey Cat Detective Agency to be their most difficult yet. It all starts one hot summer day, when the boys are sitting in the front window of their Mom’s antique store. That’s when they see a big, black limo crawling up the street and going right through downtown St. Gertrude. So who is in that long, black car? None other than famous movie star, Steele Bronson! And his surprise arrival sends the entire town into a tizzy!