Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review: The Reluctant Guardian by Susanne Dietze

Book Review: The Reluctant Guardian by Susanne Dietze

Posted February 12, 2017 / 28 Comments

Under the Spy’s Protection When Gemma Lyfeld inadvertently interrupts a dangerous smuggling operation in her English village, she’s rescued by a mysterious Scottish spy. Now with criminals after her and her hopes for an expected marriage proposal recently dashed, she will make her society debut in London. But not without […]


Book Review: An Uncommon Protector by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: An Uncommon Protector by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted February 11, 2017 / 10 Comments

Overwhelmed by the responsibilities of running a ranch on her own, Laurel Tracey decides to hire a convict—a man who’s just scary enough to take care of squatters and just desperate enough to agree to a one year post. The years following the war have been hard on Laurel Tracey. […]


Book Review: Buried Memories by Carol J. Post

Book Review: Buried Memories by Carol J. Post

Posted February 9, 2017 / 4 Comments

FORGOTTEN PAST After her broken engagement, Nicki Jackson hoped her move to Cedar Key would give her a fresh start—instead she quickly learns someone’s out to destroy her. Are the attacks tied to her mother’s recently reopened murder case…or to the nightmares Nicki’s beginning to suspect are actually hidden memories? […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Fatal Romance by June Shaw

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Fatal Romance by June Shaw

Posted January 31, 2017 / 3 Comments

Fixing up homes can be tricky. Finding true love can be even trickier. But finding a killer can be plain old deadly . . . Twin sister divorcees Sunny Taylor and Eve Vaughn have had their fill of both heartaches and headaches. So when they settle down in the small […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway): A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock

Book Review (and a Giveaway): A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock

Posted January 17, 2017 / 36 Comments

Can’t stop running from the past Dani Crawford has a secret…and if bounty hunter Jackson Cade finds out, he could ruin everything. The scarred yet handsome cowboy has tracked a dangerous criminal to the dude ranch Dani manages, and to get rid of Jack she’ll have to help him catch […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fudge and Jury by Ellie Alexander

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fudge and Jury by Ellie Alexander

Posted January 13, 2017 / 35 Comments

Welcome to Torte–a friendly, small-town family bakery where the pastries are delicious…and, now, suspicious. It’s almost spring in Ashland, Oregon, and the town is preparing for the Shakespeare and the annual Chocolate Festival. Business is cookin’ at Torte, and the store is expanding as Jules’ team whips up crèpes filled […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Concealed Identity by Jessica R. Patch

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Concealed Identity by Jessica R. Patch

Posted January 11, 2017 / 37 Comments

DEEP-COVER ASSIGNMENT After Holt McKnight’s criminal informant disappears, the DEA agent must go undercover to get close to the missing man’s sister, who may know more than she’s letting on. But when Blair Sullivan’s attacked, it’s up to him to protect her—without blowing his cover. Blair isn’t sure she can […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jessica R. Patch

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jessica R. Patch

Posted January 11, 2017 / 50 Comments

I have got such a treat for y’all today! Jessica Patch is here to talk about her new book, Concealed Identity, and a case of a (hilariously) mistaken identity of her own! Jessica R. Patch lives in the mid-south where she pens inspirational contemporary romance and romantic suspense novels. When she’s […]


Book Review: Death in the Shadows by Paul McCusker

Book Review: Death in the Shadows by Paul McCusker

Posted January 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

When Father Gilbert traded in his detective’s badge for an Anglican priest’s collar, he never expected that murder would follow him. Even a church conference in the quant seaside town of Englesea offers no escape. The vision of a dead woman, water dripping from her body, draws Gilbert into a […]


My Fave Reads of 2016: Mystery & Suspense

My Fave Reads of 2016: Mystery & Suspense

Posted December 29, 2016 / 34 Comments

So far this week I’ve been talking about my favorite reads of 2016! Today I’m focusing on the mystery/suspense category. Monday – Contemporary Tuesday – Fantasy/YA/Fairy Tales Wednesday – Historical TODAY – Mystery/Suspense Friday – Amish Fiction Saturday – Nonfiction For all the genre categories up until today, I’ve had […]


Book Review (and Giveaway!): Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig

Book Review (and Giveaway!): Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig

Posted December 29, 2016 / 12 Comments

Four years after a tragic mission decimated his career and his team, Cole “Tox” Russell is persona non grata to the United States. And that’s fine–he just wants to be left alone. But when a dormant, centuries-old disease is unleashed, Tox is lured back into action. Partnered with FBI agent […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet on You by Chautona Havig

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet on You by Chautona Havig

Posted December 19, 2016 / 19 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. It is my hypothesis that social conventions are created to test our fortitude.  Rockland circa 1900- As the mayor’s daughter, Madeline Brown enjoys a rich social life that many might envy. But a sharp mind but a growing talent for observation leaves Madeline torn […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Christmas in the Cove by Carol Ross

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Christmas in the Cove by Carol Ross

Posted December 19, 2016 / 33 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Nobody is going to hurt her—not on his watch   A DEA stealth mission has brought coast guard Lt. Commander Eli Pelletier home. But when he ends up aiding rescue swimmer Aubrey Wynn during her own harrowing mission, powerful emotions reignite between them. Except Aubrey […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Bad Day For a Bombshell

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Bad Day For a Bombshell

Posted December 9, 2016 / 2 Comments

December 5th, 1941. Houston socialite, Tracy Truworth, is always on the lookout for something suspicious. Especially after growing up with her nose in the latest Katie McClue mystery novel, a series featuring a twenty-something female detective and her constant feats of derring-do. And for Tracy, escaping reality through reading couldn’t […]


Book Review: Christmas Conspiracy by Susan Sleeman

Book Review: Christmas Conspiracy by Susan Sleeman

Posted December 8, 2016 / 5 Comments

WITNESS IN JEOPARDY It’s a typical day at Rachael Long’s day-care center—until a masked gunman tries to abduct one of the children in her charge. First response commander Jake Marsh manages to diffuse the situation before anyone is harmed…but not before Rachael unmasks the would-be kidnapper. Now Jake must lead […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder at the Moonshine Inn by Maggie King

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder at the Moonshine Inn by Maggie King

Posted December 7, 2016 / 6 Comments

When high-powered executive Roxanne Howard dies in a pool of blood outside the Moonshine Inn, Richmond, Virginia’s premiere redneck bar, the victim’s sister enlists Hazel Rose to ferret out the killer. At first Hazel balks—she’s a romance writer, not a detective. But Brad Jones, Rox’s husband, is the prime suspect. […]