Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review: Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Book Review: Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Posted July 8, 2016 / 6 Comments

He is a reclusive history professor with musical hallucinations. . . She a headstrong professor of religion, a converted Wiccan. Earlier, they solved a campus murder, but now police say they formed two-thirds of an illicit love triangle with a newly-murdered female colleague and they’re probably guilty of her murder. A […]


Book Review: Seek and Find by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Seek and Find by Dana Mentink

Posted July 6, 2016 / 10 Comments

Reporter Madison Coles wants to write an exposé on the crime spree rocking Desert Valley, Arizona—but the small town’s residents and police are tight-lipped. Even when Madison herself is attacked, the only help she can get is protection from rookie K-9 officer James Harrison and his trusty bloodhound. Suspicious of […]


Book Review: Seaside Secrets by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Seaside Secrets by Dana Mentink

Posted July 5, 2016 / 2 Comments

Navy chaplain Angela Gallagher wants to put the past behind her, but she’s still haunted by the wartime death of her assistant. So when his brother claims he’s in danger and pleads for her to use her family’s private detective company’s resources to help him stay alive, she can’t turn […]


Book Review: Emergency Response by Susan Sleeman

Book Review: Emergency Response by Susan Sleeman

Posted July 3, 2016 / 2 Comments

On her way to visit a little girl she recently helped save, paramedic Darcie Stephens is attacked by a stranger dead-set on killing her. She escapes unscathed when detective Noah Lockhart comes to her rescue, but an officer finds a hit list dropped by the assailant—and Darcie’s name is next. […]


Book Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Book Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Posted June 29, 2016 / 19 Comments

Is she part of the solution…or the problem? It could be a terrorist threat. Or is it some other sinister plot? An unprecedented rash of security breaches at San Diego’s international airport is putting passengers at risk and bringing the competence of the airport’s chief of security, Ariana Atkins, into […]


Book Review: Devil’s Island by Ron Hall

Book Review: Devil’s Island by Ron Hall

Posted June 27, 2016 / 1 Comment

30-something medical equipment salesman Ray Feldman and the rest of his colleagues have just been laid off thanks to a business restructuring.  He’s not sure what he’ll do next, but he trusts that God has a plan which He will reveal to Ray in due time. Nineteen-year-old Joe Ryan hates […]


Cozy Mystery Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Lyrical Press

Cozy Mystery Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Lyrical Press

Posted June 23, 2016 / 12 Comments

Welcome to my stop on Goddess Fish Promotions‘ Lyrical Press cozy mystery blitz & giveaway tour! Today, I am spotlighting Murder at the Mansion by Janet Finsilver and Tea Cups and Carnage by Lynn Cahoon. The authors are awarding a digital copy of both books to a randomly drawn winner […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fixin to Die by Tonya Kappes

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fixin to Die by Tonya Kappes

Posted June 20, 2016 / 11 Comments

Sheriff Kenni Lowry likes to think the zero crime rate in her small town in Kentucky is due to her being sheriff, but quickly discovers her grandfather’s ghost, who happened to be the town’s retired sheriff, has been scaring off any would be crime. Poppa has come back from the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Medical Judgment by Richard L. Mabry

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Medical Judgment by Richard L. Mabry

Posted June 18, 2016 / 4 Comments

Just what the doctor ordered: heart-thumping suspense and intrigue, courtesy of Richard Mabry’s new medical drama, Medical Judgment. Someone is after Dr. Sarah Gordon. They’ve stalked her and set a fire at her home. Trying to recover from the traumatic deaths of her husband and infant daughter is tough enough, but […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Mrs. Odboddy Hometown Patriot by Elaine Faber

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Mrs. Odboddy Hometown Patriot by Elaine Faber

Posted June 16, 2016 / 14 Comments

Since the onset of WWII, Agnes Agatha Odboddy, hometown patriot and self-appointed scourge of the underworld, suspects conspiracies around every corner…stolen ration books, German spies running amuck, and a possible Japanese invasion off the California coast. This seventy-year-old, model citizen would set the world aright if she could get Chief […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Mystery/Suspense

Most Anticipated Book Releases Summer 2016: Mystery/Suspense

Posted June 15, 2016 / 21 Comments

It’s day three of my most anticipated summer releases week, and today I’m focusing on mystery/suspense novels coming out this summer.  (Monday was Contemporary, and Tuesday was Historical fiction.) This genre is one of my very faves, so I’m always on the lookout for new books to add to my ever-growing TBR […]


Book Spotlight: From Winter’s Ashes by Amy Leigh Simpson

Book Spotlight: From Winter’s Ashes by Amy Leigh Simpson

Posted June 13, 2016 / 17 Comments

I am delighted today to give y’all a peek into a fantastic romantic suspense series by Amy Leigh Simpson! I haven’t had time to officially review them yet but I didn’t want my lack of hours in a day to keep you from finding out about these books!! The first novel […]


Book Review: Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd

Book Review: Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd

Posted June 12, 2016 / 18 Comments

Isabel Creston never dared to dream that love could be hers. Now, at the edge of a forest filled with dark secrets, she faces a fateful choice between love and duty. For as long as she can remember, beautiful and free-spirited Isabel has strained against the rules and rigidity of […]



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 […]