Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fallout by Carrie Stuart Parks

Posted September 17, 2022 / 11 Comments

FALLOUT by Carrie Stuart Parks GENRE: Suspense (clean) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 336 Her carefully crafted life is about to be demolished. After a difficult childhood, Samantha Williams craves simplicity: jigsaw puzzles, lectures at the library, and the students she adores in her role as […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Forged by Sara Davison

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Forged by Sara Davison

Posted September 16, 2022 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Forged by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! And check out a photo tour of the settings of Forged HERE FORGED by Sara Davison SERIES: The Night Guardians Series #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Mountain […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buttercream Betrayal by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Buttercream Betrayal by Kim Davis

Posted September 15, 2022 / 39 Comments

BUTTERCREAM BETRAYAL by Kim Davis SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 320 Intent on getting their two mischievous dogs under control, Emory Martinez and her half sister, Vannie, join a group dog training program led by Shawn […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin

Posted September 14, 2022 / 18 Comments

I’m excited today to give you a peek inside Dangerous Beauty by Melissa Koslin – and a chance for two of you to win a copy of your own! DANGEROUS BEAUTY by Melissa Koslin GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 342 Liliana Vela hates […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook

Posted September 14, 2022 / 6 Comments

DEWEY DECIMATED by Allison Brook SERIES: Haunted Library Mysteries #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: 336 Librarian Carrie Singleton is back on the case, alongside library ghost Evelyn, in the sixth installment of Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s Haunted Library mysteries. Carrie Singleton […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Posted September 13, 2022 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is “Books with Geographical Terms in the Title”, submitted by Lisa over at Hopewell. I decided to look at titles that take us over the river, so to speak. Do you like to go canoeing or swimming in a river? […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Hallee Bridgeman & Honor Bound

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Hallee Bridgeman & Honor Bound

Posted September 12, 2022 / 23 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Hallee Bridgeman to the blog today to chat about her new romantic suspense, Honor Bound, and to share some recipes for the ultimate hamburger, bun & potato chips – yum! HONOR BOUND by Hallee Bridgeman SERIES: Love and Honor #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Photo Finished by Lori Roberts Herbst

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Photo Finished by Lori Roberts Herbst

Posted September 12, 2022 / 14 Comments

PHOTO FINISHED by Lori Roberts Herbst SERIES: Callie Cassidy Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lori Roberts Herbst RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2022 PAGES: 300 When a visit to a Colorado dude ranch turns deadly, it’s up to photographer Callie Cassidy to corral the killer… As maid of honor (aka […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & Forged

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & Forged

Posted September 7, 2022 / 24 Comments

It’s always a joy to have author Sara Davison join me on the blog & today’s she’s here to give us a pictorial tour of her new romantic suspense, Forged! FORGED by Sara Davison SERIES: The Night Guardians #4 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: September […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Phillips & Cold Dead Night

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa Phillips & Cold Dead Night

Posted September 7, 2022 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Cold Dead Night by Lisa Phillips, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Lisa on the blog today to chat about her new book! COLD DEAD NIGHT by Lisa Phillips SERIES: Brand of Justice #1 GENRE: Christian Suspense PUBLISHER: Two […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Amish Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Amish Fiction

Posted September 3, 2022 / 8 Comments

Happy Saturday! We’re continuing our look at upcoming new releases I want to read, and we’ve arrived at Amish fiction – a post where I group contemporary, historical, and mystery/suspense reads that take place in Amish settings, with Amish characters. Since I’m pretty selective in this genre, the Late 2022 […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tanya Stowe & Escape Route

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tanya Stowe & Escape Route

Posted August 31, 2022 / 12 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Escape Route by Tanya Stowe, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Tanya on the blog today to chat about her new romantic suspense (and I can’t wait to read it!) ESCAPE ROUTE by Tanya Stowe GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love […]


Book Review: Kidnapped in Alaska by Beth Carpenter

Book Review: Kidnapped in Alaska by Beth Carpenter

Posted August 27, 2022 / 5 Comments

KIDNAPPED IN ALASKA by Beth Carpenter GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Love Inspired (Inspirational Mountain Rescue Collection) RELEASE DATE: July 19, 2022 PAGES: 207 From hiking and camping… To hiding from kidnappers! Alexis Mahoney is prepared for bears and bad weather on a rafting trip, not kidnappers trying to snatch […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Charleston Conundrum by Stacy Wilder

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Charleston Conundrum by Stacy Wilder

Posted August 24, 2022 / 5 Comments

CHARLESTON CONUNDRUM by Stacy Wilder SERIES: A Liz Adams Mystery #1 GENRE: Amateur Sleuth/Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Wild Hawk Press RELEASE DATE: January 15, 2022 PAGES: 232 A Cozy Mystery With a Twist… Liz Adams never imagined when she moved to Charleston with her truth sniffing Labrador retriever, Duke, that she […]