Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review: Shade Grown by Heather Day Gilbert

Book Review: Shade Grown by Heather Day Gilbert

Posted January 3, 2024 / 0 Comments

SHADE GROWN by Heather Day Gilbert SERIES: Barks & Beans Cafe Cozy Mystery #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: WoodHaven Press RELEASE DATE: December 11, 2023 PAGES: 192 Welcome to the Barks & Beans Cafe, a quaint place where folks pet shelter dogs while enjoying a cup of java…and where […]


Cover Reveal: Once Upon a Murder by Samantha Larsen

Cover Reveal: Once Upon a Murder by Samantha Larsen

Posted January 3, 2024 / 1 Comment

Today, I’m delighted to join with the Great Escapes blogging team to bring you the cover reveal for Once Upon a Murder by Samantha Larsen! SERIES: Lady Librarian Mysteries #2 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2024 PAGES: 304 Miss Tiffany Woodall must […]


January 2024 New Releases

January 2024 New Releases

Posted January 2, 2024 / 8 Comments

Happy January & Happy New Year! It finally feels as close to winter as we’re going to get here in Georgia, and I’m ready for all the great books coming out this month! There are 91 titles on this list of January 2024 New Releases that are on my radar, […]


First Line Friday (week 374): The Juliet Code

First Line Friday (week 374): The Juliet Code

Posted December 28, 2023 / 24 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of The Juliet Code by Pepper Basham! Freddie & Grace are two of my favorite characters […]



Early 2024 New Releases: An Overview

Early 2024 New Releases: An Overview

Posted December 28, 2023 / 12 Comments

I can’t believe we are already at the end of 2023 and on the cusp of 2024! This year has flown by, but now it’s time to look ahead to the fantastic books that are coming our way in January – April 2024. I did better this year at reading […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Most Recent Additions to My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Recent Additions to My TBR List

Posted December 26, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! I hope y’all had a very Merry Christmas. As we look ahead to the new year, I’m also looking at books coming up that I really want to read. Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) fits right in with this – so […]




First Line Friday (week 373): Deadly Noel

First Line Friday (week 373): Deadly Noel

Posted December 21, 2023 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m continuing all things Christmas & featuring the first line of Deadly Noel by Roxanne Rustand! Romantic suspense is my fave genre, […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Marine’s Deadly Reunion by Loretta Eidson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Marine’s Deadly Reunion by Loretta Eidson

Posted December 19, 2023 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for The Marine’s Deadly Reunion by Loretta Eidson, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! THE MARINE’S DEADLY REUNION by Loretta Eidson SERIES: The Protectors GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Inspirational The Protectors Collection (Love Inspired) RELEASE DATE: December 26, 2023 PAGES: […]



It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas (Reads) GIVEAWAY: 12 Days

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas (Reads) GIVEAWAY: 12 Days

Posted December 16, 2023 / 8 Comments

today’s 1st book: 12 Days We are continuing this year’s blog series spotlighting (over 70 this year) new and recently-released Christmas reads! This is the 7th year for the Christmas Reads Giveaway series, and I think I get more excited about it every year 🙂 Christmas is only NINE days […]



First Line Friday (week 372): Deadly Burden

First Line Friday (week 372): Deadly Burden

Posted December 14, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m continuing all things Christmas & featuring the first line of Deadly Burden by Janet Sketchley! I’m getting ready to do a […]