Category: mystery/suspense

Review: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman | New Release

Review: Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman | New Release

Posted August 29, 2015 / 2 Comments

She’s a former pickpocket who now runs an orphanage. He’s a sheriff’s deputy who feels responsible for his widowed mother and young siblings. ¬†Despite their obvious and immediate attraction for each other, Livy’s past is just one of the obstacles that stand between a happily ever after for her and […]


Coming Soon: Always Watching (Elite Guardians #1) by Lynette Eason

Coming Soon: Always Watching (Elite Guardians #1) by Lynette Eason

Posted August 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

What could be better than finding out that a new Lynette Eason book is on the horizon (January 2016)? Finding out that it’s available for preorder! ūüėÄ Let’s all do a happy dance… on our way to the online bookstore of our choice!! The bodyguards of Elite Guardians Agency have […]


Favorites Friday Review: An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

Favorites Friday Review: An Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

Posted August 21, 2015 / 6 Comments

When I first started “Favorites Friday”, my intention was to pull books out of my archives, dust them off, and share with you my undying love for them. ¬†That hasn’t entirely gone as planned. Why? Because there are SO MANY GOOD BOOKS. ¬†I keep finding new favorites. ¬†My blog, my […]


Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Kate Breslin **CLOSED**

Author Interview (Plus a Giveaway!): Kate Breslin **CLOSED**

Posted August 20, 2015 / 72 Comments

I am extremely honored and excited to have award-winning author Kate Breslin stop by the blog today!! I count both of her books among my very favorites, the kind that linger with you long after you’ve finished reading. ¬†Beautifully crafted with stunning twists and vivid characters, Kate’s novels are exactly […]



Review: Not by Sight by Kate Breslin |New Release

Review: Not by Sight by Kate Breslin |New Release

Posted August 3, 2015 / 4 Comments

A little bit¬†Scarlet Pimpernel, a little bit Beauty and the Beast, and a little bit Phantom of the Opera,¬†¬†Kate Breslin’s sophomore novel¬†Not By Sight is more than¬†a little¬†bit perfect. Romance, espionage and friendship collide in this stunning tale set in England during the First World War. With Britain caught up […]



Review: After A Fashion (A Class Of Their Own #1) by Jen Turano

Review: After A Fashion (A Class Of Their Own #1) by Jen Turano

Posted July 30, 2015 / 3 Comments

When you read a book by Jen Turano, prepare to alternately laugh and swoon. ¬†Sometimes you skip the “alternately” clause and head straight for “simultaneously”. ¬†During the course of the book, you may also find yourself holding your breath, biting your nails, flailing dramatically, and grinning. ¬†So much grinning. Miss […]


Review: Silent Night Standoff by Susan Sleeman

Review: Silent Night Standoff by Susan Sleeman

Posted July 20, 2015 / 6 Comments

I absolutely adore Christmas. It‚Äôs my favorite holiday, and each year around December (ok. October.) I load up my TBR stack/pile/tower with Christmas-themed novels and settle in for cozy holiday reads. ¬†To beat the crazy summer heat we are experiencing right now, I‚Äôm all for starting my yuletide readathon a […]


Review: Gone Without A Trace by Patricia Bradley |New Release

Review: Gone Without A Trace by Patricia Bradley |New Release

Posted July 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Missing women, a seriously messed-up bad guy, and moments of pulse-racing suspense will keep you riveted to the page in Patricia Bradley’s latest contribution to the Logan Point series,¬†Gone Without A Trace. Summary: The past is repeating itself–and time is running out. It’s been more than two years since homicide […]



Review: Murder Tightly Knit (Amish Village Mystery #2) by Vannetta Chapman

Review: Murder Tightly Knit (Amish Village Mystery #2) by Vannetta Chapman

Posted July 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

Earlier in the week, I reviewed the first book¬†(Murder Simply Brewed)¬†in this cozy whodunit series set in an Amish Artisan Village in Middlebury, Indiana. Today, I’m talking about book #2 –¬†Murder Tightly Knit.¬†If you’re like me and you sometimes think (for a millisecond or two) about trying to solve one […]


Deal Alert: When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason

Deal Alert: When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason

Posted June 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Do not miss this sale!! When the Smoke Clears, the first book in my favorite series (Deadly Reunions) by romantic suspense author Lynette Eason, is only $1.99 for Kindle/apps and Nook. Summary:¬† After a brush with death due to equipment failure, smokejumper Alexia Allen is ordered to take time off […]


Review: Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1) by Vannetta Chapman

Review: Murder Simply Brewed (Amish Village Mystery #1) by Vannetta Chapman

Posted June 29, 2015 / 3 Comments

I confess: I have never read a book by Vannetta Chapman until¬†Murder Simply Brewed.¬†It may have been my first but it definitely won’t be my last! Murder, intrigue, romance, and faith are all blended¬†to create¬†one entertaining story! Summary:¬† Amber Wright, a 40-something single woman who lives with her cat on […]


Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

Review: With Every Breath by Elizabeth Camden

Posted June 27, 2015 / 4 Comments

I am embarrassed to admit that I am sorely behind in my Elizabeth Camden reading, so today I decided to play catch up and checked out the first one I hadn’t read,¬†With Every Breath,¬†from my county library’s Overdrive account. (Side note: if your library has Overdrive for ebooks, you need […]


Review: Undercover Bride (Undercover Ladies #2) by Margaret Brownley

Review: Undercover Bride (Undercover Ladies #2) by Margaret Brownley

Posted June 24, 2015 / 1 Comment

If you like westerns, detective novels, romantic stories, and books that will make you laugh out loud, then you need to read¬†Undercover Bride without further delay! Summary:¬† Pinkerton detective Maggie Cartwright is tasked with going undercover as a mail order bride. Her ‚Äúfianc√©‚ÄĚ is widower Garrett Thomas, aka the suspected […]


Review: Drawing Fire by Janice Cantore

Review: Drawing Fire by Janice Cantore

Posted June 20, 2015 / 3 Comments

I’m a sucker for cold cases. Back eons ago (last year) when we had DirecTV, I happily spent hours watching shows about solving¬†long dead cases and putting away criminals who thought they’d gotten away with it. ¬†It’s true – Netflix could support my habit and I do still get my […]


Review: Desperate Measures (Port Aster Secrets #3) by Sandra Orchard

Review: Desperate Measures (Port Aster Secrets #3) by Sandra Orchard

Posted June 18, 2015 / 2 Comments

My Review:¬†Desperate Measures¬†brings the Port Aster trilogy to a riveting finish, packed with suspense, faith, and a sweet romance. In this book, the small gossipy town near Niagara Falls seemed to be hosting “old home week” for all of Kate Adams’ enemies – with a few extra possibly-bad guys & […]


Favorites Friday: Alaskan Courage series by Dani Pettrey

Favorites Friday: Alaskan Courage series by Dani Pettrey

Posted June 12, 2015 / 6 Comments

Welcome back to “Favorites Friday”, the part of our blog where Larry comes out and sings a silly… Wait. No. That’s something else. ¬†ūüôā Favorites Friday is a weekly feature that allows me to highlight some of my most beloved reads, those books I could (and do) pick up¬†over and […]