Category: mystery/suspense

Book Review: From Chaos by Karen Randau

Book Review: From Chaos by Karen Randau

Posted April 2, 2023 / 1 Comment

FROM CHAOS by Karen Randau SERIES: Peach Blossom Romantic Suspense #2 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense RELEASE DATE: March 14, 2023 PAGES: 274 An exciting and suspenseful thrill ride wrapped up in a heartwarming love story! After Kelsey White is forced to flee from her ex-husband’s family with soul-crushing secrets she […]


April 2023 New Releases

April 2023 New Releases

Posted April 1, 2023 / 10 Comments

Happy April! Spring is in the air here in Georgia… and so is pollen haha! There are 85 titles on this list of April 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, and even some speculative fiction. […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Christy Barritt & Fractured Lies

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Christy Barritt & Fractured Lies

Posted March 31, 2023 / 15 Comments

I’m delighted to have Christy Barritt here on the blog today to talk about her brand new romantic suspense (and the start of a new Lantern Beach series), Fractured Lies! USA Today has called Christy Barritt’s books “scary, funny, passionate, and quirky.” Christy writes both mystery and romantic suspense novels […]


Cover Reveal: Children of the Shadows by Erica Vetsch

Cover Reveal: Children of the Shadows by Erica Vetsch

Posted March 27, 2023 / 9 Comments

Eeeeep!!! I’m so excited to bring you the cover reveal for Children of the Shadows by Erica Vetsch, releasing October 2023 from Kregel! I love this series, and my reader heart did a happy little dance when I found out about this book – though I’m sad to see it end, […]


Book Review: Masquerade at Middlecrest Abbey by Abigail Wilson

Book Review: Masquerade at Middlecrest Abbey by Abigail Wilson

Posted March 27, 2023 / 2 Comments

MASQUERADE AT MIDDLECREST ABBEY by Abigail Wilson GENRE: Regency Romance (Clean and Wholesome) PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: May 26, 2020 PAGES: 333 In this “delicious” Regency romance, a young unwed mother must protect her heart from the charms of her convenient new husband, Lord Torrington. She is not, however, […]


First Line Friday (week 334): A Cry in the Dark

First Line Friday (week 334): A Cry in the Dark

Posted March 23, 2023 / 13 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 featuring the first line of A Cry in the Dark by Jessica R. Patch. I love Jessica’s books – they’re deliciously […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Bookish Places

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Bookish Places

Posted March 20, 2023 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a ‘Top Ten Tuesday rewind’ post where we can go back and do a topic we missed or revisit a topic we’ve already done. I decided to go with an update of sorts to my Bookish Edition Cover Love post from […]


Cover Reveal: Home Team 2 by Dave Pratt

Cover Reveal: Home Team 2 by Dave Pratt

Posted March 20, 2023 / 5 Comments

I’m pleased today to bring you the cover reveal for Home Team 2 by Dave Pratt, releasing October 2023 from Ambassador International! SERIES: Home Team #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Suspense PUBLISHER: Ambassador International RELEASE DATE: October 24, 2023 PAGES: 334 Ell Evander is a State Trooper and retired military veteran […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Purls Before Swine by Rebecca McKinnon

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Purls Before Swine by Rebecca McKinnon

Posted March 18, 2023 / 15 Comments

PURLS BEFORE SWINE by Rebecca McKinnon SERIES: Clear Creek Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 23, 2023 PAGES: 203 Autumn has arrived in the Rocky Mountains. The resort that was almost the death of the small town of Clear Creek is trying to mend relations […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Under Fire by Lynn H. Blackburn

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Under Fire by Lynn H. Blackburn

Posted March 9, 2023 / 40 Comments

UNDER FIRE by Lynn H. Blackburn SERIES: Defend and Protect #3 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: March 7, 2023 PAGES: 350 USSS Special Agent Zane Thacker has landed his dream assignment protecting the president of the United States. When the president plans a fundraiser at the exclusive […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): No Small Murder by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): No Small Murder by Lena Gregory

Posted March 5, 2023 / 21 Comments

NO SMALL MURDER by Lena Gregory SERIES: Mini-Meadows Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: February 21, 2023 PAGES: 272 Mini Meadows, a Tiny Home community in rural Central Florida, is home to Emma Wells, a downsize specialist who left her daddy’s mansion and her inheritance […]


Series Review: Triple Threat series by Irene Hannon

Series Review: Triple Threat series by Irene Hannon

Posted March 5, 2023 / 10 Comments

Irene Hannon is one of my favorite suspense authors, and I get positively giddy when she has a new series. I’m sadly behind on reviewing them, but until recently I was only behind on reading her Triple Threat series … which I have now corrected (as the title of this […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dearly Beloved Departed by Nancy Lynn Jarvis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dearly Beloved Departed by Nancy Lynn Jarvis

Posted March 4, 2023 / 6 Comments

DEARLY BELOVED DEPARTED by Nancy Lynn Jarvis SERIES: PIP Inc. Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Good Read Mysteries RELEASE DATE: March 3, 2023 PAGES: 267 Newly minted Private Investigator Pat Pirard is hired by attorney Jason Forman to “get some dirt” on his daughter’s fiancé. Before she gets very […]


March 2023 New Releases

March 2023 New Releases

Posted March 2, 2023 / 8 Comments

Happy March! Whether this new month is coming in like a lamb or a lion for you, it’s certainly delivering a whole bunch of great-looking reads! There are nearly 100 titles on this list of March 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some of my Recent Faves in Romantic Suspense

Top Ten Tuesday: Some of my Recent Faves in Romantic Suspense

Posted February 27, 2023 / 33 Comments

Happy Tuesday! And happy last day of February – can you believe how quickly 2023 is going by already?? Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a Genre Freebie, and I decided to talk about some recent faves I’ve read in the romantic suspense genre – my ‘comfort read’ genre, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder Under a Bridal Moon by Abigail Keam

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder Under a Bridal Moon by Abigail Keam

Posted February 27, 2023 / 55 Comments

MURDER UNDER A BRIDAL MOON by Abigail Keam SERIES: Mona Moon Mystery #10 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Worker Bee Press RELEASE DATE: November 14, 2022 PAGES: 262 TOP TEN MYSTERY NOVEL 2022 BY KINGS RIVER LIFE MAGAZINE! Mona Moon is planning her wedding to Robert Farley, Duke of Brynelleth, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Charred by G.P. Gottlieb

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Charred by G.P. Gottlieb

Posted February 26, 2023 / 8 Comments

CHARRED by G.P. Gottlieb SERIES: Whipped & Sipped Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: DX Varos Publishing RELEASE DATE: February 21, 2023 PAGES: 255 “A very entertaining book that was quite a refreshing change from the usual fare.” – Donna Thompson, Goodreads Alene Baron is dealing with frustrated employees, closed […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Susan May Warren & Fraser

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Susan May Warren & Fraser

Posted February 25, 2023 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Fraser by Susan May Warren, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Susie May here on the blog today to chat about her book! FRASER by Susan May Warren SERIES: The Minnesota Marshalls #1 GENRE: Christian Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: SDG […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cold Light of Day by Elizabeth Goddard

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cold Light of Day by Elizabeth Goddard

Posted February 25, 2023 / 6 Comments

COLD LIGHT OF DAY by Elizabeth Goddard SERIES: Missing in Alaska #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2023 PAGES: 331 Police Chief Autumn Long is fighting to keep her job in the quiet Alaska town of Shadow Gap when an unexpected string of criminal activity […]


First Line Friday (week 330): A Killer Unleashed

First Line Friday (week 330): A Killer Unleashed

Posted February 23, 2023 / 11 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 featuring the first line of A Killer Unleashed by Jackie Layton! I’m behind on this series (argh) but I really enjoyed […]