Tag: mystery/suspense


First Line Friday (week 389): Final Truth

First Line Friday (week 389): Final Truth

Posted April 11, 2024 / 12 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 Final Truth by Roxanne Rustand. I love the covers in this romantic suspense series […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paint Can Kill by Joanna Campbell Slan

Posted April 10, 2024 / 19 Comments

PAINT CAN KILL by Joanna Campbell Slan SERIES: Cara Mia Delgatto Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Spot On Publishing RELEASE DATE: December 15, 2023 PAGES: 254 It’s raining outside, and it’s raining inside. Hey, that’s Florida. But as sassy entrepreneur Cara Mia Delgatto watches a van full of […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Posted April 8, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a freebie so I decided to look at books set in the Roaring Twenties. I used to think that I didn’t like reading books set in this era but over the last few years I’ve […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Every Bird That Falls by Sara Davison

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Every Bird That Falls by Sara Davison

Posted April 4, 2024 / 22 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Every Bird That Falls by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! EVERY BIRD THAT FALLS by Sara Davison SERIES: two sparrows for a penny # 3 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Independently published through The Mosaic Collection RELEASE […]



First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

First Line Friday (week 387): Sinner

Posted March 28, 2024 / 9 Comments

Happy Good 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 Sinner by Mike Nappa (writing as Sharon Carter Rogers). I read this book […]


Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Book Review: The Secret Ingredient to Murder by Terry Ambrose

Posted March 28, 2024 / 8 Comments

THE SECRET INGREDIENT TO MURDER by Terry Ambrose SERIES: Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mysteries #8 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2024 PAGES: 323 In Seaside Cove, every truffle has a dark side. The peaceful paradise of Seaside Cove gets a rude awakening when […]


Book Review: Cold Case Target by Jessica R. Patch

Book Review: Cold Case Target by Jessica R. Patch

Posted March 26, 2024 / 3 Comments

COLD CASE TARGET by Jessica R. Patch SERIES: Texas Crime Scene Cleaners #2 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Love Inspired Suspense RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 222 Caught in a serial killer’s deadly game with nowhere to turn… Interrupting an attempted murder—and leaving with incriminating evidence—makes Sissy Spencer a […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.C. LoTempio & Cats, Carats and Killers

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): T.C. LoTempio & Cats, Carats and Killers

Posted March 25, 2024 / 19 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author T.C. LoTempio to the blog today to talk about her new cozy mystery Cats, Carats and Killers! CATS, CARATS AND KILLERS by T.C. LoTempio SERIES: Urban Tails Pet Shop Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 19, […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Wynters & Poppies, Perils, and Poison

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Erica Wynters & Poppies, Perils, and Poison

Posted March 22, 2024 / 11 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Erica Wynters to the blog today to talk about her new cozy mystery Poppies, Perils, and Poison – and to share an excerpt! POPPIES, PERILS, AND POISON by Erica Wynters SERIES: Camelot Flowers Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mayhem in Circulation by Leah Dobrinska

Posted March 22, 2024 / 19 Comments

MAYHEM IN CIRCULATION by Leah Dobrinska SERIES: Larkspur Library Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: December 5, 2023 PAGES: 292 Librarian Greta Plank is hard at work planning and preparing for Larkspur’s Fall Festival and regional tourism showcase which, if successful, will be a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Dead, Two to Go by Elena Hartwell

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Dead, Two to Go by Elena Hartwell

Posted March 21, 2024 / 9 Comments

ONE DEAD, TWO TO GO by Elena Hartwell SERIES: Eddie Shoes Mysteries #1 GENRE: Private Eye Mystery (Clean with some language) PUBLISHER: Open Road Media RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 258 Private Investigator Edwina “Eddie Shoes” Schultz’s most recent job has her parked outside a seedy Bellingham hotel, photographing […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Battered & Buried by Lena Gregory

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Battered & Buried by Lena Gregory

Posted March 20, 2024 / 33 Comments

BATTERED AND BURIED by Lena Gregory SERIES: An All-Day Breakfast Cafe Mystery #7 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Beyond the Page RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 241 The best-laid plans may go awry, but the best-laid clues could frame a man for murder . . . Never one to […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Eleanor Bertin & Flicker of Trust

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Eleanor Bertin & Flicker of Trust

Posted March 19, 2024 / 29 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Flicker of Trust by Eleanor Bertin, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Eleanor on the blog today to chat about her book! FLICKER OF TRUST by Eleanor Bertin SERIES: Burning Bright #2 GENRE: Romantic Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Leaf & Blade Publishing […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peril in Pink by Sydney Leigh

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Peril in Pink by Sydney Leigh

Posted March 15, 2024 / 8 Comments

PERIL IN PINK by Sydney Leigh SERIES: A Hudson Valley B&B Mystery GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 301 Everything is coming up rosé for innkeeper Jess Byrne until a murder on opening weekend gives her B&B’s killer vibe a whole new meaning. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Set in Stone by Kimberley Woodhouse

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Set in Stone by Kimberley Woodhouse

Posted March 13, 2024 / 29 Comments

SET IN STONE by Kimberley Woodhouse SERIES: Treasures of the Earth #2 GENRE: Historical Romance/Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 328 A dangerous scheme could bury their long-held dreams forever. . . . From the time she was little, Martha Jankowski has been digging in […]