Tag: mystery/suspense

Thankful Hearts Giveaway: Robin Patchen

Thankful Hearts Giveaway: Robin Patchen

Posted November 16, 2016 / 113 Comments

  Welcome to Day 5 of the Thankful Hearts giveaway! Just as a reminder – You can keep up with all the posts in the giveaway series by clicking on the Thankful Hearts giveaway graphic in the sidebar. More chances to win each day! I hope you are enjoying the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Dog Days by Jamie M. Blair

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Deadly Dog Days by Jamie M. Blair

Posted November 16, 2016 / 15 Comments

New to the historic town of Metamora, Indiana, Cameron Cripps-Hayman is looking to make friends with her neighbors. What she isn’t looking for is one of their bodies floating in the canal. When she and her estranged husband, the town sheriff, are both named suspects for the murder, Cameron takes […]


Death in the Shadows by Paul McCusker | Book-Set Giveaway

Death in the Shadows by Paul McCusker | Book-Set Giveaway

Posted November 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

Can Father Gilbert, who traded in his detective’s badge for an Anglican priest’s collar, champion the truth in time to stop more people from dying? Find out in Death in the Shadows, Paul McCusker’s new book releasing November 27. Pre-order a copy of Death in the Shadows and check the mystery-lover off […]


Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Mystery/Suspense Series

Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Mystery/Suspense Series

Posted October 25, 2016 / 58 Comments

It’s Halloween Freebie week on Top Ten Tuesday! I’m not into vampires or werewolves (except Remus Lupin of course). I do like ghost stories but they have to be done right. I’ve only read two horror-type novels in my life – and liked them both – but they were really […]


Book Review: Fractured by Catherine McKenzie

Book Review: Fractured by Catherine McKenzie

Posted October 13, 2016 / 5 Comments

Welcome, neighbor! Julie Prentice and her family move across the country to the idyllic Mount Adams district of Cincinnati, hoping to evade the stalker who’s been terrorizing them ever since the publication of her bestselling novel, The Murder Game. Since Julie doesn’t know anyone in her new town, when she meets […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The General’s Wife by Sara R. Turnquist

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The General’s Wife by Sara R. Turnquist

Posted October 7, 2016 / 41 Comments

Ismene, a beautiful, somewhat naïve, young noblewoman, is torn from her childhood home in Greece and her first love. Bound by honor and duty, she marries Pharoah’s chief military commander, Alistair. Though determined to remain true to the man she left behind, her new husband stirs feelings in her she […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Villains Who Kept Me Guessing

Top Ten Tuesday: Villains Who Kept Me Guessing

Posted October 4, 2016 / 27 Comments

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is “All About Villains” and to be honest I struggled with a topic idea for this one. I don’t have a plethora of favorite villains. In fact, I can’t think of any off the top of my head… unless they end up NOT being […]


Book Review: The Book Club Murders by Leslie Nagel

Book Review: The Book Club Murders by Leslie Nagel

Posted September 29, 2016 / 6 Comments

In a charming cozy mystery series debut, Leslie Nagel’s irrepressible small-town heroine finds that her fellow mystery book club members may be taking their Agatha Christie a bit too literally—and murder a bit too lightly. Charley Carpenter has poured heart and soul into her clothing store, Old Hat Vintage Fashions. […]



Book Review: Stolen Secrets by Leann Harris

Book Review: Stolen Secrets by Leann Harris

Posted September 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Fat Tuesday 1972, a floater surfaces in Sheriff Colin McDonald’s parish, south of New Orleans. The body–a Russian diplomat throws local and Federal law enforcement into chaos. Sheriff McDonald isn’t excited to have the FBI stepping into his investigation, but knows his parish doesn’t have the funds to sort out […]


Book Review: Vain Empires by Brandilyn Collins

Posted September 18, 2016 / 3 Comments

They were stuck on this remote island, all of them. Trapped in this show. No way to stop whatever came next. No way at all. —————————– Six people arrive on a remote island–contestants in the “reality show of the century,” Dream Prize. The winner will be the person who learns […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Color of Danger by Alexa Verde

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Color of Danger by Alexa Verde

Posted September 13, 2016 / 21 Comments

Former runaway Mari Del Lobo works hard to save her struggling restaurant and to trust people again. Dallas surgeon Dr. Luke Goodman turns her world upside down with terrifying news. A recent murder has her late brother’s – aka the Smiling Killer – signature and MO. When attacks on her […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Story to Kill by Lynn Cahoon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Story to Kill by Lynn Cahoon

Posted September 9, 2016 / 5 Comments

Former English professor Cat Latimer is back in Colorado, hosting writers’ retreats in the big blue Victorian she’s inherited, much to her surprise, from none other than her carousing ex-husband! Now it’s an authors’ getaway—but Cat won’t let anyone get away with murder… The bed-and-breakfast is open for business, and […]



Book Spotlight: Out of Circulation by Heather Day Gilbert

Book Spotlight: Out of Circulation by Heather Day Gilbert

Posted August 20, 2016 / 10 Comments

  Heather Day Gilbert’s latest novel Out of Circulation releases TODAY at a special price of only $0.99! Katie McClure always dreamed of becoming an FBI agent like her father, but an injury has permanently sidelined her as a librarian in her rural West Virginia hometown. Katie’s peaceful life is […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Address to Die For by Mary Feliz

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Address to Die For by Mary Feliz

Posted July 29, 2016 / 16 Comments

For professional organizer Maggie McDonald, moving her family into a new home should be the perfect organizational challenge. But murder was definitely not on the to-do list . . . Maggie McDonald has a penchant for order that isn’t confined to her clients’ closets, kitchens, and sock drawers. As she […]


Book Review: Burning Proof by Janice Cantore

Book Review: Burning Proof by Janice Cantore

Posted July 16, 2016 / 4 Comments

After months of investigating the brutal homicide of a young girl, Detective Abby Hart finally has the evidence she needs. But when the arrest goes terribly wrong, Abby begins to doubt her future as a police officer. As she wrestles with conflicting emotions, old questions about the fire that took […]


Book Review: Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Book Review: Murder Mezzo Forte by Donn Taylor

Posted July 8, 2016 / 6 Comments

He is a reclusive history professor with musical hallucinations. . . She a headstrong professor of religion, a converted Wiccan. Earlier, they solved a campus murder, but now police say they formed two-thirds of an illicit love triangle with a newly-murdered female colleague and they’re probably guilty of her murder. A […]


Book Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Book Review: When I Found You by Kate James

Posted June 29, 2016 / 19 Comments

Is she part of the solution…or the problem? It could be a terrorist threat. Or is it some other sinister plot? An unprecedented rash of security breaches at San Diego’s international airport is putting passengers at risk and bringing the competence of the airport’s chief of security, Ariana Atkins, into […]