Tag: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sprinkles of Suspicion by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sprinkles of Suspicion by Kim Davis

Posted June 10, 2020 / 17 Comments

SPRINKLES OF SUSPICION SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2020 PAGES: 269 One glass of cheap California chardonnay cost Emory Gosser Martinez her husband, her job, and her best friend. Unfortunately, that was only the beginning of her troubles. […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn & Plain Refuge

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn & Plain Refuge

Posted June 9, 2020 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Plain Refuge by Dana R Lynn, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m pleased to host Dana today as she talks about her new book! Title: Plain Refuge by Dana R Lynn Series: Amish Country Justice #8 Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense Release Date: […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Study of Secrets by Cynthia Kuhn

Posted June 6, 2020 / 9 Comments

THE STUDY OF SECRETS SERIES: Lila Maclean Academic Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Henery Press RELEASE DATE: May 26, 2020 PAGES: 242 There could be nowhere more fitting for English professor Lila Maclean to spend her sabbatical than in a proper Victorian mansion. The whimsical Callahan House seems to […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hit and Mist by Marc Jedel

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hit and Mist by Marc Jedel

Posted June 1, 2020 / 7 Comments

HIT AND MIST SERIES: A Silicon Valley Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: BGM Press RELEASE DATE: May 8, 2020 PAGES: 213 He is determined to prove his friend innocent of homicide. He may make things worse … When Marty’s surfer-dude pal is arrested for murder, he must squeeze his […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Trauth & Killing Time

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Suzanne Trauth & Killing Time

Posted May 26, 2020 / 4 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Suzanne Trauth to the blog today, chatting about her new cozy mystery Killing Time and how her readers have influenced the Dodie O’Dell series! KILLING TIME SERIES: A Dodie O’Dell Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Press RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2020 PAGES: […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Secrets of the Treasure King

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Secrets of the Treasure King

Posted May 22, 2020 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, 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 Secrets of the Treasure King by Terry Ambrose. and the first […]


Book Review: Murder in the Wine Country by Janet Finsilver

Book Review: Murder in the Wine Country by Janet Finsilver

Posted May 20, 2020 / 1 Comment

MURDER IN THE WINE COUNTRY SERIES: A Kelly Jackson Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lyrical Underground RELEASE DATE: April 28, 2020 PAGES: 178 Weeding out killers wasn’t part of the job description… Kelly Jackson, manager of the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast, is excited to participate in an event […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Posted May 18, 2020 / 15 Comments

A DEADLY INSIDE SCOOP SERIES: An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 384 This book kicks off a charming cozy mystery series set in an ice cream shop–with a fabulous cast of quirky characters. Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse […]


Guest Post: Kim Vogel Sawyer & Unveiling the Past

Guest Post: Kim Vogel Sawyer & Unveiling the Past

Posted May 12, 2020 / 6 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Kim Vogel Sawyer to the blog today to chat about her new book, Unveiling the Past, which releases TODAY! Happy book birthday, Kim! UNVEILING THE PAST SERIES: Bringing Maggie Home #2 GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Fiction PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2020 PAGES: 352 Mysteries, […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sharee Stover & Untraceable Evidence

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sharee Stover & Untraceable Evidence

Posted May 7, 2020 / 34 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Sharee Stover to the blog today to chat about her new romantic suspense Untraceable Evidence! Colorado native Sharee Stover lives in Nebraska with her real-life-hero husband, three too-good-to-be-true children, and a ridiculously spoiled dog. A self-proclaimed word nerd, she loves the power of the written […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan

Posted May 6, 2020 / 15 Comments

MOUSSE AND MURDER SERIES: Alaskan Diner Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley Books RELEASE DATE: May 5, 2020 PAGES: 304 A young chef might bite off more than she can chew when she returns to her Alaskan hometown to take over her parents’ diner in this charming first installment […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Patricia Bradley & Standoff

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Patricia Bradley & Standoff

Posted May 5, 2020 / 34 Comments

HAPPY RELEASE DAY to Patricia Bradley! I’m so excited to have her back on the blog today, sharing about her new book (which launches a brand new series) Standoff, and umm… I’ve been ‘warned’ about some extra guests she brought along… Wait. Do you hear something? 😉 “Psst, Tux, over […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Invite to a Murder Mystery Party

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I’d Invite to a Murder Mystery Party

Posted May 5, 2020 / 19 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is all about what – or who – we would need for a bookish party. I decided to throw a hypothetical murder mystery party and invite some of my fave authors of cozy mysteries (or mysteries that have that cozy feel if […]


Author Interview: Jeanette-Marie Mirich & The Last Roses

Author Interview: Jeanette-Marie Mirich & The Last Roses

Posted May 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Jeanette-Marie Mirich back to the blog! We’re also almost neighbors – at least our small towns are 🙂 Today we’re chatting about her new novel in the D.B. Burns Mystery series – The Last Roses! “Have bags will travel” should be Jeanette-Marie’s life’s theme. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dark Water by Christy Barritt

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dark Water by Christy Barritt

Posted May 2, 2020 / 28 Comments

DARK WATER SERIES: Lantern Beach Blackout #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense PUBLISHER: River Heights RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2020 PAGES: 238 A FORMER NAVY SEAL HAUNTED BY HIS PAST Colton Locke can’t forget the black op that went terribly wrong. Desperate for a new start, he moves to Lantern Beach, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchored by Death by Catherine Finger

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchored by Death by Catherine Finger

Posted April 29, 2020 / 18 Comments

ANCHORED BY DEATH SERIES: A Jo Oliver Thriller #3 GENRE: Inspirational Suspense PUBLISHER: Elk Lake Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2017 PAGES: 229 A Dead Body, A Cryptic Clue—Will Jo Oliver Solve the Riddle in Time? Police Chief Jo Oliver needed a little time to herself. But when her escape […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Mysteries I Wish I’d Read As a Child

Top Ten Tuesday: Mysteries I Wish I’d Read As a Child

Posted April 28, 2020 / 37 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is books we wish we’d read as a child, and there were certainly many directions I could have taken this post. (see my list of diverse books I wish I’d read as a child HERE) I read A LOT – and fairly widely […]