Tag: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): His Guilt by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted July 17, 2017 / 19 Comments

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray delivers the next novel in her Amish of Hart County series—a suspenseful tale of an Amish man who will risk all to protect the woman he loves. Mark Fisher has returned home to Hart County, determined to put the […]


Book Review: 30 Second Death by Laura Bradford

Book Review: 30 Second Death by Laura Bradford

Posted July 15, 2017 / 5 Comments

To help an old friend, Tobi Tobias gets a third-rate thespian a part in a commercial, and learns that in the advertising business, bad acting can lead to murder . . . When Tobi Tobias opened her own advertising agency, Carter McDade was there for her every step of the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Crime of Passion Fruit by Ellie Alexander

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Crime of Passion Fruit by Ellie Alexander

Posted July 3, 2017 / 19 Comments

Torte―everybody’s favorite small-town family bakeshop―is headed for the high seas, where murder is about to make a splash. . . Jules Capshaw is trying to keep her cool as Torte gets set to make its transformation from quaint, local confectionary café to royal pastry palace. Meanwhile, Jules’s estranged husband Carlos […]


Character Playlist (and a Giveaway!): Distorted by Christy Barritt

Character Playlist (and a Giveaway!): Distorted by Christy Barritt

Posted July 2, 2017 / 49 Comments

  A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Christy Barritt’s latest thriller, Distorted. In case you missed that review, I absolutely loved it! (Catch up here) One of my favorite quotes from the novel is when the heroine, Mallory Baldwin, says: “Through the grace of God, I’m a victor not […]


Book Review: Distorted by Christy Barritt

Book Review: Distorted by Christy Barritt

Posted June 23, 2017 / 9 Comments

Mallory Baldwin is a survivor. A former victim of human trafficking, she’s been given a second chance, yet not a night goes by that she doesn’t remember being a slave to weapons dealer Dante Torres. Despite being afraid of the dark and wary of strangers, Mallory is trying to rebuild […]


Author Interview: David L. Winters

Author Interview: David L. Winters

Posted June 9, 2017 / 9 Comments

Please join me in welcoming David L. Winters to the blog today! David L Winters is an award-winning author, humorist and speaker, originally from Ohio, who lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. His first book, “Sabbatical of the Mind: The Journey from Anxiety to Peace,” won several awards including […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Treble at the Jam Fest by Leslie Budewitz

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Treble at the Jam Fest by Leslie Budewitz

Posted June 9, 2017 / 18 Comments

Erin Murphy, manager of Murphy’s Mercantile (aka the Merc), is tuning up for Jewel Bay’s annual Jazz Festival. Between keeping the Merc’s shelves stocked with Montana’s tastiest local fare and hosting the festival’s kick-off concert, Erin has her hands full. Discord erupts when jazz guitarist Gerry Martin is found dead […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dark Deception by Nancy Mehl

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dark Deception by Nancy Mehl

Posted June 5, 2017 / 56 Comments

Kate O’Brien has been leading a quiet life in small-town Shelter Cove, Arkansas, for the past four years when her past suddenly comes roaring back to life. Four years ago, she and her twin sister were attacked by an elusive serial killer. Only Kate survived, and it was her drawing […]


Book Review: Driver Confessional by David L. Winters

Book Review: Driver Confessional by David L. Winters

Posted May 27, 2017 / 11 Comments

Ride share driver Antonio cruises the streets of Washington, D.C. looking for his next fare. He has an unusual gift for relaxing his customers and stimulating their desire to reveal more than they planned. By the completion of their ride, many feel so comfortable that they confess their sins great […]


Excellence in Indie Publishing GIVEAWAY Guest Post: Connie Almony

Excellence in Indie Publishing GIVEAWAY Guest Post: Connie Almony

Posted May 22, 2017 / 14 Comments

As part of the Excellence in Indie Publishing COLOSSAL (i’m starting to run out of adjectives haha!) Giveaway going on this week, Connie Almony shares about not letting her daughter have all the fun… and gives us a glimpse into her journey to indie publishing! From Greek Cinderellas to Harley-Riding […]



Excellence in Indie Publishing GIVEAWAY Guest Post: Heather Day Gilbert

Excellence in Indie Publishing GIVEAWAY Guest Post: Heather Day Gilbert

Posted May 18, 2017 / 31 Comments

Heather Day Gilbert joins us today, as part of the Excellence in Indie Publishing multi-book/multi-genre giveaways going on this week, to talk about how the field of indie publishing is becoming more accepted – and acceptable! Everyone’s Doing It…but That Wasn’t Always the Case Back when I decided to indie […]


Excellence in Indie Publishing MEGA Giveaway!!

Excellence in Indie Publishing MEGA Giveaway!!

Posted May 15, 2017 / 67 Comments

Let’s be honest. Sometimes… ok, a lot of times … when we hear that a book is self published, we bookish people turn into snobs and automatically assume that the quality is lower and the writing is worse. And – being honest again – there are many indie books out […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double Whammy by Gretchen Archer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Double Whammy by Gretchen Archer

Posted May 11, 2017 / 43 Comments

Davis Way thinks she’s hit the jackpot when she lands a job as the fifth wheel on an elite security team at the fabulous Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. But once there, she runs straight into her ex-ex husband, a rigged slot machine, her evil twin, and a […]


Author Interview: DiAnn Mills

Author Interview: DiAnn Mills

Posted May 9, 2017 / 12 Comments

DiAnn Mills is one of my fave authors for nail-biting romantic suspense! Her latest series – FBI Task Force – is so good!! (You haven’t seen my reviews here because I’ve reviewed them for RT Book Reviews, but trust me – you’ll love these books!) DiAnn Mills is a bestselling […]


Book Review: Local Poet by Paul Trembling

Book Review: Local Poet by Paul Trembling

Posted May 5, 2017 / 2 Comments

Rob Seaton Killed a Woman. Rob doesn’t know Laney Grey. But when she steps out in front of his van and dies on impact, his life will never be the same. He has to know who she was, why she chose to die, and why he had to be part […]


Author Interview: Rachel McMillan

Author Interview: Rachel McMillan

Posted May 1, 2017 / 27 Comments

I am always delighted when I get to chat with this supercool author! Rachel McMillan is a keen history enthusiast and a lifelong bibliophile. When not writing or reading, she can most often be found drinking tea and watching British miniseries. Rachel lives in bustling Toronto, where she works in […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): I Found You by Lisa Jewell

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): I Found You by Lisa Jewell

Posted April 24, 2017 / 34 Comments

A young bride, a lonely single mother, and an amnesiac man of dubious origin lie at the heart of New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell’s next suspenseful drama that will appeal to fans of Liane Moriarty and Paula Hawkins. In a windswept British seaside town, single mom Alice Lake […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cat Got Your Cash by Julie Chase

Posted April 14, 2017 / 22 Comments

Lacy Marie Crocker’s whimsical pet couture has gained a following in New Orleans’s cozy Garden District, and word of mouth has traveled all the way to her favorite fashion designer, Annie Lane. Lacy’s thrilled when Annie schedules a private session at her home to discuss a companion line for her […]


Expedition: Still Life (Guest Post and GIVEAWAY from Dani Pettrey)

Expedition: Still Life (Guest Post and GIVEAWAY from Dani Pettrey)

Posted April 13, 2017 / 171 Comments

Fell’s Point Thanks so much for joining me on Carrie’s fabulously fun blog for the fourth stop on my Expedition: Still Life Tour. Not familiar with the contest tour? Check out the details here. Today’s stop is Fell’s Point. This is where Kate Maxwell’s private investigation firm, Charm City Investigations […]