Tag: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silence of the Jams by Gayle Leeson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silence of the Jams by Gayle Leeson

Posted April 12, 2017 / 19 Comments

In the latest Southern cozy from the author of The Calamity Café, small-town chef Amy Flowers can’t take her freedom for granted when she’s served up as a murder suspect… It’s Independence Day in Winter Garden, Virginia, and the residents are gearing up for their annual celebration. The Down South […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Mystery/Suspense

New Releases I’m Excited About: Summer 2017 Mystery/Suspense

Posted April 8, 2017 / 21 Comments

Y’all! I’m so sorry. This was supposed to post yesterday and for reasons unbeknownst to me it did not. And I flaked about checking for it. But here it is now – better late than never, I hope! All this week, I’m looking at Summer 2017 new releases. So far […]


Book Review: Southern Fried by Tonya Kappes

Book Review: Southern Fried by Tonya Kappes

Posted April 7, 2017 / 7 Comments

In the South, it’s better when the food is fried and the secrets kept buried… After the dead body of a beloved Cottonwood resident is found tangled up in an electric fence, Sheriff Kenni Lowry has a hunch that somethin’ ain’t right. Her investigation heats up with a fierce cook-off […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dana R. Lynn

Posted April 5, 2017 / 50 Comments

I had the privilege of meeting today’s guest at last year’s Christian Fiction Readers’ Retreat and I’m super-excited that she’ll be joining us for #CFRR2017 in August! Dana R. Lynn grew up in Illinois, but now resides in rural Pennsylvania with her husband, three children, and enough animals to start […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dr. Richard Mabry

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dr. Richard Mabry

Posted March 30, 2017 / 50 Comments

I’m so delighted to welcome one of my fave suspense authors – Dr. Richard Mabry – to the blog today! Dr. Richard Mabry is a retired physician, now writing “medical suspense with heart.” He is the author of ten published novels, three novellas, and a non-fiction book. His novels have […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Shelley Shepard Gray

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted March 23, 2017 / 26 Comments

I always love chatting with Shelley Shepard Gray, and today I have the absolute privilege of welcoming her back to the blog! Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd

Posted March 21, 2017 / 36 Comments

In this intriguing novel of romance, mystery, and clever disguise set in Victorian England, a young woman investigates the murder of her own father. After the mysterious death of her father, Miss Gillian Young takes a new job as the principal costume designer at the renowned Drury Lane Theatre Royal. […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tara Meyers

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tara Meyers

Posted March 21, 2017 / 17 Comments

Join me in welcoming author Tara Meyers to the blog for a chat today! Tara Meyers resides in the beautiful state of Washington. When she isn’t writing, she’s out hiking in the rugged Cascade Mountains, or enjoying life with her two amazing kids and several dogs! You can connect with […]


Book Review: Doctor’s Dilemma by Richard L. Mabry MD

Book Review: Doctor’s Dilemma by Richard L. Mabry MD

Posted March 19, 2017 / 15 Comments

Dr. Tyler Gentry had it all planned out, but the death of his parents in a plane crash changed everything. When he discovered his father had left him a mountain of debt, piled on top of his own student debt, the offer from Dr. William Hall to join his group […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Elementary She Read by Vicki Delany

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Elementary She Read by Vicki Delany

Posted March 17, 2017 / 17 Comments

Gemma Doyle, a transplanted Englishwoman, has returned to the quaint town of West London on Cape Cod to manage her Great Uncle Arthur’s Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium. The shop–located at 222 Baker Street–specializes in the Holmes canon and pastiche, and is also the home of Moriarty the cat. When […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted March 14, 2017 / 13 Comments

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray begins a new series—The Amish of Hart County—with this suspenseful tale of a young Amish woman who is forced to move to a new town to escape a threatening stalker. After a stalker went too far, Hannah Hilty and […]


Book Review: Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky

Book Review: Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky

Posted March 13, 2017 / 18 Comments

In a quiet corner of northern Edwardian England, Margaret Lounsbury diligently works in her grandmother’s millinery shop, making hats and caring for her young sister. Several years earlier, a terrible event shattered  their idyllic family life and their future prospects. Maggie is resilient and will do what she must to […]


Book Review: Still Life by Dani Pettrey

Book Review: Still Life by Dani Pettrey

Posted March 13, 2017 / 17 Comments

Blacklisted in the photography business over a controversial shot, Avery Tate answered an ad for a crime scene photographer. She expected to be laughed at, but crime scene analyst Parker Mitchell hired her outright–and changed her life. But six months ago, when her feelings for Parker became too strong, she […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Posted March 9, 2017 / 15 Comments

Perfectly pressed. Perfectly proper. Perfectly deadly. Paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski thinks she has the perfect paranormal exhibit for the harvest festival—a haunted grape press. But before she can open the exhibit, she’s accused of stealing the antique press. And when her accuser is found murdered, all eyes turn to […]


Book Review: Sanctuary Cove by Kate James

Book Review: Sanctuary Cove by Kate James

Posted March 7, 2017 / 9 Comments

Can his safe haven be enough for her?  Emma Meadows never imagined that sticking to her principles against an act of corruption by a New York senator would cost her job as VP of communications. Heartbroken, she retreats to her cottage in the Adirondacks and, in the process, rescues an […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death By Chocolate Lab by Bethany Blake

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death By Chocolate Lab by Bethany Blake

Posted March 6, 2017 / 16 Comments

Pet sitter Daphne Templeton has a soft spot for every stray and misfit who wanders into the quaint, lakeside village of Sylvan Creek. But even Daphne doesn’t like arrogant, womanizing Steve Beamus, the controversial owner of Blue Ribbon K-9 Academy. When Steve turns up dead during a dog agility trial, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder on the Moor by Julianna Deering

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder on the Moor by Julianna Deering

Posted March 4, 2017 / 47 Comments

Mystery Awaits on the Mysterious Yorkshire Moors At the urgent request of an old school friend, Drew and Madeline Farthering come to Bloodworth Park Lodge in the midst of the Yorkshire moors, a place as moody and mysterious as a Brontë hero. There have been several worrisome incidents out on […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fatality by Firelight by Lynn Cahoon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fatality by Firelight by Lynn Cahoon

Posted March 3, 2017 / 14 Comments

Cat Latimer’s Colorado bed-and-breakfast plays host to writers from all over. But murder is distinctly unwelcome . . . To kick off a winter writing retreat, Cat and her handyman boyfriend, Seth, escort the aspiring authors to a nearby ski resort, hoping some fresh cold air will wake up their […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer

Posted March 2, 2017 / 15 Comments

Everyone swears by Yeast of Eden, the Mexican bread shop in town. But tonight, the only thing on the menu is la muerte . . . Struggling photographer Ivy Culpepper has lots of soul-searching to do since returning to seaside Santa Sofia, California. That is, until the thirty-six-year-old enters a […]


Author Interview: J. New

Author Interview: J. New

Posted February 19, 2017 / 10 Comments

Today I welcome J. New to the blog for a chat. Her Vintage Mysteries are described as “perfect for fans of Golden Age Murder Mysteries, Cozy Mysteries and British Amateur Sleuths.” I have not personally read them yet (though her latest release is on my TBR list!!) but the author […]