Tag: mystery/suspense

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet on You by Chautona Havig

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sweet on You by Chautona Havig

Posted December 19, 2016 / 19 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. It is my hypothesis that social conventions are created to test our fortitude.  Rockland circa 1900- As the mayor’s daughter, Madeline Brown enjoys a rich social life that many might envy. But a sharp mind but a growing talent for observation leaves Madeline torn […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder at the Moonshine Inn by Maggie King

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder at the Moonshine Inn by Maggie King

Posted December 7, 2016 / 6 Comments

When high-powered executive Roxanne Howard dies in a pool of blood outside the Moonshine Inn, Richmond, Virginia’s premiere redneck bar, the victim’s sister enlists Hazel Rose to ferret out the killer. At first Hazel balks—she’s a romance writer, not a detective. But Brad Jones, Rox’s husband, is the prime suspect. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fatal Fiction by Kym Roberts

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Fatal Fiction by Kym Roberts

Posted December 6, 2016 / 7 Comments

When kindergarten teacher Charli Rae Warren hightailed it out of Hazel Rock, Texas, as a teen, she vowed to leave her hometown in the dust. A decade later, she’s braving the frontier of big hair and bigger gossip once again . . . but this time, she’s saddled with murder! […]


Book Review: Abducted by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Abducted by Dana Mentink

Posted December 4, 2016 / 7 Comments

When the high school sweetheart she never expected to see again bursts through the door of her medical mission clinic, nurse Sarah Gallagher can’t hold back her shock. But Dominic Jett isn’t there to catch up. He’s trying to save a life, and the thugs on his tail will stop […]


First Line Friday (Week 33): Abducted

First Line Friday (Week 33): Abducted

Posted November 18, 2016 / 26 Comments

Happy Friday!!! Can you believe Thanksgiving is around the corner?!? And then Christmas? And then 2017? Wow. But right now it’s Friday, so that means it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! The book I’m featuring today is Abducted by […]


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 […]