• Article: Uncovering – Susan Wittig Albert - Dark Streets

    Another author I’ve recently stumbled across is Susan Wittig Albert . Susan has been a full-time novelist since she left her career as a university English professor and administrator in 1985. A New York Times bestselling author, her books include...

  • Review: A Death at the Yoga Café Keeley Carpenter

    "Death at the Yoga Café" by Michelle Kelly is a combination of engaging characters and enticing intrigue! This is the second book in the series, but it can easily read as a standalone. Keeley’s Yoga Café is doing much better than anticipated, plus she...

  • Review: Into the Firestorm BOSS, Inc., #3

    This story is full of action, adventure and attitude. And, then, the loving begins. This book is part of a series but can be read without having read previous books. Get ready to jump into the world of bounty hunting. This world can be dangerous, changes...

  • Review: Livia Lone

    Livia Lone is about a woman, Livia Lone, who was sold into human trafficking as a child with her sister. Years later, Livia now works as a sex crimes detective, where she gets a fresh lead on finding her sister and the men who trafficked them as children....

  • Review: Dragonfly Nightmare Once Upon A Secret Book 1

    "Dragonfly Nightmare" is about Allie, a girl with a traumatic past and overprotective parents, who decides to go to summer camp with her best friend and her best friend’s brother. Once they arrive, things feel “off.” With some sleuthing, Allie and her...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews Brian Cohn

    Hello Brian. It's great to have you over to chat about "The Last Detective" and your life. What is "The Last Detective" about? It's a sci-fi mystery, a real alien noir detective story set two years after Earth has been invaded and conquered by an alien...

  • Review: The Paris Librarian A Hugo Marston Novel

    “The Paris Librarian” is a Hugh Marston crime fiction book by Mark Pryor. I had not read his books before and so found this novel to be appealing. I enjoy crime fiction and found that this setting in Paris with all the accompanying Parisian sights and...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews E. Michael Helms

    Hi Michael - Thanks for joining us today and sharing your work with us. Please tell us what your latest book, Deadly Spirits: A Mac McClellan Mystery (#4), is about. Private eye Mac McClellan is drawn into a case of "whooodunnit" when girlfriend Kate...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews Cynthia Roberts

    Hi Cynthia! It's a pleasure to have you on to chat with us. What is your book "A Pawn For Malice" about? A thrilling, passionate, and suspenseful romance that entails, self-discovery, survival and a love that is so strong, it conquers the evil trappings...

  • Review: Cheddar Off Dead An Undercover Dish Mystery, #2

    “Cheddar Off Dead” is a great cozy mystery Christmas read! It not only gives the reader a good story but some good food too! The plot simmered around the death of a part time Santa Claus, Brad Whitefield, and an undercover chef, Lilah Drake, in Pine Haven....

  • Review: Lost in Shadows Lost Series, #2

    Private security specialist Jeb McCormick is tasked with helping an old army buddy’s cry for help. His sister Caroline Walker thinks she’s in danger. But can he keep his hands off this beautiful intelligent women and find out if she has a real problem...

  • Review: The River at Night

    The narrator is Wini who has just an average life, but as you read, you get the feeling there is something amiss. Her friends as planning a trip into the wild and she gains the courage to go along. Was this a mistake on her part? Things go from bad to...

  • Review: The Guests on South Battery Tradd Series, #5

    I fell in love with this series at first sight and I’ve never looked back. This fifth installment in the Tradd Street series opens with Melanie returning to work after giving birth to twins, adjusting to motherhood and marriage, and coping with weight...

  • Review: Where I Can See You

    A mystery that takes place in a small town. The author gives you so many surprises that you don't know what will happen when you turn that page. The main character, Hud Matthews is quite the man, he is intelligent, stick to your guns, good looking and...

  • Review: Deadly Silence Blood Brothers, #1

    “Deadly Silence” by Rebecca Zanetti is chock full of testosterone and adventure, and provides an action-packed roller-coaster ride with plenty of sizzling interludes. I love the way it starts off with the formation of the bonds that unite Ryker, Heath,...

  • Review: Absolute Trust True Heroes, #3

    “Absolute Trust” by Piper J. Drake is another story about the fascinating military service dogs and those who work with them. I loved reading about Haydn, who is adapting to a prosthetic leg, and learning about the way his hard-won skills can still be...

  • Review: Time of Death A Stillwater General Mystery

    As much as I tried, I could not get into this book . What really caught my attention was the cover and then the title. It’s a great concept but the book was a slow read for me. Frankie was a person who was really just trying to start over and reconnect...

  • Review: Going Deep An Alpha Ops Novel, #5

    In "Going Deep" the sex scenes were great and the characters were well developed. Cady and Conn are two people who are independent and don’t like to rely on people but Cady has no choice in the matter. When Conn is hired to be her bodyguard she has to...

  • Review: Black Diamond Wilds of the Bayou, #2

    Dealing with people who take drugs is not easy and sometimes it can even be frightening. Jena and Cole run into that and a lot more in "Black Diamond". Secrets are a big part of anybody and to a certain extent they both have them. Cole more so than Jena....

  • Review: Woman in the Shadows Clara Vine, #2

    “Woman in the Shadows” by Jane Thynne is the third book in the Clara Vine Series that I have read. Jane Thynne has become one of my very favorite authors. Not only is her subject matter one that I love to read about, but her style of writing keeps me...

  • Review: When She's Gone

    The title was the first thing that caught my attention and then I read the cover and was hooked. "When She’s Gone" is a fast paced book that kept me on my toes. Right when you think you know what’s going on it changes. Ara is awesome but she has some...

  • Review: In the Bag A Celeste Eagan Mystery, #2

    Emery Harper once again delights readers with the adventures and antics of Celeste Eagan in the second book in this cozy mystery series. Celeste is an engaging character. I love her mixture of confidence and awkwardness. Watching her practically bulldoze...

  • Review: Captcha Thief Amy Lane Mysteries

    A security guard assigned to secure the priceless paintings at the National Museum of Wales is brutally murdered. The murderer's goal was to gain ownership of the museum's most cherished painting. What was the interest in this painting? Was it to be sold...

  • Review: Prose and Cons A Magical Bookshop Mystery, #2

    Amanda Flower brings us the second entry in her Magical Bookshop series. This time we find Violet and her Grandma Daisy getting ready for the annual Food and Wine Festival. they plan on having the local writing group, the Red Inkers, present a reading...

  • Review: Black Dawn Dark Light Book 1

    Short and sweet, if a bit under-fleshed. I would have liked to see a bit more of what led Darr to love Isolde, how his feelings changed from his initial thoughts of simply staying away from his previous master, to loving Isolde. After all, he's a demon,...

  • Review: Notes And Roses Stanford Creek Book 1

    “Notes & Roses” by Rozenn (RJ) Scott is an entertaining introduction to a delightful small town family and the members of a music group that they form a relationship with. I was a little disconcerted to discover that this was the first in the series,...

  • Review: The Ghosts of Misty Hollow Ghost of Granny Apples, #6

    The Setting: Massachusetts This is the sixth book in the Granny Apples Mystery Series As Gino Costello works in a historic farmhouse writing his next book he thinks about a medium the family knows, Emma. The book he's writing is about the paranormal....

  • Review: Telling Tails Second Chance Cat Mystery, #4

    Sofie Ryan brings us the fourth entry in her popular Second Chance mystery series. Sarah’s friend and employee Rose is delivering a customer’s purchase when the quick errand becomes a deadly escapade. Rose arrives just in time to see the customer murdered...

  • Review: Custom Baked Murder A Pawsitively Organic Mystery, #5

    Custom Baked Murder is the fifth book in A Pawsitively Organic Mystery series. Kristan “Stan” Connor is working hard on getting everything ready for the opening of her shop, Pawsitively Organic Pet Patisserie and Café, when her sister, Christine shows...

  • Review: An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock A Samuel Craddock Mystery

    The author deals with some real life issues, some real hard issues, drugs. murder and racism. A mystery of a small town that has corruption spewing all over. It even spills over into the police department. Samuel Craddock, takes on the job of Police Chief,...

  • Review: No Living Soul A Lexi Carmichael Mystery, #9

    If you think geeks never get away from their computers, you’ve never met Lexi Carmichael and her friends. They have action packed adventures while solving mysteries that require all of their knowledge. In this story, a pandemic has the chance of breaking...

  • Review: Hope's Peak

    Detective Jane Harper, from San Francisco expects sinister murders back there, but not in Hope's Peak, North Carolina. The author gives you vivid images of the murders, such as a young woman found with a crown of vines on her head, like a princess. Once...

  • Article: A New Face for suspense….Gerry Schmitt - Dark Streets

    Although the name of Gerry Schmitt is relatively new to suspense lovers, her alter ego, Laura Childs, is a staple in the world of cozy mysteries. Writing as Laura Childs, she is the NYT bestselling author of more than thirty-eight mysteries which span...

  • Review: Murder, Handcrafted Amish Quilt Shop Mystery, #5

    I loved the puns in this book! The author does a great job describing the Amish. She also does a great job of explaining the relationships between the Amish and the English. I liked hoe there were true friends that helped each other no matter what, even...

  • Review: The Raven A Coffey & Hill Novel, #2

    "The Raven" by author Mike Nappa is full of suspense and thrills. An actor who performs by using the name The Raven, loves to steal whatever he can from people in his audience while they are watching his show. It is all going well when he gets more than...

  • Review: Good Behavior

    Letty Dobesh is one of my favorite characters of all time. She is so complex that, as a reader, you want more, more, more. Why does she do the things she does? Who hurt her in the past? So many questions and this book didn't answer nearly enough of them....

  • Review: Troublemaker

    This was very different that what I was expecting. I went into this thinking it would be a classic Linda Howard romantic suspense. That's how it is tagged. Unfortunately that's not really how it came across. The plot is that Morgan has been seriously...

  • Review: At Risk

    The book starts out very slow and about the time you're ready to give up on the book, it takes a turn. The main character has been in a relationship with a husband that was terribly abusive but no she is with a man that really loves her. Maybe it's because...

  • Review: Inherit the Bones Detective Gemma Monroe Novels

    The author opens her novel with an account of skeletons of two boys that weren't found until years after their going missing. Deputy Gemma Monroe found the skeletons. To this day she is still haunted by what she found. Now, she is in search of answers...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews Michelle Diener

    Hi Michelle. It's great to have you on for an interview. Over the years I've seen so many of your wonderful books come across my desk. Please tell us about your latest. SKY RAIDERS - "Sky Raiders" is a romantic space opera. It's about a planet that's...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews Robb T. White

    Hi Robb, Thanks for joining us and sharing your latest book with us. What is "Dangerous Women: Stories of Crime, Mystery, and Mayhem" about? My collection features women as criminals, not victims. From Regina "Baby" Frontanetta, boxer and fledgling private...

  • Review: An Unhappy Medium A Family Fortune Mystery, #4

    I really like the covers in this book series. The covers draw me into read them. I previously read "Be Careful What You Witch For". I loved it! In this fourth installment in the series we learn more about Clyde's family, especially her sister Grace. The...

  • Review: A Bull by the Horns A Coffman Country Art Colony Cozy, #1

    Deb Donahue delights readers with this fantastic first in a cozy mystery series. Honestly I finished reading this days ago and haven't stopped talking about it. I've mentioned it to friends and family and even a stranger in a doctor's office. I found...

  • Review: Bang B-Squad, #2

    “Bang” is another good story in the B Squad series. This is book two. This story is definitely an attention grabber. I do really suggest that you read B Squad # 1 “Bazen” to really understand what has happened earlier for some of these characters. I loved...

  • Review: Unforgettable

    Cindy Skaggs takes readers on a gritty adventure with this romantic suspense. I found myself pulled right into this story and taken along for the adventure along with the heroine and I loved how I struggled along with her to figure out just what it was...

  • Review: Picture Imperfect A Sassy Suspense

    Cindy Procter-King presents readers with a suspenseful snapshot of a romantic comedy. Ursula Scott is a strong-minded heroine. She has ambition and a set of goals she is determined to attain. I loved watching her handle the spanner tossed into her plans....

  • Review: A Second Chance at Murder A Love or Money Mystery, #2

    “A Second Chance at Murder” by Diana Orgain is a fun twist on the challenges of a reality show and provides a combination of exotic travelogue and mystery. I had not read the first story in this series but had no problem becoming familiar with these characters...

  • Review: Above the Paw A Paw Enforcement Novel, #5

    Above the Paw by Diane Kelly is the 5th book in the wonderful Paw Enforcement series. There is no doubt that I read any book with adorable dogs on the covers and this series is top on my list of favorites. The Paw Enforcement series follows a female K9...

  • Review: Claimed by a SEAL Cancun Series Book #2.5

    KaLyn Cooper takes readers on a fast-paced, heart-racing yet heartwarming adventure with this military romance. The suspense begins basically from the first word and doesn't let up as Stacie Vandercoy and Jeff Lennon go undercover and under the covers....

  • Review: A Most Curious Murder A Little Library Mystery

    Little Free Libraries have been popping up not just in America but all over the world. With their increase in popularity, it was only a matter of time before one was featured in a mystery novel. “A Most Curious Murder” by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli opens...

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Beach Lawyer by Avery Duff

After five grueling years, Robert Worth is just days away from making partner at a powerful Santa Monica law firm. When a client confides in him that senior partner Jack Pierce sexually assaulted her, Robert breaks two of his mentor’s cardinal rules: Never let yourself get emotional about clients. And never make an enemy of Jack Pierce.

Robert crosses Pierce and is fired on the spot, losing not only his job but also his reputation. Advised to go quietly, Robert vows revenge against the ruthless man who betrayed him. But his investigation uncovers a twisted shadow world of sex, infidelity, and deception, where nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted. Only one thing is clear: Pierce will go the limit to keep his secrets.

This straight shooter will need to use every angle if he hopes to win. But could victory come at too high a price?

The Streets Have No King by JaQuavis Coleman

A street thriller of kidnapping, murder, trickery, and love that will have you at the edge of your seat.

After 7 years of prison, multi-millionaire drug mogul Kane Garrett is back on the streets. But instead of diving back into the drug game, he’s teaching a college class, infusing business principles with his signature ruthless edge he developed in the streets. When a student—and heavy heroin dealer—named Basil catches Kane’s eye, Kane takes him on as a protégé and together, they build the biggest, smartest drug trafficking business the state has ever seen.

But when Basil meets Moriah, Kane’s only daughter, lines get crossed and their dominant business union becomes a deadly rivalry. Welcome to a world where the kings meet their end and no one stays at the top for long. The crown always lies heavy on he who commands the streets—and Kane and Basil will fight to claim their rule, before power is toppled again, in The Streets Have No King by New York Times bestselling author JaQuavis Coleman.

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In Washington, D.C., a homeless man takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander Gray Pierce's arms. A bloody coin clutched in the dead man's hand--an ancient relic that can be traced back to the Greek Oracle of Delphi...