• Review: Old Enough

    C.L. Kraemer introduces a man truly worthy of the title hero in this mystery and a scenario that keeps the reader asking questions. I hate to say it but Old Enough was really just, good enough for me even though it had the potential to be a fantastic...

  • Review: Track Three

    John H. Gibson’s Track Three is action packed and flows throughout. The overall suspense and story plot was well written. About the Story: Elliot Lawder a newspaper reporter was sent to London on a wild goose chase mission. Not knowing the full details,...

  • Review: In the Dark Places Inspector Banks Novels, #22

    Stretching to 22 titles, this latest Inspector Banks adventure finds the Yorkshire police official and his staff tasked with a case of simple vehicle theft that grows into something far more serious. The two individuals implicated in the theft have disappeared...

  • Review: By Break of Day The Night Stalkers, #7

    Justin and Kara had me cracking up from the beginning, they are really unique and work well as a couple. Kara’s reaction to getting her new boots was too funny for words. I read "By Break of Day" in one day, I couldn’t put it down. When I finished I was...

  • Review: Always Watching Elite Guardians, #1

    Olivia Edwards stepped in to fill the gap in protecting Wade Savage and as the danger increases Olivia realizes that things are far more complicated because her heart may in as much danger as her client in this thrilling romantic suspense. The stalker...

  • Review: Midnight Revenge A Killer Instincts Novel, #7

    Midnight Revenge is another riveting book in the exciting Killer Instincts series from Elle Kennedy. It was the kind of steamy intricate story that this fabulous author excels at writing and it actually had me spellbound from start to finish. I've read...

  • Review: Alone in the Dark The Cincinnati Series, #2

    Karen Rose is this decade’s premier romantic suspense author. I have read most of her books and keep coming back for more. This second book in the Cincinnati series starts off with a real bang as a young woman is murdered, and newspaper reporter Marcus...

  • Review: A Disguise to Die For A Costume Shop Mystery, #1

    In this new series by Diane Vallere, Margo Tamblyn has given up her job as a magician’s assistant to help her invalid father run the family business – a costume shop in Proper City, Nevada appropriately named Disguise DeLimit. She’s no sooner behind the...

  • Review: A Whisker of Trouble A Second Chance Cat Mystery, #3

    In the third outing in the NY Times bestselling series, Spring has come to charming North Harbor, Maine, and with the new season comes a new haul for Second Chance, the shop where Sarah Grayson sells lovingly refurbished and repurposed items. Sarah is...

  • Review: Truth Beat

    Brenda Buchanan delivers a thoughtful mystery with this stimulating suspense. Joe Gale is a wonderful protagonist, his hard working demeanor and his thirst for presenting the truth. The victim, Father Patrick Doherty is such a complex character and with...

  • Review: The God's Eye View

    The NSA is an organization that holds data critical to the United States' operations. This was exposed in the Edward Snowden case and there seems to be another similar case becoming as popular if it is not contained. General Anders has the responsibility...

  • Review: Viral Justice Biological Response Team, #3

    Julie Rowe returns readers to the world of biological warfare and this time around is as exhilarating as ever. I have been waiting for Max's story and this was well worth the wait. In encounters from the previous stories Max has appeared larger than life...

  • Review: Everything She Forgot

    Everything She Forgot, by Lisa Ballantyne, is a well written story. The journey taken with the main character, Margaret, is mysterious and interesting. There are two other characters in this book who play a huge part in Margaret's journey and learning...

  • Review: Running Wilde Wilde Security, #4

    Lark and Vaughn are characters that you can relate to and cheer on. Lark has been running for years and doesn’t know how to stop, she’s never come close to it until she met Vaughn. Vaughn tracks her down after Lark disappears under the guise of getting...

  • Review: The Blonde Before Christmas a Barb Jackson Mysteries holiday short story

    Anna Snow’s The Blonde Before Christmas is a gift to readers because it’s a fast and festive read, which is great for the holidays. I think it’s a good book choice if you're missing the holidays as well. The story had the right amount of mystery to pull...

  • Review: I Saw You in Beirut

    I Saw You in Beirut has a pretty good plot with a "James Bond" style story line - only the James Bond here is a lady. Having past acquaintances can be a good or a bad thing. In the case of Dr. Sara Almquist it was a bad thing - especially when these acquaintances...

  • Review: The Odd Fellows Society

    The Odd Fellows Society is one of the best mystery coded books I have read in a longtime. This book will keep you wide awake!!! The Odd Fellows Society is a book centered around the mysteries of the historical monuments in Washington, D.C. With the unexplained...

  • Review: Better with You Outback Skies, #4

    Two assassins wanting out and a man who will kill them first doesn’t exactly sound like a romance but turns out to be a super hot one. Though this story is extremely violent, it is also full of hot sex and a love that will defy logic. With power sometimes...

  • Review: Angels Of The Fallen: Book Of Samyaza The Watchers Creed, #1

    Get ready for another hot one! Most readers didn't grow up with this type of tale. You'll be reading a darker tale with a twist. Don't expect roses and rainbows while you read this one. In this story the heroine really deserved her HEA after all that...

  • Review: Away in a Manger Molly Murphy Mysteries, #15

    Rhys Bowen’s Molly Murphy Mystery Series books can always be counted on to provide an interesting story. “Away in a Manger” is no exception. I love Ms. Bowen’s style of writing. It is descriptive, entertaining and humorous. I enjoy peeking in to the lives...

  • Review: Once Shadows Fall A Thriller, #1

    You're in for a real treat. What a novel! It takes your breath away and doesn't come back until the book (or case) is closed! Second thought: If this is his first novel, what is he going to write for the encore?! Dynamic action and suspense collide with...

  • Review: Hunted Tough Justice: Part 8 of 8

    Hunted is the eighth and final chapter in this Harlequin special release e-series. As the story opens Lara discovers that nightmares do come true as the one thing she has worked so hard to prevent becomes a reality. I wondered how much Lara could stand...

  • Review: Bubblegum Blonde A Barb Jackson Mystery, #1

    Anna Snow introduces readers to a fabulous trio in this cozy mystery debut. Barb Jackson and her two friends are three of the savviest crime fighters I've come across. The tight knit relationship these ladies have added to the fun and friendly feeling...

  • Review: Isolated Judgment Bright and Fletcher, #3

    For me, the third book in a series is the pivotal installment, the one that makes up my mind about whether or not I will stick with the series or drop it. The first book in the Bright & Fletcher series was solid, a bit slow moving, but showed real potential....

  • Review: Ornaments of Death Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries, #10

    A great plot from start to finish! Loved how the antique industry is illustrated and how some people are into it for the pursuit of money just as much as for the beauty or history of an item. The characters are well-defined and the story arc is well developed....

  • Review: Dead to the Last Drop A Coffeehouse Mystery, #15

    Ms. Coyle provides a stellar performance from first sentence to the last. This writing duet has again captured a semi-unsuspecting reader off guard as they captivate the reader and doesn't let go until the book is finished. A wonderful novel with great...

  • Review: The Iced Princess A Snow Globe Shop Mystery, #2

    This is a wonderful novel. There is a great cast of characters with very humanizing qualities, at times good acts can be misconstrued. As for the plot, it was excellent as it keeps people guessing all the way through till the end. As for it being a quick,...

  • Review: Guilty as Cinnamon Spice Shop Mysteries, #2

    Guilty as Cinnamon is an excellent read and is a must-have for traveling. This novel is a thinking mystery with lots of scenes with food (thank goodness reading the recipes in the back doesn't make one fatter!). However, this book made me hungry for food...

  • Review: The Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle A Book Club Mystery, #2

    Outstanding! Pure entertainment at its best! Well-developed characters aid in providing a plot even Agatha Christie can relate! It also captivates the reader with a cast of suspects, their motives and opportunities to kill, as well as tight situations...

  • Review: Rough Edges An Edge Novel, #5

    Rough Edges is the fifth installment in Shannon K. Butcher's Edge series. I really enjoy Ms. Butcher's books. Both her Sentinel Wars series and the Edge series are awesome. If you love suspense then you will love the Edge series. I can't wait to see what...

  • Review: Greenfellas

    It is amazing how a birth of a child can bring about a total shift in direction for an established mafia gang. This happened to the Napolito family, more so, one of the main leaders who experienced the birth of his granddaughter and now is interested...

  • Review: Cash Landing

    Robbing a cargo plane millions of dollars would end all of Ruban's financial problems. However, once he had the money, he was encountering even more problems especially when there were other players involved in the robbery, including close relatives....

  • Review: Baked to Death Cookies & Chance Mysteries, #2

    Catherine Bruns has whipped up another delicious treat with this delightful cozy. I couldn’t wait to read this story after all Sally’s bakery is known for its fortune cookies and I love fortune cookies! This time around we get to witness a little of what...

  • Review: The Scent of Secrets Clara Vine, #3

    “The Scent of Secrets” by Jane Thynne was a book that I label “a keeper”. Not only is the novel’s plot in my favorite genre, a World War II historical theme, but it is expertly written to bring out the characters’ innermost strengths and weaknesses. This...

  • Review: Quick Pivot A Joe Gale Mystery

    “A lot of the time, the story you go looking for isn’t the story you’ll find. It’ll be bigger or smaller than you thought it’d be. A quiet meeting with a short agenda will get raucous. The sure bet for page one will fizzle. You’ve got to master the quick...

  • Review: Trimmed with Murder A Seaside Knitters Mystery, #10

    Trimmed with Murder is the tenth book in the Seaside Knitters Mystery series. I enjoyed how the author tied into the idea of a weekly knitting club. I wish my town had one and that the women in the group were like these ones. They are definitely a great...

  • Review: Redemption Intimate Relations series, #2

    This erotic romantic suspense picks up immediately after the events in the prior story yet this story can easily be read as a stand-alone story. The unfolding of the events from Ben’s perspective, starting with the horrific accident that caused him to...

  • Review: Web of Deceit An Ella Marconi Mystery

    I love a good mystery and I found one reading “Web of Deceit” by Katherine Howell, an Ellen Marconi Mystery. This book is set in Australia, which gave it a different feel. The phrases and names for objects were sometimes different than I am accustomed...

  • Review: Two Ghosts & a Love Song Dead by the Numbers Mysteries, #2

    Jennifer Fishetto serves up a delicious cozy mystery with this fun ghost story. Gianna Mancini is a refreshingly normal young woman, even if she does see dead people, and speak to them and often help them crossover. This was my first adventure with this...

  • Review: Twisted Tough Justice: Part 5 of 8

    Twisted is the fifth installment in this Harlequin special release e-series. Gail Barrett takes the wheel for this pivotal installment. So far this series has been a top notch crime thriller with each chapter ratcheting up the suspense and creating an...

  • Review: Ambushed Tough Justice: Part 6 of 8

    This sixth installment of Harlequin’s special release e-series has Lara and the team digesting all the new information they discovered, while they continue to zero in on “The Ghost”. It’s been a harrowing, long fought battle, but it looks like the team...

  • Review: Red Hourglass Hourglass, #1

    I came to this book with no set expectations. I was caught by the cover art and wanted to see what was inside. The first chapter, well, the prologue, further piqued my curiosity and I kept reading. I must admit that I came to the end of the story with...

  • Review: Punishment Summer

    Punishment Summer is about a city girl, Nicki, who gets sent away to stay at her grandpa’s cabin in a town called Punishment in the Mendocino Forest because of her out-of-control behavior—drinking alcohol and sneaking out of the house. Throughout the...

  • Review: Shelby's Secret Once a Marine, Always a Marine, #4

    This was a very enjoyable romantic suspense. I loved that the characters knew each other prior and followed their dreams. Each was fantastic in their own right and each had a life. Though they were lovers in the past, that didn’t mean jumping right in...

  • Article: Cats Make Great Detectives, Too! - Dark Streets

    As a writer of cozy mysteries featuring an extremely communicative cat (the Nick and Nora mysteries, debut December 2014) I must confess to being partial to mysteries that feature cats! (not that I don’t like dogs, or give dogs equal time, I do,...

  • Review: Unhinge

    Holy cow!! This was an enjoyable book! Totally mind blowing!! You will have a lot of questions when reading Unhinge but it will answer them and quite possibly shock you. I know I was! I'll need to read this book again!

  • Review: The Dirt on Ninth Grave Charley Davidson, #9

    Charley is now a resident of a small town in upstate New York, having no memory of her life, her husband, or her talent. Starting over with a blank slate, she still cannot keep herself from trying to help everyone she comes in contact with. Her co-worker...

  • Review: The Bitter Season Kovac / Liska

    Nikki Liska has transferred from Homicide to Cold Cases in an effort to spend more time with her sons. She ends up begrudgingly working the case of a murdered sex crimes detective. Sam Kovac is missing having Nikki as his partner but he is working to...

  • Review: Exposed Tough Justice: Part 1 of 8

    This is an outstanding start to an eight- part e-series, a special Harlequin publication release. Lara is back at work after spending a year in hiding, following her infiltration of the Moretti crime syndicate. Before she can begin her first assignment...

  • Review: The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake Samuel Craddock Mysteries

    Setting: Jarrett Creek, Texas. Nonie Blake, nickname for Winona tried to hang her 8 year old sister when she was a mere 14. She was then sent to a psychiatric hospital. She had always been a troubled child. What was on her mind when she showed up at the...

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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...