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This Old Homicide - A Fixer-Upper Mystery, #2

Kate Carlisle hooked me into her cozy mystery story by using a female contractor who restores houses for a living, and the background world she created for her heroine. However, it does have one drawback to it: a “love triangle” storyline g...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kate Carlisle
  • Review by: Arianne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SUSP: Mystery, * SUSP: Cozy
  • Publisher: Signet

Death by Roses

I could not finish this book because it has two major flaws: a hard to follow storyline and two self-centered main female characters that were not funny, which is bizarre since this book was listed as a romantic comedy. First of all, the ch...

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Thief - Robin Monarch Thrillers, #3

Thief by Mark Sullivan is outstanding from start to finish! This is an action-packed InterContinental novel. This book has more twists and turns making it nearly impossible to set this story down. While there are many underdog moments to th...

4 Stars

An Appetite for Violets

Martine Bailey’s AN APPETITE FOR VIOLETS is a fascinating and enjoyable literary adventure that involves mystery, passion, and culinary details that make the story even richer. Though the novel features a colorful cast of characters and the...

4 Stars

Captive, Mine

This was a powerful read which had me on the edge of my seat one minute and cringing the next. I had severely mixed feelings about Lake, the “hero.” This man has some serious issues that while valid, are let off their leash at the wrong per...

4 Stars

Hausfrau

Hausfrau opens with the pregnant line "Anna was a good wife, mostly." Even if I hadn't known that the author is a poet before beginning, two pages in I would have been able to discern that fact. It demands to be read slowly, both for the im...

5 Stars

The Snow Garden

This is the second book by this author and the second I have read. After reading the first I knew what to expect. There are conflicted characters, hidden sexual agendas, lies, secrets, affairs, and murder. I liked that this took place in th...

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A Density of Souls

I just realized that this book is written by Anne Rice's son. With that being said I am not disappointed, Christopher has definitely done his name justice. There are all types of horror stories out there and they are not all about demons th...

5 Stars

Vostok - A Sequel to the Loch

Steve does it again!! Vostok the sequel to The Loch is another great read. I enjoyed it from beginning to end, it was a twisty, turny book that had you guessing until the very last chapter. Zachary Wallace the hero from The Loch is back for...

5 Stars

Garden of Death - A Natural Remedies Mystery, #3

Chrystle Fiedler wrote an interesting mystery about a death in a medicinal garden. This is book three in this Natural Remedies Mystery series. Festivities are about to begin for the annual Maritime Festival but all is not well at the grand...

4 Stars

Blind Faith - Sin Brothers, Book 3

The unshakeable bond that has been forged despite years of torture and experimentation is once again highlighted in this exciting paranormal romantic suspense story that centers on the man who epitomizes loyalty and commitment and forms the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Paranormal, * ROM: Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

The Fifteenth Letter - Falcon's Bend Series, #3

Welcome back to Falcon's Bend where we meet the newest patrol officer Amber Carfi. She gets the news that her father, Zeke is getting paroled and coming to live with her. He's been in prison for 15 years for armed robbery. Each year on the...

5 Stars

Tender Betrayal - The TENDER Series, #3

In the third and last book in The Tender Series, Leah and Toran have decided to start a new life together. Unfortunately, Leah is hiding a guilty secret from the man she loves and it may very well destroy whatever they have between them. Or...

5 Stars

Tears on Stone - Falcon's Bend Series, #2

This is the second of the Falcon's Bend series and the authors do not disappoint. I enjoyed every minute of this book. Pete's brother, Jordan, has new neighbors. MaryEmma Gold, or "Marigold" as he nicknamed her long ago when he first met he...

5 Stars

In For the Kill - The McCloud Brothers Series, #11

This is not your typical romantic suspense story due to it having no true introduction to the main characters; very dark and gritty subject matters that I do not like to read about in any books, and a sadomasochism storyline that had me put...

3 Stars

At the Drop of a Hat - A Hat Shop Mystery, #3

I just finished reading, At the Drop of a Hat and I really liked it. The storyline and the characters were great. I have read other mysteries by this author and I enjoyed them all. This is part of the A Hat Shop, mystery series. Scarlett an...

4 Stars

While He's Away

Natalie LeDoux’s life is a mess. A cheating boyfriend and a nagging mother are more than enough to ruin her birthday. As luck would have it, Natalie secures a job house sitting for Alex Peck, a handsome and intriguing stranger. As she gets...

4 Stars

A Fine Summer's Day - Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries, #17

Charles Todd's A FINE SUMMER'S DAY has a cinematic quality that made me wish I could see it as a historical mystery film or television series. Todd's writing is so adept that it was easy to envision the places and characters he describes, e...

4 Stars

Scene of the Climb - A Pacific Northwest Mystery, #1

Kate Dyer-Seeley introduces a new cozy series with more books on the way. We have a young woman, Meg, fresh out of college. She’s good hearted and sometimes kind of bumbling, but also has always wanted to follow in her father's career as an...

4 Stars

The Perfect Stranger

When I selected this book to review, I knew I could count on this author to deliver an awesome suspense novel. I was not disappointed. I have read another Wendy Corsi Staub novel and it was a well-written story crafted so perfectly that it...

5 Stars

A Snitch in Time - Christy Bristol Astrology Mysteries #3

Sunny Fraizer reveals to readers, the ins and outs of a police investigation in the Sierra Nevada foothills in this entertaining whodunit. Christy Bristol is such an authentic leading lady; she fights with her best friend, can't stand her e...

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An Early Wake - A County Cork Mystery, #3

I just finished reading An Early Wake and I really enjoyed this book. This is part of the County Cork Mystery Series by Sheila Connolly. I have read other books by this author and they were all very good stories. The story line and the char...

4 Stars

The Drowning Spool - A Needlecraft Mystery, #17

The Drowning Spool by author Monica Ferris was another fantastic and well written mystery. This novel has many characters that have a reason to have committed the crime and it will keep you interested in the plot. I also really liked all th...

4 Stars

Fry Another Day - Biscuit Bowl Food Truck, #2

Fry Another Day is the second book in the series called A Biscuit Bowl Food Truck Mystery by author J.J. Cook. This was a fun read. It was interesting to read how the main character Zoe Chase dealt with the things going on around her in thi...

4 Stars

Town in a Sweet Pickle - Candy Holliday Murder Mystery, #6

Author B.B. Haywood has written yet another great mystery in Town In a Sweet Pickle. This novel is book number six in the Candy Holliday Mystery Series. The story line is wonderful and the characters are great. I've had pickled cucumbers be...

4 Stars

Mr. Monk Is Open For Business

This entertaining mystery is a fun picture of the eccentric detective that evokes everything that is so intriguing about the series. It is great to get a glimpse of some of the leaps of logic that add to the mystique of the man who operates...

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  • Author: Hy Conrad
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SUSP: Cozy, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Signet

A Woman Unknown - A Kate Shackleton Mystery, #4

Frances Brody's A WOMAN UNKNOWN is an enjoyable and complexly plotted mystery that I especially enjoyed for its fantastic post-WWI era setting. The plot involved a long list of characters, and at times the tension waned, but overall I enjoy...

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Closer Than You Think - Faith Corcoran, #1

It was so hard to put this book down, I couldn't wait to get back to Closer Than You Think and wound up reading it in two days. The words just flowed off the page and will forever be in my mind. This is one of those books that will stick wi...

5 Stars

Things Half in Shadow

This historical novel certainly captured my attention. The novel's setting in1869 Philadelphia with the Civil War fresh in everyone's minds, makes a perfect backdrop for a supernatural mystery. The protagonist, Edward Clark, is a wealthy ye...

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Hush Hush - A Tess Monaghan Novel

This latest Tess Monaghan adventure is a tough read because the woman the private eye is hired to handle security for, Melisandre Harris Dawes, is a very unappealing person. After being acquitted of the death of her infant daughter due to p...

4 Stars

Geared for the Grave - A Cycle Path Mystery, #1

One of the things that makes cozy mysteries so much fun is that the focus is not on the gory aspects of murder, but rather on the somewhat madcap adventures of the quirky folks trying to solve the crime. This story is a prime example of how...

5 Stars
  • Author: Duffy Brown
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SUSP: Cozy, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Teach Me - Southern Nights Series, #1

Teach Me is a gripping story that will have you laughing, crying, cursing, and with the ending peaceful. If you are looking for a author that knows all the right things to say, with just the right way to say it, then give Teach Me a try. I...

4 Stars

Brash - The Cavanaugh Brothers, #3

I absolutely loved this book. It was fast paced, sexy and pulled at every one of my emotions. We are definitely on the road to solving the mystery. One of my best reads of the year. I've been following these series and so far Cole has been...

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  • Author: Laura Wright
  • Review by: DebraTaylor
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Suspense, + Contemporary, + Western
  • Publisher: Signet

Hidden Agenda - Southern Crimes, #3

Michael is an enigma who is just trying to survive and he gets a little help along the way from his enemies’ daughter and son, Olivia and Ivan. The beginning started with a bang and took off. The only problems I had were the flashbacks, the...

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Bring On the Dusk - The Night Stalkers, #6

I loved "Bring On the Dusk". It’s a great addition to the The Night Stalkers series. I have always wanted to know Michael’s story and it was beautiful. I never imagined him to have hippies for parents or the world of his red woods. The way...

5 Stars

License to Dill - Pickled and Preserved Mystery, #2

When I first looked at the cover of this book and read the back cover synopsis I thought to myself that I had found a great new cozy mystery series to read. I could not wait to get it home and read it. However, my euphoria did not last long...

3 Stars
  • Author: Mary Ellen Hughes
  • Review by: Arianne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SUSP: Cozy, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Ghostly Undertaking - Ghostly Southern Mysteries

Just another day but not exactly. Another day with another funeral and another ghost? Emma Lee Raines is a young funeral director and this is an ordinary day for her. Eternal Slumber Funeral Home is in Sleep Hollow, Kentucky. It's not out o...

4 Stars

A First Date with Death - A Love or Money Mystery, #1

In this first of a new series, we meet Georgia Thornton. After suffering a bad breakup, she’s ready for a change, and it comes in the form of a reality TV show! Her best friend—and producer of the reality show Love or Money—thinks she’s got...

4 Stars

Assault and Pepper - Spice Shop Mysteries, #1

After leaving a dicey marriage and losing a beloved job in a corporate crash, Pepper Reece has found a new zest for life running a busy spice and tea shop in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Her aromatic creations are the talk of the town, and...

4 Stars

A Wee Murder in My Shop - A ScotShop Mystery, #1

Peggy Winn is back for another adventure, this time on a transatlantic hunt for some authentic wares to sell at her shop. she can’t resist buying a beautiful old tartan shawl. But once she wraps it around her shoulders, she discovers that h...

4 Stars

Horse of a Different Killer - A Call of the Wilde Mystery, #3

“Animal Whisperer” Grace Wilde is back, this time its her abusive ex-brother-in-law, Anthony Ortega, who needs her help—at least that’s what he said on the messages he left before his sudden death. Grace is inclined to let the matter rest i...

4 Stars

Borrowed Crime - A Bookmobile Cat Mystery, #3

The third entry in the popular “Bookmobile Cat” series finds librarian Minnie Hamilton struggling to keep her bookmobile running and to keep her boss from finding out about Eddie, her furry companion. But when a volunteer dies on her route,...

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The Dead Key

In 1998, Iris Latch gets the chance of a lifetime and lands the job of doing renovation surveys in the old abandoned building of First Bank of Cleveland. When she begins surveying, she learns that the oddest thing has happened within this b...

4 Stars

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Death - A Comfort Food Mystery

I just finished reading, "Diners, Drive-ins and Death" and I found it to be an enjoyable read. In this cozy mystery Trixie Maltkowski likes to serve food at the Silver Bullet Diner during the busy season. Trixie's friend is trying to open a...

4 Stars

Trust Me - Southern Nights, #2

In Trust Me, the character Maddie is such a strong person and I was in awe of her while reading. To break away from a cult is powerful and takes strength. To be raped by the person who is supposed to protect you, your husband, and have some...

5 Stars

Shady Cross

Shady Cross by James Hankins is a book about Stokes, a small time criminal in the little town of Shady Cross, Indiana, who happens upon a kidnapping and ransom plot. For once in his life, he is determined to do the right thing and save a li...

4 Stars

At Wolf Ranch - A Montana Men Novel, #1

This was such a good book. I really enjoyed everything about it. First of all, At Wolf Ranch had an amazing plot. It started with a heartbreaking event and only got better from there. Nothing was as it seemed. The mystery/suspense part was...

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The Cipher

This techno thriller is very close to the real world. Which just made it really creepy! Robert (Smiles) was a very good and convincing character. With a side cast of techno geeks this story will grip you until the end pages. These character...

5 Stars

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors was great. I really like this author. She has a certain way of describing bad situations in a way that makes you want to get the child offender. She also talks about the dangers that are out there for children. This was...

4 Stars

The Body Market - A Leine Basso Thriller, #3

I love The Body Market; the Leine Basso Thriller series is awesome. The adventure and twists in the story kept me on my toes as I read this book. It made me root for the characters in certain parts of the story. Tijuana is one of the major...

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