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The Hidden Child

I have just finished reading “The Hidden Child” by Camilla Läckberg. It is a story about a crime writer and her policeman husband who are trading child-care responsibilities for their one-year-old daughter for a while. Erika Falck and her h...

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  • Author: Camilla Lackberg
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • Publisher: Pegasus

The Bluest Blood - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

CK Mackenzie and Amanda Pepper have been invited to the society Gala being hosted by Edward "Neddy" and Theodora "Tea" Roederer. This adventurous couple has spent their lives traveling and endorsing the arts. Neddy especially loved indulgin...

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Nearly Gone

I have to say that I loved the names of the characters in Nearly Gone. They were new and tied into the title. I loved that there wasn't an insta-love. This book is a rare read and I will definitely be grabbing an extra copy soon. Nearly Gon...

5 Stars

The Best Laid Plans

Jesse Schroeder is recently divorced and has returned to her hometown of Riverport to put her life back together. She hopes to revive her writing career, but is finding life in a small home town like living in a fishbowl after the animosity...

4 Stars

A Shot of Red

Mia is in Haiti working on humanitarian efforts after a hurricane. There is a deadly flu pandemic in full swing and she is hoping to get the children vaccinated. Her family owns a pharmaceutical company that produces the vaccine. With her m...

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Sweet Treason

I have read Gail's novels in the past and really enjoyed them. This one was just OK. The story got off to a slow start and it was only as I got to nearly the half-way point that things really got moving. The story had a lot of potential and...

3 Stars

Dumpster Dying - Golf in rural Florida is hazardous -- gators on the fairway and bodies in the trash

Gators are not the only deadly thing in Southern Florida. Emily Rhode's life has all but fallen apart. With the death of her life partner, Fred, she is in danger of loosing her home and has had to return to the work force. Bar tending at th...

5 Stars

The Fame Thief - Junior Bender #3

“Four murders, I thought, four murders on one night. Three of them throat-cuttings. All of them because Irwin Dressler had decided to look into the destruction of the career of an as-yet- minor actress sixty years earlier.” Junior Bender is...

5 Stars

Grilled, Chilled and Killed - Volume 2

This is a fast moving story that is full of bold characters and a plot filled with danger. Readers are in for characters with a desire for revenge and suspense scenes that will hold their interest from beginning to end. Emily Rhodes is an o...

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The Mummer's Curse - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

The Mummers are having their annual New Year's Day parade on a freezing, blustery morning and Amanda Pepper is out to see it with her six-year-old niece. Hoping to get more insight into the group for an article she is writing about the Mumm...

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The Boxed Angel

This book is the perfect combination for the suspense lover and the historical mystery fan. The adventure begins on a tragic evening in 1776. Three young men are out late in a Philadelphia neighborhood with stealing on their minds. One of t...

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Brotherhood of Fear - A Willi Kraus Novel

Brotherhood of Fear is the third historical by this author featuring Willi Kraus, who is Germany’s most famous homicide detective. In this mystery it is the year 1933 and Willi has run to Paris to avoid being prosecuted as a Jew in Nazi Ger...

4 Stars

Treasure from the Past - Big Honey Dog Mysteries Easter Special Edition

When Honey the Great Dane and her canine friends go on an Easter picnic with their owners, they never think that they might all be involved in an Easter mystery. Not too far away from all the fun and Easter festivities, Honey and her crew s...

5 Stars

The Whole Cat and Caboodle - Second Chance Cat Mystery, #1

Sarah Grayson has returned to her hometown of North Harbor, Maine and opened a second hand shop. In the process she acquires Elvis, a large black cat who she feels deserves a second chance. She also acquires a mystery when she notices an el...

4 Stars

Darkwalker - A Nicolas Lenoir Novel, #1

I don’t read a lot of fantasy anymore. They all started to sound alike; a quest with a band of misfits trying to save the world, etc. Now I look for the unusual, the unique. That is what grabs my attention and piques my curiosity. So when I...

4 Stars
  • Author: E.L. Tettensor
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: + Debut Title, Fantasy & Magic, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Paranormal / Supernatural
  • Publisher: ROC

The Arnifour Affair - A Colin Pendragon Mystery

The last time I picked this book up I gave up on page ten. There was potential there but the dialogue fizzled. I went back to this book numerous times because the premise looked so good, but I never made it past chapter 3. For me this is a...

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All's Well That Ends - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

Mandy had come to support her friend Sasha as she attended her ex-stepmother's funeral. Phoebe Ennis and Sasha had managed to remain close over the years after Sasha's father and Phoebe divorced. Sasha is convinced that Phoebe had not died...

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Till the End of Tom - An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #12

Amanda Pepper was making her great escape from Head Master Havermeyer's annual assembly address when she stumbled upon the body of a man lying at the bottom of the school's marble staircase. When the police and ambulance arrive, it seems th...

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In the Dead of Summer - An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #6

Although it is possible to read this story as a standalone, I feel that you would be better served reading the series starting from the beginning to learn how it all started and how the characters' relationships have developed over the cour...

4 Stars

Far Gone

This thrilling tale is one that shouldn’t be started unless you have time to devote to reading the entire book because you will be reluctant to put it down. The action starts immediately and tension continues building even as one gets a gli...

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The Heart Teaches Best

M.J. Schiller gives readers a fresh, young, romantic suspense with this murder mystery. Cooper Sullivan is a captivating hero, his dedication to his job is admirable and his attraction to Laney and the resulting emotions it provokes are ent...

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Live to See Tomorrow - Catherine Ling #3

This is the second installment of Iris Johansen's 'Catherine Ling' series. This is an action-packed story with a bit of the paranormal thrown in. This story was a edge of your seat page-turner. I loved Catherine Ling when she was first intr...

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Long Knives

This is a legal thriller. There are twists, turns, murder and innocent victims that are thought to be the killer. I really liked the treasure maps, and the thrilling whodunit. I did not like that there was such a big cliffhanger, especially...

3 Stars

Chasing Amanda

I will be totally honest here, Chasing Amanda is not usually the kind of novel I would choose to read. I normally read more of the romance genre, or the paranormal genre. With that said, this novel most assuredly struck a chord with me. I c...

4 Stars

Death Comes to the Village - A Kurland St. Mary Mystery

When Major Robert Kurland glimpses a shadowy figure from his bedroom window struggling with a heavy load, he enlists the help of his childhood friend, Miss Lucy Harrington, who is more than happy to aid in his investigation. However, soon t...

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Beyond Belief - Emily Castles Mysteries, #4

When psychic Perspicacious Peg predicts the drowning of magician Edmund Zenon at the Belief and Beyond conference, those behind the conference hire Emily Castles to work as their ‘future crimes investigator’. Edmund Zenon’s offer of fifty t...

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A Broken Promise

As a long standing fan of historical romance, I had little doubt in my mind that I’d love this book. I have to admit, this novel had me hooked from the first few pages on. The characters were brave and inspiring, and always intrepid. The st...

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Secure Target - Elite Operators, Book 1

Secure Target is a book of romance and suspense. Readers get a combo of great characters and an interesting settings as they are taken on a man hunt for a killer. The action is fast paced and the romance is hot. This is an exciting read fro...

4 Stars

Saving Casey

I wanted to read Saving Casey from the moment I saw book trailer a few months ago. I thought it will be a great story and I was not wrong. But the plot was not at all what I expected. What I expected was that after Cass Goldman wakes in Cas...

5 Stars

An Affair of Vengeance - Affair, #1

The first few sentences of “An Affair of Vengeance” by Jamie Michele were so intriguing that I just had to keep reading. At first I wasn’t sure who the bad guy was and I was afraid that Evangeline would get trapped with the wrong man. Olive...

4 Stars

Watching Over You

After losing her husband and unborn child, Charley sells their home and sets out to start her life over. She finds a nice flat to rent and meets Ella, who at first seems like she will be a good new friend. Soon we realize that Ella has some...

4 Stars

The Ayes Have It - A Jessie Schroeder Mystery

Jesse returns from a holiday to find that Arnold Richard Peters is picketing the library. He is protesting that the library is allowing access to books that should be banned for content. One of these books is Jesse's own The Sunburnt Ghost....

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A Hole in Juan - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

Juan Angel Reyes is the new chemistry teacher at Philly Prep High School, the same private school Amanda Pepper teaches English at. JAR, as the students referred to him, was not a popular teacher. The feeling was mutual. Reyes signed on to...

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Helen Hath No Fury - An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #10

Once again, English teacher, Amanda Pepper is pulled into her students’ lives when one comes to her with a secret that she is afraid her parents will disown her over. Not to mention worries over the suicide of a fellow book club member that...

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Claire and Present Danger - An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #11

Amanda Pepper and C K Mackenzie have cleared the air on their views on marriage and are engaged. Now Mandy's sister and mother are pulling out all the stops planning their wedding. The new term at Philly Prep is in session and with Mandy's...

4 Stars

I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia - An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #3

Amanda, an English teacher at a local prep school, is thrilled when two of her students actually come to speak with her about the Bard's Taming of the Shrew and his portrayal of women's place in society. She is excited that they had actuall...

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Blur - Blur Trilogy, #1

I see dead people........ Most people live with no connection to the other side. But Daniel isn't so lucky. He finds himself delving into the death of a girl he didn't even know very well. And as time goes on her death seems more and more l...

5 Stars
  • Author: Steven James
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Mystery, Paranormal / Supernatural, Suspense, Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Mission Impastable - Dinner is Served, #1

Gina Smithson and Alli Wesson are trying to establish their personal chef service, Dinner Is Served. Gina is continuing with her job as a dietician at the local hospital but will be glad when the business takes off. At that point she can te...

5 Stars

Caught Dead in Philadelphia - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

Amanda "Mandy" Pepper is a seasoned high school teacher who has her morning routine disrupted when Liza Nichols, an actress and part-time teacher at the school, comes calling at her home. She comes ranting and raving yet making no sense to...

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Philly Stakes - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

Amanda "Mandy" Pepper and her new love interest from Caught Dead In Philadelphia, Detective C. K. Mackenzie have returned for a second helping in Gillian Roberts Amanda Pepper Mystery series. Ms. Pepper, a teacher at a private prep school i...

4 Stars

With Friends Like These... - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

In book four of the Amanda Pepper series we get to know Bea, Mandy's mom a bit more, but not for a good reason. Mandy agrees to accompany her mother to a birthday dinner for soap opera star Lyle Zacharias. He is a man once related by marria...

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation - An Amanda Pepper Mystery

Sasha has a showing in Atlantic City and has invited Philly Prep English teacher Amanda Pepper to come with her for a short vacation. With only two weeks before Amanda has to start teaching her summer school class and no funds to go away sh...

4 Stars

Exposure - A Virals Novel, #4

I was so happy to be able to review Exposure. With the ending of book three, Code, I was dying to read the next one. I am a huge fan of Reichs and have enjoyed everything she has written. I am very pleased to announce that book four of the...

5 Stars

Vile - The Faces of Evil Series: Book 8

Another winner for author Debra Webb. In "Vile" we start with a little girl left in front of a flower shop by herself. When the clerk goes to ask her about her mother she notices a note telling them to take her to Deputy Chief Jess Harris....

5 Stars

The Ghoul Next Door - A Ghost Hunter Mystery, #8

Psychic MJ Holliday’s hoping for some R&R when she and her crew return to Boston for a well-deserved hiatus from their tv show, Ghoul Getters- but fate has other ideas. Fate in the form of MJ’s ex, Dr. Steven Sable, who’s come to her for he...

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Critical Mass - V.I. Warshawski Novel

I loved the fact that the V.I. Warshawski movie with Kathleen Turner was based on this series. I never knew that and I felt like I was visiting old friends as I read through this book. The action was great, and I loved V.I. I enjoyed the ti...

4 Stars

Between the Sheets - A Heroes for Hire Novel

Genie Davis and Linda Marr present a well plotted romantic suspense in a beautiful location. This was a solid suspense story with intriguing characters and a fast pace. Because it wasn't a whodunnit mystery I felt that I was able to keep my...

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The Chase - Fox and O'Hare

I wasn’t sure what to expect with this book but as I love Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series I was willing to give this new series a chance. Also, as this is the second book in the series, I wasn’t sure if I would be able to follow and...

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  • Authors: Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Contemporary
  • Publisher: Bantam

The Vintage Club

Is it possible that wine could be the very elixir of life? Quite possibly, yes, if it were made from a specific variety of grapes that are believed to date back to the time of Christ and The Last Supper. Or at least that’s what the elite gr...

5 Stars

Morgan's Hunter - Book One In The Bodyguards Of L.A. County Series

This romantic suspense novel provides an exciting tale and introduces a security agency populated by intriguing warriors. The complicated emotional wounds that the hero of this story bears makes him a somewhat difficult person to sympathize...

4 Stars

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