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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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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
  • Author: H.Y. Hanna
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, Kids: Middle Grade, Suspense: Mystery, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: H.Y. Hanna

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
  • Author: Sofie Ryan
  • Review by: Rocco LoTempio
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Debut Title, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

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 / Fantasy
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Suspense: Mystery, 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

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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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: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * 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

To Catch a Creeper - Crouch End Confidential, #2

"To Catch a Creeper” by Ellie Campbell is a very interesting mystery that will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat and turning page after page till the end. I couldn't stop reading this one! This novel starts out with Cathy having...

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

Murder and Marinara - An Italian Kitchen Mystery, #1

In this first installment of a new series we meet Victoria Rienzi. Victoria, aka “Vick” is a mystery writer who wants to take a hiatus from mysteries to focus on writing a book about her family, a matter which entails her returning to her r...

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Words With Fiends - A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #3

Darla Pettistone and her cat, Hamlet, are back for the third installment of this charming cozy series, WORDS WITH FIENDS. Hamlet is feeling a bit “down in the dumps” after his previous encounter with a criminal, so much so that Darla hires...

4 Stars

The Cat, The Devil, and Lee Fontana - Lee Fontana, #1

This was a relatively difficult book for me to read, partly because of my familiarity with the Joe Grey mysteries, most of which I greatly enjoy. I found myself less than enthralled with Lee and it is difficult to be sympathetic because he...

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  • Authors: Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Pat J. J. Murphy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: William Morrow

Hunting Shadows - Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries, #16

The 16th novel in this long running series features one of the more puzzling mysteries that Scotland Yard Detective Ian Rutledge has been asked to solve. Two murders just weeks apart have the authorities in Cambridgeshire seeing assistance...

4 Stars

Worthy Brown's Daughter

This novel marks a departure from Philip Margolin’s normal modern courtroom dramas. The Portland, Oregon, author looks no farther than his own backyard for this period piece set in the 19th century in his home state. Based on a true story,...

4 Stars
  • Author: Phillip Margolin
  • Review by: Bob Walch
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Harper Alibeck

Harbour Falls - A Harbour Falls Mystery, #1

When Maddy Fitch, a best-selling author, decides to return to her hometown of Harbour Falls, Maine to do some research for her upcoming book, she never realizes what she’s going to get herself into. She’s curious to find out more informatio...

5 Stars

Season's Greetings - A Parish Mail Novella

Christmas is drawing near in New Orleans and Celia, Tilly, Luc, and Donovan are back for a delightful Christmas offering in Kira Snyder's wonderful Parish Mail Series. Luc and Celia found a pile of letters in the hollowed out mailbox in the...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kira Snyder
  • Review by: MerryNoelle
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words, Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Coliloquy, LLC

Hanging By A Hair - Bad Hair Day Mysteries, #11

The twists and turns will keep you guessing to the end and just about the time you think you have it all figured out she surprises you by steering you away with another clue. The author is always keeping you guessing as to where the story w...

5 Stars

Hitting the Sauce - Dining with Lucy McCool, #1

Lisa Shiroff shows readers a side of Atlantic City that they might not see anywhere else. The setting itself was almost like a lead character. Lucy was a kind and mature and I admired the loyalty and care she showed to those she cared for....

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The Silence of the Library - Cat in the Stacks Mystery, #5

That irrepressible librarian, Charlie Harris and his gentle giant of a Maine Coon Cat, Diesel are back in their fifth adventure. Pardon me if I say THE SILENCE OF THE LIBRARY is their best so far. The plot centers around a library exhibit c...

5 Stars

A Tale of Two Biddies - League of Literary Ladies, #2

Bea Cartwright and her friends, “the League of Literary Ladies” are back in another fun mystery. Business is booming at Put-In-Bay at the Bastille Day celebration. In honor of the holiday, the League is reading the Charles Dickens classic,...

4 Stars

How to Paint a Cat - Cats and Curios Mystery, #5

HOW TO PAINT A CAT is Rebecca M. Hale’s latest entry in her popular Cats and Curios Mystery series. This time out the nameless neice, aided by her two cats, Rupert and Isabella, are following Uncle Oscar’s clues trying to track down his hid...

4 Stars

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Vs. Dracula

When I saw that this story combined Dracula and Sherlock Holmes I thought that it was an interesting idea. To take two of literature's well known characters and put them in the same book. It seemed like it would be a hit to me. The setting...

5 Stars

The House on the Cliff

Psychotherapist Jessica Mayhew should know better than to get personally involved with her patients, but her personal life hasn’t been going well recently so Jessica crosses the line. Now, hopefully, she will live long enough to untangle th...

4 Stars

Crimes of Memory - A Detective Jackson Mystery, #2

If you’re looking for a book to cozy up to in the dark, this is one novel I heartily recommend. Ms. Sellers once again does an excellent job of creating such enticing chaos that readers will remember this novel for a long time to come. This...

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The Back Road

The setting is small village English countryside. THE BACK ROAD was a disturbing and quite shocking book, especially at the beginning. I had to keep reading. It doesn't take long, just a few pages, and you’re hooked, line and sinker. The au...

4 Stars

The Case of the Disappearing Corpse - A Chiana Ryan Mystery

Twelve year old Chiana Ryan wants to be a writer. She plans to enter a contest for writers in a kid’s magazine. She thanks her lucky stars when she hears that a dead body turns up in a pansy bed at the home of her former baby sitter, Patsy....

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The Case of the Missing Dinosaur Egg - A Chiana Ryan Mystery #1

This book is reminiscent of the days when I would read Nancy Drew and dream of one day being just like her. I enjoyed venturing to my childhood once more and found the same pleasure when I read The Case of the Missing Dinosaur Egg as when I...

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After I'm Gone

Bernadette “Bambi” Brewer takes the concept of “standing by your man” to new heights in this latest Laura Lippman novel. Bambi met Felix Brewer in her late teens and the couple was soon married. The mother of three daughters has stood by he...

5 Stars

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