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A Murderer Among Us

Marilyn Levinson provides readers with a mature murder mystery that introduces a fabulous new sleuth. Jumping straight into the action I loved that we meet our heroine when she is overwhelmed and not particularly acting like herself. It giv...

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The Ways of Evil Men - Chief Inspector Mario Silva

A shocking case of genocide sends Chief Inspector Mario Silva of the Brazilian Federal Police and his team of detectives into the hinterlands to investigate the near eradication of the native Awana tribe. All but two of the small tribe were...

5 Stars

Throw in the Trowel - A Flower Shop Mystery, #15

Kate Collins irrepressible heroine, Abby Knight, is back in her latest offering, THROW IN THE TROWEL. Abby’s added Salvare to her name, having just returned from a romantic honeymoon with the man of her dreams. Things start off pretty norma...

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A Killing In Oil - A Bishop Bone Murder Mystery

Lawton is a small town located in Mississippi. This town is oil rich and thanks to development by a business hot shot known as Paul Crosby and his mother - Bonnie Mae, it has been developing into a profitable business for the town. Bishop B...

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Message in a Bauble - Big Honey Dog Mysteries Christmas Special Edition

When Honey, her canine friends and all their owners come together to help decorate the school hall for the upcoming Christmas Fair, they all lend a hand in helping out. While the owners are decorating, Honey finds a mysterious note hidden i...

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 Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

Otto Penzler has assembled sixty of his all-time favorite yuletide crime stories in this remarkable collection. You’ll find classic Victorian tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson and Thomas Hardy plus a wide selection of...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Mary Higgins Clark, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Paretsky, Ed McBain, Robert Bernard, Pat Frank
  • Review by: Bob Walch
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Vintage

Mortal Arts - A Lady Darby Mystery, #2

Lady Kiera Darby has been helping her sister with the first part of her pregnancy. Lady Darby had helped Sebastian Gage to solve a murder and now is trying to stay out of the eye of the public. She has neither seen nor heard from him since....

4 Stars

Death and the Girl He Loves - Darklight, #3

Death and the Girl He Loves is the last book in the Darklight Trilogy. And the books just keep getting better. This book is all about the inner struggle. There are no outside enemies and only friends matter. This book was comical and could...

4 Stars

Overexposed

Overexposed is a book I couldn't wait to read! I found out that the cover was made by the author! So surprised! Going into this book I wasn't sure what I was going to get. But I was surprised not only by the cover but by what lay within the...

5 Stars

Darkridge Hall

When new student Andy settles into his dorm in Darkridge Hall at Kransten Academy, he never thought that he would be facing odd things happening to him. While looking out his dorm window one night, he can’t believe his eyes. There looking u...

4 Stars
  • Author: Michael K. Rose
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Michael K. Rose

Poe

When twenty-three-year-old Dimitri Petrov is given a last-minute assignment to cover a séance at the well-known haunted Aspinwall Mansion, things aren’t looking too good for him. It’s Halloween and things aren’t going well for the poor guy....

3 Stars

The Thrill of the Haunt - A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery

EJ Copperman is back with the fifth installment of the popular “Haunted Guesthouse” series! Victorian guesthouse proprietor (or is it proprietress?) Allison Kerby wants to live a semi-normal life, but with resident ghosts Paul and Maxie nea...

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Cinderella Smith - The Super Secret Mystery

When third-grader Cinderella Smith is given a class project to write a report on an endangered species, she’s very excited. Her class takes a trip to the local zoo to see which animals may or may not be endangered. This helps the children d...

4 Stars

Tea and Witchery - Cassadaga Mysteries Book One

Marie Dees weaves a wonderfully entertaining cozy mystery with this wonderful. I have always been fascinated by Cassadaga and the descriptions and characters in this story have made it even more appealing to me and I think I’m going to have...

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The Washington Ultimatum

Angel Stone, a Rogue CIA agent, has killed thousands of people in the US by means of setting off dirty bombs. She threatens to continue this massacre unless the US pays her and her group of terrorists one billion dollars. So the FBI sets a...

5 Stars

Shadows on the Lane - The Willow Lane Mysteries

When twelve-year-old, detective wannabe, Jessie Hanson, witnesses a hit and run where a little girl is injured, Jessie feels compelled to help her detective father solve the case. When she learns the little girl is the younger sister of a b...

4 Stars

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

Emily Rhodes is newly widowed and distraught over the fact that her long-term live-in boyfriend never took the time to update his will. His home, their home, will be going to his ex-wife. Not only that, Emily needs to get a job pronto. She...

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A Private Duel with Agent Gunn - The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard

A Private Duel with Agent Gunn is set in London 1887. It’s a historical, adventure romance in the Gentlemen of Scotland Yard series. This is the third book in the three part series. It can be read as a standalone. Phineas Gunn is an agent f...

3 Stars
  • Author: Jillian Stone
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Suspense: Mystery, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Death, Taxes, and Green Tea Ice Cream - Death & Taxes Series, #6

What a fun read this was! After reading one of this author’s previous books, I was anxious to start this. Our leading lady, Tara Holloway is a former IRS Criminal Investigator for this organization and has been fired from her job. It seems...

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W is for Wasted - Kinsey Millhone Mystery

This mystery series has a lasting allure which persists through the various letters of the alphabet and this particular tale is no exception. Part of the fascination is due to the way this sleepy California town with its picturesque locatio...

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  • Author: Sue Grafton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam

Grave Images

Bernie and her family run a monument company called Alpine Monuments in which they supply burial tombstones to families. It’s hard enough making friends at the age of thirteen, but considering the line of business the family is in, it makes...

4 Stars

No Place Like Rome - A Lexi Carmichael Mystery

Travel and adventure go hand in hand in this Lexi Carmichael episode. Yes, the geeks are back and are making being a geek cool. International intrigue match up with a questionable love life when Lexi agrees to help Slash figure out who robb...

5 Stars

Silent Night - A Spenser Holiday Novel

While this maybe Mr. Parker’s last book (he passed in 2010), his agent and friend of 32 years, Ms. Helen Brann, aided in the completion of this Spenser holiday novel. With that stated, this book was excellent in keeping my attention. I coul...

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The Black Ace

Mr. Joyce has a way of drawing the reader into his novel. I like hockey and I love thrillers, so The Black Ace was intriguing from the beginning. Joyce’s grasp on the human psyche is tight and while hockey is a focal point, it goes past the...

4 Stars

Looking for La La - Crouch End Confidential, #1

Looking for LA LA by Ellie Campbell is a good chick lit romantic read. It took me a moment to understand the 'British Humor' but soon it came together for me and I found myself laughing out loud. Who would have thought that a postcard would...

4 Stars

Delia's Shadow

This book is one of the best I’ve read in a long time, a mixture of San Francisco history after the great quake and fire in 1906, along with a bit of the supernatural which introduces Delia’s Shadow. Delia ran away from San Francisco after...

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  • Author: Jaime Lee Moyer
  • Review by: Mary Lignor
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romantic Elements, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Tor Books

Mystery of the Fallen Treasure - Boxcar Children Mysteries

In this children’s story, we’re taken on another adventure with the Alden children in which, while on a trip to Oregon with their grandfather, they learn that their family dog, Watch, has what it takes to be a search and rescue dog. They be...

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Upon A Winter's Night

In this holiday Amish novel, we are told the story of how Lydia Brand is considered “different” because her dad’s distant cousins adopted her after her parents were killed in a buggy car accident many years ago. The community looks upon her...

5 Stars
  • Author: Karen Harper
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, Amish, Suspense: Mystery, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: MIRA

The Obsidian Pebble - Aretfact, #1

Mr. Jones created a wonderfully entertaining story that I think children of all ages will enjoy. His storyline was quite engrossing and I found myself rooting on Oz Chambers while he embarked on investigating his own family house. He firmly...

5 Stars

The Last Word - Spellman: Document, #6

The author of this book, Lisa Lutz, has come up with another funny, unique mystery tale starring the Spellman family. One of the things that set this mystery series apart from other mysteries is the zany Spellman family themselves. Each mem...

4 Stars

Dick Francis's Refusal

This intriguing mystery contains many of the elements that one has come to expect from this series, a definite link to horse-racing, an understated hero who is stubbornly resistant to coercion and an insidious problem that may have far-reac...

4 Stars
  • Author: Felix Francis
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam

The Cadence Caper - The Sarah McDougall Series

Sarah McDougall is back, as is Raven Deville. Sarah is lounging peacefully on the patio outside of the Ringling Art Museum looking out at the Gulf Coast when suddenly she receives a vision of an elderly woman being abducted. Shaken by what...

5 Stars

Tangled to Death

I cannot say enough good things about this book. I have always enjoyed her books, but this one shows a different approach and style to Griffith's writing. I hope you will enjoy Tangled In Death as much as I did. Katie Greer came to Schmitz...

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Murder on Spyglass Lane - The Sarah McDougall series

J. M. Griffin became one of my favorite authors when I read her Vinnie Esposito Series. I fell in love with her style of witty dialog and well rounded, bold characters that make you like them and want to know them better. The Sarah McDougal...

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The Beginning - Berlin Gothic Series, #1

The Beginning grabbed my attention when I was browsing Night Owl Reviews. I am sad to say that it fell so short that I really didn’t even want to complete a review for it. The cover and story blurb is what grabbed me. But after reading it y...

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Cold - An Alex Duggins Mystery, #1

This entertaining mystery evokes the charm of a small village in the Cotswolds yet cloaks it in the chilling aura that this author creates so well. The action nicely escalates yet is tempered by the vignettes that feature the four-footed co...

4 Stars

Dead Letter Office - Parish Mail 1

When sixteen-year-old Celia Macarty’s father is killed in Afghanistan while serving his country, her mom packs them up and moves them to New Orleans where her husband’s family lives. Celia doesn’t know this side of the family and is trying...

4 Stars

Strange Disappearance

A shop assistant vanishes—could her replacement be next? After the disappearance of Hattie Gynn from a shop at a local strip mall, Vanessa Ward is moved into Hattie’s job at Colettes, a chain store selling inexpensive jewelry. Vanessa is im...

4 Stars

Gone with the Win - Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries

Mary Dahiem has the start of a good cozy mystery tale with some funny jokes thrown in, but I had a major problem with it since this was the first time I read one of the books in this series. It was hard to follow due to the fact there are s...

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You Cannoli Die Once - #1

Former dancer Eve Angelotta is now head chef at her family's Northern Italian restaurant, Miracolo. Although the menu touts mouthwatering risotto alla milanese and veal saltimbocca, Maria Pia, who just so happens to be Eve's grandmother, st...

5 Stars

The Passion of the Purple Plumeria - A Pink Carnation Novel, #10

Colonel William Reid has retired back to England after a long career in India. He travels to Bath to visit with his youngest daughter, safely ensconced in a finishing school. To his shock and horror, his daughter is missing, along with a sc...

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  • Author: Lauren Willig
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: NAL

Yarn to Go - A Yarn Retreat Mystery

The first Yarn Retreat mystery was something of a treat for me to read. Though it started off very slowly I found myself thoroughly enjoyed this new cozy mystery. Casey had recently inherited her late aunts business Yarn2Go, and saying she...

3 Stars

Curse of the Scarab - Big Honey Dog Mysteries #1

In this story, we’re introduced to Olivia and her lovable Great Dane, Honey. When Olivia has to leave on a business trip, Honey has a petsitter stay with her in her house. Aside from having to deal with Olivia going away for business, Honey...

5 Stars

Unthinkable - Jane Candiotti and Kenny Marks Series

With all the shootings in today's society I didn't think that I would be able to read through this book. However I found myself reading as though I was watching the news. I felt for Jane and I can understand why she had to find the killer....

4 Stars

The Cuckoo's Calling

Sorry that this review will be short as this book was dull and tedious. I was very frustrated with the style of the writing. There is nothing to keep the reader entertained as there is no real action. It’s just all conversation. Robin in th...

3 Stars

Into That Forest

A remarkable story of friendship, heart and survival Into That Forest will take readers into a journey of life's greatest miracles. My introduction to Hannah, the heroine of the story. I found her sitting as an elderly woman of her seventie...

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The Eddy

THE EDDY is a supernatural mystery in real life theories. The author Eli Just is a former history teacher who studies physics. He writes about whether there may be alternate universes. He says that we no longer take for granted the world as...

4 Stars

The Butterfly Sister

The past has a tricky way of catching up to us. Ruby Rousseau knows this better than anyone. After dropping out of college her senior year due to having visions of dead authors and an affair that turned tragic, she has been running and hidi...

5 Stars

Once Upon a Midnight Noir - Midnight Louie and Delilah Street stories

Fans of the Midnight Louie series and Carole Nelson Douglas in general will enjoy ONCE UPON A MIDNIGHT NOIR, a trio of stories with – gasp – a Noir edge to them. Paranormal investigator Delilah Street and feline sleuth Midnight Louie team u...

4 Stars

The Secrets at the Chocolate Mansion - Maggie Brooklyn Mystery

Maggie Brooklyn and her twin brother, Finn, are so excited about having a new sweet shop in the neighborhood. When they go to the grand opening of Sonya’s Sweets, they can’t believe what they witness firsthand. Someone has broken the pictur...

4 Stars

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