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An Appointment With Murder - A Sarah Woods Mystery, #1

Jennifer L. Jennings delivers readers right into a murder mystery and they can’t help but go along with the heroine’s adventure. Sarah Woods is not your typical investigator which makes for a charming and interesting escapade. The main reas...

3 Stars

An Act of Deceit - A Sarah Woods Mystery, #2

Jennifer L. Jennings immerses her readers in to the life of a newbie sleuth with this second story in her mystery series. Sarah Woods is an interesting character but I honestly had a hard time feeling a connection with her. As I stated for...

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A Commonplace Killing

A Commonplace Killing by Sian Busby is a gritty, evocative, and addictive glimpse of life in London after the Second World War. The author writes with an eloquent beauty about the harsh realities of a time of displacement and post-war traum...

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North Sea Requiem

North Sea Requiem by A.D. Scott is a truly cozy murder mystery. It’s cozy in the sense that you can sink into the feeling of actually inhabiting the 1950s Highland village that the author describes. Each character is not only vividly painte...

4 Stars

Matchpoint - The Matchmaker Series, #2

Gladie is still helping her grandmother with her matchmaking business while looking for love for herself. She got a toothache one day and that is when everything changed for her. She was in the middle of a murder. She felt the need to try a...

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Battered to Death - Daphne Martin Cake Mysteries

Another fun read, the third, in the Daphne Martin Cake Mystery Series by Gayle Trent. I love cozies and look forward to any that I see. Daphne now has a steady boyfriend, a decorating (cake decorating, that is) business and is about to ente...

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Gotcha! - Sisterhood

I was sent a free print copy of "Gotcha" by Fern Michaels, published by Zebra Fiction in order to provide a review of the book. When I started reading this book, I was sure it would be one that I enjoyed. However, I was wrong. This story is...

3 Stars
  • Author: Fern Michaels
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Mystery, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

A Cruise to Die For - An Alix London Mystery, #2

Alix London is an Art Historian with a sharp eye at spotting forgeries. She agrees to go undercover on the yacht of a Greek Tycoon, Panos Papadakis, for FBI Special Agent Ted Ellesworth. Panos has long been on the FBI's watch list as a susp...

4 Stars

Winter at Death's Hotel

As a Sherlock Holmes fan, I’m always excited to see a new take on the genre, and this is the first one I’ve ever seen featuring Conan’s wife as the detective. The author did an outstanding job of recreating the time period and characters, u...

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The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen

As a Jane Austen fan (or fanatic), I’m always fascinated by the different views and literary paths people take regarding Jane. From retellings using the viewpoints of different characters, mysteries featuring Jane as the detective, and even...

5 Stars

End Me a Tenor - A Glee Club Mystery, #1

I found this to be a delightful addition to the Glee Club Mystery Series. We’re re-introduced to high school show choir coach Paige Marshall and she finds herself in yet another tight situation. You see, not only is she helping the school’s...

4 Stars
  • Author: Joelle Charbonneau
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Assaulted Pretzel - An Amish Mystery, #2

In book two of this series, we revisit Claire Weatherly and her friends in Heavenly, Pennsylvania. This time, the town is buzzing over the news that toy manufacturer Rob Karble is going to bring much needed revenue and jobs to their financi...

5 Stars
  • Author: Laura Bradford
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Amish, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Murder Takes Time - Friendship & Honor Series, Book 1

The bonds formed among friends during childhood are some of the strongest that exist. Promises are made and oaths taken that seem easy to keep. Nicky Fusco believed the oaths he had taken and the friendships he had formed would last forever...

3 Stars

Hollywood Strip

When I first read the synopsis for Hollywood Strip, I thought it would be fun and entertaining. I was right. It is a fun and entertaining novel. But it also had a few problems. While the story itself was light and cheerful, in places the st...

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Hearse and Buggy - An Amish Mystery, #1

I really loved reading this Amish mystery. In this story, we’re introduced to Claire Weatherly, a newly divorced woman who decides to go visit her aunt in Heavenly, Pennsylvania to get her life back on track. Once in this quaint town, Clair...

4 Stars
  • Author: Laura Bradford
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Amish, Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Inherit the Dead

This mystery is certainly worth reading but the concept is a bit difficult to understand as each chapter is written by a different, very talented crime writer. To this reader it was a bit of a mix-up as the writers all have their own style...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Lee Child, C. J. Box, Charlaine Harris, John Connolly, Mary Higgins Clark
  • Review by: Mary Lignor
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone

Beneath an Irish Sky

Jack Stewart, a successfully wealthy businessman, must face the fact that he has a twenty-year-old son named Luke that he has never met before. It’s so unbelievable to Jack that he seriously believes he’s not Luke’s father. Ironically, both...

5 Stars

Murder for Choir - A Glee Club Mystery, #1

I thought this was a fun mystery that the author wrote. We’re told the story of how a struggling opera singer named Paige Marshall has deciding on accepting a job at Prospect Glen High School as a singing coach to pay the bills. As she’s he...

5 Stars
  • Author: Joelle Charbonneau
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Dancing with Paris

As both a fan of Parisian and time travel novels I absolutely adored Dancing with Paris. It’s gloriously written and a beauty of a romance. Marriage therapist Claudia Davis has her life planed out. What Claudia hadn't thought of was meeting...

4 Stars

Cat in an Alien X-Ray - Midnight Louie Mysteries

That fabulous feline detective, Midnight Louie, and his crew of felines and humans are back and better than ever in his twenty-fifth adventure. Science-fiction is the underlying theme, as an Area 51 attraction on the Strip attracts the usua...

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The Doll - Vanessa Michael Munroe

I've always been a big fan of the action adventure genre and I was really looking forward to reading this novel. Please let me assure you that it in no way whatsoever disappointed me. The Doll is an explosive, action packed, roller coaster...

5 Stars

Relatively Dead

What a cute little paranormal mystery Ms. Connolly wrote. In this book, we are introduced to Abby Kimball who has just moved to New England with her boyfriend. Obviously the relationship she has with him is nowhere close to what she’d like...

4 Stars

The Sound and the Furry - Chet and Bernie Mysteries

This new book in the Chet and Bernie mystery series, takes place mostly in Louisiana where the two of them are on a case. If any of the readers have never read any of this series it’s fair to let them know that ‘Chet’ is a Great Dane who is...

4 Stars

Lucky Bastard - Lucky O'Toole Las Vegas Adventures

It’s a very rare thing for me to find a series that has me so enthralled. From the very start of the book, I was, to put it mildly, hooked. Lucky Bastard is the fourth book in the Lucky O’Toole series by author Deborah Coonts, and it is out...

5 Stars

Buyer, Beware - Style & Error Mystery Series

Samantha Kidd, a self-proclaimed fashionista, has just pulled off her first heist with the help of her old school friend Eddie. The prize, a small wooden statue from the Philadelphia Museum of Art on loan to the Institute of Fashion and Des...

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Midnight at Marble Arch - Thomas Pitt, Book 28

In her latest suspense novel Anne Perry deals with a murder and rape in a troubling case that Special Branch head Thomas Pitt and his former boss, Lord Victor Narraway, take quite personally. Hard on the sexual assault and apparent suicide...

4 Stars

Lessons in Love - A Cambridge Fellows Mysteries, Book 1

This intriguing m/m mystery introduces a charismatic pair of men who exemplify the blossoming of a beautiful relationship that has to be nurtured and operates under the difficulty of being a forbidden undertaking. There are interesting glim...

4 Stars

The Monet Murders - Murders By Design

Deva Dunne of Deva Dunne Interiors, who has a thing for Monet’s arrives at the Alexander mansion thinking she is alone. The cook and the majordomo are off duty and away from the Estate. She turns on the light to find “Sunset at Royan”, a Mo...

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Dirty Trouble - The Vinnie Esposito Series, #2

Vinnie Esposito is driving Interstate 95 at 6am when suddenly someone hits the rear of her car causing her to leave the road and head down a knoll toward an embankment. The car comes to a rest hanging precariously on a bridge. Vinnie grabs...

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Cold Moon Dead - The Vinnie Esposito Series, #4

Mobsters, carjacking, shootings, intruders and threatening calls continue to bring excitement to Vinnie’s life, excitement that Vinnie would really like to do without. Vinnie, through no fault of her own, is drawn into danger and must find...

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Fifth Grave Past the Light - Charley Davidson, #5

I was over the moon when I received Fifth Grave Past the Light for review. I look forward to every sojourn into Charley’s world, knowing I will be thoroughly entertained. I adore Charley, Reyes, Cookie, and the gang and they are in top form...

5 Stars

South by Southeast - A Tennyson Hardwick Novel

South by Southeast is penned by the gifted collaborations of Blair Underwood, Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes bringing forth another award winning installment of the Tennyson series. South by Southeast is a tightly woven narrative that inc...

5 Stars

Skating on the Edge - Rebecca Robbins Mysteries

When it comes to Skating on the Edge, a more screwball comedy of sleuthing I have yet to see. A lighthearted murder mystery from start to finish it is the third book in this highly entertaining series. Ms. Charbonneau does an excellent job...

4 Stars

The Corpse Reader

What an astounding experience! The Corpse Reader is a smooth journey from start to finish. This story transcends the meaning of historical novel. The plot is well-developed, and the characters are well written making this book a delight to...

5 Stars

Baskerville - The Mysterious Tale of Sherlock's Return

There are three things that made me want to review this book: 1. My love of historical fiction. 2. The fact that I have collaborated with another writer of some renown, albeit on a book and not a short story. And 3: Sherlock Holmes. I am al...

5 Stars

Three Lives of Tomomi Ishikawa

“Three Lives of Tomomi Ishikawa” one of those “did she or didn’t she” novels which leaves the reader wondering if what supposedly transpired in the story actually did so. In the latter third of this novel, one of the characters, Beatrice, v...

4 Stars

Emerald Isle - A Stacy Justice Mystery, #4

Stacy is awakened by her grandmother on her 29th birthday to find that she is actually considered to be 30 by the ancient druid practice that a person is the age of 1 the day they are born. The 30th birthday has a special meaning to women b...

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The Cozy Chicks Kitchen

I loved this cookbook and immediately tried three recipes contributed by author Kate Collins: Baked Crispy Potatoes, Easy Crispy Potatoes and Incredible Chicken. I tried an additional one by Lorraine Bartlett which was called Peanut Butter...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Cozy Chicks, Leann Sweeney, Ellery Adams, Maggie Sefton, Lorraine Bartlett, Kate Collins, Heather Webber, Deb Baker
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Cozy Chicks LLC

(dis)Comfort Food

Arkansas Democratic Gazette ... "15 men found dead from unknown causes were found at Mount Martha resort where the Gentlemen of the World LLC was holding the meeting. Police also found 20 young teenage girls were also found on the scene. No...

4 Stars

His Majesty's Hope - A Maggie Hope Mystery

Maggie Hope has already proven herself with assignments in war-torn England and now the young spy is given an assignment that will take her into the heart of the Third Reich. More to the point, Maggie will finally meet the woman who deserte...

4 Stars

Daddy's Gone A Hunting

Mary Higgins Clark has another winner in her book, “Daddy’s Gone A Hunting”. I absolutely could not put this book down. I read until my eyes glazed over and then I read some more. What a thriller! The story is about two sisters and their fa...

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The Nun and the Narc

Catherine Castle takes readers on an adventuresome journey with this inspirational mystery. Sister Margaret Mary is feisty and loyal and absolutely loveable. Her kind heart gets her in to trouble but her keen mind helps her out of some stic...

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Complex 90 - Mike Hammer

Having read many of the previous Mickey Spillane books, this one was a joy to read. The collaboration pictured in Complex 90 of the original Spillane and Max Allan Collins, author of many fascinating historical thrillers was perfect. The bo...

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You Cannoli Die Once - #1

This laugh out loud tale combines a murder mystery with an entertaining picture of an Italian restaurant and its larger-than-life staff. The gradual unfolding of clues combined with the delicious glimpses of the flamboyant characters that s...

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  • Author: Shelley Costa
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Cemetery Lake

Mr. Cleave makes burying the dead an unforgettable experience from beginning to end! Morbid at times, creepy and sinister too, Cemetery Lake is a tightly-wound, realistic story with a fantastic plot all the way to the end. Graveyards may se...

5 Stars

Pierced

I began reading this book several times but the book continously failed to hold my attention. The book seemed to move at a snail's pace and I found it hard to relate to the characters.

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Death and the Courtesan

This was a different and interesting take on the normal Regency romance in that it is told from the viewpoint of a courtesan instead of one of the Society misses or gentlemen. The main character is unrepentantly delightful in her enjoyment...

4 Stars

For Love of Livvy - The Vinnie Esposito Series, #1

Ms. Griffin's first in the Vinnie Esposito series is a lively, fast moving story with an arrange of characters that bring the story to life. You will not regret the time spent enjoying this and each of the books in this series. Be sure to h...

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Death, Taxes, and Hot Pink Leg Warmers - Death & Taxes Series, #5

After reading this book, you’ll be begging for the next one to come out now! This is a great book to read any time; however, be prepared for periodic unpredictable, uncontrollable laughing fits. Wonderful scenarios abound when it comes to T...

4 Stars

Bled & Breakfast - An Immortality Bites Mystery, #2

Sarah Dearly fans will be happy to see their favorite vampire sleuth back in a thoroughly engaging new mystery. Newly married, Sarah and her vampire hubby Thierry set off on a trip to Salem, Massachusetts, where three vampires have gone mis...

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