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The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds - An Isabel Dalhousie Novel, #9

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds is the ninth novel in Alexander McCall Smith's Sunday Philosophy Club series. The strength of this series is the charm of the author’s writing and his ability to create compelling characters. Isabel Dalhousie i...

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Risky Business

I enjoyed reading this action novel; however a lot of characters are involved in various activities which make you lose track of roles. If you can keep them all separated you will enjoy the overall story. Charlie Hunter, a former British po...

4 Stars

Cold Days - A Novel of the Dresden Files

Harry Dresden has made a reputation as an unconventional wizard. Why should being the Winter Knight be any different? This wonderfully dense paranormal read is full of action and the requisite good versus evil struggle but has so many delig...

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  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Suspense: Mystery, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Groomed for Murder - Going to the Dogs, #2

I really enjoyed this second book in the Going to the Dogs series. Ms. Dawson has done a great job developing her characters to be everyday people that her readers can easily relate to while wrapping an interesting storyline around them to...

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Cat Bearing Gifts - Joe Grey Mysteries

This mystery series is always fascinating to me because the cats have become adept at using so much of modern technology, including cellphones. I pity the poor unsuspecting humans who fail to understand the sources of the clues that they ar...

4 Stars
  • Author: Shirley Rousseau Murphy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: William Morrow

Death, Taxes, and Peach Sangria - Death & Taxes Series, #4

Wow! What other words can describe when a book takes command and drags the reader into a vortex called the ravages of life as IRS Special Agent in Criminal Investigations, Tara Holloway? Don’t pick up this book expecting to kill time prior...

5 Stars

Cunja

The ghosts of New Orleans history are alive and well in this truly scary and beautifully inspired novel. The story begins by drawing readers into the midst of a horrific murder, and rarely slows for more than a scene. The characters are eas...

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Now You See It - Inner Edge Series, #1

Cait Donnelly’s new Inner Edge series starts off with a bang. Now You See It combines two differently paranormal talented individuals and lets the sparks fly. Gemma is a strong, likeable heroine and well matched with the equally strong, mys...

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  • Author: Cait Donnelly
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Carina Press

Falling to Pieces - A Shipshewana Amish Mystery, #1

In this first book of a 3 book series. Author Vannetta Chapman brings a somewhat fresh spin to the ever popular Amish fiction genre. She takes components people love in Amish books, faith that will leave the reader wondering right till the...

4 Stars

Going to the Bad - Lilly Hawkins Mysteries

Going To The Bad is a great whodunit with an entertaining cast of characters. Lilly is the ultimate hard-nosed detective constantly placing herself in harms way in order to solve the crime. If you can put aside the self-preservation choices...

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An Affair to Dismember - The Matchmaker Series, #1

I completely fell in love with this book. It absolutely sucked me into it from the very first page. I became so interested how the female characters meshed together and how the male characters acted around each other. All of the interaction...

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Merciless - Mercy Gunderson

Mercy is back! That is Mercy Gunderson and this time she’s joined the FBI. That doesn’t mean that she’s left behind any of the feistiness or opinions that have her fans loving her but that she’s taken it to an organization that doesn’t exac...

5 Stars

Opal Fire - A Stacy Justice Mystery, #1

Stacy Justice has recently moved back to Amethyst, Illinois, a town which has been likened to the Twilight Zone. Common places were the Black Opal, Muddy Water Coffee Shop and the Down and Dirty. She’s a reporter who’s looking f...

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Opal Fire - A Stacy Justice Mystery, #1

I'm not a big fan of *cozy* mysteries. They're not my first choice when looking for something to read. Having said that I will admit Murder She Wrote was a favorite of mine, and OPAL FIRE reminds me of the best part of that series. I do enj...

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Gilded - The St. Croix Chronicles

Cherry St. Croix, daughter of the mad alchemist in steampunk London, is back with a vengeance. For readers already familiar with Cherry, her exploits in this novel will bring a smile and a laugh. It will also bring a few moments of heartbre...

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  • Author: Karina Cooper
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Suspense: Mystery, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Corktown - Abby Kane Novel

Corktown is a mystery novel that takes all different twists and turns in investigating the serial murders. It introduces the reader to good investigative skills and is infused with a mix of action, drama, mystery and both corporate and poli...

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Lucky Stuff - Jane Wheel Mysteries

Sharon Fiffer's mystery series has been a favorite read of mine since the early in the series and is now a must read every time a new book comes out. The characters are now a known treat, but still grow and change with each book, while stil...

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Illegally Iced - Donut Shop Mysteries, #9

Ms. Beck has penned another great novel in her Donut Shop Mystery series. This is the eighth book in this deliciously entertaining series and I just can’t get enough of her writing. Her latest book kept me sitting on the edge of my seat the...

5 Stars

The Curious Steambox Affair

The Curious Steambox Affair consists of a nice mix of drama and suspense which leads to murders and Mr. Purefoy being framed for murder. The novel is about a physician’s assistant’s (Alistair Purefoy) experiences during his posting in Edinb...

4 Stars

One Hospital Nightmare

When I was reading the summary of "One Hospital Nightmare", I was immediately drawn in and had to read it. I wanted to like it. I liked the plot, the aspect of some time travel, history and my favorite, Native Americans. I am sad to say tha...

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Trickster's Point

This is the latest book in a series and I love being able to continue a story with a set of characters. I enjoyed the characters. Throughout the series, I keep learning new things about each one. They are well developed and sometimes give t...

4 Stars

Eleven Pipers Piping - A Father Christmas Mystery

Canadian author C.C. Benison returns to the idyllic village of Thornford Regis where local vicar Tom Christmas again assists the authorities investigating a murder. Although he isn’t a big fan of haggis, Father Tom has been invited to atten...

4 Stars

Murder Most Austen - Elizabeth Parker Mysteries

I consider myself a Janeite (fan of Jane Austen) and dream of someday visiting Bath to see all the places I've read about. Plus, throw in a love of murder mysteries, and "Murder Most Austen" becomes a dream book. Tracy Kiely has penned a fu...

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Cat in a White Tie and Tails - Midnight Louie Mysteries

“Cat In a White Tie and Tails” by Carole Nelson Douglas is another of her fun noir mysteries featuring the intrepid Midnight Louie and his associates. I always enjoy the repartee between the furry denizens who conduct their own investigatio...

4 Stars
  • Author: Carole Nelson Douglas
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Forge Books

Frame Up

This is a great book to read for a relaxing weekend. By this I’m saying it’s a wonderful book to take camping, bathing, waiting in lines, flying, or any place from where you want to escape, even if it’s just for a few hours. Rest assured yo...

4 Stars

The Army of Doctor Moreau - Sherlock Holmes

Fans of Sherlock Holmes are always glad to see a new entry into the Holmes canon, but only when it's well-done. Guy Adams' "The Army of Dr Moreau" is a welcome addition, being well-written, action-packed and a great combination featuring no...

5 Stars

Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark

Not many books can make me totally speechless, but Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark managed that quite effectively. The story starts fast and never once takes a break. There are so many twists and turns, it is sometimes difficult to keep...

5 Stars

The Houdini Specter - Harry Houdini Mysteries, #3

The Houdini Specter by Daniel Stashower absolutely transports with vibrant historical details and dialogue that enhances the sense of the era. Stashower was able to create an atmosphere of tension and brought turn of the century New York pa...

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Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet - Charley Davidson, #4

What an amazing follow-up to Third Grave! Darynda Jones is brilliant at writing smart, sexy, and sassy books that you cannot put down. Charley, for the first time, isn’t dealing well with everything that has happened. Her vulnerability made...

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Death on Telegraph Hill - Sarah Woolson Mysteries

Shirley Tallman’s Death on Telegraph Hill is an opportunity to once again (after four previous stories) spend time with the brilliant and unstoppable Sarah Woolson. As a female attorney in Victorian-era San Francicso, Sarah undermines male...

4 Stars

The Twenty-Year Death - Hard Case Crime

This novel is written in the form of three separate novels taking place in three different time periods (1931, 1941 and 1951). It’s certainly a change from the mystery novels written in the not too distant past. The story in each decade men...

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The Wurst Is Yet to Come - Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries

I’ve been to a B&B (Bed and Breakfast), but it wasn’t as interesting as this book. This is an established series centering on Judith McMonigle Flynn, a B&B owner, who is like Jessica Fletcher when it comes to murder finding her, even when s...

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Silent in the Sanctuary - A Lady Julia Mystery, #2

We join Lady Julia Grey in Italy where she joined her two brothers after the events in Silent in the Grave. Several months have passed without any word from Nicholas Brisbane. Julia is content but bored with life in Italy. Her brother, Lysa...

5 Stars
  • Author: Deanna Raybourn
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: MIRA

Dead Mann Running - A Hessius Mann Novel, #2

I was hesitant the first time I picked up Stefan Petrucha's first Hessius Mann book, but I'm now a total fan, so I was really excited to see a sequel, "Dead Mann Running". The author has put a new twist on the zombie genre with his zombies...

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  • Author: Stefan Petrucha
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

The Honey Witch - A Tale of Shadows and Forest Witchery

The secluded backwoods of beautiful Tennessee is the perfect setting for this mesmerizing contemporary gothic tale. There is a chilling sense of foreboding that permeates the sheer essence of this story. It is easy to become beguiled by the...

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Iced Chiffon - A Consignment Shop Mystery, #1

Sweet mercy what a glamorous murder mystery...southern style! I haven't read a cozy mystery quite this fun and entertaining in a long time. Hands down Duffy Brown knows how to write murder with a sense of humor. Savannah, Georgia is a hot b...

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  • Author: Duffy Brown
  • Review by: Talina
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Louisiana Longshot - Miss Fortune Mystery #1

I am a HUGE fan of Jana DeLeon with her humorous novels about small towns with big Southern drama. She has hit another novel bullseye with Louisiana Longshot . Along beside Fortune, readers will get sucked into the murder mystery of the mos...

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Clean - A Mindspace Investigations Novel, #1

This is an excellent start on a series. Mr. Hughes is playing on words, actions, and philosophies as character after character parades by testing the reader’s knowledge on meanings within meanings. It seems crazy, and that’s because it is....

4 Stars
  • Author: Alex Hughes
  • Review by: Kittybooboo13
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Palm Trees in the Pyrenees - Death in the Pyrenees, #1

The main character in this story is a complex woman. Her parents are embarrassed by her career choice. Her mother, in particular, seems to take uncommon delight in belittling Danielle. Until the death of the universally disliked English man...

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A Dangerous Harbor - Pilgrim's Progress, #1

This is an engaging, well-written mystery with characters that took up residence in my imagination; moving in with all their baggage and quirks. I found them incredibly difficult to dislodge even several days after I had finished reading th...

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Murder for Hire The Peruvian Pigeon

Murder for Hire: The Peruvian Pigeon is a fun, entertaining read that has many things going for it: two funny girl sleuths, a memorable cast of characters, and a great mystery to solve. Ms. Fredsti has set the bar for fans who love old time...

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Powdered Peril - Donut Shop Mysteries

This is Ms. Beck’s eighth cozy mystery novel and I just can’t get enough of this delicious donut series. I’ve read the entire series to date and the books just keep getting more enjoyable. The characters feel like family and it’s so easy to...

5 Stars

Judgment Call - A Brady Novel of Suspense

JA Jance’s flair for murder and mayhem continues to flourish when it comes to the Joanna Brady series. This series is like peeling an onion: so many layers to delve into, some sweet, some not so, but all are complicated. There are a lot of...

4 Stars

Silent on the Moor - A Lady Julia Mystery, #3

I can sum this book up in one word, sublime! From the moment it arrived in my mailbox on Friday at roughly 4pm to turning the last page less than forty-eight hours later, I was in heaven. Run to the bookstore right now and get the first two...

5 Stars
  • Author: Deanna Raybourn
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: MIRA

Never Say Pie - A Pie Shop Mystery, #2

Blurb: It’s summertime in Crystal Cove, California, and sales are brisk at the outdoor Food Fair. There’s fresh bread, artisan cheese, gourmet cupcakes, plus Hanna’s delicious pies. When despised local food critic Heath Barr is found stabbe...

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Getting Dumped Part 2 - A Schultz Sisters Mystery

I never thought I would be a champion for a book where the heroine cheerfully works at the city landfill but add a pink hardhat and three eligible bachelors to the mix and I was sold from the first page of Getting Dumped Part 1. I favorably...

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Dead Calm - A Dylan Scott Mystery, #4

The setting for this mystery was marvelous. I had no trouble picturing the stupendous cruise ship meandering along the coast of Denmark. Cold temperatures blanketed in dark, heavy cloud cover perfectly fit with the prevalent, somber overall...

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The Borgia Mistress - Poisoner Mysteries

"The Borgia Mistress" is an intrigue filled historical novel, with Francesca as a strong central character. Sara Poole has brought to life the Papal Court of Pope Alexander VI and his quest for a lasting legacy of the Borgia family. As the...

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Disappearing Nightly - Esther Diamond, #1

This debut novel from Laura Resnick is filled with humor and suspense that will keep you entertained until the very last page. Esther Diamond is a great character that you can instantly relate to and always seems to find herself in the midd...

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  • Author: Laura Resnick
  • Review by: Jen719
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural
  • Publisher: DAW

Shunning Sarah

I finished reading “Shunning Sarah” by Julie Kramer and was disappointed that I reached the end. This book was intriguing and frustrating at the same time. I always enjoy mysteries, especially when they take place in an Amish or Mennonite c...

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