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

With Friends Like These had its funny and charming moments, however it got off to a very slow start. The murder didn't happen until chapter six (about a third of the way in). The main character, Amanda, is a complainer, finds much to dislik...

3 Stars

Afterlife - Shoregrave, #1

One of the things that mad this so enjoyable and exciting to read is the fact that the author introduced a rarely used paranormal species. Wraiths don’t usually have any dialogue or real interactions with the other characters. The character...

4 Stars

The Body in the Boudoir - Faith Fairchild Mysteries, #20

This prequel shows how Faith Sibley, a single caterer living in New York City, met her husband, Reverend Thomas Fairchild. Faith, as the daughter and granddaughter of clergymen, had sworn that she would never marry a clergymen, but the hear...

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Blood Bath & Beyond - An Immortality Bites Mystery #1

Fans of fledgling vampire Sarah Dearly and her creator, Michelle Rowen, will salivate over Sarah’s latest adventure, BLOOD BATH AND BEYOND. Sarah and her fiancée, the brooding vampire Thierry, are off to Las Vegas after Thierry accepts a jo...

5 Stars

Size 12 and Ready to Rock - Heather Wells Mysteries

Poor Heather Wells can never seem to catch a break. When she should be celebrating her secret engagement to the love of her life, she's instead forced to help babysit not only the school's Division III men's basketball team, but her group o...

4 Stars

A Charming Crime - Magical Cures Mystery, #1

June Heal had her father die when she was young, her quirky mother pass away recently and now the building when she creates homeopathic remedies to sell at the local flea market has blown up. When June is invited to set up shop in neighbori...

3 Stars

The Seduction of Phaeton Black - Phaeton Black, Paranormal Investigator

Phaeton Black is Scotland Yard’s secret weapon against paranormal activity and his new assignment is to discover the identity of a female vampire that has been hunting the citizens among the streets of London. One night, he runs into Americ...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jillian Stone
  • Review by: Jen719
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Suspense: Mystery, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Steampunk
  • Publisher: Brava

Inheritance of Shadows

INHERITANCE OF SHADOWS by Janis Susan May is a story that wears many hats. It's awash with Gothic elements, including a creepy manor house and long hidden childhood secrets. It's also a mystery with a questioning sense of whodunit running t...

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No Money Down

Lexi Carmichael loves her job at NSA. It’s much better than hacking into computers and you tend not to get arrested. She does not like vacations and she particularly does not like vacations at the beach. However, her best friend, Basia does...

5 Stars

Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders - The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries, #5

Arthur Conan Doyle heads to a spa in Hamburg, Germany, determined to get some rest and sort through all of Sherlock Holmes' fan mail. But almost immediately upon arrival, he meets up with his friend, Oscar Wilde, who is never restful. The t...

5 Stars
  • Author: Gyles Brandreth
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone

Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders - The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries, #5

If you're not familiar with this historical series, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (of Sherlock Holmes fame) and Oscar Wilde team up to solve crimes. In this story, Arthur Conan Doyle has taken a vacation from home to catch up on answering his fan...

4 Stars
  • Author: Gyles Brandreth
  • Review by: Josie
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone

Getting Dumped Part 1 - A Schultz Sisters Mystery

Getting Dumped, Part 1, by Tawna Fenske is JJ Schultz’s amusing journey from leaving a desk job to finding love and happiness at the landfill. No seriously, you have to read this story. This book will make you think about recycling, not in...

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American Curls - The Mystery World of Nancy Springer

Cindy volunteers at a cat shelter. When she finds the owner unconscious (she'd sustained a blow to the head) and discovers the cats have been let out, she calls for help and goes searching for the cats who've ventured into the cold. The own...

3 Stars

Death, Taxes, and Extra-Hold Hairspray - Death & Taxes Series, #3

A really fun book that will keep readers busy for an afternoon. Tara is great for hunting down tax cheats and always gets her man/woman. A definite keeper!!! Get ready for a great read. Tara Holloway, your favorite IRS Special Agent is out...

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Dangerous Ally - The Pinnacles of Power

Jessica Lauryn immerses her heroine and her readers into the lives of two notorious criminals. Lilah is such an ambitious career driven woman and I loved how her family and her insecurities often over rode her solid business sense. Lucas is...

3 Stars
  • Author: Jessica Lauryn
  • Review by: PaulineMichael
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Suspense: Cozy Mystery, Suspense: Mystery, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: BookStrand

Doll House - Doll House #1

Cassie, Ethan, Lacey and Aisha are all close friends. On an outing for a school project, feelings are hurt, and Aisha, who is dating Ethan, runs off. She is declared missing the next day. Ethan, of course, is the prime suspect, and before l...

4 Stars
  • Author: Anya Allyn
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Anya Allyn

The Night Sessions

This book occurring in a near future. It takes the idea that the events of 9/11 where the opening salvos of a world-wide war divided by lines of faith. This paints a pretty bleak picture where the people that still have a religion are drive...

4 Stars

Thousand Dollar Pharaoh

THOUSAND DOLLAR PHAROAH by Sherry Silver is an enjoyable romp that combines elements of mystery and suspense with a passionate romance between US Secret Service agents Chloe Lambert and Mike Taurus. Chloe is a particularly fun character wit...

4 Stars

The Chase - Crime Scene: Houston

Kariss is a best selling author and former reporter who remembers a case from five years previous where a young girl was found starved to death. It's always bothered her and now it's turned into a cold case. As an author, she decides to swi...

5 Stars

Death of an Artist

“Death of an Artist” was a thrilling story by Kate Wilhelm. I was so taken in by the descriptive explanations of the art work that I could actually picture it in my mind. I was also caught up in the interaction among the grandmother, Marnie...

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Drop Dead Chocolate - Donut Shop Mysteries, #7

Suzanne Hart has her hands full when her mother, Dorothy, decides that the present mayor, Cam Hamilton, isn’t fit to be re-elected in the town of April Springs. So Momma takes matters into her own hands and decides that she’s going to run a...

5 Stars

The Geneva Connection

Murder, kidnapping, blackmail, multi-million dollar deals, drug cartels, adultery, law enforcement, The Geneva Connection has it all. With the recession in full swing, John Kent's London-based private equity firm is having a heyday buying c...

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So Pretty It Hurts - Bailey Weggins Mysteries

I thought this was a great mystery novel. I read this book in two days and would have been done sooner, but I work an eight-hour day too. The plethora of suspects in the death of a super model kept me guessing all the way to the end. I was...

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Bare-Naked Lola - Lola Cruz Mystery, #3

Lola Cruz is a Private Investigator that works for Camacho & Associates, a small investigation firm in Sacramento. She receives the assignment that she has to pose as one of the Courtside Dancers for the Sacramento Royals basketball team be...

4 Stars

Philadelphia Story - A Lance Carter Detective Novel, #1

If you've lost it, Detective Lance Carter is your man to find it. If you want to know if your spouse is cheating, he'll find out for you. Lance Carter is good at what he does. When an unknown female calls but says very little before hanging...

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The Anatomy of Death

Felicity Young’s The Anatomy of Death is a fantastically well-written historical mystery with a unique protagonist and rich period details. The story is set in London during the early 20th century, a time of great change and political drama...

5 Stars

Silent Witness

Dylan Scott, ex-cop, ex-con, and current father, husband, and private investigator, is asked to take on a no-win case for family friends. Based on the facts, he ought to walk away, but his family could use the money, and he is not enjoying...

4 Stars

Missing - The Secrets of Crittenden County, #1

"Missing" by Shelley Shepard Gray was a very good book. It was interesting in that the contrast between Englischers and Amish was noted throughout. This story held me with moments of intrigue, glimpses of romantic interest and heartwarming...

4 Stars
  • Author: Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Amish, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Boca Daze

If you love mysteries, this book is for you as it was terrific! Not only could I NOT put it down, but I’m going to obtain his other book in this series (and check out any OTHER books he may have written to boot!). Very straightforward in hi...

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Unwanted - A Novel

I loved this book. From the first page onward, the reader gets the sense of how each character operates. Imagine going for a train ride, you step away from your berth for a few minutes, and during that time the train starts to pull out of t...

4 Stars

Deadly Farce - An Avalon Mystery

Who do movie stars turn to when the need protection? Well generally they turn to a professional highly trained, body guard to protect their backsides. Lorraine Keys is a bodyguard, but she’s never protected an A-Lister before. Now is her ti...

5 Stars

Shattered - The Amanda Project, #3

Callie, Hal, and Nia thought they knew Amanda. But then discovered that everything she told them was a lie, even down to her very name. With more and more secrets popping up, will they be able to find her. What is the hidden danger that for...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Amanda Valentino, Laurie Faria Stolarz
  • Review by: ReaderGirl
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

Slide

When you mix in a little bit of mystery, a little bit psychological, a little bit realistic, a little bit of romance, a little bit of paranormal, a little bit of originality, and a little bit of predictability, what you get is Slide, by Jil...

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  • Author: Jill Hathaway
  • Review by: Books4Betty
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

The Unseen

Women are going missing and turning up dead in San Antonio and their murders are eerily reminiscent of a prostitute's murder in the 1830s. To solve the mystery, the FBI is putting together a task force, but the members of the task force are...

4 Stars
  • Author: Heather Graham
  • Review by: Crisgee
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: MIRA

The Flower Reader

Rinette Leslie is at the deathbed of Mary of Guise, queen regent of Scotland, and plans on making her way home to her beloved Granmuir. But the dying queen entrusts Rinette with a silver casket filled with secrets of Scotland's leading fami...

4 Stars
  • Author: Elizabeth Loupas
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Last Stop - Watchers #1

After a long and inexplicable illness, David's father suddenly vanished. David's mother has not given up looking for him and continues to make TV appeals to find her husband, but David suspects that he has seen his father. The other option...

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  • Author: Peter Lerangis
  • Review by: Crisgee
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Open Road Media

The Invitation

Five high school friends are invited to the most exclusive party of the year, but when they arrive, they discover that they have been summoned to be the entertainment for the evening. Did the school's queen bee, and party's host, intend for...

3 Stars

Wraith

Let me just say that even though this is a YA novel (don't hate...I LOVE YA books), it doesn't read like one. The characters are so easy to fall in love with and relate to. Jane is a quirky, sarcastic young lady who has the ability to inter...

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  • Author: Angel Lawson
  • Review by: Amanda Haffery
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Independently Published

Shear Murder - Bad Hair Day Mystery, #10

Nancy J. Cohen gifts readers with another fast-paced fun cozy. In this installment of the “A Bad Hair Day Mystery” Marla has more than the normal pre-wedding jitters and I loved watching her plan her own upcoming nuptials while dealing with...

4 Stars

Crunch Time - Goldy Schulz

“Crunch Time” by Diane Mott Davidson finds the intrepid caterer Goldy Schulz juggling houseguests, puppies and a tough catering economy. The addition of chef Yolanda Garcia and her irascible francotiradora aunt Ferdinanda to the Schulz hous...

4 Stars
  • Author: Diane Mott Davidson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Avon Books

Sins of the Son - The Grigori Legacy, #2

“Sins of the Son” by LInda Poitevin is part of ‘The Grigori Legacy’ series, picking up where “Sins of the Angels” left off. Detective Alexandra Jarvis is struggling to recover from the aftermath of her association with Aramael and her expos...

4 Stars
  • Author: Linda Poitevin
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

The Desert Keeps Its Dead

Matt Barrett is on the trail of a serial killer. Hired to locate Tammy McClane, a runaway, by her wealthy mother, Matt locates the young woman outside the small desert town of Sunset City in a shallow grave. But as he tries to unravel the m...

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Poison Flower - A Jane Whitefield Novel

A true test of wills is what I came away with after reading Poison Flower by Thomas Perry. Poison Flower is a book that will strike the heart and mind of readers on a few different levels. It is an action packed, suspense read with plenty o...

4 Stars

Someone's In The Kitchen with Dinah - A Dinah McKinnon Mystery

Barbara Pearson Arau introduces readers to a cast of zany characters in this funny caper and I for one am looking forward to seeing what other adventures Dinah can get herself mixed up in. I got so caught up with the personalities and the a...

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The Orchid Affair - A Pink Carnation Novel, #8

This is the eighth book in the flower spy series by Lauren Willig, continuing the proud tradition of the Scarlet Pimpernal. Laura Grey is the newest spy, named the Silver Orchard, sent to France to serve as a governess in the household of A...

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

Faerie Cake Dead

I'm not sure where to start. The blurb caught me with its quirky cuteness and I really expected something high paced and comedic. The reality was quite different. The story is more of a murder/mystery than a fantasy with odd things happenin...

3 Stars

Murder is a Family Business - The Alvarez Family Murder Mystery series, #1

Lee Alvarez is a private investigator in her family's business. She's been charged with following a man suspected of cheating. When her man dies on her watch, Lee feels a bit guilty and can't help being curious. When she starts poking aroun...

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Death, Taxes, and a Skinny No-Whip Latte - Death & Taxes Series, #2

The heroine of the Death and Taxes series, Tara Holloway, is a special agent of the IRS and is their weapon against income tax dodgers. This is the second book in this series and will soon be joined by the third, "Death, Taxes and Extra Hol...

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Buried in a Book - A Novel Idea Mystery, #1

Lila Wilkins has lost her job at the newspaper and is desperately searching for something new when she hears of a job as an intern for a literary agency. Dreams of becoming a literary agent for “A Novel Idea” blossom in Lila’s head as she a...

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A is for Alibi - Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, No. 1

This first book in the Kinsey Millhone Mystery Series shows why Sue Grafton is a New York Times best selling novelist. It's easy to read, yet has a complex plot. After serving seven years for killing her husband, Nikki is set free. The only...

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