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The Life I Left Behind

This was a unique and well done psychological thriller. Six years ago Melody was attacked and left for dead. A dog walker finds her and saves her life. She has spent those years holed up in her home and isolated from the world. When the man...

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Blackout

In Blackout a police detective gets so personally involved in a case that it literally wreaks havoc on his personal life. After all he lost someone close to him to a bullet that was actually meant for him. With Doug himself almost being kil...

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What Doesn't Kill Her - Reeve LeClaire Series, #2

This book caught my attention after I saw my sister reading the first one, The Edge of Normal. It was scary and fascinating and What Doesn't Kill Her was just as good if a little better. Reeve's worst nightmare comes true when she finds out...

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On Thin Icing - A Bakeshop Mystery, #3

Ellie Alexander’s On Thin Icing is a great cozy mystery. I really enjoyed the baking and cooking within the story. I previously reviewed book number two in the Bakeshop Mystery series, and I liked it a lot. The main character, Jules, must a...

4 Stars

Away in a Manger - Molly Murphy Mysteries, #15

Rhys Bowen’s Molly Murphy Mystery Series books can always be counted on to provide an interesting story. “Away in a Manger” is no exception. I love Ms. Bowen’s style of writing. It is descriptive, entertaining and humorous. I enjoy peeking...

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Ornaments of Death - Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries, #10

A great plot from start to finish! Loved how the antique industry is illustrated and how some people are into it for the pursuit of money just as much as for the beauty or history of an item. The characters are well-defined and the story ar...

4 Stars

Web of Deceit - An Ella Marconi Mystery

I love a good mystery and I found one reading “Web of Deceit” by Katherine Howell, an Ellen Marconi Mystery. This book is set in Australia, which gave it a different feel. The phrases and names for objects were sometimes different than I am...

4 Stars

Unidentified Woman #15 - Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

Can you imagine driving down the highway and having a body thrown in front of you? That's what happens to Rushmore and I have to say he handled it pretty well. He immediately took control of the scene until back up arrived and he was calm....

4 Stars

Crucifixion Creek - A Belltree Mystery

Barry Maitland has written an interesting mystery that the reader can relate to and actually feel they are a part of. This Mystery moves fast and isn't as bogged down as some mysteries are. You can follow what's going on without having to r...

4 Stars

In Bitter Chill - Inspector Francis Sadler, #1

This is one of the most impressive debut novels I have read all year! In 1978 Rachel and Sophie are kidnapped while walking to school. Rachel survives and is returned home, while Sophie was never seen or heard from again. Rachel was never a...

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Who Let the Dog Out? - An Andy Carpenter Novel, #13

David Rosenfelt’s “Who Let the Dog Out?” is an Andy Carpenter mystery. Andy is a lawyer, married to his investigator, independently wealthy, who doesn’t have to work very hard for a living. He is drawn into defending cases only when he is f...

4 Stars

Move Your Blooming Corpse - An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery, #2

As a fan of My Fair Lady who is apt to break into song at any time, I was hesitant when I saw the first book, “Wouldn’t It Be Deadly”, knowing there was no way it would do proper justice to the characters. I was delighted to discover I coul...

5 Stars
  • Author: D. E. Ireland
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

In Like Flynn - Molly Murphy Mysteries, #4

Rhys Bowen’s IN LIKE FLYNN is the fourth in her Molly Murphy mystery series, and it reaffirmed to me why this series has become so well loved. Molly is a fun character—smart, plain speaking, bold, and unflappable. It would be enjoyable to f...

4 Stars

Slated for Death - A Penny Brannigan Mystery, #6

This cozy mystery novel by Elizabeth J. Duncan has all the elements of a cozy mystery: amateur detective, a murder that isn’t described in grizzly details, and lovable side characters. Yet, I felt this book was missing the excitement that k...

4 Stars

Between the Living and the Dead - Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries, #22

Do you believe in ghosts? No? You might reconsider after reading this twenty - second installment of the super popular Dan Rhodes mystery series. Just in time for Halloween, Dan Rhodes finds himself investigating the murder of a local Meth...

4 Stars

After the Storm - A Kate Burkholder Novel

Linda Castillo has written a gripping mystery novel, “After the Storm”. I had read another book by Ms. Castillo, “The Dead Will Tell”, which was very good. I especially like reading about Kate Burkholder the Chief of Police in Painters Mill...

4 Stars

Enemies at Home - Flavia Albia Series

This is my first introduction to Flavia Albia and Lindsay Davis; it appears as if this book is a second in a series of books featuring the character. Not to worry though this book can stand on its own. As the story begins we are dealing wit...

4 Stars

For the Love of Mike - Molly Murphy Mysteries, #3

“For the Love of Mike” by Rhys Bowen is a Molly Murphy Mystery. This is the third book in the series and I really wish I had started with the first one. Although this is a stand-alone book, I would like to have read about Molly before. She...

4 Stars

Hangman's Game - A Nick Gallow Mystery

Nick Gallow dreamed of being a quarterback for the NFL. A college injury changes his dream and when the story starts he's been a punter for five years for the Philadelphia Sentinels. Nick isn't exactly happy but he's getting by. When he wit...

4 Stars

The Kill - Maeve Kerrigan Novels, #5

I have read two of the Maeve Kerrigan novels and while I thought they had potential, I had a few issues with the writing style and slow moving plots. Well, it would seem that the third time is the charm. This latest British mystery thriller...

4 Stars

Invisible City - Rebekah Roberts Novels

I really did not think that I would like “Invisible city” by Julia Dahl, but I signed up to review it and had to read it. Actually “had” is not the right word. I was hooked after the first chapter. The story concerns Rebekah, a fledgling re...

4 Stars

Anatomy of Evil - A Barker & Llewelyn Novel, #7

Barker & Llewelyn are back, patrolling the streets of Whitechapel. Scotland Yard has asked for help in catching a killer who’s slaughtering the prostitutes walking the streets. Fears are running high, and some are afraid of a pogrom against...

5 Stars

Death in Salem - Will Rees Mysteries

Twig, Rees’ friend, asks for help with a murder investigation. But Rees just wants to go home to his wife, Lydia. He ends up not understanding how he became involved in this investigation. Maybe Lydia would come and help? For the plot of th...

4 Stars

Fatal Enquiry - A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

London’s best private enquiry agent, Cyrus Barker, and his Welsh assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, are back. A face from their past has returned, seeking Barker’s downfall. Sebastian Nightwine is back with the backing of the British government. W...

5 Stars

Poison Ivy - Martha's Vineyard Mysteries, #1

"Poison Ivy" is a great addition to the "A Martha's Vineyard Mystery" series by Cynthia Riggs. Victoria Trumbell is a sleuth and is 92 years old. When she goes into the room where she is to teach at an Ivy League College, she calls for help...

4 Stars

The Cat Sitter's Whiskers - Dixie Hemingway Mysteries, #10

This is one of my favorite cozy mystery series and I am delighted that this author has continued the saga that his mom so adeptly created. I love the combination of exotic climes and delightful animal characters that are key in these storie...

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  • Authors: Blaize Clement, John Clement
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

Heirs of the Body - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #21

I loved Heirs of the Body. I enjoyed the era the book was set in and the mystery. Because of the time period the killer had to be found through sleuthing, because there was no DNA testing. I found it interesting that Daisy was allowed in th...

5 Stars

Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall

Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison is the second novel in the excellent Honeychurch Hall Mystery series. Since I adored the first book, I was really worried that this book could be a sophomore slump. However Deadly Desire...

4 Stars

Death At Wentwater Court - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #1

“Death at Wentwater Court” is a re-release of Carola Dunn’s first Daisy Dalrymple mystery. I’d never picked up one of Dunn’s books before but this was very enjoyable read. The cover is beautiful, with a textured cover, promising a book that...

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From the Charred Remains - Lucy Campion Mysteries

I really didn't care for From the Charred Remains. The crimes were intriguing, but the characters were dull except for one. The one good one was Francis Clifford who came into the scene towards the end of the book. I felt that there were to...

3 Stars

Among Thieves

Bravo, Bravo! Among Thieves is a magical, captivating, suspenseful read that will draw you into the storyline, personalities of the characters, plot and resolution. The tightly woven plots are produced in a masterful way by John Clarkson. A...

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Dead Red - Raymond Donne Mysteries

Tim O'Mara gives us another fascinating detective story with his own twist to keep you intrigued and entertained. He takes you into the world of PI's, military, and murder. Readers are in for a treacherous journey that reveals secrets, lies...

4 Stars

Thief - Robin Monarch Thrillers, #3

Thief by Mark Sullivan is outstanding from start to finish! This is an action-packed InterContinental novel. This book has more twists and turns making it nearly impossible to set this story down. While there are many underdog moments to th...

4 Stars

A Woman Unknown - A Kate Shackleton Mystery, #4

Frances Brody's A WOMAN UNKNOWN is an enjoyable and complexly plotted mystery that I especially enjoyed for its fantastic post-WWI era setting. The plot involved a long list of characters, and at times the tension waned, but overall I enjoy...

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Murder in the Afternoon - A Kate Shackleton Mystery

Murder In The Afternoon starts with siblings, Harriet and Austin who are on their way to a quarry where their father works. The children have always been scared of the quarry but decide to meet their dad anyway. When they arrive they find t...

4 Stars

Payoff - Simon Fisk Novels

Payoff was such a smooth and easy read, I finished it in one day. I just couldn't put it down, it was that good. The plot-line, the characters, the reactions all worked well to draw me in. The author painted this story of parents who will d...

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The Dead Will Tell - A Kate Burkholder Novel, #6

“The Dead Will Tell” by Linda Castillo was an interesting read. Because of the subject matter, it held my interest throughout. The story begins thirty-five years earlier as a young Billy Hochstetler is awakened in the middle of the night by...

4 Stars

Wouldn't It Be Deadly - An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery, #1

After a much too long wait, Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are back! Eliza is working at making a new life for herself after Henry Higgins’ tutelage, and that means teaming up with his main rival, Emil Nepommuck. After Henry angrily conf...

5 Stars
  • Author: D. E. Ireland
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

Hounded - Andy Carpenter Novels, #12

I like to read almost every kind of novel, including mysteries and thrillers. “Hounded” by David Rosenfelt is an “Andy Carpenter” mystery, one of thirteen written by Rosenfelt. I was not familiar with Rosenfelt’s novels previously and so wa...

4 Stars

Gun Metal Heart

When I selected Gun Metal Heart to review, I expected a story filled with action and adventure. I got way more than I bargained for! This was definitely an on-the-edge-of-you-seat kinda story that kept me guessing at every turn. Daria Gibro...

5 Stars

Murder, She Rode - A Tink Elledge Mystery, #1

This tale has some good points; however, I was unable to finish this tale because it has a major problem. It has an unlikeable female lead character who grated on my nerves. She has reached a point in her life where things are not going her...

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Last to Know

I just finished reading Last to Know and I really liked it. I love to read a mystery with romance mixed in and this book delivered on those two fronts. This book has the reader hooked from the beginning. Elizabeth Adler is one of my favorit...

4 Stars

Summer of the Dead - Bell Elkins Novels, #3

Belfa returns to her Appalachia hometown where we meet another character, Lindy. Lindy is a coal miner's daughter who has some secrets that might explode and cause more violence in this small town. The author wrote a story that was extremel...

4 Stars

Murder at Honeychurch Hall

Murder at Honeychurch Hall: A Mystery by Hannah Dennison Is a cozy mystery novel at its finest. At the heart of this story is the relationship between a daughter and her mother, both at pivotal moments in their lives. Kat Stanford is bringi...

4 Stars

I Remember You - A Ghost Story

I still have chills from reading I Remember You. Especially since it is partially based on a true story. The story drew me in so much that I started hearing noises in my house and I had to turn on all the lights. This is a ghostly suspense...

4 Stars

Cold Snap - Lucy Kincaid Novels, #8

I have enjoyed following Lucy Kincaid as she made her way through the Academy on her way to graduating as an FBI Agent. She's a character that has been dealt far more than her share of adversity and has come out the other side stronger for...

4 Stars

Hollow Bones - Special Agent Caitlyn Tierney

In this series by CJ Lyons, Caitlyn Tierney, an FBI agent is sent to help various police departments to help them solve cases. She has been sent to meet a cruise ship that is headed for South America. A college student, Maria Alverado, with...

4 Stars

Stolen - Lucy Kincaid Novels, #7

In STOLEN, the sixth book in the Lucy Kincaid series, Sean Rogan takes center stage as his past catches up with him, both in falling back in with his old “gang” and being chased by someone who feels Sean is nothing more than a criminal. Thi...

4 Stars

Please Don't Tell

Seldom do I get the privilege of reading such a smooth murder novel with an eloquent approach as “Please Don’t Tell”. While straightforward at times, there is an element of deception in this novel which can cause the reader to repeatedly fl...

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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

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