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Welcome Back - A Smoky Mountain Novel, #9

This is a lovely love story about having a second chance at love. It starts out slowly but builds page by page. The author gives such details to the characters and the scenery. We have Lydia and John, separated but not divorced for ten year...

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Second House from the Corner

This second book from Sadeqa Johnson will touch you with reality. It could very well be any mother who stays at home with three kids. We know what that's like. Don't we? Felicia Lyons' marriage is on the rocks big time. She has hidden a dar...

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Reunion Pass - An Eternity Springs Novel, #11

Chase Timberlake had bought Lori Reese an engagement ring quite some time ago. Then somehow, they just drifted apart. Chase had wings and needed to fly and Lori had roots in the Colorado Mountains. The two just weren't mixing. Chase's photo...

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Furious - Faith McMann, #1

What would you do if you went home and the nightmare began? That's what happened to Faith McMann. She goes home to pure terror finding her husband dead and her two children taken. She should be dead also but she miraculously survives. She i...

4 Stars

Baggage

Please Note: There is violence and adult situations in this book. The author, S.G. Redling, wrote a psychological thriller that will keep you guessing the entire time you are reading it. Redling keeps you on the edge of your chair with the...

4 Stars

The House on Primrose Pond

This is one of those books that as you turn each page you think you know what's next. Well you don't. The author catches you by surprise at the turn of every page with something new and different. As you read, the characters past comes to l...

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  • Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

Apricot's Revenge - A Crime Novel

The setting for this book is Modern Day China. This is a fictional book but it has a lot of underlying truths and realities. Social issues is the main topic of this book. A main topic in today's society. A very complex, deep and sometimes d...

3 Stars

Downward Facing Death

As Kelley Carpenter goes back to Belfrey, a little village she was raised in, she has hopes of opening a yoga cafe. This is different for this village. Kelley plans on a place where people can take yoga classes and also have vegetarian food...

4 Stars

Last Hope - A Hitman Novel

I have pretty much liked the Hitman series but this book, as being the last book in the series, really wasn't up to the other books. Maybe it's time to finish the Hitman series. I got extremely tired of Rafe losing it all over Ava. Yes, she...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Jessica Clare, Jen Frederick
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Berkley

Quarry's Cut - Hardcase Crime

Quarry’s Cut by Max Allan Collins is book four of the Hardcase Crime series. In 1977 it was printed as The Slasher. There was a whole decade before the fifth novel came out. These books are a series, but are also stand alone novels. This bo...

3 Stars

North of Here

Everyone's lives hold tragedies, especially when we don't expect it. Miranda is in shock after the sound of metal on metal and a clap of thunder. Now she has her broken family to deal with. Miranda is looking for something and she's not sur...

5 Stars

The Witch's Market

The Witch’s Market by Mingmei Yip includes witches with lots of spells that are ready to cast. I wished this book had been a little more in step with reality. I normally love books on witches and witchcraft, but I just couldn't relate to th...

3 Stars

Platinum Doll

This book is about one of the iconic stars of Hollywood. The setting is the Roaring Twenties. Harlean Carpenter McGrew is only a mere 17 years old when she runs off Beverly Hills with her rich husband. She has everything a girl could want,...

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The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady

I haven't read any of Ms. Albert's books but this cozy mystery was a fun and interesting to read. The setting is the summer of 1934 in Darling, Alabama. It's a continuation of Liz Lacy and Verna Tidwell's lives and their Darling Dahlias Gar...

4 Stars
  • Author: Susan Wittig Albert
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Rising Darkness - Finding Sanctuary, #3

Rising Darkness is book 3 of 3 in the "Finding Sanctuary" series. I haven't read the first two books. After starting with this book I would recommend that other readers start with book one for more background, thought this can stand alone....

4 Stars

Hearth Song - Home In The Hills, #1

This lovely book will make your heart warm. It's just a wonderful story. We have Vura Lambert as a strong woman and is torn between her husband and Tonk Redhawk. Since her husband, Dane left for the mining fields in North Dakota, Vura hasn'...

4 Stars

Winterwood - Rowankind, #1

On the British throne sits Mad King George. Hammering at the door is Bonaparte. In spite of repercussions, magic users have not all registered with the Mysterium. Bondservants, which no one knows where they originally came from are part of...

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The Wild One - A Brooklyn Girls Novel

Coco has just seen her boyfriend cheating on her. She has always been the goody goody and she has come to the conclusion it's time for a change. It's time to be BAD. The book is a page turner. It reminds the reader of when they were that ag...

4 Stars

Grace's Forgiveness - A Keepsake Pocket Quilt Novel, #2

This is a story of forgiveness, love, and courage. Grace Blauch is a beautiful girl, inside and out, except for one thing. She has a birthmark on her face that is very prominent. Any time someone looks at her face, the dream of a husband, h...

5 Stars

The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake - Samuel Craddock Mysteries

Setting: Jarrett Creek, Texas. Nonie Blake, nickname for Winona tried to hang her 8 year old sister when she was a mere 14. She was then sent to a psychiatric hospital. She had always been a troubled child. What was on her mind when she sho...

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The Day of Atonement

Sebastian Raposa, at the young age of 13 is alone in Portugal. His parents have been put in prison by a priest, the Inquisitor, for crimes that they had nothing to do with. One of his father's friends helps him get out of Portugal and go to...

4 Stars

Art in the Blood - Sherlock Holmes Adventures

Sherlock Holmes is at a standstill, depressed and on cocaine. I was a little shocked to find out Holmes is using. I just never expected it from him. He is not being challenged by any interesting cases. His friend, Watson doesn't seem to be...

4 Stars

Pop Goes the Weasel - A Helen Grace Thriller

This was one of those series books that you really should read in order. I wish I had read book one, Eeny Meeny, first. Oh well, it will be next on my list! The author is an attention grabber and keeper. He had me getting involved with the...

4 Stars
  • Author: M. J. Arlidge
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: NAL

Written in the Stars - A Cricket Creek Novel, #9

Written in the Stars is book Nine in the Cricket Creek series. The heroine is Grace Gordon. When she goes to Cricket Creek she ends up meeting Mason Mayfield who runs a brewery. Mason is Grace's brother's brother in law. Just then the power...

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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

Witches Be Crazy - A Tale That Happened Once Upon a Time in the Middle of Nowhere

As the blurb showcases, real heroes never die…come middle age they do get a bit crabby. With that bit you know this book is going to be filled with some humor. In Witches Be Crazy we have a long lost shapely imposter daughter. King Ik is de...

4 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

Nightlife: Hazardous Materials - A Nightlife Novella

Jarrod Foster is a graphic artist who is struggling, out of money and will take any job, including demolition of old buildings. One of the jobs he took, he found an old hidden treasure of arcade games. Why were they hidden and boarded in a...

4 Stars
  • Author: Matthew Quinn Martin
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Supernatural, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Long Hill Home

I found Long Hill Home to be rather sad but interesting at the same time. You had to feel bad for Kelly as well as Chad. Kelly had been attacked and was working hard to get back to normal so her husband and kids wouldn't leave her. Chad was...

4 Stars

Romantic Outlaws - The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

The author, Charlotte Gordon has written an exciting double biography of two very strong, stand on their own women, mother Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley. Ms. Gordon's writing is amazing. She writes alternating chapters o...

5 Stars

The Winter Family

The Winter Family story spans almost three decades. The family travels America's harsh, untamed terrain, both serving and opposing the fierce advance of civilization. Included in the family is a psychopathic killer, Quentin Ross as well as...

5 Stars
  • Author: Clifford Jackman
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Susp: Mystery, * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Doubleday

The Art and Making of Hannibal - The Television Series

I usually don't buy books about making of films and television but I just couldn't resist this one. It is one of the best and will stay on my shelf so it can be read again and again. It has lots of great pictures, sketches, shots of locatio...

5 Stars

Courtship of the Cake - "Much "I Do" About Nothing", #2

Courtship of the Cake is a charming book that will go straight to your heart. Dani (Danica James) is the black sheep of the family. The author wrote Dani to have a good heart and hold her own. Readers will like her. Nash is in need of a fia...

3 Stars

A Ghostly Grave - Ghostly Southern Mysteries, #2

The second book in The Ghostly Southern Mysteries Series is as good and fun as the first. It all started when a plastic Santa that was on the roof of Artie's deli and meat fell off and knocked Emma out. When she came to at the hospital, she...

5 Stars

Decorum

DECORUM is set in the late 19th century New York City society. In that era there was privilege and all the glam and the charming etiquette that went with it. In the 1890's Old New York was the time of the golden society circles and the auth...

3 Stars

Wicked Stitch - An Embroidery Mystery, #8

WICKED STITCH is a well written cozy, the 8th installment of An Embroidery Mystery series, and as far as I'm concerned, the best one yet. The author developed some good characters and the setting was just right which made the combination of...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Lee
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Diary of an Accidental Wallflower - The Seduction Diaries, #1

The next Duke of Harrington, Mr. Alban is being charmed by Clare Westmore to get married. Since she is the daughter of a Viscount, she is the belle of London's social season. Clare learns to flirt, gossip, dance, and dress, all in the desir...

4 Stars

Stone Cold Dead - An Ellie Stone Mystery

The author wrote a real suspense mystery into his book. What happened on December 21, 1960? It was the shortest day of the year. The school bus sits idling in the parking lot for the junior high school students. What happened to fifteen yea...

4 Stars

See Also Murder - Marjorie Trumaine Mysteries

Setting: 1964 - North Dakota Marjorie Trumaine hasn't had an easy life living on the farm in North Dakota. To help pay the bills she started to work as a professional indexer. The bills have only gotten worse since her husband, Hank, was in...

5 Stars

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

Under Your Skin

Sabine Durrant wrote a novel that read slowly enough that you could stop and think about the different suspects and their possible motives for the crime. So many twists and turns keep the reader intrigued. I wanted Gaby to be a little more...

5 Stars

No One Gets Out Alive

Stephanie is the main character of the book and she goes through a lot in this story. She has no steady work, very little cash, and struggles to make ends meet. She is renting a room in what appears to be the house from hell on Edgware Road...

5 Stars

The Postman Always Purls Twice - A Black Sheep Knitting Mystery, #7

This is the seventh installment of the series, Black Sheep Knitting. This story is about Maggie's shop being used for a big dollar movie. The bad thing is, the knitters will see the evil, dark side, of Hollywood. As A-list actresses and the...

5 Stars

The Wood's Edge

THE WOOD'S EDGE is the first of two books in the Pathfinder's Series. The next book will be FLIGHT OF ARROWS. The author wrote a beautiful story and as the story progresses you will go back in time. The story is written so well that you bel...

5 Stars

American Reckoning - The Vietnam War and Our National Identity

Christian G. Appy, author of the oral history of the Vietnam War Patriots is now examining the way the Vietnam War changed individuals and the nation as a whole. The author goes through the war's realities and myths; demonstrating how it ha...

4 Stars

Hearth Stone - Home In The Hills, #1

You can't redo what you've done in life but you can rebuild. Sydney's goal is just that. With the loss of a dream due to an injury, Sydney doesn't give up. She goes for another dream. She almost gives up when one dream after another fails....

4 Stars

Miles from Nowhere

Miles From Nowhere starts out with Chelsea Morris who has dreams of the fashion world. That dream will start in the fall, when the responsible, and dependable Chelsea will leave for New York City to start college. She wants to live it up du...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amy Clipston
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Zondervan

Garden of Death - A Natural Remedies Mystery, #3

Chrystle Fiedler wrote an interesting mystery about a death in a medicinal garden. This is book three in this Natural Remedies Mystery series. Festivities are about to begin for the annual Maritime Festival but all is not well at the grand...

4 Stars

Mademoiselle Chanel

Gabriel Chanel and her siblings end up in an orphanage after their mother dies. The Nuns help Gabrielle's wonderful sewing ability. This talent would take the young willful woman into a life far from the terrible childhood she lived. She ch...

4 Stars

I Loved a Rogue - The Prince Catchers, #3

This is the third book in Katharine Ashe's Prince Catcher's series. The oldest of three sisters is Eleanor Caulfield. She is four years older than the youngest sister. The sisters were in a shipwreck and washed ashore. They have to try and...

5 Stars

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