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The Secret of Magic

Deborah Johnson wrote a book that brings history into the open. The Secret of Magic is a novel in which black and white children played in a magical forest. As a child, the main character Regina was captivated with the book. At that time, t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Deborah Johnson
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Susp: Action / Thriller, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Berkley

Billy Christmas

Billy Christmas is a wonderful start to a series of strange and interesting adventures, as we go into a magical and darkly dangerous world. The warm natured and good-hearted Billy soon discovers that world, which was right under his nose al...

4 Stars

Keeper of the Castle - A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery

Ms. Juliet Blackwell never fails to give you a good haunted mystery. This one kept me guessing and wondering throughout the book. It’s just wonderful! Turner Construction is having some problems and Ellis Elrich has decided to take over the...

5 Stars
  • Author: Juliet Blackwell
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Mystery, * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Signet

Eggs in a Casket - A Cackleberry Club Mystery, #5

We start with three women of a similar age. They are partners who run the Cackleberry Club, a cafe. Their specialty is egg dishes, a book and a knitting store, all in one place. Their names are Suzanne, Petra, and Toni. Suzanne and Toni stu...

5 Stars
  • Author: Laura Childs
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Story of Fester Cat

The Story of Fester Cat is a true story and will make your emotions rise to the surface. A stray cat, Fester, at the age of 12 finally finds a home. Being a stray, Fester lives in the outside world by himself for a long time. He finally fin...

5 Stars

Courting Emily - Wells Landing, #2

I just fell in love with this book. Visiting Wells Landing is like a world that has peace and warmth in it, like no other. True the Amish have some of the same problems that the regular English have, but the Amish have differences that make...

5 Stars

Once Upon a Grind - Coffeehouse Mystery, #14

This is the 14th book in Ms. Coyle’s Coffeehouse Mystery series. Fairy Tales are one of the things a lot of people love. They usually start with a once upon a time and end with happily ever after. In this case readers can change the Once Up...

5 Stars

Spell Booked - Retired Witches Mysteries, #1

The owners of Smuggler's Arcane in Wilmington, North Carolina, Molly, Elsie and Olivia are looking forward to going to Boca Raton, Florida to retire. Now this is not your normal retirement. In order to retire the three witches have to find...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Jim Lavene, Joyce Lavene
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Plagued By Quilt - A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery, #4

Plagued By Quilt is the Fourth book in Molly MacRae's Haunted Yarn Shop mystery series. This is a book that many readers will find interesting since it has a little bit of everything in it. Of course, the mystery is the main story. Then we...

4 Stars
  • Author: Molly MacRae
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Signet

For Better or Worsted - A Crochet Mystery

Molly Pink and her crochet group, the Tarzana Hookers, just live for an adventure. This book has a small amount of mystery and it’s definitely a cozy. The group got a new member member who is accused of turning her wedding into a happily-ne...

4 Stars
  • Author: Betty Hechtman
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Snow White Red-Handed - A Fairy Tale Fatal Mystery, #1

1867: Two out of work actresses, Ophelia Flaz and Prudence Bright are in need of employment on the S.S. Leviathan. They sneak their way into maid positions along with Mrs. Coop of Scholoss Grunewald, in the Black Forest where a castle is si...

5 Stars
  • Author: Maia Chance
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Murder, Served Simply - An Amish Quilt Shop Mystery, #3

The Amish Quilt Shop mystery series books are fun and easy to read. This is the third book in this wonderful series and comes out to be everything you could possibly want. The cover art draws you right in from the start. Then you read on th...

4 Stars
  • Author: Isabella Alan
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Amish, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Signet

Murder Most Frothy - Coffeehouse Mysteries, #4

This is Book 4 of 14 of Cleo Coyle's Coffeehouse Mystery Series. As I read this book, I find that I was totally interested in it. There was no disappointment. I found that this "cozy" mystery isn't like most of the others. Most of them have...

4 Stars

Jane Austen's First Love

REVIEW Jane Austen, 15 years old in 1791, went to Kent for the engagement of her brother Edward to Elizabeth Bridges of Goodneestone Park. Edward Taylor, the intelligent, worldly and oh, so handsome lives next door, and sweeps her off her f...

5 Stars

Tempest in a Teapot - A Teapot Collector Mystery, #1

I absolutely love cozy mysteries. The author wrote this one with characters that are well-created. They are absolutely human and have all the little oddities of regular people. Our heroine Sophie returned to her "home town", the place she g...

4 Stars

Death at the Black Bull - A Sheriff Virgil Dalton Mystery, #1

Frank Hayes has caught us up with a perfect debut novel. Virgil Dalton is half Native American and is Sheriff to Hayward, he is a rancher and a lawyer. Any lady landing him might get it all. Buddy Hinton disappears, the sheriff thinks the g...

5 Stars
  • Author: Frank Hayes
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Berkley

The City - The City, #1

Ms. Gemmell wrote this book totally on her own and it’s her very first book. I found it to be a good read. There are some things that are somewhat the same as some found in her late husband’s books, but then there are differences. The autho...

4 Stars

Brownies and Broomsticks - A Magical Bakery Mystery, #1

Ms. Cates has written a wonderful little cozy book that shows how friends and family can work together to help the family out. Savannah is on Katie Lightfoot's next and final stop. She hopes to work with her culinary skills at her aunt and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Bailey Cates
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Signet

Deadly Ruse - A Mac McClellan Mystery, #2

It’s time to stay up late and get sucked into book two in the Mac McClellan Mysteries series. Kate Bell's former boyfriend, Wes Harrison supposedly perished twelve years ago. It was a boating accident. Now she’s Mac's girlfriend. Kate think...

5 Stars

The Never List

This is a novel of three women who were held as captives by a sadist who tortured them daily. It’s now ten years later and they are free, but still trying to deal with what happened to them. There was a fourth girl, Jennifer, who died durin...

3 Stars

Murder Off the Beaten Path - A Search and Rescue Mystery, #2

This book was so interesting, fun, and suspenseful. It’s also a little romantic and kept my attention to the end. I can't help but want to read another book and find out more about Gracie. You can't read this book fast enough and when you r...

5 Stars
  • Author: M.L. Rowland
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Last Dead Girl - David Loogan

This book is a "prequel" to Dolan's, David Loogan stories. Before he was Loogan, he went by the name of David Malone. David leaves hurriedly after a fight with his fiancée. He meets Jana standing by the side of the road, quite upset because...

Stars

The Way to Babylon

Overall, this was an enjoyable journey into a fantasy realm. Readers are pulled along as they wonder what will the main character do with his circumstances. How can he take his dark life and find new meaning and happiness? Will journeying i...

Stars

No Christmas Like the Present

Sierra Donovan wrote a wonderful story that will make you feel good inside. It's about a young woman, Lindsay Miller, who loses the whole purpose of what Christmas is for. She is so busy with decorating and preparing that she has totally lo...

4 Stars

The Accidental Countess - Playful Brides, #2

The book was a sassy and witty read. I thought the author made Lady Cassandra Monroe wait too much time for the man of her dreams. The man of her dreams was in the war. I thought the little touch of the Lady's flighty cousin being married t...

4 Stars

Wild to the Bone - The Bush Riders, #2

This is book two by the author, Peter Brandvold, in an erotic western series. The book is about Bear Haskell, a lady's man and Pinkerton agent. In Book One Bear met his new partner, quite a partner. I loved how the author chose to put an up...

3 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

Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek - Samuel Craddock Mysteries, #3

Mismanagement is in full swing when former mayor Alton Coldwater leaves the town of Jarrett Creek bankrupt. Rusty Reinhardt, the new mayor, called for a meeting for an answer on how to pay the police force. Before the mayor could even get s...

4 Stars

The Mill River Redemption

Family Secrets, sisters, mothers, aunts and a bookstore… Once I started reading The Mill River Redemption, I couldn't stop. It is a story that will warm your heart and sometimes break your heart. When there are conflicts in a family that no...

5 Stars

Anarchy - Advent Trilogy, #2

This is book two of the Advent trilogy. Advent started the series. I haven't gotten the chance to read book one, but I suggest you do so as I understand it was one of the best reads last year. This second installment took hold of me as soon...

4 Stars

American Blonde

American Blonde is a wonderful novel. It’s fast paced and you just can't stop reading it. Readers will keep turning the pages. The characters keep you interested and moving along. There’s not a boring moment within these pages. I’m happy to...

5 Stars

A Secret Woman

Reading A Secret Woman was pure heaven. The author wrote as a poet. The language, the phrases and the imagery were wonderful. The author gives us a strong lead character. Louise Terry is that character. She is with it, funny, and yet down t...

5 Stars

Sixteen, Sixty-One

I had rather a hard time with this memoir. For me this was a 3 star read and it just wasn’t one of those books that turned out as I had hoped. I had trouble with the 44 year old age difference between the main characters. I know it happens...

3 Stars

Each Shining Hour - A Novel of Watervalley, #2

As I was reading Each Shining Hour I found the characters became my friends. Until the next novel I won't hear from my friends and that’s a bit sad. I’ll be awaiting their arrival in the next book. The author, Jeff High, writes as though th...

5 Stars

Different Dreams

As I started reading Different Dreams, I thought, I've read other books like this before. It felt like I was reading the same old, same old story. The writing is very sweet and lovingly done. But the plot has been done too many times. In Di...

3 Stars

The Poisoned Island

This book is a wonderful work of fiction and set in two time periods and basically you get two stories. The Poisoned Island settings are exotic. These stories are intelligent and stylishly written, being part historical thriller, part detec...

4 Stars

A Grave Matter - A Lady Darby Mystery, #3

The setting is Scotland in 1830. The A Lady Darby Mystery series began with The Anatomist's Wife. A Grave Matter is the third in the series. Kiera goes back to her childhood home to overcome the devastating death of a close friend. She bare...

4 Stars

The Accidental Abduction

An elopement needs to be stopped so a hasty flight across London goes into action. Instead of stopping the elopement, a quick wedding between two strangers ensues. Harold Rayburn is about to go on the ride of his life. He had proposed to a...

4 Stars

Blood Kin

The setting for Blood Kin takes place between 1930 until modern day. It’s set in the Appalachian Mountains. They say that you can't judge a book by its cover, but this cover just made me want to open up the book and start reading. It has a...

4 Stars

Long, Hot Texas Summer

I absolutely love these cowboy romances. This story is about Loretta Sullivan Bailey. Those red boots couldn't carry her fast enough away from Lonesome Canyon Ranch when she finds her husband kissing another woman. One problem, her daughter...

4 Stars

The Fortune Hunter

I love novels about the Victorian era. This book was about the battle between two strong women for the love of Captain Ray Middleton, a cavalry officer. He was quite handsome indeed. He was a known horseman and also a well-known womanizer....

5 Stars

Strange Country

At three in the morning, you would think most people would be in bed fast asleep. That's not how it goes for Boyd Davies, Deputy Sheriff. He's been called out about a possible prowler. After he checks everything inside and out of the woman'...

4 Stars
  • Author: Deborah Coates
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * SF: Science Fiction, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Tor Books

The Story of Mayfair from 1664 Onwards

The Story of Mayfair from 1664 Onwards is about Mayfair, a section of London, England. Mayfair is one of the most prestigious addresses known. The book takes a look at 350 years of social, financial and physical development. There is an int...

4 Stars

The Cottage on the Corner - An Apple Valley Novel

SETTING: Apple Valley, California. The Cottage on the Corner is a charming, sweet romance. The setting is a small town, called Apple Valley. The book was very well written with a pace that you can gather the charm of the book into your hear...

4 Stars

Witches in Red - A Novel of the Mist-Torn Witches, #2

Witches in Red is the second book in the Mist-Torn Witches series. I enjoyed this book so much. I didn't get a chance to read book one (The Mist-Torn Witches) in the series, but I do suggest other readers start with book one. We start with...

5 Stars
  • Author: Barb Hendee
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Alien 3 - The Official Movie Novelization

Alien 3 is an interesting book. I have already seen the movie and read several of the Alien books. So I kind of knew what to expect. I liked the first part of the book where it talked about Bad Dreams. The thing about nightmares is they kee...

4 Stars

Aliens - The Official Movie Novelization

From the first time I saw the movie ALIEN I somehow couldn't get it out of my mind. I’ve always thought, what a great science fiction movie. Then we had the book and now we have sequels. It’s been a wonderful creative storyline. In Aliens t...

4 Stars

A Dream of Desire - A Daring Hearts Novel, #3

I thoroughly enjoyed A Dream of Desire. I found this book to be a lovely and sweet historical romance. But it doesn’t end there. Readers are also in for some danger and the evil side of London. I couldn't have asked for more. I like the way...

5 Stars

The Island of Doves

The setting is 19th Century America (1820's) - Buffalo NY The author Ms. McNees gives us a good lesson on the rights of women back then. She shows how laws were needed to protect the women from even their own abusive husbands. She did a won...

4 Stars

The Shadow Year

It’s the summer of 1980 in the English countryside. Five friends come across a lakeside cottage deep in the country that has been abandoned. This is an escape for Kat and her friends and a chance to disappear for a while. The location offer...

4 Stars

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