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What the Dead Leave Behind - Gilded Age Mystery, #1

The historical facts in "What the Dead Leave Behind" seem to be very accurate. And the characters are fascinating. It doesn't take long and you want to know more about them. I loved the gilded era! It was a different time. For the readers o...

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  • Author: Rosemary Simpson
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

White Knights - The White Knights Series Book 1

"White Knights" is the first book in a new series. It is a YA spin off of the popular Lexi Carmichael mystery series and like that series the main character is a female geek. Angel is the ultimate geek and is absolutely perfect for the main...

5 Stars
  • Author: Julie Moffett
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Mystery, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: True Airspeed Press

Escape Claws - A Cat Lady Mystery, #1

Linda Reilly draws readers into the quaint little town of Whisker Jog. Lara Caphart is an engaging heroine who is so authentic. Getting to witness her self doubt and financial worries just made her so real. Aunt Fran is a treat, stubborn an...

4 Stars

Better Dead - A B&B Spirits Mystery, #1

Pamela Kopfler sets up a new series with this hauntingly entertaining mystery. The start of the B&B Spirits Mystery series has Holly Davis. She is a different heroine. To be completely honest I’m not positive I felt a connection with her. I...

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Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper - An Amish Mystery, #1

“Kappy King and the Puppy Kaper” is a wonderful Amish cozy mystery. The author gives the reader a mystery to solve and you as the reader become an armchair detective to find the culprit. You get a death, but it’s hard to tell if it was deli...

5 Stars
  • Author: Amy Lillard
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Amish, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

The Plot Is Murder - Mystery Bookshop, #1

"The Plot Is Murder" is the first book in the Mystery Bookshop series! Samantha Washington finally accomplishes her dream of opening her own mystery bookstore, but while she’s preparing for the grand opening, she’s writing her own cozy myst...

4 Stars

Risky Behavior - Bad Behavior Book 1

“Risky Behavior” by L.A. Witt and Cari Z provides a delicious combination of police detective work and an intriguing character study as several layers of mystery are slowly peeled back. I love the prickly Ruffner and his in-your-face person...

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  • Authors: L.A. Witt, Cari Z
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romantic Suspense, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Riptide Publishing

Stay Calm and Collie On - A Pet Palace Mystery, #1

"Stay Calm and Collie On" is the first book in the Pet Palace Mystery series! Sue Patrick owns the Buckingham Pet Palace, an upscale doggy daycare and spa. One night, Sue gets a call from the police saying that her company van was abandoned...

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The Secret, Book & Scone Society - Book 1

"The Secret, Book and Scone Society" is the first book in the Miracle Springs, North Carolina mystery series. Nora Pennington owns Miracle Books—a bookstore where people can share their problems over a scone and hopefully find a book that c...

5 Stars

City of Lies - A Counterfeit Lady Novel, #1

“City of Lies” tosses the reader into jail with the main character and the suffrage movement. I have to say that this worked very well. I decided to read this because of the cover and I died hard loved it. I couldn't put it down. This novel...

5 Stars

The Quiche and the Dead - A Pie Town Mystery, #1

"The Quiche and the Dead" is the first book in the Pie Town Mystery series! The main character Valentine Harris, moves to San Nicholas to start a new life with her fiance. Five months later, her relationship is over, but her dream of openin...

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Cremains of the Day - A Tallie Graver Mystery, #1

"Cremains of the Day" is the first book in the Tallie Graver Mystery series! It’s about Tallulah Graver, a woman who marries a wealthy man to get out of the family funeral business. Then, her marriage falls apart and she must clean houses t...

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Bound and Saved - Miami Masters Book 1

Uber hot and talented writer BJ Wane has come out with a new series called Miami Masters. You have seven friends who met in summer camp and ended up not only discovering their proclivity for the BDSM lifestyle, but all ended up in the Miami...

5 Stars

Alone Before You - Before You trilogy Book 1

Gwen is such a strong character and I admire her greatly. The things she had gone through would have broken other people, but she’s a survivor. Dealing with a guilt that’s not really her fault she has suffered and blamed herself for years....

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Dog Dish of Doom - An Agent to the Paws Mystery, #1

Dog Dish of Doom, the first in EJ Copperman’s new series, is what I like to refer to as a “dramedy” a combination of drama and comedy. And as per usual, Copperman knocks it out of the park. In the series opener, Kay Powell is an agent who w...

5 Stars

Moving Target - Guardian Security Book 1

Desiree Holt is a must buy author for me and the start of this new series is the reason why. Kate Griffin is an absolute survivor, she's strong and intelligent and unbelievable resourceful, and I couldn't help but admire the fact she is doi...

5 Stars

Assassin Next Door - Bad Boy Inc. Book 1

"Assassin Next Door" is an contemporary romance about Lily, a single mother who falls in love with her next-door neighbor, Calvin. Calvin happens to kill people for a living, and once he meets Lily, all hell starts to break loose for both o...

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The Art of Fear - The Little Things That Kill Series Book 1

"The Art of Fear" is the story of Ari, a girl with a tough and traumatic past, who decides to create a support group, where she meets a girl that completely changes her life. I know my synopsis of the book is very vague, but I really didn’t...

5 Stars

Murder in Mayfair - An Atlas Catesby Mystery, #1

D. M. Quincy has written a series debut novel. “Murder in Mayfair” is an Atlas Catesby Mystery and the first one in the series. The story takes place in 1814 in England, where Atlas and friend have stopped at an inn for some sustenance. Aft...

4 Stars

Learning the Hard Way 1

Mike is a mercenary for the law. He ends up in prison where he quickly learns he's a pawn in a bunch of games. He's won in a fight by Keelan and the two men begin working together to survive. It's more an alliance than friendship at the beg...

4 Stars

The Drowned Girls - An Angie Pallorino novel Book 1

Good golly, Miss Molly. Talk about sucking you in, this book does it and does it really well. The only reason I put this book down was because I had to go to work. Angie (great name but spelled wrong lol) Pallorino is a police detective wor...

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Corliss - The Girls of Spindrift Book 1

I liked that this was a quick read, primarily aimed at YA but a good read for anyone. I felt that it was a background of sorts for getting to know the characters going into the book “Bittersweet Dreams”. This is the first book in a series t...

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  • Author: V.C. Andrews
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Pocket Star

Bad Housekeeping - An Agnes & Effie Mystery, #1

"Bad Housekeeping" is the first book in a new cozy mystery series! It’s about Agnes, a woman who stumbles upon the dead body of a woman she recently had a harsh altercation with. She must clear her name before she gets charged for murder. T...

5 Stars

Secret of the Painted Lady - Danger Cove, #1

“Secret of the Painted Lady” is one funny read and it makes you want to slap the male character. I started reading and was just sucked right in and actually didn't realize I had been reading for two hours. It’s a great story line and the my...

4 Stars

Run to Ground - Rocky Mountain K9 Unit, #1

Jules was an interesting character and her siblings were just adorable and funny as hell. Her little family was lucky to have her around and I loved how she took care of them. I also loved how they were with Theo’s K9 partner, Otto. Theo ha...

4 Stars

A Grave Calling - Bodies of Evidence, #1

“A Grave Calling” has you questioning and thinking is this a good thing or bad thing? How can 25 year old Julie Hall find bodies? She had taken up the dowsing rod in order to find water…and ends up finding bodies instead. What a surprise or...

4 Stars
  • Author: Wendy Roberts
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Carina Press

Where Danger Hides - Corporate Heat Book 1

Just when you think life sucks, somehow it manages to get worse. Taylor Scott finds out her life is a lie. After a lifetime of allowing her grandparent's dictate her life as they pleased, Taylor finds her father really hadn't left her mothe...

4 Stars

Sary's Gold - Sary's Adventure Series Book 1

Sary had a hard life and found that situations in life can change a person completely. So much happened to this beautiful and rather naive woman. She was so very young when she married but soon became a young widow. Her husband had been sho...

4 Stars

Logan - Murder On Magnolia Island Trilogy Book 1

The Murder On Magnolia Island trilogy is a brand new series from BJ Wane and let me just say it’s an incredible start! Luckily, the books won’t be released that far apart since Logan and Hunter end on cliffies about who killed the subbie? M...

5 Stars

The Darkest Corner - Gravediggers Book 1

Liliana Hart is torturing me with the first series book in her new series. I loved this book so much I'm having withdrawals and now I have to wait to read the next book! Tess Sherman isn't what most would typically picture as a heroine afte...

5 Stars

Kale to the Queen - A Kensington Palace Chef Mystery, #1

"Kale to the Queen" is the first book in the Kensington Palace Chef Mystery series. It's about Carrie Ann, a chef who relocates to London to become the private chef to the duke and duchess, but while working, she stumbles upon the dead body...

5 Stars

Swiss Vendetta - Agnes Luthi Mysteries, #1

I hope Agnes Luthi's career in violent crimes is just getting started. Agnes’ very first case with violent crimes, begins during one of the worst blizzards in recent memory, just outside the famed Chateau Vallotton. The victim, a young woma...

4 Stars

Unconditional Surrender - Strike Force Book 1

Desiree Holt is always a sure thing! The first in this fabulous serious is no exception. This lady sure knows her sexy Alpha heroes and the women they fall for. Kari Malone and Slade Donavan are perfect for one another both between the shee...

5 Stars

Single Malt - Agents Irish and Whiskey series, #1

Layla Reyne delivers a delightful suspense story with this first in a series. Okay I have two confessions to make. The first, I'm not a big fan of the male male romance genre. The second confession, I'm impulsive and chose this book after b...

4 Stars

Shadows on the Lake - A Stefania Valenti Mystery, #1

“Shadows on the Lake” by Giovanni Cocco and Amneris Magella- Translated by Stephen Sartarelli “Shadows on the Lake” is an absorbing mystery steeped in atmosphere and tragic history, against a backdrop of beautiful Italian scenery. Inspector...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Giovanni Cocco, Amneris Magella
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Forged in Desire - The Protectors, #1

“Forged in Desire” by Brenda Jackson provides a frightening look at the possible cost for doing one’s civic duty even as it follows a delicious romance that evolves in the face of danger. The slow buildup of a relationship that is formed wh...

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  • Author: Brenda Jackson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romantic Suspense, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: HQN Books

Souls of Men - An Elaine Hope Novel, #1

A.R. Ashworth shows some real promise with his debut British mystery featuring Detective Inspector, Elaine Hope, but will need to make a few improvements in order for this to be a successful, long running series. When a young girl is beaten...

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  • Author: A. R. Ashworth
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Action / Thriller, Debut Title, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Crooked Lane Books

The Resort - A Frankie James Mystery Book 1

T.R. Grady creates a fantastic small town mystery tale. Frankie James is a determined woman. She has the skills do to her job and the patience to deal with all the opposition she faces. I enjoyed how she didn't get too emotional but she als...

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Saving Mercy - Fatal Truth Book 1

Abbie Roads just keeps getting better. I really enjoyed her first two novels so I was excited to see the latest as the first in a series. "Saving Mercy" focuses on the aftermath of a horrible trauma and a man who was programmed from childho...

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Smugglers & Scones - Moorehaven Mysteries Book 1

Morgan C. Talbot introduces the most deliciously literary cozy mystery with this fabulous read. Pippa Winterbourne is one of the most engaging heroines I've ever encountered. Moorehaven is one of the most delightful settings I have ever rea...

5 Stars

Nico: A Mafia Romance - Ruin & Revenge, #1

NICO is the first book in a new series by Sarah Castille called Ruin & Revenge. The series title is very significant to the entire books and I'm sure it will play out even more in the books to come. Mia is supposed to play the part of the p...

5 Stars

Elementary, She Read - A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, #1

“Elementary, She Read” is a great first addition in a promising new series by Vicki Delany. Gemma Doyle has moved to the Cape Cod town, West London, to run the bookstore started by her uncle. The store is located at 222 Baker Street and is...

5 Stars

Cat Got Your Diamonds - A Kitty Couture Mystery, #1

Cat Got Your Diamonds is a cozy mystery about Lacy Crocker, a pet boutique and organic treat bakery owner who stumbles upon a murder in her own store and must solve it before her store loses funding. This was a very cute and fun read! I tru...

5 Stars

Purr M for Murder - A Cat Rescue Mystery, #1

"Purr M for Murder" is about Sydney McCall, a woman who found her ex-fiancée cheating on her with her secretary. For a fresh start after the break up, she decides to move back to her hometown of Deer Park, North Carolina from NYC to help he...

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Under Pressure - Body Armor, #1

I've been on a romantic suspense kick lately and I find that this author never disappoints. This is the first in a new series but if you've read her other works you may recognize some of the characters. Leese is working for Body Armor secur...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lori Foster
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: HQN Books

Kneaded to Death - A Bread Shop Mystery, #1

"Kneaded to Death" is the first book in the Bread Shop mystery series about Ivy Culpepper, a thirtysomething struggling photographer who moves back to her hometown following the tragic death of her mother. Six months later, she’s still grie...

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Death by Chocolate Lab - Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1

"Death by Chocolate Lab" is about Daphne, a free-spirited pet sitter, who stumbles across the dead body of her sister's ex-boyfriend. With her sister being the prime suspect, Daphne must find the real murderer before her sister goes down fo...

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Hold Your Breath - Search and Rescue, #1

I really liked “Hold Your Breath” so much that it has me hooked on the Search and Rescue series now. Lou Sparks left her old life and moved halfway across the country to a remote town in the Colorado Rockies and joined the Search and Rescue...

4 Stars

Dragonfly Nightmare - Once Upon A Secret Book 1

"Dragonfly Nightmare" is about Allie, a girl with a traumatic past and overprotective parents, who decides to go to summer camp with her best friend and her best friend’s brother. Once they arrive, things feel “off.” With some sleuthing, Al...

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Deadly Silence - Blood Brothers, #1

“Deadly Silence” by Rebecca Zanetti is chock full of testosterone and adventure, and provides an action-packed roller-coaster ride with plenty of sizzling interludes. I love the way it starts off with the formation of the bonds that unite R...

4 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Forever

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