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The Guests on South Battery - Tradd Series, #5

I fell in love with this series at first sight and I’ve never looked back. This fifth installment in the Tradd Street series opens with Melanie returning to work after giving birth to twins, adjusting to motherhood and marriage, and coping...

4 Stars
  • Author: Karen White
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Suspense: Mystery, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

This House Is Mine

Living in the same old farmhouse from the age of 5 Vera is still feeling alone and like she doesn't belong after 60 years. Then the author brings family together. Readers get a niece with her little boy. Vera and Anne don't know each other...

4 Stars

Fractured

In “Fractured” a young couple decide to move and start over miles away from where they are. But can you ever "run away" from your past, your present, and sometimes your future? They move to a nice, family oriented town. But things start to...

5 Stars

The Oxford Inheritance

Long ago, I outgrew horror novels, save for an occasional ghost story, mainly because they are so graphically violent, and are nothing but a big fat giant gore fest, which only gross me out. But, tell me the story has a Gothic feel to it, a...

4 Stars

No Place to Hide

“No Place to Hide” was written by Susan Lewis, an author living in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Even though this novel is a contemporary British novel, I was surprised and pleased that this English author chose my home state of Indiana...

4 Stars

You Can Trust Me

Livy is attending a party with her husband Will, given by his boss. Livy’s best friend, Julia, tries to reach her, texts her, and leaves messages, but Livy can’t answer her phone, because she is too busy checking out the woman her husband h...

4 Stars

Hausfrau

Hausfrau opens with the pregnant line "Anna was a good wife, mostly." Even if I hadn't known that the author is a poet before beginning, two pages in I would have been able to discern that fact. It demands to be read slowly, both for the im...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jill Alexander Essbaum
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Debut Title, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Random House

The Mill River Recluse

I found The Mill River Recluse to be an interesting novel. It will have you pulled in and asking questions very quickly. I don’t want to give too much away. It’s up to you to read this great novel and start asking your own questions. Some o...

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

In Doubt

Drusilla Campbell has written a thought provoking novel about crime, the motives, the punishment, the lives affected and the sheer will to move forward and deal with the cards dealt to people whose lives are forever changed in the blink of...

4 Stars

One Hundred Names

Kitty Logan has hit her all-time low. As a journalist, she thrives on a great story. When her latest huge breaking story blows up in her face and proves to be untrue, she not only ruins her career and credibility, but also an innocent man’s...

5 Stars

The Whole Golden World

When you are young and in love, you don’t really think about how your actions could affect others. Something like sleeping with your teacher, for example. Morgan Monetti learns the hard way that even though she’s past the age of consent and...

5 Stars

Drop Dead, Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous marks the return of Lonnie Adebayo who is out for blood after a vicious attack. I enjoyed the premise of this book and I loved the character of Lonnie because of how strong she is and everything that she overcomes through...

4 Stars

The Truth About You

I have read a few other books by Susan Lewis before (No Child of Mine, etc) and I was not disappointed. When I saw this one I knew that I had to read it. I do not think that it is part of a series, but it still fits in with Susan's writing...

4 Stars

The Next Time You See Me

When thirteen year old Emily, a social outcast who is being ignored at home due to her parents having to care for her mentally handicapped brother, stumbles upon a dead body in the woods she decides to keep the news to herself and continues...

3 Stars
  • Author: Holly Goddard Jones
  • Review by: Angie
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Touchstone

The Butterfly Sister

The past has a tricky way of catching up to us. Ruby Rousseau knows this better than anyone. After dropping out of college her senior year due to having visions of dead authors and an affair that turned tragic, she has been running and hidi...

5 Stars

Gotcha! - Sisterhood

I was sent a free print copy of "Gotcha" by Fern Michaels, published by Zebra Fiction in order to provide a review of the book. When I started reading this book, I was sure it would be one that I enjoyed. However, I was wrong. This story is...

3 Stars
  • Author: Fern Michaels
  • Review by: Barb
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Mystery, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

The Last Camellia

Flora Lewis is an amateur botanist, living in 1940 in New York City. She is a lover of plants and flowers but, at the moment, is working in her parent’s bakery to help keep the family financially sound. There is a problem with the bakery an...

Stars
  • Author: Sarah Jio
  • Review by: Mary Lignor
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Plume

No Child of Mine

No Child of Mine was really graphic. With that being said, it is not for the timid. It is definitely for adults only. Alex is the type of person that cares about kids. It is very difficult for her to let Ottilie go home to what she knows ha...

Stars

The Love Wars

Once I started The Love Wars I couldn’t put it down! I fell in love with Molly Grant. She is smart and wonderful! While reading this book I had my husband and mother drive so I could finish this one in a day! L. Alison Heller did an amazing...

5 Stars
  • Author: L. Alison Heller
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

He's Gone

Wow what a thrill ride! I have really come to enjoy this type of mystery book and He's Gone does not disappoint. After attending a party together Dani awakes to find Ian, her husband, missing. What follows is a very complex mystery and a ve...

4 Stars
  • Author: Deb Caletti
  • Review by: Crystal
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Bantam

Sidney Sheldon's The Tides of Memory

The books of the late Sidney Sheldon were always known for their fantastic plot twists and detailed characters. This book fits right in with all the rest and most assuredly does not disappoint in any way. The Tides of Memory is a novel that...

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