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The Last Night at Tremore Beach

"The Last Night at Tremore Beach" is a solid debut thriller which mixes a shivery supernatural element in with a puzzling crime drama. Peter Harper is going through both a professional and personal crisis. Needing to take some time for hims...

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Fatal

This complicated murder/suspense story opens with a married woman, Kate Jameson meeting Peter Ash(also married) at a dinner with mutual friends. Kate leaves that evening thinking non-stop about Peter. She ends up calling him and setting up...

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Everything You Want Me to Be

"Everything You Want Me to Be", by Mindy Mejia, is a classic WhoDunIt? novel. The beginning starts off with Hattie who is a misunderstood teen, but aren't they all? She is a lovable yet realistic character who readers will identify with. Th...

4 Stars

The Secret Language of Stones - The Daughters of La Lune, #2

WOW! I have rarely been so excited to read a novel as I was this one. Author M.J. Rose has created a stunning world full of indescribable beauty, and untold horrors. This is the second novel in The Daughters of La Lune series, right after T...

5 Stars

The Vanishing Year

We know all too well that time flies whether you are having fun or not. Kate Moretti, the prolific author of “The Vanishing Year” manifests this concept masterfully in her thrilling, engaging novel. I found myself so caught up in the plot t...

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A Time of Torment - A Charlie Parker Thriller

Charlie Parker is back! The author, John Connolly bring sanother thriller that will have you guessing as you turn each page. The story holds on to you from the first to the last. We have a hero from the community that is gripped with fear....

4 Stars

The Witch of Painted Sorrows - The Daughters of La Lune, #1

WOW! There is absolutely no other way to begin about this incredible novel. Author MJ Rose has created yet another epically stunning, beautiful novel of romance and suspense, intrigue, and desire. The story drew me in from the first page, a...

5 Stars

Mortal Fall - A Novel of Suspense

Get prepared. You'll be on the edge of your chair every moment you're reading this book. If you love nature, “Mortal Fall” is the book for you. If you love suspense and mystery, this is the book for you. Nature is mysterious, beautiful, lov...

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Shooting for the Stars - The Gil Malloy Series

A once top investigative reporter, Gil Malloy had found his career dwindling as he was not delivering the top notch stores anymore. After suffering many personal setbacks, Gil had decided to turn his life around and was given an opportunity...

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Forty Acres

I would recommend Dwayne Alexander Smith’s Acres to everyone, but let’s face it; this book is not for everyone. I recommend this book to the capable, intelligent person whom is able to read it and appreciate it as the fictional book that it...

4 Stars

The Fall

Well, you know you have been reading a series for a long time when the main character, Dismas Hardy, has an adult child about to try her first big case as an attorney. They grow up fast, no? Rebecca gets handed a complicated case involving...

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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

Juliet's Nurse

When Angelica loses her infant, she becomes the wet-nurse for Juliet Cappelletti. Juliet is a very privileged baby girl. She’s doted on by her nurse, but ignored by her mother. As she grows older, Angelica can’t help but notice something st...

4 Stars

Golden Boy

I sometimes see pictures on Facebook that ask me what book has changed your life. This will forever be my go to book to share. This book was just so life changing. This book WILL make you cry! So you have been warned. This book was an emoti...

5 Stars

The Stranger on the Train

It’s not easy being a single parent, and whether she was prepared for it or not, Emma Turner became one. Without parental guidance or a good upbringing to teach her how to be a parent, Emma struggles the best she can with her son, Ritchie....

5 Stars

Bellman & Black

The Bellman & Black story begins a little slowly but the characters are built up very nicely. William Bellman is an honestly likeable character who is a bit of a workaholic. There is a dark and gothic feel to many parts of the story and I l...

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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

The Wicked

I have read previous books by Douglas Nicholas and I’m sad to say The Wicked does not live up to his other work. For some reason, this book just didn't mesh with me. This author is normally my go to for science fiction reads, but I felt tha...

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The Midnight Rose

The Midnight Rose is a long book at 488 pages. Even being such a long book I literally read it in one day. I could not stop. I loved this book. From the idea of forbidden love to family being there for their loved ones, it drew min in. Anah...

5 Stars

The Collector of Dying Breaths - A Novel of Suspense

Incredible. That is the word that instantly sprang to mind the second I began reading this captivating novel. This hauntingly beautiful novel is one that crosses time and space to bring readers into the world of 16th century Florence at the...

5 Stars

The Disappeared

The story begins with Rebecca Tolle, a student that had been missing two years. She was finally found knifed up, dismembered and buried in a Stockholm suburb forest glade. Fredrika Bergman and her team of investigators try to find out why R...

4 Stars

Warrior of the West - The King Arthur Trilogy Book Two

"The Warrior of the West," the second book in the King Arthur Trilogy by M.K. Hume, is another creative and imaginative King Arthur story. Hume starts the story twelve years after Arthur becomes High King, and readers will see Arthur in a n...

4 Stars

Bubble - Game Trilogy, #3

From the two previous installments of The Game Series, we meet up again with Henrik Pettersson and his sister, Rebecca. In this last book, we find things more out of control than the previous books. HP is more paranoid than ever believing e...

5 Stars

Dragon's Child - The King Arthur Trilogy Book One

Growing up I read as many King Arthur books as I could get my hands on. From T.H. White's "The Once and Future King" to Marion Zimmer Bradley's "The Mists of Avalon" I thought I had read every way King Arthur's story could be told, but M.K....

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Buzz - Game Trilogy, #2

In this sequel to the HP Petterson Series, we find ourselves picking up from where the first book, Game, left off. It is four months later and we find that HP is still on the run. He’s growing tired of running from country to country and al...

4 Stars

Sweet Thing

There was something very special about this book. Renee Carlino weaves a story that endears readers from the very moment the book is started. The sweetness, heartbreak, discovery and joy that runs through this story resonated with me to the...

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Delivering Death - Riley Spartz

In this series, the main character is Riley Spartz, who is a news reporter in Minneapolis. This will definitely grab your attention. Some unknown person has sent her an envelope containing a set of human teeth. Continuing in the newspaper l...

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Game - Game Trilogy, #1

This was a really interesting book that drew me in immediately and had my heart pounding in my chest as I was frantically turning the pages. We’re introduced to Henrik “HP” Pettersson, a Swedish guy who loves to party and can’t hold a job t...

4 Stars

This Girl

Although I adored and devoured the Slammed series, I always felt like something was missing. That something was Will's perspective, and here we are. I am absolutely loving the trend going around in new adult where authors give us a glimpse...

4 Stars

Joe Victim

Mr. Cleave is great at keeping the focus on the antihero: Joe Middleton. Joe Victim is very dark with moments of reality. In fact, Mr. Cleave takes reality and twists it using understandable emotions to wring out a tale of woe, sickening mo...

4 Stars

A Commonplace Killing

A Commonplace Killing by Sian Busby is a gritty, evocative, and addictive glimpse of life in London after the Second World War. The author writes with an eloquent beauty about the harsh realities of a time of displacement and post-war traum...

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North Sea Requiem

North Sea Requiem by A.D. Scott is a truly cozy murder mystery. It’s cozy in the sense that you can sink into the feeling of actually inhabiting the 1950s Highland village that the author describes. Each character is not only vividly painte...

4 Stars

The Sound and the Furry - Chet and Bernie Mysteries

This new book in the Chet and Bernie mystery series, takes place mostly in Louisiana where the two of them are on a case. If any of the readers have never read any of this series it’s fair to let them know that ‘Chet’ is a Great Dane who is...

4 Stars

The Playdate

When I started reading The Playdate it reminded me of "Desperate Housewives". Everyone has secrets and the people in the neighborhood will do anything to keep their own, no matter the cost. The Playdate was also more about the kids of the h...

5 Stars

Lifetime - Annika Bengtzon

Lifetime by Liza Marklund is a crime fiction novel. I read this book for a review for Night Owl Reviews. At first I found it difficult to read. I’m not sure if it was because it is a Scandinavian crime novel or because of the story line. I...

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Devil's Gate - A Kane Pryce Novel

This story is gritty and intelligent. The main character, Kane, is a somewhat anti-social bad-ass with a good heart. He's one of those unexpected heroes that ends up doing what is right even at the expense of his goals and possibly his life...

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Founders - A Novel of the Coming Collapse

The author, James Wesley Rawles is a survivalist and has a story to tell. He tells of the price of oil being so high it has almost come to the point you can't afford it. Financial disaster is here and is changing the world dramatically. We...

3 Stars

South by Southeast - A Tennyson Hardwick Novel

South by Southeast is penned by the gifted collaborations of Blair Underwood, Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes bringing forth another award winning installment of the Tennyson series. South by Southeast is a tightly woven narrative that inc...

5 Stars

Seduction - A Novel of Suspense

I will admit, the book blurb for this novel was the hook that drew me in as I am a huge Victor Hugo fan and read his works in my free time (what little there is of that). I was not in the least bit disappointed. For author M.J. Rose to take...

5 Stars

Baskerville - The Mysterious Tale of Sherlock's Return

There are three things that made me want to review this book: 1. My love of historical fiction. 2. The fact that I have collaborated with another writer of some renown, albeit on a book and not a short story. And 3: Sherlock Holmes. I am al...

5 Stars

Cemetery Lake

Mr. Cleave makes burying the dead an unforgettable experience from beginning to end! Morbid at times, creepy and sinister too, Cemetery Lake is a tightly-wound, realistic story with a fantastic plot all the way to the end. Graveyards may se...

5 Stars

Pierced

I began reading this book several times but the book continously failed to hold my attention. The book seemed to move at a snail's pace and I found it hard to relate to the characters.

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The Storyteller

Jodi Picoult has been one of my favorite authors, and I love that she knows how to put in a good twist at the end. I am always completely blindsided. While this twist I kind of had figured out, I was still second guessing myself all the way...

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The Laughterhouse

Carl and Theodore Tate were the officers on the Slaughterhouse scene, 15 years ago. They witnessed the awful crime on the young victim, Jessica. Theo is an overly compassionate underdog, rough around the edges, but I had to love him. He is...

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Naked - The Blackstone Affair Part 1

Naked is a sizzling hot novel that will leave readers both nearly breathless in anticipation for the next novel and also head over heels in love with both Brynne and Ethan. As characters, both of them have had horrendous betrayals in their...

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All In - The Blackstone Affair Part 2

The saga of Brynne Bennett and Ethan Blackstone continues with a vengeance. After a rough start and not a small amount of heavy drama, Ethan and Brynne are together again and better than ever. Brynne 's past is still chasing her and Ethan i...

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The Killing Hour

All bets are off when it comes to Mr. Cleave and murder! Cleave’s writing style improves with each story he crafts. While this is an earlier Cleave work, it is still an unforgettable tale of murder and mayhem. This story starts with guilt a...

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The Comfort of Lies

The Comfort of Lies is an interesting story surrounding several people’s lives. One single woman and two married couples are bound to one another, even though none of them realize it at first. Five years ago, twenty-something Tia became hop...

4 Stars

Beneath the Abbey Wall

Beneath the Abbey Wall is the first book I have read by A.D. Scott and I quite liked it. It read, for me, a little bit like a newsroom version of George Gently. There are twists and turns that start with the murder of the Highland Gazette's...

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Books to Die For - The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels

The Books to Die For anthology was a fun read for several reasons. One reason was to see which books current mystery writers chose to write about. Another was to see why the writers chose the particular books they did. A final reason was to...

5 Stars

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