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Lady Renegades - a Rebel Belle Novel

So this the last of this series was OK at best. It was better than book two but, still lacked that luster from book one. The ending was predictable which made the ending a little less enjoyable. But the ending did fit the story. I’m sad to...

3 Stars

Golden - Heart of Dread, #3

I dived into this book right after it came. To tell you too much would give away spoilers, and I don’t want to do that. So, I’ll keep this short. The characters come alive off the page in this amazing breathtaking conclusion to the Heart of...

5 Stars

Black Rabbit Hall

Black Rabbit Hall rates an OK from me. I loved the cover which is pretty much why I grabbed it and well the thing about the ghosts etc. just made me want to read it more. The issue I had going into this one is the dual time lines. We get tw...

3 Stars

Devoted in Death - In Death, #41

Death is a symphony that Eve Dallas hears constantly. When a body is found it becomes hers, and she’s on duty until the killer (or killers) is in a cage. This latest story in the series is pretty graphic and illustrates just how sick some p...

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  • Author: J.D. Robb
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Putnam

Nightfall

Although this CREEPY dystopian was a little slower than I would have liked and I was really REALLY hoping we were going to get a little extra to the story's end. However, I have to say that it was still beyond amazing! The creep factor in t...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Jake Halpern, Peter Kujawinski
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

The Harvest Man - Scotland Yard's Murder Squad

Creepy, spine tingling suspense! This is my kind of thriller! I don't know why, but often times it seems historical crime dramas are darker, more gruesome and twisted, than those written in present day. This fourth book in the “Scotland Yar...

4 Stars
  • Author: Alex Grecian
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Putnam

Obsession in Death - In Death, #40

JD Robb has done it once again and it starts off with a bang. This In Death catches the reader and never lets the reader go. You get swept into Eve and Roarke's fabulous world once again. Eve arrives on scene and finds herself face to face...

5 Stars

Sophomore Year Is Greek to Me

This was a very realistic story! It was a very fast read and very cute. With laugh out loud humor this story is a great read for anyone who wants something light. The ending is the best, with its realistic story this one also has a very rea...

5 Stars

Garden of Lies

Amanda Quick draws readers into her latest historical romantic mystery with her trademark quirky and strong-minded sluthy heroine and mysterious hero. I very much loved both the hero and heroine in this book. Each has an interesting history...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Quick
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Putnam

The Liar

This tension-filled story gives a frightening look at the insidious methods an abuser can use to isolate a victim from friends and family. One element was unfortunately a little predictable for me but it was delightful to watch the assimila...

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  • Author: Nora Roberts
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

Silent Alarm

In Silent Alarm you get a firsthand account on what it would be like if there was a school shooting. The twist with this one is that the one who did the shooting was your older brother. Alys has to deal with the after math of her brother ki...

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The Shadow Cabinet - The Shades of London, #3

Well, after speed reading books one and two, over the past day, I am very happy that I had this book three. Book two ends on a cliffhanger that would have killed me if I would have read it when it was out back in 2012. This is the LONG awai...

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Trust No One

This romantic suspense tale has plenty of twists and turns as the story unfolds with the flair that is characteristic of this talented author. There were entertaining interactions between the determinedly cheerful heroine and the wary and o...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

The Conspiracy of Us

I don't know where to start on this one. It was up in the air for me, at points I really loved this one and at points I was left feeling confused and other points I felt like this story shouldn't end to feeling like it couldn't get over qui...

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  • Author: Maggie Hall
  • Review by: ErinP
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Debut Title, Historical Fiction, * Romance: Historical, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Stolen - Heart of Dread, #2

Stolen started out really well. It has a fast paced start and it was going very well. But, somewhere along the way it got lost. The story took a turn for the worst and just started to drag. I really loved the story. It made me think about t...

3 Stars

P.K. Pinkerton and the Pistol-Packing Widows

This Wild West story is very entertaining. It is very well-written and hooks readers because you never know what P.K. will get into next. Everybody knows that P.K. Pinkerton is a good detective, but only a few seem to know his big secret. A...

4 Stars
  • Author: Caroline Lawrence
  • Review by: TrinaC
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Historical Fiction, Kids: Middle Grade, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Festive in Death - In Death, #39

JD Robb once again immerses me in the wonderful world of Eve and Roarke. I devour each book as it comes out and this is no exception. This is most definitely a great addition to the "In Death" series by JD Robb. If you're like me in anyway...

5 Stars

The Collector

The beauty of Ms. Roberts’ works stems from her ability to provide a wealth of information about her charismatic characters and their multitude of pursuits even as a compelling story unfolds. Despite the fact that I am less than enamored wi...

5 Stars
  • Author: Nora Roberts
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

Otherwise Engaged

This story combines an entertaining spy tale with a chilling murder mystery while showcasing some of the obstacles facing women during this era of history. The resourceful Amity is a coolheaded female who is quick on her feet and an adventu...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Quick
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

Exposure - A Virals Novel, #4

I was so happy to be able to review Exposure. With the ending of book three, Code, I was dying to read the next one. I am a huge fan of Reichs and have enjoyed everything she has written. I am very pleased to announce that book four of the...

5 Stars

Critical Mass - V.I. Warshawski Novel

I loved the fact that the V.I. Warshawski movie with Kathleen Turner was based on this series. I never knew that and I felt like I was visiting old friends as I read through this book. The action was great, and I loved V.I. I enjoyed the ti...

4 Stars

River Road

It is always fun to read one of this author’s books because her characters are so nicely determined without being obnoxious and both the male and female leads are successful in their own rights. There were a few glaringly obvious clues that...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Putnam

Concealed in Death

JD Robb has done it again. Another great book involving Eve, Roarke, Peabody, and McNabb. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Rourke has purchased a building that he plans on tearing down to the bones and rebuilding into a place that can provid...

5 Stars

The Well's End

When I first started reading this book, I admit, I expected something else. What I expected was something similar to the movie Red Dawn. What I got was something uniquely and refreshingly different. The novel has a very strong plotline, and...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seth Fishman
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Fantasy, Romantic Elements, Kids: Middle Grade, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale

Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale is a mesmerizing novel that will hold the reader spell-bound until the very last page. The novel opens up with the revelation that Faith Bass Darling is fighting a losing battle with Alzheimer’s that sh...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lynda Rutledge
  • Review by: Angie
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Putnam

The Final Cut - A Brit in the FBI Book 1

This delicious tale combines a charismatic villain (or two), an exotic British Inspector with an uncanny network of connections in and around the law enforcement arena, a tenacious FBI agent with the misleading nickname of Mike and a myster...

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  • Authors: Catherine Coulter, J. T. Ellison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Putnam

W is for Wasted - Kinsey Millhone Mystery

This mystery series has a lasting allure which persists through the various letters of the alphabet and this particular tale is no exception. Part of the fascination is due to the way this sleepy California town with its picturesque locatio...

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  • Author: Sue Grafton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam

Silent Night - A Spenser Holiday Novel

While this maybe Mr. Parker’s last book (he passed in 2010), his agent and friend of 32 years, Ms. Helen Brann, aided in the completion of this Spenser holiday novel. With that stated, this book was excellent in keeping my attention. I coul...

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From Scratch Inside the Food Network

I looked forward to reading this book as I love the Food Network. Anticipating humorous stories and light reading, I opened this book with enthusiasm. However, what I found was a bit dry with only occasional quick peaks at the television pe...

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  • Author: Allen Salkin
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Food, Home, Style and Travel, Non-fiction
  • Publisher: Putnam

Dick Francis's Refusal

This intriguing mystery contains many of the elements that one has come to expect from this series, a definite link to horse-racing, an understated hero who is stubbornly resistant to coercion and an insidious problem that may have far-reac...

4 Stars
  • Author: Felix Francis
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Putnam

The Kill List

Get ready for another war-on-terror book to fill up your hours but, you will enjoy this one as the author is, after all, Frederick Forsyth. The main character is called “Tracker” and the Tracker is working for an organization called TOSA, o...

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Mortal Bonds - A Jason Stafford Novel, #2

This new book by Michael Sears is a powerful sequel to the author's Black Fridays, which was a book featuring Jason Stafford, a stock market maven who was sent to jail for a bit of financial fraud and spent a couple of years in the lock up....

4 Stars

Thankless in Death

Eve and Roarke came back with a vengeance. The 2060 holiday season is a week away while Eve and Roarke prepare to be invaded by the family. Across town the unthinkable happens, a son murders his parents. Eve and her team know who and how th...

5 Stars

Frozen - Heart of Dread, Book One

I absolutely love Melissa de la Cruz and I have to admit I never thought she could top her Blue Bloods series, but she definitely has with this book! It is everything I never knew I wanted in a book and more! In Frozen we have Natasha, a bl...

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  • Authors: Melissa De La Cruz, Michael Johnston
  • Review by: Crystal
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Fantasy, * Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

A Hundred Summers

With A Hundred Summers I really need to ask what people were smoking?! As I have seen a ton of 5 star reviews everywhere!!! I am sorry but this one ended up being a DNF for me as it was. I had a hard time with all the skipping back and fort...

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Stoker's Manuscript

This is a dark and compelling story. I love the mystery throughout the storyline as Joseph has to solve the clues in the manuscript before his time runs out. This is very well written and full of vivid detail. I will admit that part of the...

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Phoenix: A Black City Novel - Black City Chronicles, #2

Full of twists, the sweet and sassy love duo that is Ash and Natalie, and new awesome teen action heroes, Phoenix is an awesome followup to Black City. Richards took some risky moves, but they definitely paid off. I found myself invested an...

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The 5th Wave

The alien apocalypse is here. Four waves of catastrophes have already passed as we meet our main voice Cassie, even though there are more than her perspectives throughout the book, wandering off in search of her little brother. The 5th Wave...

5 Stars

Orleans

Orleans is that very special blend between fiction and scary as all get out reality. This fast paced, adrenaline packed book will leave you wondering if maybe this is the way our world is headed. Fen knows how to survive in the Delta. She h...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sherri L. Smith
  • Review by: Crystal
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Calculated in Death

There is a wonderful feeling sitting down with a new Eve Dallas novel. When Calculated in Death arrived on my doorstep, I did a happy dance. This installment of the In Death series is a straight procedural with a victim who didn’t deserve h...

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The Risk Agent

Murder, blackmail, industrial espionage and international intrigue play out against the background of modern Shanghai. Two very dissimilar operatives, John Knox and Grace Chu, are hired by a security company to locate a kidnapped Chinese an...

4 Stars

Copper Beach - Dark Legacy, #1

The paranormal has been part of our world since the beginning, just some choose not to acknowledge it. Used for centuries, it found its way into a variety of everyday items, including books. In modern times these books have value as antique...

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  • Author: Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Putnam