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Tier One

“Tier One” by Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson is a gritty, action-packed realistic thriller. The graphic violence and frightening scenarios are definitely not for those who are squeamish, but the fascinating look at the lengths those who p...

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  • Authors: Brian Andrews, Jeffrey Wilson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

Killman Creek - Stillhouse Lake Series Book 2

"Killman Creek" is the second book to Stillhouse Lake and I loved it. The fire and lengths Gwen went through to protect her kids is awe inspiring. I have loved Gwen since the first book and was excited when I found out there would be a seco...

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Stillhouse Lake - Stillhouse Lake Series Book 1

Rachel Caine did an amazing job writing Stillhouse Lake. From the very first page she had my attention and I could not put this book down. The characters were unique and I felt a connection to them. You want to talk about a strong mother wh...

5 Stars

The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World - A Novel of Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World", by Brian Doyle, is such an imaginative book. Robert Louis Stevenson would be proud. This book is very similar to his writing style. I love the environment. Castles, pirates,...

4 Stars

Beach Lawyer - Beach Lawyer Series

“Beach Lawyer” written by Avery Duff, who is a new and unfamiliar author to me. I found the story difficult to connect with between the choppy plot and the characters. The beginning of the book was especially difficult to get into. The dial...

3 Stars

The Ridge

The Ridge, by John Rector, is one of my favorite genres- horror suspense without all the blood and guts. This book is definitely character driven and I love the character development. Megan is what we all strive to be, curious and independe...

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A Criminal Defense

A criminal defense lawyer's career and family life is put to the test as a murder is committed and there is a possible link to his family including himself committing the murder. How could this be possible? With blackmail in the mix, Mick M...

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The Measure of the Moon

"The Measure of the Moon", by Lisa Preston, starts off with a bang. Greer Donner pulls us immediately into the story when he falls from his horse and is left out in the wild. His worried family is a story in itself just by the vastness and...

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And Then There Was Me - A Novel of Friendship, Secrets and Lies

"And Then There Was Me", by Sadeqa Johnson, is a unique book. It focuses so much on the main character's eating disorder that the actual storyline takes a definite backseat. I enjoyed reading about Bea. The story delves into her childhood a...

4 Stars

Signature Wounds

A bombing in Las Vegas has FBI agent Paul Grale seeking a personal vendetta. Paul is a special agent and a bomb tech. With his family dead and a possible target being one of his closest friends, Paul is faced with a quandary. He has the bac...

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The Devil's Country

“The Devil’s Country” by Harry Hunsicker is a murder mystery, thriller, crime novel about a former Texas Ranger. Arlo Baines is roaming Texas by bus, or by hitchhiking. All he wants to do is be in peace and read his books. Trouble seems to...

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Imperial Valley - Jimmy Veeder Fiasco, #3

This novel is different from the get go. While there is a lot of language spread out through the story, it makes the characters believable. Mr. Shaw does a wonderful job showing the story for what it is: a crazy time in some crazy places wh...

4 Stars

The Night Bird

This was a great new murder/suspense series. Homicide detective Frost Easton begins investigating a series of suicides by women who have psychotic breaks. They all have one thing in common. They have all been treated by controversial therap...

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Ascension

With a cool disposition about him, Alvise Marangon is hired to protect an attractive female client. However along the way, he encounters some hurdles that can possibly affect the "contract" that he agreed to. In the quiet city of Venice, Mr...

3 Stars

Livia Lone

Livia Lone is about a woman, Livia Lone, who was sold into human trafficking as a child with her sister. Years later, Livia now works as a sex crimes detective, where she gets a fresh lead on finding her sister and the men who trafficked th...

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Talk Yourself Happy - Transform Your Heart by Speaking God's Promises

"Talk Yourself Happy", by Kristi Watts, is an uplifting book that is great for someone on hard times. We all go through struggles at one point or another. Kristi offers viable solutions on how to cope with these struggles and how to control...

4 Stars

Hope's Peak

Detective Jane Harper, from San Francisco expects sinister murders back there, but not in Hope's Peak, North Carolina. The author gives you vivid images of the murders, such as a young woman found with a crown of vines on her head, like a p...

4 Stars

The Graveyard Apartment

This is the story of a young family who moves into a new apartment that is surrounded by a graveyard, a crematorium and a temple. The price is right so they are still looking forward to their new home. Immediately upon moving in strange thi...

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Good Behavior

Letty Dobesh is one of my favorite characters of all time. She is so complex that, as a reader, you want more, more, more. Why does she do the things she does? Who hurt her in the past? So many questions and this book didn't answer nearly e...

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At Risk

The book starts out very slow and about the time you're ready to give up on the book, it takes a turn. The main character has been in a relationship with a husband that was terribly abusive but no she is with a man that really loves her. Ma...

3 Stars

Waking Up Dead

If you love murder mysteries, then here's one for you What makes it unique is it is told from the outlook of one of the victims. On top of that, the victim ends up solving the mystery. Now that is different. In another way, the author makes...

3 Stars

Someone Must Die

“Someone Must Die” is a very interesting book that kept me on my toes. Aubrey is a fascinating character who not only wanted to do what she could for her nephew but sped ahead even when pain was on the horizon. Family is always a tough thin...

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Moral Defense - Samantha Brinkman, #2

I had heard about Marcia Clark’s books, but had never read them, so I was excited to do a review of “Moral Defense”. As a former prosecutor, I was interested in her writing style in this genre. The beginning of the novel vividly describes a...

3 Stars

Black Hills

Authors Franklin and Jennifer Schneider give readers a small town in Whitehurst, South Dakota. Alice Riley, a PI, is going to investigate an assault charge. The charge is against a man who is basically leading a double life and that can be...

4 Stars

The Real Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie and the Boy Who Inspired Him

I tried, I really tried but I was unable to finish this book. It is extremely dry making it somewhat boring to read. However, it is an excellent reference guide. Throughout the book are quotes from first person sources making it invaluable...

3 Stars

Walk Into Silence

The setting for “Walk Into Silence” is current day Texas. Patrick Dielman reports his wife missing. Is this just a case of a bored housewife, perhaps an affair or is it something more sinister? Detective Jo Larsen is put on as head of this...

4 Stars

Blood on the Tracks - Sydney Rose Parnell Series, #1

It never ceases to amaze me how cruel people can be, especially when others are different. Some war vets do come back different, but that does not mean that you automatically assume that they committed a crime. Though you are supposed to lo...

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Nevernight - Nevernight, #1

I’m not sure what killed this book for me. The constant back and forth of the time (you would get part of the story in italics which was the past then the present in normal script) or the flowery wording that just made my head hurt. I thoug...

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In the Clearing - Tracy Crosswhite Series, #3

“In the Clearing” is a crazy read, but it had my attention from the first page. Detective Tracy Crosswhite is so awesome and I hope my sister grows to be as good if not better considering she wants to be in the same field. Solving a 40 year...

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The Body Reader

I was very excited to read “The Body Reader”. Not only did the cover catch my eye but the definition in the back sealed the deal. I read this book in a day and that's really rare for me, it should tell you just how good this really is. Jude...

5 Stars

Two for the Show

Jonathan Stone creates a fascinating thriller entitled "Two for the Show", chock full of the delicious intriguing elements a suspense aficionado craves in a narrative. He takes his readers into a house of magic and smoke and mirrors, trust...

4 Stars

Daughter of Albion - A Novel of Ancient Britain

This book kept looking at me on the list so I decided to get it so it would leave me alone. And what I found was a take it or leave it book. The pacing of this story was pretty fast and it didn't take long to get to the end. There are no st...

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The True Tails of Baker and Taylor

Although not a mystery per se, true suspense/mystery buffs will enjoy this tale, the story of the two Scottish Fold cats Baker and Taylor, the symbols of the company’s wholesale library division. The cats, who were named for the distributor...

4 Stars

Blood Defense

Defense attorney, Samantha Brinkman is a hard working Los Angeles criminal defense attorney. She's working hard and struggling to get her practice up in the higher rank of actual paying clients. Then her chance comes, or so she thinks. A TV...

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The Last Girl - The Dominion Trilogy, #1

The Last Girl, by Joe Hart, is world and character building at its best. This story explores everything from government control to family dynamics. The changes in the main character, Zoey, are subtle at first, but then major. Readers will e...

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Second House from the Corner

This second book from Sadeqa Johnson will touch you with reality. It could very well be any mother who stays at home with three kids. We know what that's like. Don't we? Felicia Lyons' marriage is on the rocks big time. She has hidden a dar...

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Furious - Faith McMann, #1

What would you do if you went home and the nightmare began? That's what happened to Faith McMann. She goes home to pure terror finding her husband dead and her two children taken. She should be dead also but she miraculously survives. She i...

4 Stars

A Hard, Cruel Shore - Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures

With “A Hard, Cruel Shore” Dewey Lambdin continues Captain Alan Lewrie’s ongoing Naval adventures. After helping remove the army from Corunna, Lewrie’s ship, HMS Sapphire, suffers damage from lightning. With some smooth talking he is able t...

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Baggage

Please Note: There is violence and adult situations in this book. The author, S.G. Redling, wrote a psychological thriller that will keep you guessing the entire time you are reading it. Redling keeps you on the edge of your chair with the...

4 Stars

A Taste for Nightshade

A Taste for Nightshade by Martine Bailey is one of the most interesting historical fiction books I’ve ever read. Set in 1787 Manchester, it follows the stories of two very different young women. This was dark and intriguing, filled with dam...

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Written in Fire - The Brilliance Trilogy, #3

I was thrilled when I received the final book in the Brilliance series. Everything was left on a huge cliff-hanger in the last book. This book sped toward an intense final battle with many twists, turns and action. It was fun following Coop...

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Her Final Breath - The Tracy Crosswhite Series, #2

Her Final Breath is crazy and pretty thick. It took me awhile to get through it. Robert Dugoni is a newer author for me but boy does he know how to write a good story. I was always in suspense and he had me from the first chapter when aweso...

4 Stars

Médicis Daughter - A Novel of Marguerite de Valois

If you have ever wondered what life was like in Renaissance France, then check out the historical novel Medicis Daughter by Sophie Perinot. This novel takes you into the life of the royal family of France – that is, Catherine de Medicis, ot...

5 Stars

The God's Eye View

The NSA is an organization that holds data critical to the United States' operations. This was exposed in the Edward Snowden case and there seems to be another similar case becoming as popular if it is not contained. General Anders has the...

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Things I Can't Explain - A Clarissa Novel

This is the ultimate followup for every classic '90s girl. Things I Can't Explain follows Clarissa from Clarissa Explains It All as she runs into hurdles every twenty-something faces. We go from knowing everything in our teens to knowing no...

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Succession

“Succession” by Livi Michael is a look at the two women who between them created what is known as the Tudor Dynasty. Henry VI married Margaret of Anjou, sister to the French King. Henry VI is more interested in praying for a son than actual...

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Carter & Lovecraft

I chose Carter and Lovecraft because I was looking for something different. Well, I am glad to say that I found it! To me, this book had a Sleepy Hollow feel to it. The TV show, not the original story. Lovecraft is to Carter what Crane is t...

4 Stars

The Wild Girl

I was entirely surprised by my reading of this story simply for the bold fact that nothing about the actual novel was what I was expecting. I would consider this reasoning to be both a positive and a negative considering by what I discovere...

4 Stars

Lawyer for the Dog

“Lawyer for the Dog” by Lee Robinson is written with an interesting premise. A judge appoints his ex-wife, a lawyer, to be the court representative for a dog being fought over in a divorce case. As interesting as I think this plot is, I was...

3 Stars

Her Alaskan Hero - An Alaskan Hero Novel, #1

I have always enjoyed stories that featured the Alaskan wilderness or in general the untamed openness of the state itself. So when I first came across this story I knew it was material that I wanted to read and for the most part I think tha...

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