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The Librarian and the Spy - Librarian/Spy Escapade, #1

When James Lockwood comes into Quinn Ellington’s library looking for help researching an antique brooch, he immediately sets her nerves aquiver. But she doesn’t expect anything to result from her reference work except for an unrequited on t...

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  • Author: Susan Mann
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Contemporary, * Romantic Suspense, Debut Title, Romantic Comedy
  • Publisher: Zebra Shout

Feral

Imagine a world where every man has suddenly been hardwired into a frenzied animal, intent on killing every woman he sees. After a gene-splicing experiment goes horribly awry, this is the reality that Allie Hilts faces every day. After watc...

5 Stars
  • Authors: James DeMonaco, B. K. Evenson
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * Supernatural, * Susp: Action / Thriller, Horror
  • Publisher: Anchor Books

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

Some Kind of Magic - Flirting with Fame, #1

Eden Sinclair had no expectations when she spritzed on some perfume before leaving the lab besides helping out her brother at his gig. So when she ended up hooking up with a totally hot guy in a totally out of character one night stand, Ede...

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  • Author: Mary Ann Marlowe
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Contemporary, Debut Title, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Glow of Death - Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

“Glow of Death” by Jane K. Cleland is the latest entry in the Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery series. Josie has been called to appraise and verify what could be a genuine Tiffany lamp. At the house of Edwin and Ava Belcher, she is excited t...

4 Stars

Sun Born - Book Two of the Morning Star Trilogy / North America's Forgotten Past

“Sun Born” by W. Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear is the second book in the Morning Star series featuring the Cahokia Mounds people. This sequel features Lady Night Shadow Star (sister to the human body of Morning Star), facing what might be...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Tor Books

A Most Curious Murder - A Little Library Mystery

Little Free Libraries have been popping up not just in America but all over the world. With their increase in popularity, it was only a matter of time before one was featured in a mystery novel. “A Most Curious Murder” by Elizabeth Kane Buz...

4 Stars

Eggnog Murder

"Eggnog Murder" by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis and Barbara Ross is a collection of three holiday-themed murder mysteries featuring deadly eggnog. The first entry is "Eggnog Murder" featuring Lucy Stone at the center of a mystery with Santas ga...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, Barbara Ross
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Superfluous Women - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #22

The Daisy Dalrymple mystery series by Carola Dunn has been a favorite of mine ever since I was introduced to it because of the re-release of Death at Wentwater Court. So when offered the chance to read the newest release, Superfluous Women,...

5 Stars

Come Hell or Highball - Discreet Retrieval Agency Mysteries, #1

Come Hell or Highball by Maia Chance is an intriguing first entry in what will hopefully be a long series. Society matron Lola Woodby has just buried her unfaithful husband, and is looking forward to a life after a distinctly loveless marri...

4 Stars

Dracula vs. Hitler

Professor Van Helsing has settled down to a quiet life in Romania decades after his battle against Dracula. But when a darker evil known as the Nazis reach out to grab his country and threatens all he holds dear, the only tool he can reach...

5 Stars
  • Author: Patrick Sheane Duncan
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Inkshares

Crowned and Dangerous - A Royal Spyness Mystery, #10

Darcy whisks Georgie off for what she thinks is a romantic getaway but she soon discovers that he intends for them to marry at Gretna Green. Throwing aside the concerns of her needing permission to marry due to her being in line for the cro...

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  • Author: Rhys Bowen
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Title Wave - A Booktown Mystery, #10

Tricia Miles is ready to relax while her mystery bookstore, Haven’t Got A Clue, is being rebuilt. Her sister, Angelica, as head of the Chamber of Commerce, has arranged a cruise for the fellow business owners in Stoneham, and Tricia plans t...

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  • Author: Lorna Barrett
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Useful Woman - A Rosalind Thorne Mystery, #1

Rosalind Thorne knows how to put together a guest list and manage the social mores, her continued acceptance by polite society is based on her avoidance of even the mere rumor of dishonor. When a murder at Almack’s threatens not only Rosali...

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  • Author: Darcie Wilde
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

Warlock Holmes - A Study in Brimstone, #1

Sherlock Holmes has had numerous homages and spoofs done, so it’s hard to find a new twist on this beloved canon. But “Warlock Holmes, A Study in Brimstone” by G.S. Denning manages to deliver. Warlock Holmes is a master of the dark arts but...

5 Stars
  • Author: G.S. Denning
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Titan Books

The Winter Garden Mystery - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #2

In “The Winter Garden Mystery” by Carola Dunn, Daisy Dalrymple is back and stumbling across dead bodies. Rather than survive in proper genteel poverty with her mother, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple has decided to live in less than genteel...

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The Vatican Princess - A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia

C. W. Gortner always delivers a well-written and well-researched novel about historical figures and “The Vatican Princess” proves another success. Looking at the often maligned Lucrezia Borgia, Gortner delves into the history of this young...

5 Stars

The Cracked Spine - A Scottish Bookshop Mystery, #1

“The Cracked Spine” by Paige Shelton is the first book in a new series featuring transplanted Kansan Delaney Nichols. After answering an ad looking for a bold adventurer who would investigate searches for lost things and help return lost it...

3 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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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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To Helvetica and Back - A Dangerous Type Mystery, #1

Star City, Utah is filled with interesting shops and people. Clare works with her grandfather, Chester Henry, at one of those shops, The Rescued Word. Together they restore old typerwriters, repair books and sell beautiful paper and writing...

3 Stars
  • Author: Paige Shelton
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Luther and Katharina - A Novel of Love and Rebellion

Martin Luther started a fire that burned through the church during the sixteenth century. Monks left monasteries and nun fled abbeys, with the conviction that life in the church did not guarantee salvation. Katharina von Bora is one of thos...

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Kings and Emperors - Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures

In “Kings and Emperors” by Dewey Lambin, Lewrie is still stuck in Gibraltar, forced to mind-blowingly boring duty. Captain Alan Lewrie despairs of ever seeing any action for himself and the crew of the HMS Sapphire. But when Spain rebels ag...

4 Stars

The Big Chili - An Undercover Dish Mystery, #1

Cooking mysteries have become a dime a dozen so it takes a special premise to have one stand out. “The Big Chili” by Julia Buckley cooks up an outstanding take on the catering mystery series. Lilah Drake provides home cooked dishes to her c...

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  • Author: Julia Buckley
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Game of Queens - A Novel of Vashti and Esther

Historical fiction can be a difficult subject, even more so when it’s based on Biblical characters. India Edghill took on that challenge with “Game of Queens”, a book looking at Esther and Vashti. Almost everyone is familiar with the basic...

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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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The Courtesan

“The Courtesan” by Alexandra Curry might be her first novel, but a reader would never know it from picking up this superb read. Set in 1881 China, during the start of its upheaval from outside interference, it follows the story of a young g...

4 Stars

Press Start to Play - Vintage Original

There’s never been a better time to be a nerd, than today with the multitude of items devoted to fandoms galore. “Press Start to Play” goes with that as a collection of short stories featuring a love of video games. A variety of authors con...

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Move Your Blooming Corpse - An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery, #2

As a fan of My Fair Lady who is apt to break into song at any time, I was hesitant when I saw the first book, “Wouldn’t It Be Deadly”, knowing there was no way it would do proper justice to the characters. I was delighted to discover I coul...

5 Stars
  • Author: D. E. Ireland
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

The Lure of the Moonflower - A Pink Carnation Novel, #12

“The Lure of the Moonflower” by Lauren Willig is a bittersweet read for fans of the Pink Carnation series. We finally get a book with Jane’s story, but it signals the end to a delightfully action-packed and romance-laden series that fans ha...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lauren Willig
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, * Romantic Suspense, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

A Fatal Chapter - A Booktown Mystery, #9

In “A Fatal Chapter” by Lorna Barrett, Tricia Miles is trying to put her life back together after a fire destroyed her beloved mystery book store. Currently helping out at the Stoneham Chamber and living above it in a temporary apartment, T...

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  • Author: Lorna Barrett
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Tournament

As a fan of anything about English history, especially Elizabeth Tudor, I was excited to pick up this book taking place in 1546. Matthew Reilly’s book imagines a trip to Constantinople by Elizabeth with her tutor, Roger Ascham, to witness a...

4 Stars

Naked - A Novel of Lady Godiva

Godiva grew up loving her land, Coventry, raised by her parents to protect the people of the land. But when her parents are slaughtered by treacherous Danes, Godiva must look to an outsider to help protect the people she watches over, no ma...

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Death at the Door - Death on Demand Mysteries

Broward’s Rock seems a delightful place to live, filled with interesting people and beautiful vistas. But two tragic and violent acts in one week shakes mystery bookstore owner, Annie’s serenity. When local doctor Paul Martin is found dead...

4 Stars
  • Author: Carolyn Hart
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Anatomy of Evil - A Barker & Llewelyn Novel, #7

Barker & Llewelyn are back, patrolling the streets of Whitechapel. Scotland Yard has asked for help in catching a killer who’s slaughtering the prostitutes walking the streets. Fears are running high, and some are afraid of a pogrom against...

5 Stars

Fatal Enquiry - A Barker & Llewelyn Novel

London’s best private enquiry agent, Cyrus Barker, and his Welsh assistant, Thomas Llewelyn, are back. A face from their past has returned, seeking Barker’s downfall. Sebastian Nightwine is back with the backing of the British government. W...

5 Stars

World War Moo - An Apocalypse Cow Novel, #2

“World War Moo” by Michael Logan is the long-awaited sequel to “Apocalypse Cow”, the zombie cow book that started it all. England has succumbed to the epidemic that started with killer cows in a meat processing plant. Almost everyone in Eng...

4 Stars

Death At Wentwater Court - Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries, #1

“Death at Wentwater Court” is a re-release of Carola Dunn’s first Daisy Dalrymple mystery. I’d never picked up one of Dunn’s books before but this was very enjoyable read. The cover is beautiful, with a textured cover, promising a book that...

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A King's Ransom

With “The King’s Ransom”, Sharon Penman continues the fascinating story of Richard I, picking up with his travels home from the Crusades. After a long and bloody fight trying to regain Jerusalem, Richard is finally making his way home. But...

5 Stars

The King's Marauder - Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures

Dewey Lambdin has been one of my husband’s favorite nautical writers for years. I’d read his first book and was interested in seeing how book twenty would measure up. “The King’s Marauder” was a solid read, through and through. There was en...

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The Tiger Queens - The Women of Genghis Khan

Stephanie Thornton’s newest book, “The Tiger Queens”, proves why she is a master of historical fiction. Genghis Khan is known for changing the face of the world, but it was the women in his life that made it possible. From his wives, to his...

5 Stars
  • Author: Stephanie Thornton
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

The Lodger

The Lodger by Louisa Treger is a fictionalized look at Dorothy Richardson’s relationship with H.G. Wells, also know as Bertie. Dorothy was a childhood friend of Wells’ second wife, but during visits to their homes, a passion grew between he...

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories - Penguin Classics

Washington Irving is known as the creator of Rip Van Wrinkle and the Headless Horseman, but I never knew he was America’s first famous author and had penned many other short stories. It was fascinating to read about his popularity not only...

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The Agincourt Bride

Guillamette, after losing her first child at birth, become a wet nurse for the children of Charles VI of France. His court is held by a regent, due to the king’s fits of madness, but with the lack of supervision, the royal children suffer....

5 Stars

Wouldn't It Be Deadly - An Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mystery, #1

After a much too long wait, Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins are back! Eliza is working at making a new life for herself after Henry Higgins’ tutelage, and that means teaming up with his main rival, Emil Nepommuck. After Henry angrily conf...

5 Stars
  • Author: D. E. Ireland
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

People of the Morning Star - North America's Forgotten Past

Having read some of W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear’s previous books, I was intrigued to start their newest book, “People of the Morning Star”. Covering the tribes living in what is now known as the Cahokia Mounds, the book is set...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Tor Books

The Devil in the Marshalsea

Tom Hawkins lives in 1727 London, fleeing his father’s expectations that he follow a career path in the church. Tom prefers a more sin-based life filled with games of chance, liquor, and women, not necessarily in that order. When Tom is sen...

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  • Author: Antonia Hodgson
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Debut Title, Historical Fiction, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Mariner Books

Letter from Freedom - The Letters From Love Series, #1

Liz Lyons applies for what seems like a dream job, teaching on a remote island for a few years, at more than double her usual salary. But an attraction to billionaire Jack Richardson soon alters Liz’s life beyond her wildest expectations. L...

3 Stars

Letter from Money - The Letters From Love Series, #2

Liz Lyons and Jack Richardson have spent years apart, with Liz raising their son Rex to adulthood on the island, Atlantica. After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Jack brings his family to the States, to both protect them and to prepare Rex f...

3 Stars

Daughter of the Gods - A Novel of Ancient Egypt

Hatshepsut is the youngest daughter of Pharoah Tutmose in 1400s BC Egypt. She never expects to become wife to her brother, but fate conspires to place her next to the throne. His death has Hatshepsut running Egypt as regent for the two-year...

5 Stars
  • Author: Stephanie Thornton
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

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