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Preying Game - Decorah Security Series, Book #15

Preying Game by Rebecca York includes telepathic abilities, a search and rescue, and a tense race against the clock. This fifteenth installment in the Decorah Security paranormal / romantic suspense series was a very fast paced thriller, wi...

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  • Author: Rebecca York
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Light Street Press

Boxed In - Decorah Security Series, Book #16

In "Boxed in" (Decorah Security #16) by Rebecca York Olivia receives a shipment of antiques that she believes could be stolen goods. Before she can catalog the pieces her computer locks up! YIKES. To fix things requires a phone call to comp...

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  • Author: Rebecca York
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Light Street Press

The Child

"The Child" by Fiona Barton is fast paced and totally engrossing! When workmen uncover the tiny bones of a baby, the ghoulish discovery is good for a brief, back page story for journalist Kate Waters. But then Angela, a woman whose baby was...

4 Stars

Ever Crave the Rose - The Elizabethan Time Travel Series Book 2

“Ever Crave the Rose” by Morgan O’Neill is splendidly crafted, imaginative, and pure historical time travel story! Anne Howard and Dr. Jonathan Brandon found each other via Anne’s grandmother, Catherine. They are both from different time pe...

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Cast the First Stone - Ellie Stone Mysteries

"Cast the First Stone" by James W. Ziskin is the fifth installment in the Ellie Stone Mystery series. This book seals the deal for me. Ellie is, without a doubt, one my favorite amateur sleuths. In this chapter, Ellie heads out to L.A. to c...

4 Stars

Reunited with the P.I. - Honor Bound #2

I wouldn’t have chosen this book if I didn’t think I would like it, but I do think I got more than I had bargained for!!! When a key witness fails to appear in court, Simone is in big trouble, but she knows Maya wouldn’t simply bail. The ju...

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Begun by Time - The Prequel to The Elizabethan Time Travel Series

Note: Originally reviewed on Aug 02, 2015 via Goodreads / Julie aka Gpangel. This book is the prequel to “The Thornless Rose”, which was originally released in 2014. I loved that book so much, I was thrilled to discover we were invited to l...

4 Stars

Date with Death - Dales Detective Mysteries

“Date with Death” is the first book in the new ‘Dale’s Detective’ series. This is a fun, madcap, small town cozy mystery which centers around Delilah Metcalfe, who is struggling to maintain two businesses after her sordid and messy divorce....

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Swiss Vendetta - Agnes Luthi Mysteries, #1

I hope Agnes Luthi's career in violent crimes is just getting started. Agnes’ very first case with violent crimes, begins during one of the worst blizzards in recent memory, just outside the famed Chateau Vallotton. The victim, a young woma...

4 Stars

Slow Burn Cowboy - Copper Ridge, #3

This seventh installment in the Cooper Ridge series is centered around Finn Donnelly and his best friend, Lane. Finn’s life has been turned upside down by the death of his grandfather, who for some inexplicable reason, has left the ranch Fi...

4 Stars

The Thornless Rose - The Elizabethan Time Travel Series Book 1

This is one of the best time travel romance stories I have read in a very long time. This novel has all the elements that make a great story - romance, action, intrigue, and suspense. This is the way stories should be written!! Anne Howard...

5 Stars

Shadows on the Lake - A Stefania Valenti Mystery, #1

“Shadows on the Lake” by Giovanni Cocco and Amneris Magella- Translated by Stephen Sartarelli “Shadows on the Lake” is an absorbing mystery steeped in atmosphere and tragic history, against a backdrop of beautiful Italian scenery. Inspector...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Giovanni Cocco, Amneris Magella
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

I Liked My Life

Sometimes a novel comes along that gives you pause, encourages you hug your parents, your spouse, or your kids, and challenges you to take stock, as it touches your heart all the way to your very soul. We know from the start that Madeline i...

5 Stars

Souls of Men - An Elaine Hope Novel, #1

A.R. Ashworth shows some real promise with his debut British mystery featuring Detective Inspector, Elaine Hope, but will need to make a few improvements in order for this to be a successful, long running series. When a young girl is beaten...

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  • Author: A. R. Ashworth
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Action / Thriller, Debut Title, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Crooked Lane Books

Hurricane - Cutter Cay, #5

"Hurricane" is a well-crafted, twisty suspense novel, packed with sexy romance and high seas adventure! Cherry Adair's fifth installment in the Cutter Cay series is fast paced and action packed. This one has an added touch of intrigue, but...

4 Stars

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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The Road to Enchantment

"The Road to Enchantment" is partly a coming of age tale, filled with angst and turmoil, highlighting Willow’s struggles in school, her relationship with her father and mother, and the despair Willow feels after being yanked away from the l...

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I'll Be Damned - How My Young and Restless Life Led Me to America's #1 Daytime Drama

Eric Braeden, best known for his role as Victor Newman on ‘The Young and the Restless’, has a favorite phrase both he and his notorious character, are famous for -“I’ll be Damned”. The book's introduction recalls Eric’s receiving a star on...

5 Stars

Stormchaser - Cutter Cay, #4

“Stormchaser” has a unique blend of adventure, romance, and suspense. This fourth installment in the Cutter Cay series is a little different from what I was expecting. The discovery of treasure and a lost city which could be Atlantis, draws...

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Bronx Requiem

"Bronx Requiem" by John Clarkson is a gritty but stylish crime story! If, like me, you enjoy a good crime drama, you will want to check out “Bronx Requiem” by John Clarkson. James Beck and Paco ‘Packy’ Johnson formed a bond during their res...

4 Stars

The Lady of the Lakes - Historical Proper Romance

"The Lady of the Lakes" by Josi S. Kilpack is truly a beautiful and romantic love story. “Scarce one person out of twenty marries his first love, and scarce one out of twenty of the remainder has cause to rejoice for having done so. What we...

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Just Fine with Caroline - A Cold River Novel

I love stories that feature locales and characters that are just a little off the beaten path. Cold River, Missouri, the Ozarks, and the ‘hollers” is an interesting destination and the characters are certainly quirky. However, do not be foo...

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Her Every Fear

"Her Every Fear" by Peter Swanson is suspenseful but a little messy. This is one of those ‘buzz’ books all my friends were reading, so I had to see why it was so popular. Kate, and her cousin, Corbin, switch apartments for sixth months. Cor...

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A Death at the Yoga Café - Keeley Carpenter

"Death at the Yoga Café" by Michelle Kelly is a combination of engaging characters and enticing intrigue! This is the second book in the series, but it can easily read as a standalone. Keeley’s Yoga Café is doing much better than anticipate...

4 Stars

The Cottage at Firefly Lake - Firefly Lake, #1

“The Cottage at Firefly Lake” is a solid second chance at love story. I am always a sucker for a second chance at love story. So, “The Cottage at Firefly Lake” is exactly the kind of story I am drawn to. Years ago, Charlotte aka ‘Charlie’ a...

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  • Author: Jen Gilroy
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Forever

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: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Susp: Mystery, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Family Plot

Chilling, spooky, and spine tingling! At one point in my life, horror and Gothic novels made up nearly half of my reading material. As horror novels began to rely more on blood, gore, and violence and put less emphasis on creating an ominou...

4 Stars

A Most Extraordinary Pursuit

I love historical mysteries. With such a colorful cover, I couldn’t help but feel intrigued. When the Duke of Olympia dies his longtime secretary Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove is commissioned to seek out his heir, Maximillian Haywood. Max has...

3 Stars
  • Author: Juliana Gray
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Berkley

Along the Infinite Sea

This is one amazing novel! If you love historical fiction, this book is for you! In 1966, Pepper Schuyler finds herself in a real bind. She needs some serious cash so that she can take care of herself and her unborn child. So, she restores...

5 Stars

Courting Death - The Clarkeston Chronicles

"Courting Death" is a very unique legal mystery featuring three young people working as law clerks for a famous federal judge. Melanie, who apparently made an appearance in a previous installment, became obsessed by an accident that occurre...

4 Stars

Miracle on 5th Avenue

“Love your life, it’s the only one you have.” “Miracle on 5th Avenue” is the last book of a trilogy centered around three close friends who move to New York and open their own business. All the books in the series have been cute and fun, bu...

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  • Author: Sarah Morgan
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: HQN Books

Hook, Line, and Murder - Murder, She Wrote, #46

This is another outstanding installment in the Murder, She Wrote series!!! Jessica has entered the annual fly fishing competition, but finds Mort’s wife, Maureen tagging along with her. However, once on the second day of their stay, Maureen...

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  • Authors: Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain, Renée Paley-Bain
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Deadly Thaw - Inspector Francis Sadler, #2

This second book in the Inspector Francis Sadler mysteries is intricate and intriguing. Lena Fisher was convicted of killing her husband, Andrew, back in 2004. But, now, in 2016, the discovery of a man’s body, eventually identified as Andre...

4 Stars

A Lowcountry Christmas - Lowcountry Summer, #5

When I found out there would be a special Christmas edition of the Lowcountry series by Mary Alice Monroe, I think I squealed like a little girl! However, it should be noted that this book can be read as a standalone. This very touching sto...

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  • Author: Mary Alice Monroe
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Seasonal / Holiday, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Sorrow Road - Bell Elkins Novels

"Sorrow Road" is another atmospheric and complex mystery by Julia Keller. Three young boys who were good friends growing up, and who all end up fighting in World War two together, harbor a dark secret until their dying days, which, despite...

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Letters from Paris

‘Sometimes the artist you choose is yourself.' I love stories like this one. The romantic setting of Paris, the tribute to art and history, the threads connecting past and present, the discovery of one’s true calling and the joy of finding...

4 Stars

Firefly Summer

"Firefly Summer" is a contemporary story involving four sisters whose lives were irrevocably changed by the tragic events that occurred in the summer of 1964. Now, as they enter their twilight years, they find their lives are at crossroads,...

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The Ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - Murder, She Wrote, #44

Is Mrs. Fletcher ghost hunting? When Cliff Cooper dies unexpectedly his home the ‘Spenser- Percy’ house goes on the market. Jessica agrees to help her friend Eve, the realtor, clean up the spooky old house. The house is packed with old book...

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  • Authors: Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain, Renée Paley-Bain
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Homeplace

“The Homeplace” is an elegant and quiet novel which weaves a suspenseful and atmospheric mystery against the backdrop of Comanche County, Colorado. Chase Ford has returned home after a sixteen year absence. He is looking for a place of sola...

4 Stars

Survivors Will Be Shot Again - Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries

"Survivors Will Be Shot Again" is another entertaining installment in the Dan Rhodes mystery series! Dan’s decision to take a day off backfires when his routine stop at the grocery store has him foiling a robbery with a loaf of bread. But,...

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Elmore Leonard: Four Later Novels: Get Shorty / Rum Punch / Out of Sight / Tishomingo Blues

This collection features four novels by the prolific crime novelist Elmore Leonard. These books were originally published throughout the 1990’s and into the early 2000’s. The first book featured is ‘Get Shorty’, the first novel featuring Ch...

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Always a Cowboy - The Carsons of Mustang Creek, #2

I knew I would love this series after reading “Once a Rancher’, the first book in the Carsons of Mustang Creek series. This second book continues the ongoing family saga with the focus on Drake, the quiet cowboy devoted to running the famil...

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The Idea of Love

“The Idea of Love” is a whimsical, yet emotional tale that captured my heart. ______________________________ “Don’t let the truth get in the way of a good story.” ______________________________ Stopping in Watersend, South Carolina, Blake,...

4 Stars

Toasting Up Trouble - A Dinner Club Mystery, #1

“Toasting Up Trouble” is the debut novel in the “Dinner Club Mystery” series. This first installment sets a positive tone for the series, getting it off to a terrific start. J.J. Tanner is an event planner and culinary enthusiast, living in...

4 Stars
  • Author: Linda Wiken
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Berkley

A Dark and Stormy Murder - A Writer's Apprentice Mystery, #1

“A Dark and Stormy Murder” is an entertaining mystery that also pays homage to the Gothic suspense novels of days past. If a book has even the tiniest hint of a Gothic slant or tone, I’m all over it. So, it’s no surprise that I found this b...

4 Stars
  • Author: Julia Buckley
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Berkley

Open Grave - Ann Lindell Mysteries

This award winning Swedish mystery series has garnered critical and commercial success in other countries. Scandinavian thrillers have quickly found an audience among American crime and mystery lovers with the incredible success of Henning...

3 Stars

The Angels' Share - The Bourbon Kings, #2

This series is simply amazing. Just when you thought the good old fashioned family saga was dead in the water, J.R Ward resurrects it with more glitter, glamour, scandal, drama, suspense and family secrets than you could possibly ask for, a...

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  • Author: J.R. Ward
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

A Duke to Remember - A Season for Scandal, #2

What a delightful story! This book is a wonderful blend of humor, suspense and romance. Elise is a master of disguise, using her skills as a part time actress in her undercover work for Chegarre & Associates, an agency that handles scandals...

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Liar Liar - A Helen Grace Thriller, #4

I am addicted to this series! I believe it is one of the very best British Mystery series on the market right now. Fires alight the night, and the cops are puzzled by the rash of arson. Is it a distraction used to commit a larger crime? It’...

4 Stars
  • Author: M. J. Arlidge
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: NAL

Now and Then Friends - A Hartley-by-the-Sea Novel, #2

After reading “The Rainy Day Sisters” I knew the Hartley-by-the-Sea series was definitely one to watch for. So, when I saw this second book was up for review, I snapped it up pronto, and I am happy to report, it is just as good as the first...

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  • Author: Kate Hewitt
  • Review by: Gpangel
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

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