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Love Lessons with the Texas Billionaire

Eva St. John is a hard worker and will do anything she can to get the right story out to the public. The thing is though she maybe a good journalist she excels at keeping her identity a secret. She keeps her life a secret and will not let a...

5 Stars

Murder in the Afternoon - A Kate Shackleton Mystery

Murder In The Afternoon starts with siblings, Harriet and Austin who are on their way to a quarry where their father works. The children have always been scared of the quarry but decide to meet their dad anyway. When they arrive they find t...

4 Stars

Supreme Justice

Supreme Justice is written by the author who can take a story, fact and/or fiction and turn it into a suspense/thriller that will live on in reader’s minds for all time. This particular gem is about former secret service agent, Joseph Reede...

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Dante's Poison - A Mark Angelotti Novel, #2

Dante’s Poison is the second book by this author that features nearly-blind psychiatrist, Mark Angelotti. My heart goes out to this character as he tries to live up to his potential and is challenged from day to day as his sight gets worse...

4 Stars

The Boxed Angel

This book is the perfect combination for the suspense lover and the historical mystery fan. The adventure begins on a tragic evening in 1776. Three young men are out late in a Philadelphia neighborhood with stealing on their minds. One of t...

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Brotherhood of Fear - A Willi Kraus Novel

Brotherhood of Fear is the third historical by this author featuring Willi Kraus, who is Germany’s most famous homicide detective. In this mystery it is the year 1933 and Willi has run to Paris to avoid being prosecuted as a Jew in Nazi Ger...

4 Stars

Where Evil Waits - Mann Family

Where Evil Waits is a fascinating romantic suspense novel, a real page turner. The leading lady in this story is Kara Chandler, a special prosecutor, who has jailed more than one violent criminal during her career. But, in this tale, she wi...

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Murder Once Removed

Nearly three years ago a wealthy art dealer in Santa Fe, NM was murdered and the killer was never found. Joe Taylor, a reporter for the Albuquerque Post has been working on the story of the murder, three years later, and is on his way to Sa...

4 Stars

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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Saving Paradise

In an excellent suspense/thriller from this author, a veteran from the Afghanistan war decides to search for the killer of a journalist who is found floating off the shore of the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The main character, Pono Hawkins, is...

4 Stars

Death, Taxes, and Green Tea Ice Cream - Death & Taxes Series, #6

What a fun read this was! After reading one of this author’s previous books, I was anxious to start this. Our leading lady, Tara Holloway is a former IRS Criminal Investigator for this organization and has been fired from her job. It seems...

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Delia's Shadow

This book is one of the best I’ve read in a long time, a mixture of San Francisco history after the great quake and fire in 1906, along with a bit of the supernatural which introduces Delia’s Shadow. Delia ran away from San Francisco after...

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  • Author: Jaime Lee Moyer
  • Review by: Mary Lignor
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romantic Elements, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Tor Books

The Hidden

This novel is an excellent thriller for the reader that will keep you guessing until the last word. It is extremely well written and a fascinating one-day read. The action begins in Cairo, Egypt and is much more than your usual mystery/thri...

4 Stars

Hollow Bones - Special Agent Caitlyn Tierney

In this series by CJ Lyons, Caitlyn Tierney, an FBI agent is sent to help various police departments to help them solve cases. She has been sent to meet a cruise ship that is headed for South America. A college student, Maria Alverado, with...

4 Stars

The Nero Decree

This is an extremely readable book, which is strange, because the story has been written many times. But, this writer has a different slant which makes it new to the reader even though the Nazis have been fodder for many books in the past....

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What Doesn't Kill Her

At the start of this story, it is ten years in the past at the home of Jordan Rivera, her parents and brother. It’s a usual evening at home with the kids doing school work and the parents hanging out. A man dressed as a policeman comes into...

4 Stars

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

Battered to Death - Daphne Martin Cake Mysteries

Another fun read, the third, in the Daphne Martin Cake Mystery Series by Gayle Trent. I love cozies and look forward to any that I see. Daphne now has a steady boyfriend, a decorating (cake decorating, that is) business and is about to ente...

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Inherit the Dead

This mystery is certainly worth reading but the concept is a bit difficult to understand as each chapter is written by a different, very talented crime writer. To this reader it was a bit of a mix-up as the writers all have their own style...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Lee Child, C. J. Box, Charlaine Harris, John Connolly, Mary Higgins Clark
  • Review by: Mary Lignor
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone

After the Dawn - A Family Affair Novel

This novel is an extremely readable story involving a broken family that will keep readers busy for a long summer afternoon read. After the Dawn: A Family Affair Novel is a story filled with family secrets, family scandals, deceptions, and...

4 Stars

Triggers

This was a very good story that will be dearly loved by sci-fi folks. Right before a secret military operation is in the works there is an accident at a local Washington DC hospital. Before this happens however, there is an assassination at...

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 Last Camellia

Flora Lewis is an amateur botanist, living in 1940 in New York City. She is a lover of plants and flowers but, at the moment, is working in her parent’s bakery to help keep the family financially sound. There is a problem with the bakery an...

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  • Author: Sarah Jio
  • Review by: Mary Lignor
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Plume

House of Secrets

It will certainly come as no shock to anyone that one of the most adventurous, exciting and imaginative literary creations of 2013, has come from the minds of a legendary director and an author who is tops in his genre. Hollywood director C...

4 Stars

The Removers - Matt Helm, #3

For those of you who have seen all the old Matt Helm movies, starring Dean Martin, you will love this fascinating book that brings back memories of secret agents from WWII through the Cold War and on and on. The author is a master at writin...

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Complex 90 - Mike Hammer

Having read many of the previous Mickey Spillane books, this one was a joy to read. The collaboration pictured in Complex 90 of the original Spillane and Max Allan Collins, author of many fascinating historical thrillers was perfect. The bo...

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Dead Ringer

What a great read. This is a “Robin Cook” story and maybe a bit more. A very high speed read that the reader will not want to put down. In the world of harvesting body parts for medical research and teaching pre-med students their craft, th...

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While We Were Watching Downton Abbey

The title of this book is a good reason to open it and start reading. "While We Were Watching Downton Abbey", really pulled me in and it became a one-day read. There is a newly renovated apartment building in historic Atlanta, GA called the...

4 Stars

Dirty Little Secret - Daniel Marchant

This book is the third and also the end of this author’s Daniel Marchant trilogy the first two being Dead Spy Running and Games Traitor’s Play. There is not much of a time lapse between these three books and reading them in order would prob...

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Fresh Meat - Supernatural

For everyone who is completely ‘locked’ on the CW’s “Supernatural” TV series (and even for those who are not), these books based on the series’ characters are absolutely impossible to put down. Not only do you receive a bit of the paranorma...

4 Stars

Enemy of Mine - A Pike Logan Thriller

This book is the third in a series featuring Pike Logan, Taskforce Officer, in which the United States has put forth a deal of peace between the warring nations of Israel and Palestine. It is learned that terrorist forces plan to put an end...

4 Stars

Sea Glass Winter - A Shelter Bay Novel

During Technical Sgt. Dillon Slater’s deployment in Afghanistan, his job was finding bombs and rendering them useless. This was very hazardous duty but, all he could think of was going home very soon and working as a teacher and basketball...

4 Stars

The Sacrifice Game - Sacrifice Game Trilogy

The extremely intricate story that was woven in this author’s first book, In the Courts of the Sun, moves forward ten-fold with this new title. Jed DeLanda, the character that reader’s met the first time around, is a descendant of the Mayan...

4 Stars

Pray for a Brave Heart

Helen MacInnes passed away in the mid-80’s and is still lauded as one of the greatest espionage authors ever. Some of her books are being re-released and this is one of them. "Pray for a Brave Heart" was written in the 50’s and is a great s...

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Line of Fire

At the beginning of the new Stephen White book, the author gives us a real twist as this will be the next to last book about his character of Clinical Psycologist, Alan Gregory. These books have been giving pleasure to many mystery fans for...

4 Stars

The Death of King Arthur - The Immortal Legend / Classics Deluxe Edition

A very long time ago, I read Le Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory. The book was extremely interesting because I was really into stories of King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable. This current book however, called The Death of King...

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The Twenty-Year Death - Hard Case Crime

This novel is written in the form of three separate novels taking place in three different time periods (1931, 1941 and 1951). It’s certainly a change from the mystery novels written in the not too distant past. The story in each decade men...

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The Kairos

This book really begins in the 50’s when Archaelogists Dr. Luther Jonson and partner Father Sean O’Derry find seven extra fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls that had never been seen before. They keep them secret as there is much in them that...

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Marilyn - The Passion and the Paradox

I’ll begin with a quote from Marilyn: “I knew that I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful but, because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.” Sadly, this is what she really thought...

4 Stars

Black List - Scot Harvath

This book is a bit of a change for the author. Usually, the featured player in these novels, Scot Harvath, is the one who, with his cohorts, is hunting the bad guys that want to lay waste to the United States Government. In “Black List” he...

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The Stolen Chalice

This book is a good read and is full of suspense and action. For readers who enjoy a little intrigue and who also like to travel the city of New York and see MOMA for themselves, it is a prize. There are some truly fine art works included i...

4 Stars

Discretion

This new legal/mystery/thriller will stop the readers in their tracks. I'm sure that in many thrillers written about the power of politics in Washington are somewhat the same but, in "Discretion" the action starts on the first page and does...

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Death, Taxes, and Extra-Hold Hairspray - Death & Taxes Series, #3

A really fun book that will keep readers busy for an afternoon. Tara is great for hunting down tax cheats and always gets her man/woman. A definite keeper!!! Get ready for a great read. Tara Holloway, your favorite IRS Special Agent is out...

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An Accidental Affair

Books by this author are generally a mixture of class, many diversified characters and relationships between these people and sometimes passion and lust. This title is a story of a marriage between two very high profile people (an actress a...

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Letter from a Stranger

After reading many Barbara Taylor Bradford books, I was anxious to see this one. I am not sorry as I really enjoyed this latest book by this very good writer. This installment in the books of Barbara Taylor Bradford is not the same as some...

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Silenced

In the prologue of this book there is an event, thirteen years before the main story continues, that will bring the rest of the book into focus. It's a difficult segment but, the author obviously felt the need to include it and, being a goo...

3 Stars

The Affair - A Novel

The heroine of this book, Celia Bayley, became a famous author for writing stories about real people in real time. She was an extremely young war bride, marrying a handsome soldier who was older and had three successful children. When the b...

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Kill Shot - Mitch Rapp

Mitch Rapp is back!! Featured in this newest novel by Vince Flynn. Mitch is again on the hunt for the people who were responsible for the plane crash that took place in Lockerbie, Scotland and killed 270 people. Mitch was trained by the CIA...

4 Stars

Raylan - Raylan Givens

Elmore Leonard is, by far, one of the most heralded suspense/fiction writers of all time. And, one of his best characters is Federal Marshal Raylan Givens. In this new episode in Raylan’s life, the Harlan County, Kentucky coal mines are clo...

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