Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day

Review: Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day

Flipped for Murder (Country Store Mysteries #1) by Maddie Day Blurb: In this freshly baked series, author Maddie Day lifts the lid on a small town in southern Indiana, where a newcomer is cooking up a new start–until a murderer muddles the recipe… Nursing a broken heart, Robbie Jordan is trading in her life on the West Coast for the rolling hills of southern Indiana. After paying a visit to her Aunt Adele, she fell in love with the tiny town of South Lick. And when she spots a For Sale sign on a rundown country store, she decides to… Read more »

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Review: Pane and Suffering by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Pane and Suffering by Cheryl Hollon

Pane and Suffering (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #1) by Cheryl Hollon Blurb; To solve her father’s murder and save the family-owned glass shop, Savannah Webb must shatter a killer’s carefully constructed façade. . . After Savannah’s father dies unexpectedly of a heart attack, she drops everything to return home to St. Petersburg, Florida, to settle his affairs–including the fate of the beloved, family-owned glass shop. Savannah intends to hand over ownership to her father’s trusted assistant and fellow glass expert, Hugh Trevor, but soon discovers the master craftsman also dead of an apparent heart attack. As if the coincidence… Read more »

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Review: Echoes by Laura Tisdall

Review: Echoes by Laura Tisdall

Echoes by Laura Tisdall Blurb: “There is truth to be shared. Let us begin…” Volatile mathematical genius Mallory Park is living two lives. In one, she is balancing senior year with looking after her little brother and troubled ex-Marine father; in the other, she spends her nights glued to her laptop, breaking into some of the world’s most secure systems as the hacker Echo Six. As part of a corruption-exposing cyber network called the Forum, Mallory is far more at ease among the codes and hidden identities of her online world than she has ever been in the real one,… Read more »

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Review: A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins

Review: A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins

A Spark of Justice by J.D. Hawkins Blurb: A fatal accident at the circus sparks an insurance investigation that leads John Nieves, a former New York cop, to a list of murder suspects. It seems that The Great Rollo, beloved of millions, had enemies… both at the circus and among his own family. All that is surreal and magical about the circus brings out Nieves’ deepest fears, blinding him to the very real danger that is closer at hand. A bizarre series of revelations and coincidences keep Nieves’ suspicions of the circus people high, even after the actual evidence suggests… Read more »

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Review: Led Astray by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Led Astray by Kelley Armstrong

Led Astray: The Best of Kelley Armstrong by Kelley Armstrong blurb: Two brand new tales anchor this wide-ranging collection from one of urban fantasy’s most successful authors. Here is the first time that best-selling fantasy, YA, and crime author Kelley Armstrong has had her stories collected from Otherworld and beyond. With her signature twists and turns, Armstrong gives a fresh spin on city-dwelling vampires, werewolves, and zombies, while also traveling further afield, to a post-apocalyptic fortress, a superstitious village, a supernatural brothel, and even to feudal Japan. With tales that range from humorous to heart-stopping, these are the stories that… Read more »

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Review: Freya’s Inferno by Sonja Bair

Review: Freya’s Inferno by Sonja Bair

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. Yes I know Lady of Souls actually got the most votes this month, but I already started this one and finished it and then I didn’t… Read more »

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Review: Visions by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Visions by Kelley Armstrong

Visions (Cainsville #2) by Kelley Armstrong Blurb: As #1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong’s new Cainsville series continues, Olivia’s power to read omens leads to the discovery of a gruesome crime with troubling connections to her new hometown. Omens, the first installment in Kelley Armstrong’s exciting new series, introduced Olivia Taylor-Jones, daughter of notorious serial killers, and Gabriel Walsh, the self-serving, morally ambiguous lawyer who became her unlikely ally. Together, they chased down a devious killer and partially cleared her parents of their horrifying crimes. Their success, however, is short-lived. While Olivia takes refuge in the old, secluded… Read more »

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