Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong

Betrayals (Cainsville #4) by Kelley Armstrong Rating: 5 stars Blurb: Olivia Jones knows a lot about betrayal – most of her life has been a lie. On the eve of her wedding, she discovered she was adopted – and that her biological parents were convicted serial killers. Liv has found sanctuary in her new home of Cainsville, but she’s learned not to trust the town’s mysterious elders. So when her biker boyfriend Ricky Gallagher is linked to a series of murders, she’s reluctant to ask for their help. Meanwhile things have grown increasingly complicated with Gabriel Walsh, her boss and… Read more »

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Review: Murder at the Mansion by Janet Finsilver

Review: Murder at the Mansion by Janet Finsilver

Murder at the Mansion (A Kelly Jackson Mystery #2) by Janet Finsilver Rating: 3 stars Blurb: Fortunes, fineries, and foul play . . . It’s whale-watching season in Redwood Cove, and B&B manager Kelly Jackson’s battening down the hatches for the tourist rush at Redwood Heights—a Victorian-style estate owned by her boss. And due to recent jewelry thefts, her duties include keeping track of the many dust-covered artifacts spread throughout the property. But when Kelly finds Sylvia Porter’s lifeless body, menial tasks don’t seem so terrible. Enlisting the help of a ragtag group of brainy retirees, aka the “Silver Sentinels,”… Read more »

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Review: It’s Your Party, Die If You Want To by Vickie Fee

Review: It’s Your Party, Die If You Want To by Vickie Fee

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. It’s Your Party, Die If You Want To (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #2) by Vickie Fee Rating: 3 stars Blurb: Between a riverboat… Read more »

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Review: Muffins and Mourning Tea by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Muffins and Mourning Tea by H.Y. Hanna

Muffins and Mourning Tea (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #5) by H.Y. Hanna Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Cotswolds tearoom owner, Gemma Rose is excited to join the May Day celebrations in Oxford… until the beautiful spring morning ends in murder. Now, she’s embroiled in a deadly mystery – with four nosy old ladies determined to help in the sleuthing! Before she knows it, Gemma finds herself stalking a Russian “princess” and keeping up with the Old Biddies in Krav Maga class, while still trying to serve delicious cakes and buttery scones at her quaint English tearoom. And that’s just the start of… Read more »

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My To-Be Read List #26: poll

My To-Be Read List #26: poll

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. It seems that I am slowly moving back to a cozy mystery mood, so for this month I have 3 cozy mystery books for you to… Read more »

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Review: Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Cracked to Death by Cheryl Hollon

Cracked to Death (A Webb’s Glass Shop Mystery #3) by Cheryl Hollon Rating: 4 stars Blurb: When a treasure hunt leads to deadly plunder, it’s up to glass shop owner Savannah Webb and her trusty investigative posse to map out the true motives of a killer . . . It’s the dog days of summer in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Webb’s Glass Shop proprietor Savannah Webb has an eco-friendly plan to help locals escape the heat–a recyclable bottle-crafting workshop taught by reticent store manager Amanda Blake. Turns out, the class is a bigger smash than expected, thanks in part to… Read more »

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Review: All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna

Review: All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna

All-Butter ShortDead (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #0) by H.Y. Hanna Blurb; Gemma ditches her high-flying job and returns to Oxford to follow her dream: opening a traditional English tearoom serving warm buttery scones with jam and clotted cream, and fragrant tea in pretty bone china… Only problem is–murder is the first thing on the menu and Gemma is the key suspect! And the only people Gemma can turn to for help are four nosy old ladies from her local Cotswolds village – not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli. Who was the mysterious woman Gemma met on the… Read more »

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