Category: Mystery

Review: A Glimmer of a Clue by Daryl Wood Gerber

Review: A Glimmer of a Clue by Daryl Wood Gerber

A Glimmer of a Clue (A Fairy Garden Mystery #2) by Daryl Wood Gerber My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Courtney Kelly has a shop full of delights, a cat named Pixie, a green thumb—and a magical touch when it comes to garden design. But in Carmel-by-the-Sea, things aren’t all sweetness and fairy lights . . . When Courtney’s friend Wanda gets into a ponytail-pulling wrestling match in public with a nasty local art critic, Courtney stops the fight with the help of a garden hose. But Lana Lamar has a […]

Posted July 12, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Sprinkles and Sea Serpents by Danielle Garrett

Review: Sprinkles and Sea Serpents by Danielle Garrett

Sprinkles and Sea Serpents (Sugar Shack Witch Mysteries #1) by Danielle Garrett Narrated by Amanda Ronconi My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: They say you can’t go home again. . .oh, if only that were true. Thanks to a series of unfortunate events – and one backstabbing frenemy – home is exactly where I’m headed. back to Winterspell Lake, the small community in Eastern Washington where magic runs rampant and humans are outlawed. Faster than you can say hocus pocus I’m unpacking my bags and settling into the guest room […]

Posted July 6, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 5 Comments

Review: Draw and Order by Cheryl Hollon

Review: Draw and Order by Cheryl Hollon

Draw and Order (Paint & Shine Mystery #2) by Cheryl Hollon My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Appalachian artist and local guide Miranda Trent opens a new murder investigation after her Paint & Shine tour group discovers the remains of a missing hiker along an ancient trail… For her latest excursion, Miranda is thrilled to take a close-knit group of rock climbers, the Risky Business Adventurers, up the challenging Battleship Rock Trail to paint and sample moonshine. But the outing is cut short when they discover a skeleton near the trailhead. […]

Posted June 30, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 4 Comments

Review: Spell Tamer by Laura Greenwood

Review: Spell Tamer by Laura Greenwood

Spell Tamer (Paranormal Criminal Investigations #2) by Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: Reverse Harem Blurb: What do a cold case and a skeleton have in common? At first glance, there’s nothing connecting the two cases, but the more Cassie and the team start digging, the more similarities they discover. And when a third body shows up, they’re faced with a murderer on the loose. Can they catch the killer in time? – Spell Tamer is an urban fantasy mystery and book 2 in the Paranormal Criminal Investigations series. My Review […]

Posted June 28, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Spell Caster by Laura Greenwood

Review: Spell Caster by Laura Greenwood

Spell Caster (Paranormal Criminal Investigations #1) by Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: Reverse Harem Blurb: Can magic and science come together to catch a murderer? Cassie’s world is turned upside down when she’s given an unusual blood sample to test. And when a mysterious man shows up at her lab telling her he has the answers she’s looking for, she’s pulled into a world of murder, investigations, and intrigue. Finally able to explore the connection between her powers as a witch and her expertise as a scientist to uncover […]

Posted June 14, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Ruby Red Herring by Tracy Gardner

Review: Ruby Red Herring by Tracy Gardner

Ruby Red Herring (An Avery Ayers Antique Mystery #1) by Tracy Gardner My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In this Avery Ayers Antique Mystery series debut, perfect for fans of Ellery Adams and Jane K. Cleland, an antiques appraiser hunts a missing gem while probing her parents’ deaths. After her parents’ deaths, Avery Ayers takes over the family business, Antiquities & Artifacts Appraised, from the home office in Lilac Grove and a branch in Manhattan. Now living back at home with her younger sister Tilly and their newly moved-in, eccentric Aunt […]

Posted June 8, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 5 Comments

Review: Fronds and Enemies by H.Y. Hanna

Review: Fronds and Enemies by H.Y. Hanna

Fronds and Enemies (The English Cottage Garden Mysteries #5) by H.Y. Hanna My Rating: 2 stars Genre: Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Spring has come at last with cheerful daffodils and plump crocus blooms, and Poppy is hoping that the new season will magically resurrect the cottage garden nursery she’s inherited. But with her stock failing to grow and a mysterious “peeping Tom” stalking the village, she’s got her gardening gloves full… and that’s even before her visit to the local doctor ends with her stumbling on a dead body! Then her friend and neighbour […]

Posted June 2, 2021 by Lola in Mystery, Review / 2 Comments