“The Colorado Kid” by Stephen King

I’m Stephen King’s second biggest fan. Annie Wilkes holds that honor, sort of. That being said, I confess I have had “The Colorado Kid” both in paperback and on my Kindle for a long time. Usually, I cannot resist a new King book and plunge in as soon as I grab hold of one. It wasn’t until I started writing my own crime mysteries that … Continue reading “The Colorado Kid” by Stephen King

“The Child” by Fiona Barton

I loved Fiona Barton’s first book, The Widow. I wondered if her second book, The Child, would be as good. Reporter Kate Waters is back in this tense, psychological mystery. Her curiosity is piqued when a baby’s body is discovered during the excavation of a building in London. While the headlines of all the papers are centered on the upcoming Olympics, the story of the gruesome … Continue reading “The Child” by Fiona Barton

“Cat’s Meow” (Shig Sato Book 4) by Joseph Mark Brewer

The Shig Sato mysteries by Joseph Mark Brewer has been one of my favorite series for a few years. Cat’s Meow, the fourth book in the series has Sato, formerly a police inspector, now a private investigator, on the trail of a serial killer in Japan. As he investigates recent killings, he recalls one of the early investigations he was part of while still on … Continue reading “Cat’s Meow” (Shig Sato Book 4) by Joseph Mark Brewer

“Joyland (Hard Case Crime Book 112)” by Stephen King

                        Although I am a big Stephen King fan, I had never paid much attention to Joyland. Maybe it was the cover which seemed unnecessarily garish. I had never even read the book’s blurb or any of the reviews. Whatever the reason I resisted reading this novel, I succumbed to my love of King’s writing and added it to my Kindle. It’s a good thing … Continue reading “Joyland (Hard Case Crime Book 112)” by Stephen King

“The Cupcake Caper” by Kelle Z. Riley

I stumbled on to The Cupcake Caper and author Kelle Z. Riley by accident. I was in of a group of authors talking about our books in an online gathering, The Romance Caper, along with Ms. Riley. My usual choice of reading material is dark murder mysteries. However, I decided to take a chance on this book. I’m glad I did. The Cupcake Caper is … Continue reading “The Cupcake Caper” by Kelle Z. Riley

“The Path of Silence” by Edita A. Petrick

Author Edita A. Petrick wastes no time in grabbing her readers’ attention in this crime thriller, The Path of Silence. When Baltimore Homicide Detective Meg Stanton and her partner Ken Leahman leave their desk jobs in the cold case unit and make a quick stop at the local 7-Eleven they are pulled into the strangest case of their careers. On leaving the convenience store they … Continue reading “The Path of Silence” by Edita A. Petrick

Book Release – “The Railroad” by Neil Newton

On June 1, 2002 I married my soul mate. We met under rather unusual circumstances. I was a former New Yorker living in the South and he was a New Yorker living in New York. We are both writers and he had started an online writing critique group. Over time we learned his father had been the Chair of the Economics Department of the university … Continue reading Book Release – “The Railroad” by Neil Newton

Goodreads Giveaway Winners & Latest Review

Congratulations to the three winners of my Goodreads Giveaway! Each winner will receive a signed copy of “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale. Dee Entrekin, Laura Maclean, Shelby Freese. For alternate history fans this book is an amazing passionate twist on Kenndy/Oswald saga. View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald TaleView From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale by Elizabeth Horton-Newton My rating: … Continue reading Goodreads Giveaway Winners & Latest Review

Goodreads Book Giveaway!!

Three SIGNED copies of this re-edited and re-formatted 4.6 star romantic thriller. A fictional tale that asks what if. Why are strangers suddenly appearing in a sleepy North Carolina town? What do they have to do with widow Olivia Roberts? Why is her neighbor and friend Bill Horton so dead set against her traveling to Dallas, Texas? When she journeys from her North Carolina home … Continue reading Goodreads Book Giveaway!!