“Dead Cold” by Claire Stibbe

I was excited to see author Claire Stibbe had added a new crime thriller with Detectives Temeke and Malin Santiago to her impressive series. The title, Dead Cold, and the cover of the book assured me this would be another gripping story. Stibbe is skilled at making the reader feel like he is right there, at the scene of the crime, in the office as … Continue reading “Dead Cold” by Claire Stibbe

“Song Hereafter” (The Troubadours Quartet, #4) By Jean Gill (ARC)

I’ve eagerly awaited the fourth book in the Troubadours series, and it was well worth waiting for. Song Hereafter by award-winning author Jean Gill continues the story of Dragonetz los Pros and Estela de Matin. Capturing the flavor of the twelfth century, politically and culturally, Gill leads the reader along the path of history.   Gill’s ability to breathe life into her characters is stunning. … Continue reading “Song Hereafter” (The Troubadours Quartet, #4) By Jean Gill (ARC)

“Dallas Fire & Rescue: Magnolia Flames” (Kindle Worlds Novella) (Magnolia Series Book 2) by Beth Hale

Beth Hale has recently become one of my favorite romance authors. Her book, Magnolia Flames, once again provides a great read. Hale has created memorable and relatable characters. Hale is adept at addressing the contemporary issues women and men face when dating.   In Magnolia Flames we are introduced to Eve Sutton immediately. Eve is a strong, young woman who has gone through a lot … Continue reading “Dallas Fire & Rescue: Magnolia Flames” (Kindle Worlds Novella) (Magnolia Series Book 2) by Beth Hale

The Queen of Scream – Meet Suzi Albracht

The Queen of Scream: Suzi Albracht It’s no secret that I’m a great fan of horror; horror movies, horror books, horror television shows. I love Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Edgar Allan Poe, and Joe Hill. Good horror stories have to grab you right away and carry you along until the boogeyman jumps out and says BOO! so softly it makes your skin crawl. Those evil … Continue reading The Queen of Scream – Meet Suzi Albracht

“The Truth Will Out” by Karen J. Mossman

I’ve read short stories by Karen J. Mossman and was eager to read this book, The Truth Will Out. It’s a choice I’m glad I made. This story packs a punch from the beginning. Mossman wastes no time getting into the heart of the matter.   Sarah and her friend Abby are young women who share a house and are enjoying life. Playing a child’s … Continue reading “The Truth Will Out” by Karen J. Mossman

“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

“Killer Cruise” by Marilyn Baron

  As an avid cruiser, I couldn’t resist reading a book with the delightful title Killer Cruise. Add to that, it was written by author Marilyn Baron, one of my favorite writers, and it was almost pre-destined I would dive into the story.   This was my introduction to the psychic detectives of the “psychic crystal” series. Jack Hale, a former Atlanta police detective, and … Continue reading “Killer Cruise” by Marilyn Baron