“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

Life After Men: A short story (The Silver Sex Kittens Book 1) by Karen Charlton and Jean Gill

I confess I was attracted to this book by the title as well as one of the authors. I’ve read many of Jean Gill’s books and have loved every one. The title is quite provocative, and being of an older age myself I thought this would bode well for women up in years. I was not disappointed. It isn’t often a book will make me … Continue reading Life After Men: A short story (The Silver Sex Kittens Book 1) by Karen Charlton and Jean Gill

 I was eager to read Sun Born Book Two in the Morning Star Series as soon as I read the last word in Book One. W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear continue the story of Cahokia and the world of the Morning Star in this exciting sequel.             A new threat arrives in Cahokia, and once again the familiar cast of characters work to … Continue reading

Larcombe Manor: The Phoenix Series – Book 12 by Ted Tayler

I’ve been an avid reader of Ted Tayler’s Phoenix Series since the beginning. With that being said, the final book in the series, Larcombe Manor, is heart breaking. Well written, with plenty of high stakes action, book twelve had me turning pages frantically. As the dedicated members of the Olympus Project continue their war with The Grid, led by Tyrone O’Riordan and his mother Colleen, … Continue reading Larcombe Manor: The Phoenix Series – Book 12 by Ted Tayler

A Frequent Peal Of Bells: The Phoenix Series – Book 11 by Ted Tayler

  It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Ted Tayler’s Phoenix series. The eleventh book in this action-packed series, A Frequent Peal of Bells, continues the conflict with the criminal organization, The Grid, as well as additional terrorist attacks across Britain. Tayler maintains his skill at focusing on current events and weaving them into tightly knit fictional tales that mimic real life occurrences … Continue reading A Frequent Peal Of Bells: The Phoenix Series – Book 11 by Ted Tayler

“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)

“Evil Always Finds A Way: The Phoenix Series Book 8” by Ted Tayler

The eighth book in the vigilante series revolving around Phoenix and the Olympus team lives up to the standards set in the earlier book. Evil Always Finds A Way by Ted Tayler picks up where book seven leaves off, providing a smooth transition to the continued battle against The Grid, led by Hugo Hanigan.   Beginning with the kidnapping and torture of Dawn Prentice, who … Continue reading “Evil Always Finds A Way: The Phoenix Series Book 8” by Ted Tayler

“Something Wicked Draws Near: The Phoenix Series Book 7” by Ted Tayler

  I’ve been reading the Phoenix/Olympus Project series from the first book. As an avid fan, I am happy to review the most recent book, Something Wicked Draws Near: The Phoenix Series Book 7 by Ted Tayler. This installment picks up after Phoenix and Athena are married and introduces Olympus to a new and growing threat, The Grid. This organization is led by a wealthy … Continue reading “Something Wicked Draws Near: The Phoenix Series Book 7” by Ted Tayler

A New Dawn: The Phoenix Series Book Six By Ted Tayler

    A New Dawn is the sixth book in this action filled series by Ted Tayler and it does not disappoint. The Olympus organization continues its vigilante activities and this time they have more than one target. As drug dealers target younger children and gangs seem to be uniting the group goes on the hunt. Behind the scenes a mysterious mastermind seeks to become … Continue reading A New Dawn: The Phoenix Series Book Six By Ted Tayler