Murder on Bedford Island: Alex Trotter Mystery #1 Cheryl Peyton

While looking for an easy to read mystery, I came across the Alex Trotter series by Cheryl Peyton. Attracted by the main character’s career as a tour operator I chose the first book in the series, Murder on Bedford Island. I found the idea of a group of strangers vacationing at an old inn on an island with no cell phones appealing. There’s the flavor … Continue reading Murder on Bedford Island: Alex Trotter Mystery #1 Cheryl Peyton

“The Dominant” (The Trusted Thriller Series Book 2) by Michelle Medhat

After reading the first book in this sensational series, The Trusted, by Michelle Medhat, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on Book Two, “The Dominant”. The second book takes the reader to the edge as Medhat leads the reader on a tumultuous path of violence, torture, traitors, and revenge.             Picking up with Ellie Noor, wife of super-spy Sam Noor, being questioned and tortured … Continue reading “The Dominant” (The Trusted Thriller Series Book 2) by Michelle Medhat

“The Girl in the Glass: A McCabe and Savage Thriller” (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 4) James Hayman

As a fan of James Hayman’s McCabe and Savage series, I was curious to see how he would handle ‘Two identical women. Two identical murders. Two lives brutally cut short108 years apart’. It sounded like a daunting task, but the author comes through in The Girl in the Glass. Beginning in 1904 with the beautiful wife of a rich and powerful man discovered on a … Continue reading “The Girl in the Glass: A McCabe and Savage Thriller” (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 4) James Hayman

Silent Admirer (Detective Temeke Crime Series Book) By Claire Stibbe

Once again author Claire Stibbe hits a home run with the latest addition to the Detective Temeke series. “Silent Admirer” showcases Stibbe’s grasp of police procedures and the disturbed human psyche. Beginning with a 10-year old girl waking to the sound of her mother shouting and seeing the woman shot, Stibbe takes the reader on a twisted journey of murder, drugs, and terror. When Dai … Continue reading Silent Admirer (Detective Temeke Crime Series Book) By Claire Stibbe

“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