The Chill of Night: A McCabe and Savage Thriller (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 2 By James Hayman

Once again James Hayman hooked me with the second book in the McCabe and Savage Thrillers series. Hayman’s ability to follow police procedures while developing characters that are so vibrant they seem to be friends, neighbors, and sometimes, people you want to avoid. The Chill of Night: A McCabe and Savage Thriller takes place in Portland, Maine during a bitterly cold winter around the Christmas … Continue reading The Chill of Night: A McCabe and Savage Thriller (McCabe and Savage Thrillers Book 2 By James Hayman

“Eye Of The Fire” (Coffee Cup Pulps Book 1) By Adam C. Mitchell

I love a good noir thriller and I’ve read several of author Adam C. Mitchell’s, so I was eager to see how he handled this action adventure. Set in the jungle Eye of the Fire is the first in his Coffee Cup Pulps. Once again Mitchell takes hold of a genre and runs with it.             Mike and his wife Samantha fly to the jungle … Continue reading “Eye Of The Fire” (Coffee Cup Pulps Book 1) By Adam C. Mitchell

Captive Love: A story of love, obsession and possession (Friends, Family and Love Book 1) by Joni Martins

The premise of Captive Love by Joni Martins is terrifying. Martins begins the book with the frightening experience of the main character, Lydia, waking up in a strange place with no memory of how she got there. Finding herself bound hand and foot, she struggles to put together the pieces of her recent past. Her first instinct is to attempt to undo the ropes that … Continue reading Captive Love: A story of love, obsession and possession (Friends, Family and Love Book 1) by Joni Martins

“Frozen Stiff” (A Chase Adams FBI Thriller Book 1) by Patrick Logan

When I see a book that has a female FBI agent as its chief protagonist I can’t resist. The blurb describing Frozen Stiff is intriguing. Although I never heard of author Patrick Logan, I decided to give it a try. Touted as a “female sleuth” and “police procedural” story I looked forward to a compelling read. The prologue was good. It showed grit and the promise … Continue reading “Frozen Stiff” (A Chase Adams FBI Thriller Book 1) by Patrick Logan

“He Will Find You: A nail-biting and emotional psychological suspense for 2018” by By Diane Jeffrey

As I have often said, I am not a fan of books with subtitles that tout the story within. It seems to have become a popular way to grab prospective readers’ attention. That being said, the blurb for He Will Find You was enticing enough to encourage me to give it a read.             Let me say from the beginning that author Diane Jeffrey does … Continue reading “He Will Find You: A nail-biting and emotional psychological suspense for 2018” by By Diane Jeffrey

“Tell No One: A Novel” by Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is easily one of my favorite mystery writers. He has a knack for building suspense from the beginning of his books and building the tension until it’s almost unbearable. Tell No One is a perfect example of this skill. From the first page, the reader knows something bad is going to happen. Even as Coben weaves a strand of romance through his introduction … Continue reading “Tell No One: A Novel” by Harlan Coben

“Operation Snowdrop” by Michelle Medhat

   I love a book with action and romance and Operation Snowdrop by Michelle Medhat more than fulfills what I look for. With a storyline that could be a current headline, Medhat leads her reader through a top-secret assignment. From the first page, I was drawn into this intense tale. Anti-terrorism agent Matthew Kinley of MI6, British Secret Intelligence, is part of a team that … Continue reading “Operation Snowdrop” by Michelle Medhat

“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

“Into the Silent Sea” by Claire Stibbe

Author Claire Stibbe has hit a home run with Into The Silent Sea: A Psychological Thriller.  Her in depth examination of her character’s desperation is skin-crawling. The book takes off running from the prologue with the words, “I dream of you. I dream of killing you.” Show me any reader who could resist a hook like that! I couldn’t and didn’t want to resist. In … Continue reading “Into the Silent Sea” by Claire Stibbe

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“The Lost Angel” by Adam C. Mitchell

I’ve read some of Adam Mitchell’s short stories and was eager to read a longer length novella. The Lost Angel did not disappoint. Mitchell captures the flavor of 1940’s noir and distributes throughout the book, never losing a beat from start to finish. Eddie Kovakx is a down on his luck thief. One night he runs into an old adversary, Tony Santeeni, drunk and rowdy … Continue reading “The Lost Angel” by Adam C. Mitchell