Review: Goodbye Cruller World by Ginger Bolton

Synopsis: Named after her beloved tabby, Deputy Donut, Emily Westhill's donut shop in small-town Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, is doing so well, she's expanding into catering weddings. But a killer is about to crash the reception . . . Normally, Emily's eyes tend to glaze over when prospective brides go on about their wedding plans. But when... Continue Reading →

Review: Gone to Dust (Preview)

Synopsis: Set in Minnesota, Gone to Dust is the debut private eye murder mystery from Emmy Award-winning Seinfeld writer Matt Goldman. “Sharp wit, complex characters, and masterful plotting makes Goldman a writer to watch. Irreverent and insightful, private detective Nils Shapiro is sure to become a fan favorite.”—Harlan Coben, New York Times bestselling author. A... Continue Reading →

Review: Forbidden Beginnings 

Synopsis: A senseless assault. An agonizing, life-threatening decision. In the moment of truth, with countless lives at stake, how can justice hope to prevail?  New York City trauma surgeon, Dr. Christopher Ravello, has it all. A breathtaking, vivacious wife. Lovely children. Life-saving work, and a beautiful home in one of the City's most coveted neighborhoods. ... Continue Reading →

Review: Thomas Haftmann, Private Eye

Synopsis: Ex-cop Thomas Haftmann, formerly of Cleveland Homicide, works as a private investigator in the resort town of Jefferson-on-the-Lake. You will follow his cases in these 15 short neo-noirs. Among them are “The Kneeling Woman,” “No Escape, No Turning Back,” “The Riding Boy,” “The Slave Master’s Dungeon,” “Archangel’s Daughter,” “A Woman With Tea-Colored Eyes,” and... Continue Reading →

Review: Doughnuts and Deception

Synopsis: The 3rd book in the BESTSELLING Peridale Cafe Cozy Mystery series!  Julia never expected to be caught up in another murder investigation, but when she discovers that homeless people are dying suspiciously and the police aren't investigating, she can't sit back and do nothing. After promising her young lodger, Jessie, that she will do... Continue Reading →

Review: Rag Doll 

Synopsis:  America’s most famous ex-child star Jana Lane is starring in The Detective’s Wife, a murder mystery television show in 1985. Guest starring on the show is Christa Bianca, a rags-to-riches ingénue who has flooded the entertainment press. Life imitates television as cast members are murdered, and once again it’s up to Jana, along with... Continue Reading →

Review: Broken Roots by Michelle Diana Lowe

S   Synopsis: After her father's invention earns her family millions, sixteen-year-old Teisha Cole moves from London to Florida. Uprooted from the place she loves, Teisha now lives in a broken home full of secrets and lies. Following the death of Teisha's grandmother, her fractured family is replanted in rural England, where a kingpin and... Continue Reading →

Review: A Priestly Affair

Synopsis: A PRIESTLY AFFAIR is a lively and humorous murder mystery. Jesse Thorpe, a young private investigator, is hired by Monsignor Francis O'Reilly to find his three-year-old daughter, Evelyn, who was conceived during a one-time sexual encounter. DNA testing, requested by the mother, Nicole Levesque, concluded that he is the biological father, but Nicole has... Continue Reading →

Review: Decoherence

Synopsis: Samantha Rose and Linsey MacKenzie have established an idyllic life of married bliss in Australia, away from the Commonwealth Bureau of Investigation, away from mysterious corpses, and—most of all—away from Dr. Emir’s multiverse machine. But Sam is a detective at heart, and even on the other side of the world, she can’t help wonder... Continue Reading →

Review: Kitty Hawk and The Curse of the Yukon Gold

  Synopsis: Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold is the thrilling first installment in a new series of adventure mystery stories that are one part travel, one part history and five parts adventure. This first book of the Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency Series introduces Kitty Hawk, an intrepid teenage pilot with... Continue Reading →

Review: Red Flags (A Kate Reilly Racing Mystery)

  Synopsis: When Kate Reilly arrives in Long Beach, California, a week ahead of the Grand Prix, she’s immediately plunged into a new social scene―as well as a murder investigation. Her cousin Billy is found dead, with Kate’s card in his pocket. The cops want to know why, and sponsors and race organizers―anxious to keep... Continue Reading →

Review: Resort Isle

  Synopsis: San Diego Detective Frank Dugan has just become a victim of ruthless criminals, who have passed in and out of prison and continue to perform their grisly acts, in a free society. Dugan wants them put someplace where they can never return and never harm innocents again, and presents an innovative solution to this revolving... Continue Reading →

Review: Recipes for Love & Murder

  Synopsis: A bright new talent makes her fiction debut with this first entry in a delicious crime set in rural South Africa—a flavorful blend of The #1 Ladies Detective Agency and Goldie Schulz series, full of humor, romance, and recipes and featuring a charming cast of characters. Tannie Maria (Tannie meaning Auntie, the respectful... Continue Reading →

Review: Message of the Pendant

Synopsis:  William Darmon and wife Elizabeth were powerful figures, who in 1818 set society's pace, from expansive grounds known as Mayfair Hall. When a family member is murdered, a mysterious pendant is found containing a long lost request, by Napoleon Bonaparte, for an American mission to burn down Parliament buildings. The couple sets out on... Continue Reading →

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