Review: A Deeper Grave

Synopsis: When the hunter becomes the hunted…Serial-killer hunter Nick Shade built his legendary career chasing monsters—sadistic criminals with a gruesome thirst for death. When he rescued Montgomery detective Bobbie Gentry from horrific captivity and helped her reclaim her life, he didn't intend to be a hero. Or a target. But now a copycat murderer haunts... Continue Reading →

Review: The Guilty Die Twice

Synopsis: Two attorney brothers. Two bullet-riddled corpses. Two sides to the story. Ten years ago, a capital murder case in the heart of Texas split the Lynch family in two. Now, estranged lawyer brothers Travis and Jake Lynch find themselves on opposing sides of the courtroom in a high-profile, grisly double murder case—with another accused... Continue Reading →

Review: Bird in A Snare

Synopsis: When Hani, an Egyptian diplomat under Akhenaten, is sent to investigate the murder of a useful bandit leader in Syria, he encounters corruption, tangled relationships, and yet more murder. His investigation is complicated by the new king’s religious reforms, which have struck Hani’s own family to the core. Hani’s mission is to amass enough... Continue Reading →

Review: Southern Bred and Dead

Synopsis: A haunted church. A ghastly death. Can Verity clear up the case before she’s buried way over her head? Verity Long would really like a day off. Between uncovering the culprit who capped her gangster ghost housemate and dodging the bomb her boyfriend just dropped on their relationship, her spiritual calling has gotten complicated.... Continue Reading →

Review: The Lying Room

Synopsis: It should have been just a mid-life fling. A guilty indiscretion that Neve Connolly could have weathered. An escape from twenty years of routine marriage to her overworked husband, and from her increasingly distant children. But when Neve pays a morning-after visit to her lover, Saul, and finds him brutally murdered, their pied-à-terre still... Continue Reading →

Review: Yukon Revenge

Synopsis: "...Baird's high-octane sequel to 2016's Yukon Audit..." — Publishers Weekly "...a fantastic sequel...another tight plot with plenty of action and adventure, right from the word go." — Readers' Favorite Meet C.E. Brody, a Yukon renaissance man who leads a solitary life on the edge of civilization. Living without cell phones or internet is just... Continue Reading →

Review: Please See Us

Synopsis: In this sophisticated, suspenseful debut reminiscent of Laura Lippman and Chloe Benjamin, two young women become unlikely friends during one fateful summer in Atlantic City as mysterious disappearances hit dangerously close to home. Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane... Continue Reading →

Review: The Look-Alike by Erica Spindler

Synopsis: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Girl and Justice for Sara comes a thrilling psychological drama about a woman who believes she escaped a brutal murder years ago—but does anyone else believe her? Sienna Scott grew up in the dark shadow of her mother’s paranoid delusions. Now, she's returned home... Continue Reading →

Review: Drama Faerie by Joe Cosentino

Synopsis: It’s summer at Treemeadow College’s new Globe Theatre, where theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza is directing a musical production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream co-starring his spouse, theatre professor Noah Oliver, their son Taavi, and their best friend and department head, Martin Anderson. With an all-male, skimpily dressed cast and a love potion gone wild,... Continue Reading →

Review: The Hidden by Heather Graham

Synopsis: Can the same killer strike again—a hundred and fifty years later?  Estes Park, Colorado, is a place of serenity. But it wasn't always so serene. Shortly after the Civil War, Nathan Kendall and his wife were murdered there, leaving behind a young son. The crime was never solved. Now…historian Scarlet Barlow is working at... Continue Reading →

Review: Protecting Tanner Hollow

Synopsis: Four nail-biting novellas in one! Lethal Homecoming Nolan Tanner never got over Kallie Ainsworth's sudden, unexplained departure. Now when he comes to her rescue after an attempt on her life, all the old feelings come rushing back. Lethal Conspiracy When professional fundraiser Lillian Maloney sees her father's campaign manager commit murder, she goes on... Continue Reading →

Review: The Princess Plan

Synopsis: Princes have pomp and glory—not crushes on commoners Nothing gets the tongues of London’s high society wagging like a good scandal. And when the personal secretary of the visiting Prince Sebastian of Alucia is found murdered, it’s all anyone can talk about, including Eliza Tricklebank. Her unapologetic gossip gazette has benefited from an anonymous... Continue Reading →

Review: Salvation Station

Synopsis: When committed female police captain Linda Turner, haunted by the murders of two small children and their pastor father, becomes obsessed with solving the harrowing case, she finds herself wrapped up in a mission to expose a fraudulent religious organization and an unrepentant killer. Despite her years of experience investigating homicides for the force,... Continue Reading →

Review: Deja Dead by Katy Reichs

Synopsis: Her life is devoted to justice; for those she never even knew. In the year since Temperance Brennan left behind a shaky marriage in North Carolina, work has often preempted her weekend plans to explore Quebec. When a female corpse is discovered meticulously dismembered and stashed in trash bags, Temperance detects an alarming pattern... Continue Reading →

Review: Drama Dance

    Synopsis: Theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza is back at Treemeadow College directing their Nutcracker Ballet co-starring his spouse, theatre professor Noah Oliver, their son Taavi, and their best friend and department head, Martin Anderson. With muscular dance students and faculty in the cast, the Christmas tree on stage isn’t the only thing rising. When... Continue Reading →

Review: One Final Breath

        Synopsis: Investigator Gabe Chavez and Dive Team Captain Anissa Bell have a complicated history. But when Anissa's fractured past collides with Gabe's investigation of a shooting, they must work together to catch the murderer before someone else dies. Rating: 5-stars Review: I absolutely loved this novel by Lynn H. Blackburn! The... Continue Reading →

Review: Say You’re Sorry

      Synopsis: Introducing the first novel in the pulse-pounding Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. There is a serial killer on the loose, preying on vulnerable women. The only identifiable mark the killer leaves are letters--sometimes one, sometimes two--all carved into the torsos of his victims. Together they spell "Sydney." When... Continue Reading →

Review: A Most Novel Revenge

      Synopsis: Amory and Milo Ames “channel Nick and Nora Charles” (Booklist) in the latest installment in this Edgar-nominated charming traditional mystery series set in 1930s England. Amory and Milo Ames are drawn into the investigation of a years-old murder by a salacious novelist in the English countryside in the latest installment in... Continue Reading →

Review: The Invisible Guardian

      Synopsis: Already a #1 international bestseller, this tautly written and gripping psychological thriller forces a police inspector to reluctantly return to her hometown in Basque Country—a place engulfed in mythology and superstition—to solve a series of eerie murders. When the naked body of a teenage girl is found on a riverbank in... Continue Reading →

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