Still Life, by Dani Pettrey

Hi! Susan with my latest book review: I received this book from a blog program I sometimes review books for. The author, Dani Pettry, crafts a compelling group of characters, a complex storyline,¬†intriguing Baltimore setting, and a very satisfying journey to a thrilling¬†ending. A shocking, layered mystery must be solved before the hero can be […]

The Secrets of Wishtide, by Kate Saunders

This was a book that I liked so much that I quick went to see if she’d written others with this fascinating set of characters. No, this is a debut of a series. Boo-hoo. I will have to wait for more from this author. So, so, so, so good. All my reading friends, rush out […]

Old Shadows, New Murder, by Sharon McGregor

Susan Karsten here, with a review of a fascinating crime novel. My latest read, Old Shadows, New Murder, is a unique mystery story. The main character goes back to her less-than-beloved home town to settle things at a deceased relative’s house. Mysterious occurrences point to some long-forgotten incidents which soon develop into current problems for […]

A Fool and His Monet, by Sandra Orchard

From the dashing, intriguing cover, to the final denouement, this mystery will have you biting your nails, at the edge of your seat, and turning pages as fast as you can read them. Main character, Serena, has a boatload of secret motives for her dangerous career. She skates the edge of safety in order to […]

A Powerful Secret, by Dr. Kevin Leman & Jeff Nesbit

A family with problems. Sounds so common, not unique, right? But the Worthington family’s problems are major. Two brothers, fighting for their father’s love, working at cross purposes, concealing the truth, and working through a dilemma that could destroy their family…this is what you will find as you journey with protagonist Sean, as he determinedly […]

“Hounded” a novella by Anita Klumpers

If you enjoy snickering while reading (I do), and prefer unique plots (who doesn’t), populated by characters who are anything but “same old”, you may have found your next read in Hounded, by Wisconsin author, Anita Klumpers. The book is a compelling and puzzling mystery that keeps you guessing (amid chuckles and snorts of laughter). […]

Book Review: Murder at the Courthouse, by A.H. Gabhart

Gabhart’s deceptively lighthearted mystery unravels into a baffling case that has lovable former policeman turned deputy sheriff Michael reeling from clue to clue. The town with a population just over 700 holds the clues, but how will the plethora of theories be whittled down to reveal the truth? When the sheriff begins to investigate one […]