If I Fall by Merilyn Davies 

Mystery Fiction

If I Fall by Merilyn Davies, We were told to meet at a rooftop bar.
Four friends, bound by one terrible secret.
No one knew why we were there.
Then we saw a woman, watched as she fell from the edge and plunged to her death.
The police think it’s suicide, but I know better.
Someone is sending a message.
Now they’re coming for us.


My Thoughts

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Float Plan by Trish Doller

Young Adult Fiction

Float Plan by Trish Doller,  Anna Beck is still grieving the death of her fiance, Ben Braithwaite, by suicide some months before the book begins. He had been fixing up a sailboat, an Alberg (as yet unnamed) and planning on sailing it from their home in Fort Lauderdale to the Turks and Caicos Islands, a journey of some 1700 nautical miles...

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Deadly Darkness by Kate Parker

Mystery Fiction

Deadly Darkness: A World War II Mystery (Deadly Series)
by Kate Parker

Deadly Darkness by Kate Parker, As Britain prepares for an imminent invasion, the murder of a celebrated Arctic explorer leads to the discovery of a web of Nazi spies on the south coast.

July, 1939...

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Angelino Heights by Adam Bregman

Thriller Fiction
Angelino Heights by Adam Bregman front cover

Angelino Heights by Adam Bregman, Quirky thrillers that don’t follow typical hero’s journey plotting have great appeal. You really don’t know what’s coming next. Adam Bregman’s debut thriller is one of these books, with the quirkiness intensified by the characters’ passion for the Los Angeles of decades ago...

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Passenger 23 by Sebastian Fitzek 

Thriller Fiction

Passenger 23 by Sebastian Fitzek,  Five years ago Martin Schwarz, a police psychologist, lost his wife and son. They were holidaying on a cruise ship when they simply vanished. A lack luster investigation was unable to shed any light on what happened – murder-suicide being the coroner’s verdict...

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Return To Us by Corinne Michaels

Romance Fiction

Return To Us by Corinne Michaels

“What’s that saying about if something is right for you, you should let it go?”
“And if it’s meant to be, it might just come back.”

SQUEEEEE!!! I absolutely loved this book!

It’s a second chance romance with a single dad hero and it has all the angsty feels that I was hoping for.

I’ve always loved second chance love st...

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Farm to Trouble by Amanda Flower

Farm to Trouble by Amanda Flower,  Coming home to a run-down farm, gossipy neighbors, and a shady investor is a lot to handle… but a murderer on the loose is the final straw!

Shiloh Bellamy cashed in her big city job and 401K to return home to Michigan to save the family farm, but turning Bellamy Farms into a sustainable, organic operation—complete with a farm-t...

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Opposites Attract by Camilla Isley

Romance Fiction

Opposites Attract by Camilla Isley, First law of magnetism: opposite poles attract. Single mom Vivian has been burned by love once before. Her job as a divorce lawyer has presented enough evidence to convince her there are no good men left in New York City.
The worst offender is her new neighbor: Dr...

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Spring Upon a Crime by ML Erdahl

Spring Upon a Crime  by ML Erdahl(A Seattle Wilderness Mystery)

I am excited to shine my Spotlight on Spring Upon a Crime today!

About Spring Upon A Crime

Spring Upon a Crime by ML Erdahl, Wilderness guide Crystal Rainey leads a group of college students to a private campground amidst the awe-inspiring Olympic Rain Forest...

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The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths

Thriller Fiction
The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths front cover

The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths,   I kept putting off opening the latest Elly Griffiths book. Not because I didn’t want to read it – on the contrary, I was itching to get started. But I just felt the need to delay, for a little longer, that moment when I arrived once more in North Norfolk...

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Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo

Thriller Fiction
Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo front cover

Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo,  Lauren Medina is a mess, but just how much of a mess this 25 year old Chicago homicide detective is will only be revealed as the novel unfolds. We first meet her at Lake Humboldt Park, where a crime has taken place...

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Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown

Romance Fiction

Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown, Could one split second change her life forever?
Hannah and Si are in love and on the same track – that is, until their train divides on the way to a wedding. The next morning, Hannah wakes up in Paris and realises that her boyfriend (and her ticket) are 300 miles away in Amsterdam!
But then Hannah meets Léo on the station platform,...

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Smoke Screen by Thomas Enger & Jørn Lier Horst

Thriller Fiction

Smoke Screen by Thomas Enger & Jorn Lier Horst, Oslo, New Year’s Eve. The annual firework celebration is rocked by an explosion and the city is put on terrorist alert.
Police officer Alexander Blix and blogger Emma Ramm are on the scene, and when a severely injured survivor is pulled from the icy harbour, she is identified as the mother of two-year-old Patricia...

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The Little Lies by Valerie Keogh

Thriller Fiction
The Little Lies by Valerie Keogh front cover

The Little Lies by Valerie Keogh,  An eye-catching cover showing two sweet, tiny, baby shoes in the palest blue sets out the stall for this psychological thriller. The ‘little secrets’ of the title must include an infant, right?

But Valerie Keogh is such a tease! She wrong-foots the reader from the off, with an opening chapter depicting a happy domestic scene ...

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Bridgerton: A Discussion, Part I

Historical Mystery

Bridgerton: A Discussion, Part I, Please welcome my friend Layla, who is joining DA as an additional book reviewer. When we were watching Bridgerton, Layla and I texted back and forth about it. It was so much fun that we decided to write a series of posts that included our thoughts on different aspects of the show. –Janine

Production Values / Worldbuilding

Janin...

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The 2021 Summer Horror Winners Are Here

General

The 2021 Summer Horror Winners Are Here,  Whether you’re a huge fan of all things horror or are ready to dip your toes into the world of horror, the Summer Scares list is an excellent way to experience the incredible depths of these books. This year’s slate of 2021 Summer Scares winners is especially exciting, as it was open to international authors as well as U.S...

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The Kiss by Danielle Steel

The Kiss

By

Danielle Steel

The Kiss by Danielle Steel,  “Isabelle Forrester is the wife of a prominent Parisian banker who has long since shut her out of his heart.  For years, Isabelle has lived a life of isolation, caring for her desperately ill son and her teenage daughter...

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The Cupid Caper by Larissa Reinhart

Mystery Fiction

The Cupid Caper by Larissa Reinhart, She uses her criminal past to catch crooks. He wants her back. In the grift. And in his life. Can Finley Goodhart convince Lex that doing good is the greatest hustle of all?

Ex-grifter Finley Goodhart may try to stay on the straight and narrow, but walking that thin line becomes wobbly when she believes her friend Penny was murd...

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Space Hopper by Helen Fisher

Young Adult Fiction

About The Book

Space Hopper by Helen Fisher, Although Faye is happy with her life, the loss of her mother as a child weighs on her mind even more now that she is a mother herself. So she is amazed when, in an extraordinary turn of events, she finds herself back in her childhood home in the 1970s...

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The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin

Thriller Fiction
The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin front cover

The Foreign Girls by Sergio Olguin, Translated by Miranda France — Investigative journalist Veronica Rosenthal in on holiday in Tucuman when she meets the foreign girls of the title, Frida and Petra. A chance encounter in a bar leads to Veronica inviting the backpackers to stay with in her holiday villa...

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Just Friends by Holly McCulloch

Romance Fiction

About The Book

Just Friends by Holly McCulloch,  It’s easy to put someone in the friend zone. But what happens if you change your mind? Bea isn’t happy. Desperate for a change, she looks to her friends for inspiration. Every single one of them is paired off, perhaps that’s what she needs too.
So, she starts dating again...

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18 1/2 Disguises by Larissa Reinhart

Romance Mystery Fiction

About 18 1/2 Disguises 


18 1/2 DISUISES  BY  LARISSA REINHART,  MAIZIE’S AFTER A COSTUMER’S KILLER WHO’S SEW EVIL, IT’S SHEAR MADNESS…

18 1/2 Disguises by Larissa Reinhart, Detectiving Maizie Albright might have once played a (teenage) private investigator on TV, but she’s now living the part. Her (mother’s) name is on her business cards...

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Interview: Eloísa Díaz

Interview Historical Thriller
Spanish crime fiction author Eloisa Diaz

On 24 March 1976, three generals overthrew the government of Argentina and began ruling the country as a military dictatorship, waging the Dirty War against their political opponents. Thousands disappeared – trade unionists, university students, members of left-wing political parties – and were tortured and killed by right-wing death squads...

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Timepiece by Merinda Brayfield

Historical Fiction

Timepiece by Merinda Brayfield, Frank Martin used to be a police officer, with a wife and two children. It was neither a great life, nor a happy one, but he did well enough. Now, he’s a corporal in the English army fighting in the deadliest war ever recorded...

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On the Radar: Your source for crime fiction news

General

One thing we’ve noticed over the past nine years since we started Crime Fiction Lover is that publishing schedules vary quite a bit. Some weeks, the big publishing companies go head to head with their leading writers – a battle royale of bloodletting, so to speak...

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The Long Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper

Historical Thriller Fiction

The Long Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper,  It’s the summer of 1959, and the well-trimmed lawns of Sunnylakes wilt under the California sun.
At some point during the long, long afternoon Joyce Haney, a seemingly happy housewife and mother, vanishes from her home, leaving behind only two terrified young children and a bloodstain on the kitchen floor.
With the stifli...

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The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto

Thriller Fiction

The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto A classic sort of love story…except somebody might wind up dead.

The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto, Nobody knows Delilah like Logan does. Nobody. He makes sure of it by learning everything he can through her social media and watching her through a hidden camera he has trained on her house. Some might call him a stalker...

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Repentance by Eloísa Díaz

Thriller Fiction
Repentance by Eloisa Diaz front cover

Repentance by Eloísa Díaz’s riveting new political thriller, takes place during two tumultuous periods in Argentina’s history. The present-day of the story is December 2001, when riots in Buenos Aires and elsewhere will lead to the resignation of the country’s president...

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Changes by Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel

Changes

Changes by Danielle Steel;  Dr. Peter Hallam heard the page again but, he didn’t stop.  They had a donor heart for Sally and his team was waiting.  When he arrived at the nurses station he quietly asked if Sally Block was on her way up.  The nurse looked up and seemed to snap to attention.  “Yes, Doctor...

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Mystery Bones Murders by Karen Randau

Thriller Mystery

Mystery Bones Murders: by Karen Randau

Mystery Bones Murders: by Karen Randau

When I was a kid and visited my dad’s parents, I never could figure out who were all those ginger-haired people who hung out there all the time. Sure, I knew their names, and their last name didn’t match mine or my grandparents...

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The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Comedy Romance Fiction

The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon,  Shay Goldstein has been a producer at her Seattle public radio station for nearly a decade, and she can’t imagine working anywhere else. But lately it’s been a constant clash between her and her newest colleague, Dominic Yun, who’s fresh off a journalism master’s program and convinced he knows everything about public radio...

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Other Half by Jordan Castillo Price

Thriller Fiction Novel

other half cover

Other Half by Jordan Castillo Price, Having discovered Dr. Kamal’s notebook, Vic and Jacob now know that Jacob is more involved in the psychic world than they once imagined. With Jacob and his family listed as involved with Kamal’s experiments, it is clear something happened in his past, but he is not sure what...

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The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor

Thriller Fiction

The Burning Girls  by C.J. Tudor

The Burning Girls  by C.J. Tudor at a rural parish in deepest Sussex. The two places are at opposite ends of the spectrum. In Nottingham the congregation was sparse and brought with it all the issues and challenges of an inner city community...

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The Captive by Deborah O’Connor

Thriller Fiction
The Captive by Deborah O'Connor front cover

The Captive by Deborah O’Connor, If you knew that if you pressed charges against the man who had murdered your loved one.  Would you be forced to host the prisoner in your home, would you do it? Or would you refuse to go ahead with the conviction? That’s the dilemma faced in The Captive by Deborah O’Connor.

When Hannah’s detective husband John is knifed in an ...

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Halfway to Harmony by Barbara O’Connor

Halfway to Harmony by Barbara O’Connor,  Walter Tipple is looking for adventure. He keeps having a dream that his big brother, Tank, appears before him and says, “Let’s you and me go see my world, little man.” But Tank went to the army and never came home. And Walter doesn’t know how to see the world without him.

Then he meets Posey, the brash new girl f...

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Meant to Be by Louisa Leaman

Romance Fiction

Meant To Be by Lousia Leaman.  After a spate of terrible boyfriends, Jess is sure she’s found her perfect man in dependable – but occasionally dull – Tim. But when her grandmother, tasks her with retrieving a family heirloom from a local auction she finds herself face to face with a charming stranger, Guy.
Guy has already bought her grandmother’s precious ne...

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Crime Fiction Lover: Top five books of 2020

General

Isolation. Lockdown. Restrictions. Pandemic. Plandemic. Recession. You don’t need me to tell you that 2020 wasn’t a year brimming with positives. With the challenges we’ve all faced, it’s been difficult to enjoy the darker crime novels that I normally read in quite the same way, so I’ve read fewer books in 2020 than in any year since we started Crime Fiction Lover...

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Forsaken Trail by Devney Perry

Romance Fiction

“Tomorrow, I’ll regret confiding in the enemy.”
“I’m still the enemy?” he asked.
“Of course.”
“Good.” He grinned.

WOOHOO!! If you love enemies-to-lovers romance, surprise pregnancies, moody billionaires with hearts of gold, and strong heroines who don’t need anyone to save them, then you’re going to love this book!

Aria Saint-James has pl...

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Getting Things Off My Chest by Melanie Young

General

Getting Things Off My Chest by Melanie Young.  Charge head-on into the battle with breast cancer, armed with these outstanding survivors’ tips on how to stay sane, focused, and in charge. Written by a breast cancer survivor with expert insights, handy checklists, and helpful questions to ask your doctors, all geared toward streamlining your new life...

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The Cornish Cream Tea Christmas by Cressida McLaughlin

Christmas Fiction

About The Book

The Cornish Cream Tea Christmas by Cressida McLaughlin.  Hannah Swan is looking forward to Christmas for the first time in years. Her new job as an eco-consultant is taking her – and her geeky colleague, Noah – to the beautiful Cornish village of Porthgolow for the first time.
They’re are helping the Crystal Waters Hotel to ramp up its green cre...

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In Pursuit of Happiness by Freya Kennedy

Romance Fiction

In Pursuit Of Happiness by Freya Kennedy, Jo Campbell is perfectly content in a perfectly structured life. Nothing ever changes in Jo’s life, and she likes it that way. Or at least, she tells herself she does.

Most of the time, she manages to push down the tiny voice that tells her to chase her dream and maybe, just maybe, open her battered and bruised heart up t...

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Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson

Mystery Fiction
Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson

Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson, Translated by David Warriner — Arguably the finest novel in the Dark Iceland series, Winterkill sees Icelandic author Ragnar Jonasson writing as smoothly, confidently and incisively as ever...

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Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson

Thriller Mystery Fiction

About The Book

Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson, A blizzard is approaching Siglufjörður, and that can only mean one thing…
When the body of a nineteen-year-old girl is found on the main street of Siglufjörður, Police Inspector Ari Thór battles a violent Icelandic storm in an increasingly dangerous hunt for her killer … The chilling, claustrophobic finale to the ...

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Christmassy Books 2020

Christmas Young Adult Children's

This has not been a good year, so this Christmas has to be more special than ever. With this purpose in mind, I made a selection of Christmas Books. They are all published this year and I think I have included all of the genres and ages. Be kind, and have some me time with these delightful books, I am sure they will lift up your mood. Ready?

One More For Christmas by ...

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Ten Things I Hate About the Duke by Loretta Chase

In Ten Things to I Hate About the Duke, your new historical romance, Lucius, the Duke of Ashmont meets Cassandra Pomfret when he fires a gun into the air to disperse a crowd. Cassandra’s horses to startle and her carriage crashes. Injured in the accident is her groom, Keefe, a former jockey as well as her friend and mentor.

Cassandra is angry and upset...

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On the Radar: Verbal by Peter Murphy

Thriller Mystery Fiction

Today we’re giving you the heads-up on five new crime novels, several of which are by up-and-coming writers who’ve either made their names outside mainstream US/UK crime fiction, or via ebook publishing. The first up is Verbal, based on the police slang for a false confession, by Peter Murphy...

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Stiff Penalty by Annelise Ryan

Mystery Fiction


Danger multiplies for a pregnant coroner investigating a math teacher’s murder in this hard-boiled mystery by a USA Today–bestselling author.

Deputy coroner Mattie Winston knows a thing or two about dead bodies. That’s why she’s on the case of Derrick Ames, a high school math teacher stabbed to death with a barbecue fork straight to the heart...

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Christmas For The Shop Girls by Joanna Toye

Christmas Romance

About The Book

For Lily Collins and her fellow shop girls at Marlow’s Department store, another Christmas with ration books, shortages of goods and staff – not to mention a store coping with war damage – will be a real challenge.
But the girls rally round and put their worries aside to make this, the hardest wartime Christmas yet, one that their families, and...

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Predator by Zoe Caldwell

Thriller Fiction
Predator by Zoe Caldwell

There’s a predator loose in West London. No, it hasn’t got dreadlocks, an invisibility hunting suit and strange talons where its mouth should be. Arnie ain’t gonna take this predator down. She comes wearing Jimmy Choo heels and Givenchy jewellery. By day, she edits the fashion magazine, Couture. By night, she hunts men who abuse women and children.

Camilla Bl...

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Ten Things I Hate About the Duke: Difficult Dukes by Loretta Chase

This time, who’s taming whom…

Cassandra Pomfret holds strong opinions she isn’t shy about voicing. But her extremely plain speaking has caused an uproar, and her exasperated father, hoping a husband will rein her in, has ruled that her beloved sister can’t marry until Cassandra does.

Now, thanks to a certain wild-living nobleman, the last shreds of Cassan...

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Premeditated Mortar by Kate Carlisle

Mystery Fiction

This book releases TODAY!!


Premeditated Mortar (A Fixer-Upper Mystery)

Contractor Shannon Hammer gets tangled up in murder at a spooky old asylum in the latest Fixer-Upper Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle. . . .

Shannon Hammer is about to embark on one of the biggest projects of her career...

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IMPossible by Danielle Steel

IMPossible

By

Danielle Steel

IMPossible by Danielle Steel,  Sasha was the only child of Simon and Marjorie de Suvery.  Simon was a daunting figure, tall, powerful build, stern features and dark eyes that could pierce to your soul.  Sasha was an interesting blend of her parents.  Her father’s dark looks and her mother’s ethereal softness...

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Archangel’s Sun by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Sun by Nalini Singh, In Archangel’s War, the last book in your Guild Hunter series, Illium’s father, the archangel Aegaeon, awoke from Sleeping. His return caused a seismic shift in Illium’s mother, Sharine, otherwise known as the Hummingbird...

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Fishing for Trouble by Elizabeth Logan

About Fishing For Trouble

Something fishy is going on at a local seafood processing plant, and Charlie Cooke is on the hook to solve the case in this new Alaskan Diner Mystery.

Summer has come to Elkview, Alaska, bringing twenty hours of sunlight every day, not to mention a surge of tourists and seasonal workers...

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Lethal Voyage by Kevin G Chapman

Mystery Fiction
Lethal Voyage by Kevin Chapman

Let’s put my cards on the table from the off – I’ve never really fancied a cruise, though lots of my friends swear by this form of vacation. I don’t like the idea of being stuck in the middle of the ocean with a bunch of people I don’t know. Well, anything could happen, couldn’t it?

Maybe NYPD detectives Mike Stoneman and Jason Dickson should have heede...

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Out for Blood by Deborah Masson

About The Book

A young man, the son of an influential businessman, is discovered dead in his central Aberdeen apartment.
Hours later, a teenaged girl with no identification is found hanged in a suspected suicide.
As DI Eve Hunter and her team investigate the two cases, they find themselves in a tug-of-war between privilege and poverty; between the elite and those o...

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Witness by Simon Maltman & Four Other Books

Mystery Fiction

The people of Northern Ireland thought that The Troubles were behind them, but Brexit might be unravelling all of that. And art imitates life, doesn’t it? Or is it the other way around? Anyway, in our lead book this week a straight-down-the-line Belfast clergyman just wants to do the right thing but finds himself neck deep in violent Unionist shenanigans...

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Carpet Diem by Misty Simon


Carpet Diem (A Tallie Graver Mystery)

Live and let dust . . .

Now that Tallie Graver’s cleaning business is starting to shine, she’s ready to go squeegee to squeegee against Audra McNeal for a major contract at the Astercromb mansion. Tallie’s not afraid of a little friendly competition from the new cleaner in town...

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SYN Consulting by A.G. Carothers

Mystery Fiction


Danica is so not like other girls. It’s not just the natural beauty, or how good she looks in leather pants and a corset, or her knee-length copper hair. Mostly, it’s because she’s a dragon. The first female dragon born in a very long time, and once the other dragons find out she exists, it will be an all out war to own her...

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Murder Most Sweet by Laura Jensen Walker

Mystery Fiction


Murder Most Sweet: A Bookish Baker Mystery

In this series debut for fans of Jenn McKinlay, baker Teddie St. John spends her time away from the oven writing murder mysteries. But is she herself a murderer?

Everyone in Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, knows Teddie St. John. Tall, curly-haired Teddie is a superb baker, a bohemian bon vivant, and a mystery writer...

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Christmas at Willoughby Close by Kate Hewitt

Welcome back to Willoughby Close, with four new residents and happy endings to deliver…

Belinda ‘Lindy’ Jamison has moved to the Cotswolds for a fresh start and to open a dancing school—her lifelong dream. Pushing forty and still looking for Mr. Right, Lindy is determined to no longer wait for happiness but to reach for it with both hands...

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Play the Red Queen by Juris Jurjevics

About The Book

Vietnam, 1963. A female Viet Cong assassin is trawling the boulevards of Saigon, catching US Army officers off-guard with a single pistol shot, then riding off on the back of a scooter. Although the US military is not officially in combat, sixteen thousand American servicemen are stationed in Vietnam ‘advising’ the military and government...

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Boston Scream Murder by Ginger Bolton

Mystery Fiction


Boston Scream Murder (A Deputy Donut Mystery)

Halloween in the small town of Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, is the perfect season for Deputy Donut owner Emily Westhill to unmask a killer.

October 31 is just around the corner and Emily Westhill’s Boston cream donuts, carved with a scream, have made an indelible impression on local eccentric Rich Royalson...

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The Book of Lamps and Banners by Elizabeth Hand

The Book of Lamps and Banners front cover

When we interviewed Elizabeth Hand way back in 2013, the multi-talented author described her crime fiction character Cass Neary as being in a “…self-inflicted emotional lockdown”. It’s an apt phrase with the fourth book in the series arriving in the middle of a pandemic and people around the world similarly locked down, although not necessarily at their own behest...

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Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel

Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel

Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel,  three couples are looking for children.  Diana Goode comes out of the limousine looking like a beautiful bride.  She is in a competition with her sisters even though they don’t realize it.  She always felt that she had to do better than her sisters...

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Live and Let Pie by Ellie Alexander


Live and Let Pie: A Bakeshop Mystery

Life is sweet once you step into Torte, everybody’s favorite small-town bakeshop. But what happens when it becomes the scene of a crime?

The heat is on for pastry chef, family business operator, and unlikely sleuth Jules Capshaw...

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The Forger and the Thief by Kirsten McKenzie

Thriller Fiction
The Forger and the Thief by Kirsten McKenzie front cover

Set in Florence, Italy in the lead up the 1966 floods, The Forger and the Thief by Kirsten McKenzie sees five strangers in the Tuscan city, each loosely connected to an expert forger. World War II ended two decades ago, but it still seems fresh in the minds of this international group. Their own individual stories also drive what they do in post-war Florence.

Each ...

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The Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein

1940. Facing a seemingly endless war, fifteen-year-old Louisa Adair wants to fight back, make a difference, do something-anything to escape the Blitz and the ghosts of her parents, who were killed by enemy action...

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Noble Prince by Devney Perry

Mystery Fiction

“I’m doing be best to stay in control here.”
… She leaned in close. The whisper of her breath skated across my chest. “Lose control, Luke.”

WOOHOOOO!!!

I loved this book! It was a sexy, swoony small town enemies-to-lovers romance with a heart-melting, protective hero in charge of the heroine’s safety, and there was also a suspenseful mystery woven in that ...

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Number 10 by CJ Daugherty

Young Adult Mystery Fiction

About The Book

After a wild night with friends is splashed across the tabloids, Gray is grounded for two weeks at Number 10 Downing Street, no ifs no buts.
Left alone one night, with her mother at an important meeting, Gray discovers a secret network of government tunnels leading from 10 Downing Street to the Houses of Parliament and beyond...

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The Bogeyman by Steve Dover

Young Adult Fiction

About The Book

As dusk and dark come earlier when time approaches Autumn and Winter brings calm cold mists to the streets, the lights throw shadows and shapes that awaken imagination and fear.
Are they all fleeting shadows or is there one that is something else. The Bogey Man. His abnormality has made him a figure of rejection...

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Till Death Do Us Tart by Ellie Alexander

Mystery Fiction

On Flashback Fridays I will share with you
the books I was not able to review
when they were first released that have been screaming at me
from my To-Be-Read bookshelf.

Torte—the small-town bakeshop no one can resist—is hosting a midsummer night’s wedding . . . where merry-making and murder are served up in equal measure...

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Broadcast 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton

 About Broadcast 4 Murder

Broadcast 4 Murder

All of Arizona’s Sun City West heard Sophie “Phee” Kimball’s mom scream bloody murder, but it’s up to the reluctant sleuth to find the killer . . .

Phee’s mother Harriet is going to be a star! At least, that’s how the Sun City West retiree describes her chance to host a live radio program of her book club’s Boo...

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The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

With the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama, Nghi Vo’s The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the anger of women.

A young royal from the far north, is sent south for a political marriage in an empire reminiscent of imperial China...

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The Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly

The Law of Innocence Michael Connelly crime fiction

Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller has featured in six books in his own right and made guest appearances in other Michael Connelly novels – most notably the Harry Bosch series (Haller and Bosch are half brothers). But what makes The Law of Innocence so different from the others?

Well, Haller himself is in the dock, facing a murder rap, and he’s going to need all his we...

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Betrayal by Lilja Sigurðardóttir

About The Book

Burned out and traumatised by her horrifying experiences around the world, aid worker Úrsula has returned to Iceland. Unable to settle, she accepts a high-profile government role in which she hopes to make a difference again.
But on her first day in the post, Úrsula promises to help a mother seeking justice for her daughter, who had been raped by a ...

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