The Abduction by A.A. Chaudhuri; Kramer and Carver are back…for the next thriller.
The Abduction by A. A. Chaudhuri; Madeline Kramer has finally got her life back on track at top City law firm Sullivan, Blake, Monroe. Two armed, masked men burst into a conference room one lunchtime... Read More
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.
If I Fall by Meri... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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. Read More
The worst offender is her new neighbor: Dr...
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...
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... Read More
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... Read More
Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown, Could one split second change her life forever? Read More
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,...
The Heritage Heist (Century Cottage Cozy Mysteries)
by Dianne Ascroft
I am so happy to welcome Dianne Ascroft
to Escape With Dollycas today!
Tell us a little bit about yourself.
Hello everyone. I’m Dianne Ascroft. I grew up in Toronto, Canada, and moved to Britain three decades ago... Read More
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. Read More
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...
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 ... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Young Adult 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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
About The Book
A Brush With Death by Fiona Leitch, Still spinning from the hustle and bustle of city life, Jodie ‘Nosey’ Parker is glad to be back in the Cornish village she calls home... Read More
Interview Historical Thriller
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. Read More
So, she starts dating again...
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Historical Thriller Fiction
Death By Bagpipes by Jennifer S. Alderson, When a trip to Scotland ends in tragedy, travel guide Lana Hansen must sleuth out who murdered her guest before she ends up paying the piper.
Lana hasn’t seen her ex-husband, Ron, since their divorce was finalized eight months earlier... Read More
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. Read More
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...
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... Read More
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... Read More