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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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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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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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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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

Romance Fiction

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

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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Sea Kissed by Spencer Spears

sea kissed cover

sea kissed cover

Ari wakes up to find himself blindfolded, gagged, and stuffed in a closet. The last thing he remembers is vacationing with his family in Iceland. He was headed back to the hotel when someone grabbed him and now he stuck on a boat in the middle of a storm, trying frantically to escape.

Holden Amundsen is a former actor who now lives holed up alone in his remote home ...

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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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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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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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The Trouble with Trolls (An Enchanted Fairy Tale) by Sarina Dorie

Magic. Mystery. Twisted Fairy Tales to Delight!

Move over Beauty and the Beast—Make room for Beauty and the Troll.

In this fractured fairy tale, a wicked and selfish king accidentally marries a big beautiful troll. Their child is a troll changeling who becomes the king’s pet warrior, filling the role of monster the king needs to destroy his enemies.

Unfortuna...

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Slightly Murderous Intent by Lida Sideris

Slightly Murderous Intent: A Southern California Mystery
by Lida Sideris

About Slightly Murderous Intent

There’s a shooter on the loose who keeps missing his target. But that doesn’t stop him from trying again…and again. It’s up to Corrie Locke, rookie lawyer and spunky sleuth, to find the gunman before he hits his mark, Assistant Deputy D.A...

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Bloodstock by Rod Humphris

  After what feels like a lifetime of mayhem, Simon Ellice returns to the Hampshire village where he grew up. He enjoys the solace and tranquility of rural life, working on a farm and getting to know the lively locals, but suddenly Simon walks right into a deadly mystery. Old friends are going missing and then turning up dead...

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Saddled with Murder by Eileen Brady

Mystery Fiction General


Saddled with Murder (Dr. Kate Vet Mysteries)

First in a new vet books mystery series, perfect for fans of cozy mysteries by Miranda James and Leann Sweeney!

Veterinarian and amateur sleuth Kate Turner has her hands full trying to juggle two boyfriends, a thriving practice, and a criminal investigation.

It’s the Christmas season and veterinarian Kate Turner is not fee...

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Bad Debt by William H.S. McIntyre

About The Book

Defence Lawyer Robbie Munro’s wife has been stalked by a witness in a trial she is prosecuting. When the stalker is killed and Robbie is charged with murder his friends are only too willing to come up with schemes to prove his innocence. In the end though, will it be his enemies who make the difference?


My Thoughts

Robbie Munro will have a diffi...

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Egg Drop Dead by Vivien Chien

Mystery Fiction

Egg Drop Dead: A Noodle Shop Mystery

In the fifth in Vivien Chien’s Noodle Shop delectable mystery series, Egg Drop Dead, the Ho-Lee Noodle House takes its business to the next level—only to end up in hot water.

It was supposed to be a fancy, intimate dinner party by the pool...

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Secrets In The Snow by Emma Heatherington

Romance Fiction

About The Book

As the winter snow falls on the small Irish village of Ballybray, Roisin O’Connor and her young son, Ben, are saying goodbye to their beloved neighbour Mabel Murphy.  Mabel lived a bold and colourful life, but the arrival of her brooding nephew, ‘blow-in’ Aidan Murphy, just makes life more complicated for Roisin...

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When Life Gives You Mangos by Kereen Getten

About The Book

A summer she can’t remember
A friendship she won’t forget
Nothing much happens in Sycamore, the small village where Clara lives – at least, that’s how it seems. She loves eating ripe mangoes fallen from trees, running outside in the rainy season and escaping to her secret hideout with her best friend Gaynah...

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Fields’ Guide to Dirty Money by Julie Mulhern


Fields’ Guide to Dirty Money (The Poppy Fields Adventures)

Poppy Fields, social influencer and secret spy, is on Grand Cayman. Her mission? Maid of honor at her mother’s wedding to Russian billionaire Yurgi Prokorhov. No surprise, Chariss Carlton is a difficult and demanding bride.

When Poppy witnesses a murder, her days change from irritating to dangerous...

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Rattlesnake Rodeo by Nick Kolakowski

Rattlesnake Rodeo by Nick Kolakowski crime novel

The last time we saw Idaho bounty hunter Jake Tapper, his wife Janine, and his gun-running sister Frankie, they were walking away from a deadly encounter with some of the richest and most powerful men in Idaho. That story was told in Boise Longpig Hunting Club.

Top of Jake’s to-do list is to retrieve his daughter and get the hell out of Dodge...

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Unfollow Me by Charlotte Duckworth

About The Book

You can’t stop watching her.
Violet Young is a hugely popular journalist-turned-mummy-influencer, with three children, a successful husband and a million subscribers on YouTube who tune in daily to watch her everyday life unfold.
Until the day she’s no longer there
But one day she disappears from the online world – her entire social media presenc...

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Fields’ Guide to Pharaohs by Julie Mulhern


Fields’ Guide to Pharaohs (The Poppy Fields Adventures)

Poppy Fields, Hollywood IT girl and super-secret spy, travels to Egypt looking for answers.

But amidst assassination attempts, money launderers, and missing treasure, answers are hard to come by.

Poppy must trust new allies, forgive old wrongs, and find a forgotten pharaoh or the next tomb she enters may be h...

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Watch Her Vanish by Ellery A. Kane

Thriller Fiction

About The Book

Returning home to Fog Harbor, California, to be closer to her little sister, Olivia Rockwell is struggling to adjust to life in a town so small she can hardly breathe. That is, until the sound of a scream leads her to the body of a local teacher in the shallows nearby...

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The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo

The Kingdom, Jo Nesbo, scandinavian crime fiction

Translated by Robert Ferguson — Though Jo Nesbo is famous for his Harry Hole series, which details the trials and tribulations of an Oslo police detective, some of his finest writing is found in his standalone novels. They’re where he explores ideas, characters and atmospheres that would be out of place in Harry Hole’s world...

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The Solace of Bay Leaves by Leslie Budewitz


Welcome to Cozy Wednesday!

I am thrilled to welcome Leslie Budewitz back to Escape With Dollycas!

Armchair Travel

by Leslie Budewitz

Whoever first called reading “armchair travel” was brilliant.

Or, to quote another brilliant mind, though Dr. Seuss wasn’t talking about books, “Oh, the places you’ll go.”

I’ve always loved exploring new places by reading, ...

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Zoya by Danielle Steel

Zoya  by  Danielle Steel

Zoya  by  Danielle Steel, an epic story of life, loss and everlasting love.  The story starts with Zoya, at the age of seventeen, riding in a troika with a family servant, Feodor, forced the shining black horses on with a whip.  She had just come from her ballet lesson and heading toward her cousins home in the Tsarskoe Selo...

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An Unusual Boy by Fiona Higgins

About The Book

Julia Curtis is a busy mother of three, with a husband often away for work, an ever-present mother-in-law, a career, and a house that needs doing up. Her fourteen-year-old daughter, Milla, has fallen in love for the first time, and her youngest, Ruby, is a nine-year-old fashionista who can out-negotiate anyone.
But Julia’s eleven-year-old son, Jackso...

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Elvis Puffs Out by Georgia Dunn

This just in: your favorite purr-nalists are back and reporting on all of the most pressing cat issues in this third collection of Breaking Cat News comics for middle-grade readers.

Anchor cat Lupin and his faithful field reporters, Elvis and Puck, are as cute and funny as ever in Elvis Puffs Out...

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The Webs We Weave; The Fuhrer’s Orphans; Betrayal;++

From historical crime fiction through to psychological thrillers, adventuresome crime solving and even a puzzle novel, this week’s new books will hopefully tide you over – especially if you’re pinned down by the latest COVID restrictions. Crime fiction is certainly infectious, but we think it’s what you need to survive the pandemic…

The Webs We Weave by Mich...

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A Painter in Penang by Clare Flynn

About The Book

Sixteen-year-old Jasmine Barrington hates everything about living in Kenya and longs to return to the island of Penang in British colonial Malaya where she was born. Expulsion from her Nairobi convent school offers a welcome escape – the chance to stay with her parents’ friends, Mary and Reggie Hyde-Underwood on their Penang rubber estate.
But ...

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Winners by Danielle Steel

Winners by Danielle Steel

Winners by Danielle Steel, Lily Thomas woke up when the alarm went off.  She didn’t want to miss skiing with her favorite instructor, Jason Yee.  Looking out to see what was happening she didn’t thing they would get more than a couple of runs in...

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Dear Child by Romy Hausmann

Dear Child by Romy Hausmann German crime fiction

When Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously declared “I know it when I see it,” he was referring to obscenity and whether or not the Louis Malle film The Lovers could be categorised as such. I have much the same relationship with psychological thrillers...

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A House East of Regent Street by Pam Rosenthal

Note from Janine: Guest poster and romance author Pam Rosenthal, whose novella A House East of Regent Street is being published in digital format for the first time tomorrow, has contributed the lovely essay below.

How do you read during a pandemic? For facts or for escape? Survival information in the baleful here and now, or a reminder of how life ought to be?

Fo...

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Love Orange by Natasha Randall

About The Book

While Hank struggles with his lack of professional success, his wife Jenny, feeling stuck and beset by an urge to do good, becomes ensnared in a dangerous correspondence with a prison inmate called John. Letter by letter, John pinches Jenny awake from the “marshmallow numbness” of her life...

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The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffiths

The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffiths front cover

Her Dr Ruth Galloway books have won her legions of fans and myriad awards, and in addition to the Brighton Mysteries series, in recent years Elly Griffiths has turned her hand to the standalone format too. The Stranger Diaries was a big success, and among the characters featured in it was DS Harbinder Kaur.

Now Kaur is back, in another standalone book that is a pur...

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The Hungry Ghost by H. S. Norup

About The Book

Freja arrives in Singapore during the month of the hungry ghost, when old spirits are said to roam the streets. She’s struggling to settle into her dad’s new, ‘happy’ family, and dreams only of escaping home and leaving this hot, unfamiliar city.
Then one night, a mysterious girl in a white dress appears in the garden...

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Happily This Christmas by Susan Mallery

About The Book

It’s the season of love, forgiveness… and tidings of trouble!
Wynn Beauchene is exactly where she wants to be: a successful business owner and single mum. Lately, however, something feels like it’s missing. Even worse is Wynn’s attraction to the gorgeous policeman next door.
With his pregnant daughter coming to stay, Garrick McCabe has one last ...

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Love Me Like You Do by Aimee Brown

About The Book

A runaway bride. A handsome stranger. Two pasts to put behind them.
Parker is ready to marry the man of her dreams. But he isn’t ready to marry her. It would be helpful if he didn’t choose their wedding day to tell her this. But as she flees from the travesty behind her, she literally runs into the arms of a handsome stranger.
The southern drawl, th...

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Murder in the Bayou Boneyard by Ellen Byron

Murder in the Bayou Boneyard: A Cajun Country Mystery
by Ellen Byron

About Murder in the Bayou Boneyard 


Murder in the Bayou Boneyard: A Cajun Country Mystery

Maggie Crozat has the Halloween heebie-jeebies in USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author Ellen Byron’s howlingly funny sixth Cajun Country mystery.

Maggie Crozat, proprietor of a historic Caj...

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Murder, Forgotten by Deb Richardson-Moore

Murder, Forgotten by Deb Richardson-Moore front cover

Julianna Burke is a successful crime writer, loved by readers the world over. Her books sell and sell, with each new release eagerly awaited by fans. She and her husband Connor are very much in love and enjoy a charmed life, with homes in South Carolina and Scotland.

As we first meet Julianna, she’s arriving at the second of those homes, a remote property on the Fi...

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Daddy by Danielle Steel

Daddy by Danielle Steel

Daddy by Danielle Steel,  Sarah Watson sat and looked out the window watching snow fall since nothing was wanting to turn into a story.  Oliver had tried to encourage her in the writing that she wanted to do.   But nothing turned into a good story.

She thought back to when Benjamin was born...

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Precious Gifts by Danielle Steel

Precious Gifts by Danielle Steel

Precious Gifts by Danielle Steel,  Timmie Parker was a social worker in New York, Juliette was a baker in her own business, Joy was working on an acting career.  The girls had a half-brother from their father’s side.  Bertie was after any money he could lay his hands on...

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Coming Back To You by Lily Hayden

About The Book

Some loves last for just a short time, but ours lasted a life time.
From the moment that Emma met Ryan, she knew he was the one for her, but he leaves her heartbroken when he betrays her and disappears from her life, only to return and shatter her heart for a second time.
We were never meant to be, we just happened against the odds.
It feels like fate w...

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The Innocent Dead by Lin Anderson

The Innocent Dead by Lin Anderson front cover

The Innocent Dead is 15th in Scottish author Lin Anderson’s long-running series of police procedurals featuring forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod and the Glaswegian team she works with. Echoes of several of those earlier books appear rather frequently in the pages of this new one, although this is the first of hers I’ve read.

Forty-five years before the book ope...

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My Daddy Is A Monster by Natalie Reeves Billing

About The Book

The Monstrous Me collection are split perspective books looking at situations from other points of view, helping children develop a sense of balance, roundedness and well being. Readers can literally and figuratively, turn the story on its head, and look at the very same situations from different angles...

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15 Minutes of Flame by Christin Brecher

15 Minutes of Flame (Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery)
by Christin Brecher

About 15 Minutes of Flame


As Stella Wright’s Nantucket candle store thrives, her knack for solving mysteries burns equally bright—especially when a Halloween haunted house uncovers evidence of a centuries-old murder . . .

When Stella’s friend inherits a creaky, abandoned home in Nantucket...

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Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden front cover

Winter Counts are pictorial histories and calendars common among some Native American tribes. For Virgil Wounded Horse, of the Lakota Nation and living on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in Colorado, they represent one of the few comfortable memories of his tribal culture. He would make them with his sister Sybil to record important dates.

Sybil died three years ago...

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The Ranch by Danielle Steel

The Ranch by Danielle Steel,  Mary Stuart, Tanya and Zoe were inseparable in college but in the twenty plus years that followed, they moved on in their lives.  One summer they found themselves alone, wrestling with the present and the past.  At a ranch in Wyoming, they come together and find courage, healing and truth.

Mary Stuart after twenty-one year’...

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The Anti-Boyfriend by Penelope Ward

“Tell me to stay.”
A tear rolled down my cheek as I whispered, “Stay.”

HOLY SQUEEEEEEEE!!!! I just finished reading this GORGEOUS book in one sitting! Honestly, I wasn’t even planning to read a book this afternoon but I had this book on my TBR list and I just decided to read the first few pages to see if it was the right book for my mood-of-the-moment and OHHH...

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