Audiobook, Classic, Historical Fiction

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre was orphaned and left in the care of her uncle and his wife as an infant. When her uncle died, life change dramatically for Jane as her aunt resented her existence and ultimately sent her away to boarding school when she was ten years old. This is her story, how she grew to… Continue reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Romantic Suspense

Playing Dead by Allison Brennan

The Lucy Kincaid series was selected as a group read in one of my Goodreads groups and we determined, because of character crossovers, we needed to first read her earlier series in publication order. Tom O’Brien was convicted of murdering his wife and her lover 15 years ago. His daughter, Claire, was the principal witness… Continue reading Playing Dead by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Rowan Caine is in prison awaiting trial for the death of a child who was under her care. She’s telling her story through a letter to an attorney who is successful in handling cases like hers and she’s hoping he’ll take her on before it’s too late. It all began when she happened upon an… Continue reading The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware


Golden in Death by J. D. Robb

It’s April 2061 and Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her partner Detective Delia Peabody are called to the murder scene of pediatrician Dr. Kent Abner when suddenly Eve realizes that he died from a toxin released from a recently delivered golden egg. Once they’re cleared by the hazmat team, Dallas and her team get to work… Continue reading Golden in Death by J. D. Robb

2019 Challenges

2019 Reading Challenges Summary

I participated in five reading challenges, including the Goodreads Reading Challenge. I’m excited that I achieved my goals in all of them!     I had a goal of reading 150 books and actually read 156     I participated at the Marathoner level (50+ audiobooks) and actually posted reviews here for 82    … Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenges Summary

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Some Choose Darkness by Charlie Donlea

Rory Moore is a forensic reconstructionist (I’d never heard of that, either) working with local Chicago law enforcement on a contract basis, specializing in cold cases. When her father, a defense attorney, suddenly dies, Rory has to settle his affairs, including the disposition of his client cases. She’s able to successfully refer all but one… Continue reading Some Choose Darkness by Charlie Donlea