Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea ★★★★

Dr. Livia Cutty is a pathologist working under a fellowship with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh, NC. Her decision to follow this area of medicine was driven by her sister’s abduction and disappearance one year ago. Livia doesn’t think Nicole is still alive and fully believes she’ll one day show up… Continue reading The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea ★★★★

Blog Tour, Book Excerpt

The Wedding From Hell – Part 1: The Rehearsal Dinner by J. R. Ward (A Consumed Prequel)

Don’t miss #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward’s three-part ebook serialization: The Wedding From Hell. This exclusive prequel to her upcoming standalone suspense Consumed (available in Fall 2018) takes us back to where it all started between arson investigator Anne Ashburn and ‘bad boy’ firefighter Danny Maguire. The Wedding From Hell is a… Continue reading The Wedding From Hell – Part 1: The Rehearsal Dinner by J. R. Ward (A Consumed Prequel)

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Two Steps Forward by Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist ★★★★

Zoe, an artist from California, and Martin, an engineer from England, find themselves on The Chemin, also known as the Camino de Santiago. It’s a centuries-old pilgrim route that ends in Santiago in northwest Spain. They plan to join other walkers following the route, each having their own reasons for doing so. Zoe recently lost… Continue reading Two Steps Forward by Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist ★★★★

Contemporary Fiction

Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins ★★★★★

Nora Stuart grew up on Scupper Island, Maine, a small island three miles from the state’s coast and was shaped by two major events in her life: her father’s departure when she was 12-years old and pretty awful high school years. Her salvation was winning a competitive scholarship only available to islanders that took her… Continue reading Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins ★★★★★

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

Mogul by Katy Evans ★★★★ (Manhattan #2)

Sara Davies is an aspiring Broadway dancer looking for her first break and working as a 5-star hotel concierge. She shares an airport taxi with a businessman to her hotel, where he also happens to be staying. The next day, when the guest in Room 1103 calls with an unusual (and provocative) request, Sara throws… Continue reading Mogul by Katy Evans ★★★★ (Manhattan #2)

Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance, MMF Romance

Polished by Alyssa Turner ★★★★ (Polished #1)

Spencer Hartley and his live-in girlfriend Rory Campbell have an almost perfect relationship. They’re best friends living a good life and having an off-the-charts physical relationship. But...Spencer can’t seem to ignore his attraction to other men, especially Jack Rothman, the arrogant consultant he’s working with. When they get stuck for hours in an underground tunnel… Continue reading Polished by Alyssa Turner ★★★★ (Polished #1)

Historical Fiction

The English Wife by Lauren Willig ★★★★

Something terrible happens on the night of Annabelle and Bayard (Bay) Van Duyvil’s Twelfth Night ball celebrating the completion of their new family home in Cold Spring, New York. Bay is found dead with a knife in his chest and Annabelle is missing, feared drowned. Janie, Bay’s sister finds herself trusting and teaming up with… Continue reading The English Wife by Lauren Willig ★★★★

Audiobook, Non Fiction

A Mother’s Reckoning by Sue Klebold ★★★★★

When the Columbine massacre occurred in April of 1999, I recall judging the parents. After all, there had to have been some extremely obvious signs for their sons to be able to do something like this. Or, they were so disengaged in their lives they were just plain oblivious. If nothing else was accomplished (and… Continue reading A Mother’s Reckoning by Sue Klebold ★★★★★

Audiobook, Non Fiction

Columbine by Dave Cullen ★★★★

I recently read Sue Klebold's A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy, which is outstanding, so I thought it best to listen to a definitive account of not only what happened at Columbine but also objective analyses of the two shooters, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris. Sue made some assertions about Eric Harris… Continue reading Columbine by Dave Cullen ★★★★