Audiobook, Romantic Suspense

Force of Nature by Suzanne Brockmann @SuzBrockmann @PLawlorAudio @EwbankMelanie

the setup… Former police detective Ric Alvarado is now a Sarasota private investigator with primarily run-of-the-mill divorce cases. He’s recently hired his best friend’s sister Annie Dugan as his administrative assistant but she’s determined to be more of an investigative aide. When he takes on what he believes to be another routine case to find… Continue reading Force of Nature by Suzanne Brockmann @SuzBrockmann @PLawlorAudio @EwbankMelanie

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

A Quiet Life by Ethan Joella @JoellaWriting @staceyglemboski @MelissaARedmond @bdwagner @SimonAudio @librofm

the setup… Chuck Ayers, Ella Burke and Kirsten Bonato all have one thing in common. They are coping with loss, though their circumstances and methods of dealing with it differ. Chuck’s beloved wife Cat recently died from cancer and he’s not ready to let her go, wondering if he should continue in paths of routine… Continue reading A Quiet Life by Ethan Joella @JoellaWriting @staceyglemboski @MelissaARedmond @bdwagner @SimonAudio @librofm

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt @shelbyvanpelt @MarinIreland @michaelurie @HarperAudio @librofm

the setup… Tova Sullivan is a 70-year old widow who works nights at the Sowell Bay, Washington aquarium as the janitor responsible for mopping the floors. She loves what she does as it keeps her busy but it’s her fascination with the giant Pacific octopus named Marcellus that delights her every night. Marcellus was rescued… Continue reading Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt @shelbyvanpelt @MarinIreland @michaelurie @HarperAudio @librofm

Bookish Stuff, Meme

Streaming Sunday – Where the Crawdads Sing

Streaming Sunday features TV series or movies adapted from books I’ve read, offered on at least one streaming service and I’ve watched. Where the Crawdads Sing  is a movie adaptation of the book of the same name by Delia Owens. It’s the story of Kya Clark who was abandoned by her parents at a very young age… Continue reading Streaming Sunday – Where the Crawdads Sing

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamdy @adamhamdy #JustinAvoth @SimonAudio @librofm

the setup… Harriet (Harri) Kealty, a former police detective, is finding herself rudderless after having been fired from the job because of a terrible incident. While visiting a library, she comes upon a used book on the floor with a strange inscription that’s a cry for help. It leads her to David Asha who was… Continue reading The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamdy @adamhamdy #JustinAvoth @SimonAudio @librofm

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary #BethOLeary @CarrieHFletcher #KawkuFortune @MacmillanAudio

the setup… Tiffany (Tiffy) Moore, a craft book editor, desperately needs a cheap place to stay. She and her boyfriend Justin have broken things off and he’s forcing her to leave his apartment. Leon Twomey, a hospice nurse, needs some extra cash flow and places an ad for a flatshare at an attractive rate. There’s… Continue reading The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary #BethOLeary @CarrieHFletcher #KawkuFortune @MacmillanAudio

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

It Started with a Dog by Julia London @JuliaFLondon @copatter @TantorAudio

the setup… It’s Christmas Eve and Harper Thompson is desperately trying to get to the megabus that will take her to her parents home in Houston for the holidays. It’s pouring down rain in Austin and she’s smushed into a crowded Lyft van driven by Amal who is direction challenged. The man next to her,… Continue reading It Started with a Dog by Julia London @JuliaFLondon @copatter @TantorAudio