Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Short Stories

Shell Game by Rumaan Alam @DearFajer @BrilliancePub

the setup… Mark and Rachel are married with two children and they decide to vacation on the Cape with her abrasive twin brother Geoff, his wife Sasha and their two small children. Rachel and Geoff have their own method of communication that Mark and Sasha just accept as a “twin thing.” the heart of the… Continue reading Shell Game by Rumaan Alam @DearFajer @BrilliancePub

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Short Stories

Catch Her in a Lie by Jess Lourey @jesslourey @robins_carly @Brilliance Pub

the setup… Minneapolis Detectives Evangeline (Van) Reed and Harry Steinbeck are on their way to Costa Rica to track Patty who is on the same flight with her daughter, Gwen, as they are going for a vacation. She’s suspected of killing her husband but they need to catch her in a lie in order to… Continue reading Catch Her in a Lie by Jess Lourey @jesslourey @robins_carly @Brilliance Pub

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Short Stories

Belle Mer by Luanne Rice @LuanneRice @JenniferJAraya @BrilliancePub

the setup… Clea McAllister has returned to Belle Mer, her ancestral home in Newport, Rhode Island, one of the jewels of the town. However, she was denied her rightful inheritance by a conniving estate lawyer who took advantage of her grandmother in her final years. He’s renting the property out and that’s the only way… Continue reading Belle Mer by Luanne Rice @LuanneRice @JenniferJAraya @BrilliancePub

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Short Stories

Stockholm by Catherine Steadman @CatSteadman @SamaraNaeymi @BrilliancePub

the setup… Olivia Cole once had a big life of her own…that is until she met her husband, Sebastian, and what started as risky and provocative fantasies, ended up with him assuming absolute control of her life following their marriage. She never saw it coming and now they’re on a trip to Stockholm to celebrate… Continue reading Stockholm by Catherine Steadman @CatSteadman @SamaraNaeymi @BrilliancePub

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Short Stories

His Happy Place by Zakiya Dalila Harris @zakiya_harris #ShaynaSmall @BrillancePub

the setup… Ama and her boyfriend Nathan Davis have dated exclusively for four months and things seem to be getting serious. He’s rather straight laced and she’s more free spirited but Ama likes the way he treats her, which is a nice change from her past relationships. When Nathan invites her for a weekend getaway… Continue reading His Happy Place by Zakiya Dalila Harris @zakiya_harris #ShaynaSmall @BrillancePub

Audiobook, Blog Tour, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Short Stories

Blog Tour & #Giveaway: The Last Line by Robert Dugoni @robertdugoni @BrilliancePub

Delmo (Del) Castigliano leaves Madison, Wisconsin and heartbreak behind to start fresh as a homicide detective with the Seattle Police Department. He’s assigned to work his first case with veteran Moss Gunderson who immediately places him as the lead. As Del works the case, he gradually realizes he’s taken on much more than solving two… Continue reading Blog Tour & #Giveaway: The Last Line by Robert Dugoni @robertdugoni @BrilliancePub

Historical Romance, Holiday, Short Stories

Have Yourself a Merry Little Scandal by Anna Campbell & More

This review is for The Highlander’s Christmas Lassie by Anna Campbell. Malcolm Innes, Laird of Dun Carron, has searched for Rhona Macleod and their son for almost 18 years. Responding to a tip from one of his friends, he finds himself in Muirburgh, Scotland on Christmas Eve in the middle of an impending snowstorm. When the… Continue reading Have Yourself a Merry Little Scandal by Anna Campbell & More

Audiobook, Literary Fiction, Short Stories

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Olive Kitteridge is a retired high school math teacher who is an enigma. She’s mercurial, often cranky and always brutally honest, especially with herself. Olive is also often at odds with the changing world around her and the people in her orbit. While not all of the stories assembled here are about her, she has… Continue reading Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Short Stories

Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes

      I read this some time ago but realized I haven’t shared any of my short story reading. I hope you enjoy.       This book has nine stories about troubled relationships from the perspectives of the women in each. The first, Paris for One, is the length of a novella while… Continue reading Paris for One & Other Stories by Jojo Moyes