Audiobook, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

Darius by J. R. Ward @JRWard1 #JimFrangione @SimonAudio

the setup… Darius was one of the original members of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, the best fighter and the closest to Wrath, the King of the vampires. He was introduced in the first book of the series but was murdered at the onset after having disclosed to Wrath that he had a daughter Beth, a… Continue reading Darius by J. R. Ward @JRWard1 #JimFrangione @SimonAudio

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell @lisajewelluk #DominicThorburn @bea_holland @HughQuarshie #JoshDylan #ThomasJudd @ETomlinson @SimonAudio

the setup… Let me start by saying this is not a standalone! If you don’t read The Family Upstairs first…prepare to be lost. The Lamb siblings are back, this time adjusting to their reunion with each other and Lucy’s return to London. She and her oldest daughter, Libby Jones, are beginning to bond as they… Continue reading The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell @lisajewelluk #DominicThorburn @bea_holland @HughQuarshie #JoshDylan #ThomasJudd @ETomlinson @SimonAudio

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Outsider by Linda Castillo @LindaCastillo11 #KathleenMcInerney @MacmillanAudio

the setup… Amish widower Adam Lengacher is out for a sleigh ride in the middle of a snowstorm with his three young children (Sammy, Annie and Lizzie) when he comes across a car in a ditch covered in snow. He finds the driver nearby, a woman with some kind of serious injury and close to… Continue reading Outsider by Linda Castillo @LindaCastillo11 #KathleenMcInerney @MacmillanAudio

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Contemporary Romance

Beach House Summer by Sarah Morgan @SarahMorgan_ #ReginaReagan @HarlequinBooks @librofm

the setup… When celebrity chef Chet Whitman drives his car off a Pacific Coast Highway cliff and dies, he wasn’t alone. Young Ashley Blake was in the car with him and survives, only to be an object of interest, especially when it’s leaked to the press that she’s pregnant. Joanna Whitman, his ex-wife who divorced… Continue reading Beach House Summer by Sarah Morgan @SarahMorgan_ #ReginaReagan @HarlequinBooks @librofm

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Magical Realism

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

the setup… Katy Silver’s mother has died. Carol Silver was her person…her best friend, her first phone call, her only advisor. Without her, Katy feels adrift, at sea. She spent the last year caring for her as she was dying from cancer but, still, she thought she had more time. They’d even planned a trip… Continue reading One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Bookish Stuff, Meme

Streaming Sunday – The Woman in the Window

Streaming Sunday features TV series or movies adapted from books I’ve read, offered on at least one streaming service and I’ve watched.   The Woman in the Window  is a film adaptation of the book of the same name by A. J. Finn. It’s a psychological thriller about a woman who suffers from agoraphobia, brought on by… Continue reading Streaming Sunday – The Woman in the Window

Audiobook, Romantic Suspense

Flashpoint by Suzanne Brockmann @SuzBrockmann @PLawlorAudio @EwbankMelanie @BlackstoneAudio

the setup… Tom Paoletti, former Lieutenant Commander over Navy SEAL Team 16, has resigned his commission and formed Troubleshooters, Inc., a security “consulting” firm. He’s already signed Alyssa Locke as his #2 and Executive Officer, along with Sam Starrett and a few others. His latest hopefuls are Jimmy Nash and Larry Decker, both working as… Continue reading Flashpoint by Suzanne Brockmann @SuzBrockmann @PLawlorAudio @EwbankMelanie @BlackstoneAudio

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

No Way Out by Allison Brennan @Allison_Brennan @amleestories @MacmillanAudio

the setup… FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid and her husband Sean Rogan are in Hildago, Texas because his brother Kane is finally marrying his fiancée Siobhan Walsh. In typical Kane style, the ceremony is last minute, the only other guest is Siobhan’s sister Andie and it's taking place at the RCK ranch. But while Lucy and… Continue reading No Way Out by Allison Brennan @Allison_Brennan @amleestories @MacmillanAudio

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The It Girl by Ruth Ware @RuthWareWriter @ImogenChurch @SimonAudio

the setup… Hannah Jones arrives at Oxford University’s Pelham College to begin the education journey she’s worked hard to achieve. Her suite mate is April Clarke-Clivedon and they couldn’t be more opposite. April is outgoing, from a wealthy family and attracts people with little effort. Hannah’s more the introvert, from a working class family and… Continue reading The It Girl by Ruth Ware @RuthWareWriter @ImogenChurch @SimonAudio