Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Evidence of the Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This epistolary short story begins when Carrie Allsop, a young married woman, reaches out and writes to David Mayer, the husband of the woman with whom her husband is having an affair. She’s discovered their betrayal after finding the letters sent by David’s wife, Janet. I loved everything about this story! The magic of the… Continue reading Evidence of the Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Promise Falls Series: Final Assignment & Far From True by Linwood Barclay

I’m generally not a big fan of novellas unless they serve a purpose (i.e., expanded epilogue, introduce a new character). Most of the time they’re too short to do much with character and story development. However, in the right hands, they can be very good and Barclay definitely has the talent for getting it right.… Continue reading Promise Falls Series: Final Assignment & Far From True by Linwood Barclay

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Jessica (Jess) Farris is a makeup artist living in New York City. Always looking for ways to earn some extra cash, she learns of an opportunity to participate in a study and make some serious money for what she thinks will be a one time session. What first seems to be a harmless exercise conducted… Continue reading An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The One by John Marrs

Ten years ago, a scientist discovered the gene that when matched with another represents your perfect genetic mate. The company Match Your was born and the world now operates as if these matches are the definitive methods for lifelong relationships. Even when couples are paired the old fashioned way, doubts remain about whether they’ve… Continue reading The One by John Marrs

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Korean immigrants Pak and Young Yoo live in Miracle Creek, Virginia and operate a controversial healing mechanism, a submarine-like apparatus that purports to heal patients through oxygen therapy. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy or HBOT treatments have helped many with a variety of medical issues from children with autism to men with infertility problems. On one late… Continue reading Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Audiobook, Fantasy

Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

We pause from The Mortal Instruments and continue the prequel trilogy, as recommended by the author and many readers. This final book continues the reach back into the past of the Shadowhunters & Downworlders.       I was wondering how this final book in the trilogy was going to tie up so many loose… Continue reading Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Contemporary Romance

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Stella Lane is a 30-year old single econometrician (you’ll need to read the book for that) who is highly successful in her business life but not doing so well in her personal. In her limited experience, she knows she’s lacking in the intimacy aspects so she hires Michael Phan, a Vietnamese/Swedish escort, to teach her… Continue reading The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson

Henrietta (Hen) Mazur and her husband Lloyd Harding are new residents of West Dartford, Massachusetts, a commuter suburb of Boston. When they attend a block party, they meet the only other childless couple, Matthew and Mira Dolamore, striking up a conversation and later meeting them at their home for dinner. During a tour of the… Continue reading Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson

Audiobook, Historical Fiction, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Reckoning by John Grisham

On an unremarkable morning in October 1946, Pete Banning, decorated war veteran and one of the town of Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite sons, left his farm and drove to the Methodist church and, without fanfare, shot and killed the minister, Dexter Bell. He returned home, offering no explanation for his action. The mystery of why Pete… Continue reading The Reckoning by John Grisham

Audiobook, Romantic Suspense

Death is Not Enough by Karen Rose

We’re back in Baltimore and this time the focus is on Thomas Thorne and Gwyn Weaver. You may recall that they are both Lucy Fitzpatrick’s partners in Sheidalin, the nightclub they jointly own. He’s a defense attorney and she’s the club manager. It’s been four years since the attacks on Lucy and Gwyn and Thorne… Continue reading Death is Not Enough by Karen Rose