Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Jessie Sloane is sitting vigil next to her mother who has reached the final stage of her terminal cancer. For all of her life, it’s been just the two of them and questions regarding her father remain unanswered. As the final moment arrives, Jessie begins her descent into the search for her identity as she… Continue reading When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Mine by Courtney Cole

Wow! That was...I really don’t have adequate words to do this story justice but I’ll give it my best. Here’s the setup. Two women, one the wife and one the newly discovered mistress. Ethan, the offending husband, is out of town and Tessa just discovered his betrayal. She’s alone in their big coastal home with… Continue reading Mine by Courtney Cole

Audiobook, Romantic Suspense

Under Currents by Nora Roberts

From the outside view, the Bigelows of Lakeview, North Carolina look like the ideal family. Graham Bigelow is the chief of surgery at the local hospital; wife Eliza is the perfect stay at home, affluent mother involved in many charities; son Zane is a baseball phenom, destined for a sports scholarship and possibly the big… Continue reading Under Currents by Nora Roberts

Audiobook, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

One midwinter’s night at Swan Inn in Radcot on the banks of the river Thames, a seriously injured man bursts in carrying what was first believed to be a puppet. As they tend to the man’s wounds, the proprietors and patrons come to realize the puppet is actually a dead child. When the nurse arrives… Continue reading Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

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