Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Twenty Three by Linwood Barclay

The mystery of all the strange events in Promise Falls involving the number 23 culminates in this story...the 23 bloody mannequins discovered in the abandoned Ferris wheel, the out-of-control bus #23, the 23 dead squirrels, etc. It’s the Saturday of the Memorial Day weekend, May 23, and the worst of all these phenomena occurs. Both… Continue reading The Twenty Three by Linwood Barclay

Romantic Suspense

Wanted by Kaylea Cross

I’m reading this series with a Goodreads group. It’s a spinoff of the Titanium Security series we completed earlier. I will be posting reviews every month as we read each book.   Zoe Renard and FBI Special Agent Clay Bauer continue to be happy in their relationship, coming up on almost a year. She’s slowly… Continue reading Wanted by Kaylea Cross

Romantic Suspense

The Kill by Allison Brennan

The Lucy Kincaid series was selected as a group read in one of my Goodreads groups and we determined, because of character crossovers, we needed to first read her earlier series in publication order. When she was just five years old, FBI scientist Olivia St. Martin witnessed her sister’s abduction by a man who subsequently… Continue reading The Kill by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Fantasy

City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

The story resumes following the aftermath of Sebastian’s introduction of his Endarkened army and last attack. Jace is grappling with his heavenly fire, Alec is trying to come to terms with his breakup with Magnus, Simon and Isabelle are trying to defining their relationship, Luke and Jocelyn are planning their wedding and the search continues… Continue reading City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

Romantic Suspense

Seized by Kaylea Cross

I’m reading this series with a Goodreads group. It’s a spinoff of the Titanium Security series we completed earlier. I will be posting reviews every month as we read each book. Carmela Cruz has had it pretty bad for FBI Agent Sawyer Vance, her brother’s best friend and fellow Hostage Rescue Team member. It’s been… Continue reading Seized by Kaylea Cross

Historical Mystery

Murder on Union Square by Victoria Thompson

  I’m reading this series in one of my Goodreads groups and it’s one of our favorites. It’s set in turn-of-the-century (19th) New York City featuring Sarah and Frank Malloy who often find themselves investigating murders together. Frank and Sarah Malloy are ready to move forward with the adoption of Catherine, the young orphan she’s… Continue reading Murder on Union Square by Victoria Thompson

Audiobook, Fantasy

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Bad enough that Lilith orchestrated Sebastian’s return but she also bound Jace to him. They’ve disappeared and the Clave is looking for both of them. However, killing one kills the other so the solution isn’t easy. Meanwhile, Simon is dealing with his own family issues following his mother’s reaction in learning he’s now a vampire.… Continue reading City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Romantic Suspense

Exposed by Kaylea Cross

I’m reading this series with a Goodreads group. It’s a spinoff of the Titanium Security series we recently completed. I will be posting reviews every month as we read each book.   Special Agent Ethan Cruz is back in his hometown with his HRT members, partly for training but primarily to prepare for an operation… Continue reading Exposed by Kaylea Cross

Audiobook, History, Non Fiction

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

On April 29, 1986, the Los Angeles Central Public Library caught fire and burned for over seven hours. By the time the fire was extinguished, over 400,000 books were destroyed and almost double that number were damaged. This book explores that event but also lays tribute to the history of that library (and others!) and… Continue reading The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Historical Mystery

Murder in the Bowery by Victoria Thompson

I’m reading this series in one of my Goodreads groups and it’s one of our favorites. It’s set in turn-of-the-century (19th) New York City featuring Sarah and Frank Malloy who often find themselves investigating murders together.   Private Investigator Frank Malloy is hired by Will Bert to find the man’s younger brother, Freddie, who was… Continue reading Murder in the Bowery by Victoria Thompson