Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner

Sandra Jones, a married middle school teacher and mother of a four-year old daughter, disappears in the middle of the night while her husband, Jason, is working on an assignment. He’s a reporter and returns home to find his wife missing and his sleeping daughter alone. Sergeant D. D. Warren is asked to help with… Continue reading The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner

Romantic Suspense

Hard Asset by Pamela Clare

Shanti Lahiri is a prosecutor with the International Criminal Court at The Hague who must travel to Bangladesh to take witness statements from refugees, incriminating a Myanmar general of genocide and much worse. It’s a dangerous assignment and Cobra Elite is engaged to provide her protection. Connor O’Neal is leading the team and when he… Continue reading Hard Asset by Pamela Clare

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

Jeffrey Hardison comes home from work and hours later, his wife Sabine still hasn’t shown up. It’s soon determined that she’s missing. Meanwhile, a woman calling herself Beth Murphy, a fake identity, is on the run from her abusive husband and she’s leaving false trails to throw him off. As Marcus Durand, the detective assigned… Continue reading Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

Audiobook, Classic, Historical Fiction

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre was orphaned and left in the care of her uncle and his wife as an infant. When her uncle died, life change dramatically for Jane as her aunt resented her existence and ultimately sent her away to boarding school when she was ten years old. This is her story, how she grew to… Continue reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Romantic Suspense

Playing Dead 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. Tom O’Brien was convicted of murdering his wife and her lover 15 years ago. His daughter, Claire, was the principal witness… Continue reading Playing Dead by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Rowan Caine is in prison awaiting trial for the death of a child who was under her care. She’s telling her story through a letter to an attorney who is successful in handling cases like hers and she’s hoping he’ll take her on before it’s too late. It all began when she happened upon an… Continue reading The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Some Choose Darkness by Charlie Donlea

Rory Moore is a forensic reconstructionist (I’d never heard of that, either) working with local Chicago law enforcement on a contract basis, specializing in cold cases. When her father, a defense attorney, suddenly dies, Rory has to settle his affairs, including the disposition of his client cases. She’s able to successfully refer all but one… Continue reading Some Choose Darkness by Charlie Donlea

2020 Challenges

2020 Beat the Backlist Challenge

This reading challenge, hosted by Austine & Katie @ NovelKnight, is all about knocking off those older books from your to-read list. Any genre, any format, any length. I participate in several group reads of older series so this fits my reading habits oh so well. And, I got seriously behind in 2019. My pledge… Continue reading 2020 Beat the Backlist Challenge