Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Because You’re Mine by Rea Frey

This book is almost impossible to talk about without giving up too much information but I’m going to do it. There’s Lee, the single mother of 7-year old Mason who is brilliant and on the spectrum. Lee’s a hair stylist with a salon setup in her home and she keeps to a strict regimen everyday.… Continue reading Because You’re Mine by Rea Frey

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

Romantic Suspense

Fear No Evil by Allison Brennan

  The Lucy Kincaid series was selected as a group read in one of my Goodreads groups and we decided to read this trilogy first as the character’s early family background begins here. This is the second book in the No Evil Trilogy.   It’s Lucy Kincaid’s high school graduation moment and she’s not there… Continue reading Fear No Evil by Allison Brennan

Historical Mystery

Murder in Morningside Heights 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 finally gets a meaty case for his new detective agency. It involves the… Continue reading Murder in Morningside Heights by Victoria Thompson

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

Blog Tour, Contemporary Romance

Blog Tour: Just Love by Prescott Lane

  The synopsis doesn’t reveal very much so I’m not going to either. As this author is an auto read for me, I dove right in and was immediately drawn in until the finish. It didn’t disappoint. Simply stated, this is the story of Rhett Bennett and Ainsley Rose. He’s her brother’s best friend, business… Continue reading Blog Tour: Just Love by Prescott Lane

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 DNA.com 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

Historical Fiction

Bethlehem by Karen Kelly

Joanna Collier is the mother of two young children and married to Frank, an engineer working for his family’s business...Bethlehem Steel. After his father’s death, Frank’s responsibilities increased dramatically and felt the pressure to move his family to the headquarters in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. And, he needed to be closer to his aging grandmother and mother,… Continue reading Bethlehem by Karen Kelly