In Lone Witness by Rachel Dylan, prosecutor Sophie Dawson witnesses a shooting at a local convenience store. The suspect turns out to be the brother of a local gang boss, who is determined to use any means necessary to keep his brother out of jail. This includes threatening to eliminate the star witness. Continue reading
June is wedding month, so what’s more fun than reading books with a wedding theme? Wedding Cake Crumble is the tenth installment of Jenn McKinnlay‘s Cupcake Bakery Mystery series. For fans of the series, it wraps up a storyline that has traveled through all ten books. Yes, two of our favorite characters are planning their big day. But will murder derail the wedding?
I’m always on the look out for a new mystery series to enjoy. A Gray Whale Inn cozy mystery series by Karen MacInerney perked my interest because of its setting. I’ve enjoyed other island or off-the-water mysteries, so I gave the first book in this series a try. Murder on the Rocks definitely met my expectations. Continue reading
Here on the edges of Lake Michigan, it seemed forever before the brown of spring gave way to the green of summer. Mortimer the Mouse, felt the same way, too. He longed for green, but was surrounded by so much brown. In Mortimer’s First Garden, by Karma Wilson, Mortimer learns that if he plants his last sunflower seed, it just might grow some green. Continue reading
Blind Betrayal is a Christian romantic suspense novel by Nancy Mehl. U.S. Marshals Casey Sloane, Doug Howard, and E.J. Queen must escort witness Valerie Bennett from St. Louis to Washington D.C. However, their path is anything but smooth. Bombs, fake agents, and a their own interpersonal drama make for a road trip full of obstacles. In the end, they all may not even make it to D.C. alive. Continue reading
If a book cover has a lighthouse, a big front porch, and a dog, it’s a book I pick up. A Killer Plot has been on my want-to-read pile for a while and I finally got it from the library. The setting is located on the North Carolina coast and Ellery Adams fills the tale with the sights, sounds, and feels of the ocean. Definitely my kind of book. Continue reading
I have enjoyed the Sherlock Holmes stories for as long as I remember. I’ve read The Complete Novels and Stories – both volumes – and have watched many of the incarnations of Holmes on screen. In short, I would enjoy visiting a Sherlock Holmes themed bookstore, such as the one owned by Gemma Doyle in the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery series by Vicki Delany.