Reading Wednesday | King’s Shadow

Angela Hunt's latest novel, King's Shadow, is based on the years of King Herod's reign before the calendar turns to the Common Era. It follows two women, one fictional, one historical, as they seek to survive amid treachery, rumors, and conspiracy. King Herod's sister Salome loves her brother and lives to protect him from every … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | King’s Shadow

Reading Wednesday | Cold Fury

Cold Fury, book three in Susan Sleeman's Cold Harbor series, follows forensic anthropologist Maggie Turner and Blackwell Security Specialist Jackson Lockhart as they attempt to find a murderer before he kills the only witness to his crimes. When Maggie unwittingly bumps into a murderer, an action captured in video, Jackson recognizes he must protect the … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Cold Fury

Reading Wednesday | The Killing Tide

The Killing Tide, by Dani Pettrey, is the first book in her new Costal Guardians series. Members of CGIS, the Coast Guard's investigative branch, must solve a series of crimes while also keeping a journalist safe from a drug dealer. Gabby Rowley is on the run from the man who she exposed in an investigative … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Killing Tide

Reading Wednesday | Waiting for God

Today I'm making an exception to the books I usually review. When a friend publishes a book, I always jump at the chance to help promote it. But when a friend publishes a book so poignant as this one, I have to share that book with everyone. Waiting for God: Trusting Daily in God's Plan … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Waiting for God

Reading Wednesday | Living Lies

Living Lies is the debut novel by author Natalie Walters and first book in the Harbored Secrets series. Lane Kent and Charlie Lynch have both come to Walton, Georgia for it's small town nature. But the town also harbors many secrets. When Lane stumbles on a dead body, she is sucked into a murder investigation … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Living Lies

Reading Wednesday | Cold Truth

Cold Truth, book two in Susan Sleeman's Cold Harbor romantic suspense series, dives into the world of science, kidnapping, and cold, hard facts. Security firm operative Cooper Ashcroft believes the evidence: an employee of a research company has disappeared with a deadly bio weapon. But when Chemist Kiera Underwood receives a ransom demand, she is … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Cold Truth

Reading Wednesday | Storm Rising

Storm Rising is the first book in Ronie Kendig's latest series, The Book of the Wars. Leif Metcalfe, who first appeared in The Tox Files, now leads his own team as they track down the apocalyptic artifact The Book of the Wars. Iskra "Viorica" Todorova is also after The Book if the Wars. A skilled … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Storm Rising

Reading Wednesday | City of Secrets

What is justice and can it only be accomplished through the rule of law? City of Secrets, the second book of Victoria Thompson's newest historical fiction series, A Counterfeit Lady, explores this concept when a widow discovers she's unexpectedly penniless. Elizabeth Miles, an ex-grifter, is attempting to live a reformed life in anticipation of becoming … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | City of Secrets

Reading Wednesday | Splintered Silence

Splintered Silence is the first book in Susan Furlong's Bone Gap Travellers Mystery Series. It tells the story of Brynn Callahan, an ex-Marine who returns home with her three-legged cadaver dog after their medical discharge. But home is a troubled place, even more so after Wilco, her dog, discovers the remains of a murder victim. … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Splintered Silence

Reading Wednesday | Dead Silence

Dead Silence is book two in Susan Sleeman's latest series, The Truth Seekers. It follows forensic anthropologist Kelsey Moore and DEA agent Devon Dunbar in their race to discover who tried to kidnap Kelsey's stepson before the culprits try again. Kelsey works for the technologically advanced Veritas Center and her co-workers come to her aide … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Dead Silence