Tag: Contemporary


Natchez Burning by Greg Iles – Blog Tour Review and Giveaway

    Natchez Burning is quite a hefty tome–to the tune of 816 pages in the paperback–and I found myself wondering what I’d gotten myself into when I cracked open the spine. But I was drawn into the world of Penn Cage, mayor of Natchez, Mississippi, and his crusade to clear the name of his doctor father […]

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Sunset In Central Park by Sarah Morgan – Blog Tour Review and Giveaway

  Sunset In Central Park is the second book in the From Manhattan With Love series, and even though I haven’t read book one or any other book by Sarah Morgan, I really enjoyed this book and the author’s writing style. This is really a friends to lovers book at its heart, and its also […]

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The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell – Blog Tour Review and Giveaway

  The Girls in the Garden starts off with a twelve-year-old girl discovering her sister’s unconscious body, half naked and bloodied from an attack during a neighborhood party. Immediately you’re left wondering who would hurt this thirteen-year-old girl, let alone leave there for anyone to discover her body. Author Lisa Jewell backs things up and goes […]

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A Haunting Beauty of a Book – The Monster’s Daughter by Michelle Pretorius – Book Tour Review and Giveaway

  The Monster’s Daughter was very haunting, beautiful, and I really enjoyed the journey. There’s really three genres going on in this book; it wasn’t just your run of the mill murder mystery. There’s a mystery/thriller with main character Alet and her investigation into the murder of a woman in small town Unie, and there’s a […]

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Blog Tour Review and Giveaway – The Branson Beauty by Claire Booth

  I really love when I can start a book and feel like I’m at home in the world, right from page one, and The Branson Beauty is a book that had me feeling that way as soon as I started reading. Following Sheriff Hank Worth, recently appointed to the position of sheriff of Branson, […]

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The Gun Runner by Scott Hildreth – Review, Guest Post, and Giveaway

Terra Agrioli is a trust fund baby, pampered and sheltered as only a mafia princess can be. Her father runs the Kansas City mafia with an iron fist, and she’s never been sure if people want to be her friend or lover because of who she is or her father is. When her abusive ex-boyfriend […]

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Blog Tour Review and Giveaway – June by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Family secrets, great personal sacrifices, powerful friendships, dangerous enemies, and old world Hollywood encroaching on small town Ohio make up June, a novel told in dual timelines. Hopping back and forth between 2015 and 1955, June tells the story of Cassie Danvers as she mourns the loss of her very private grandmother–the only family that […]

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Blog Tour and Giveaway – We’re All Damaged by Matthew Norman

  Some books are chock full of my sense of humor—sarcastic wit, jokes bagging on pop culture from the 80s and 90s, and a glass-half-empty protagonist who thinks that things are never going to get better, so why should he try? We’re All Damaged has all of these things and more, and it really hit […]

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Review and Giveaway – Where We Fall by Rochelle B. Weinstein

I really love books where you get different characters’ points of views, slowly gleaning the truth out of them all one by one–and this book does just that. In Rochelle B. Weinstein’s WHERE WE FALL, a marriage that is hanging by a thread due to a wife’s long term bouts of depression and the husband’s […]

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Blog Tour Review and Giveaway – Out Rider by Lindsey McKenna

  Out Rider is the eleventh installment in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming series featuring former military members in a western setting. This is the second book in this series that I’ve read, and I was instantly at home with these characters. The book was written as a standalone,just featuring a new set of main characters with some […]

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