Tag: Mystery


Red Leaves by Paullina Simons – #TLCBookTours Review

  Red Leaves focuses on a group of four friends in their senior year at Dartmouth College, and their seemingly perfect relationships and friendships that have frayed to the breaking point until one of them ends up dead right before Thanksgiving in 1993. The first third of the book is told in Kristina Kim’s point […]

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Mississippi Blood by Greg Iles – Review and Giveaway

    When I received the third and final installment in the Natchez Burning series, Mississippi Blood,  I held the hefty tome in my hands and almost dreaded carrying it around in my handbag to read it on my daily train commutes to and from work. Having lugged a hefty 800-plus pager around in the first book, […]

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Blog Tour and Giveaway – Fractured by Catherine McKenzie

    I really enjoy psychological thrillers, and this new-to-me author Catherine McKenzie did not disappoint with her new novel, Fractured. Set in Cincinnati, Ohio, this book features a lawyer turned novelist, Julie Apple, who moves with her family from the Northwest after being stalked by a former acquaintance once her debut novel blows up big. Julie, her […]

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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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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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An Exciting and Dangerous End to High School – Foolproof by A.J. Lape – Review Blog Tour and Giveaway

I feel like I’d been waiting so long for the fifth book in this series, and Foolproof didn’t fail me! So many lingering questions were answered–both big and small in the Darcy Walker universe–and the wit, strangeness, and sass that I’ve known and loved were in full force in this installment! This book picks up […]

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Review of DEFCON Darcy by A.J. Lape – Release Blitz for FOOLPROOF (DARCY WALKER #5)

The Darcy Walker series is one of my favorite sets of books, and I burned through the three available books one right after the other over Christmas 2014, eager to delve deeper into the fun and often dangerous world of young ADHD sleuth Darcy and her group of boys that do her dirty work. I reviewed […]

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Blog Tour and Review – Beneath Still Waters by Cynthia A. Graham

  Beneath Still Waters was a book where I felt immediately right at home–with the ease of the simpler times of small town life in the mid-twentieth century, with the sights and sounds of a suffocatingly hot summer. I went into this book expecting a historical novel steeped in mystery, and I definitely got that…but I […]

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Motor City Shakedown by Jonathan Watkins – Blog Tour – Guest Post and Giveaway

Happy Friday, and I’m so excited to bring you the Kismet blog tour stop for Jonathan Watkins’ legal thriller Motor City Shakedown. Mysteries and thrillers are my go-to genre and I love the variety that there is to read inside therein. I asked Jonathan to share some of his favorite books that he could recommend […]

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Review and Giveaway – Paris Time Capsule by Ella Carey

  Who hasn’t seen the news story about the discovery in 2010 of a Paris apartment that was locked away, untouched for seventy years? I was intrigued by the pictures that were released, and author Ella Carey was as well, enough so that this idea sparked a novel, Paris Time Capsule. New Yorker Cat Jordan receives […]

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