#BookReview: DEATH ON NANTUCKET by Francine Mathews

Spencer Murphy is a national treasure. A famous Vietnam War correspondent who escaped captivity in Southeast Asia, he made a fortune off of his books and television appearances. But Spence is growing forgetful with age; he’s started to wander and even fails to come home one night. When a body is discovered at Step Above, the sprawling Murphy house near Steps Beach, Nantucket police detective Meredith Folger is called in to investigate. The timing couldn’t Read More …

New Release: UNDER THE CHERRY TREE by Lilac Mills

Genre: Chick Lit Date Published: May 31, 2017 Only $0.99!   “A feel-good, heart-warming, tear-jerking love story.” The best sort of holiday read, recommended for fans of Jane Costello, Erica James, and Lucy James “My dog didn’t like men. Actually that was a lie – she didn’t like the men I chose. The only ones who rocked her world had been my father (who was no longer with us), Ross (who was gay), and the Read More …

#BookReview: THE SOAK by Patrick E. McLean

A searing crime novel that introduces an exhilarating new voice in noir fiction that’s as sharp, cruel, and relentless as the story’s unforgettable hero. Hobbs is an aging, professional thief who chases one last, big score into the eye of a Florida hurricane. He emerges a broken man, hell-bent on revenge while out-running his own mortality and a ruthless FBI agent gone rogue. Published: May 1, 2017 Amazon / Amazon UK / Amazon CA   Read More …

Motherhood, Martyrdom, and Costco Runs by Whitney Dineen – Excerpt and Giveaway

Genre: Parenting/Humor/Memoir Date Published: May 15, 2017 Publisher: 33 Partners Publishing Join bestselling romantic comedy author, Whitney Dineen, as she discovers the three Es of parenting: Exhilarating—when you first discover you’re pregnant. Exhausting—when you realize you’ll most likely never sleep again–like EVER. Explosive—OMG these kids spew from both ends! And that’s just the beginning. Whitney shares the ridiculous highs and excruciating lows of her catapult into motherhood. Enjoy the ride as this new mom vows Read More …

#BookReview – The Animal’s Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age

A compelling argument that the time has come to use what we know about the fascinating and diverse inner lives of other animals on their behalf Every day we are learning new and surprising facts about just how intelligent and emotional animals are—did you know rats like to play and laugh, and also display empathy, and the ears and noses of cows tell us how they’re feeling? At times, we humans translate that knowledge into Read More …

#BookReview – THE CHALK PIT: A Ruth Galloway Mystery by Elly Griffiths

In the ninth Ruth Galloway mystery, Ruth and Nelson investigate a string of murders and disappearances deep within the abandoned tunnels hidden far beneath the streets of Norwich. Norwich is riddled with old chalk-mining tunnels, but no one’s sure exactly how many. When Ruth is called in to investigate a set of human remains found in one of them, she notices the bones are almost translucent, a sign they were boiled soon after death. Once Read More …

Love, Lies, And The Secrets That Bind – SET YOU FREE by Elmer Seward

Title: Set You Free Author: Elmer Seward Published: May 20, 2017 Publisher: Bay Rivers Publishing Genre: Suspense Content Warning: Some mild profanity and references to torture and murder (however there is no graphic violence).   Deena is running from a dangerous past. When she finds herself in a small fishing village tucked away on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay, she thinks she is finally safe. While there, she discovers a journal that weaves a Read More …

#BookReview: SHADOW MAN by Alan Drew

What Dennis Lehane does for Boston, Alan Drew does for Southern California in this gritty thriller about an idyllic community rocked by a serial killer—and a dark secret. Detective Ben Wade has returned to his California hometown of Rancho Santa Elena for a quieter life. Suddenly the town, with its peaceful streets and excellent public schools, finds itself at the mercy of a serial killer who slips through windows and screen doors, shattering illusions of Read More …

Excerpt from A SERENADE TO DIE FOR by Janet Fogg and David Jackson

Genre: Romantic Suspense Date Published: April 2017 On the verge of her long-sought career breakthrough, singer Isbel Vargas has just completed the performance of a lifetime when a kidnapper demands a ransom for her father. Thanks to his car theft and antiquities operation, her father will be arrested if she involves the Acapulco police. Who can she turn to? Isbel’s ex-boyfriend, Cane Mullins, is once again south of the border, purportedly tracking down his beloved Read More …

#BookReview – THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted murderer Ricky Langley’s face flashes on the screen as she reviews old tapes—the moment she hears him speak of his crimes — she is overcome with the feeling of wanting him to die. Shocked Read More …