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Book Review: The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall

George Woodbury, a schoolteacher, is arrested. The arrest leaves his family wrestling with the possibility of his guilt and this reader wondering how she managed to finish this one. It wasn’t what I expected at all.
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Book Review: Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton

Just before dawn, a man murders a young woman. At the same time, a hot-air balloon crashes out of the sky. There’s just one survivor of the crash and she’s seen the killer’s face, but he’s also seen hers. Can’t you hear the Law & Order “dun dun” sound effect? Continue reading “Book Review: Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton”

Book Review: The Summer That Made Us by Robyn Carr

Robyn Carr’s latest, The Summer That Made Us, is about family and all the emotions family brings forth. Continue reading “Book Review: The Summer That Made Us by Robyn Carr”

Book Review: The Other Girl by Erica Spindler

The title of the latest from Erica Spindler is perfect! Read The Other Girl so you too can understand its meaning as the story brings it all together. Continue reading “Book Review: The Other Girl by Erica Spindler”

Book Review: Seeing Red by Sandra Brown

It’s very rare that a book keeps me up late reading and if it does then it’s definitely a good one. That was the case with Seeing Red by Sandra Brown. As the clock ticked closer to 12AM, I couldn’t stop until I knew everything. Continue reading “Book Review: Seeing Red by Sandra Brown”

Book Review: I Know a Secret by Tess Gerritsen

Welcome back Rizzoli and Isles. It’s been awhile and I missed you!  Continue reading “Book Review: I Know a Secret by Tess Gerritsen”

Book Review: Best Intentions by Erika Raskin

Marti Trailor―social worker, mother of three, wife of a successful obstetrician, daughter of a Congressman―is ready to go back to work. She’s thrilled when the perfect opportunity falls in her lap. Marti quickly begins to feel like she is making a difference in the lives of her clients. Soon, though, she finds herself caught up in the dark side of the medical center. Continue reading “Book Review: Best Intentions by Erika Raskin”

Book Review: The Breakdown by B. A. Paris

The Breakdown is the follow-up to Paris’ 2016 release Behind Closed Doors, a book that wowed this reader. I was really excited to be approved to read an early copy of The Breakdown and opened the book with high expectations. Continue reading “Book Review: The Breakdown by B. A. Paris”

Book Review: Bring Her Home by David Bell

I loved the opening lines of this book. Attention grabbing from the very beginning. Continue reading “Book Review: Bring Her Home by David Bell”

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