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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 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”

Book Review: A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson

Having only read two of Agatha Christie’s books, I’m far from being an expert on her books or personal life. It came as a surprise to me that she disappeared for several days in 1926. That fact alone led me to request A Talent for Murder from NetGalley. Andrew Wilson takes Christie’s odd disappearance in 1926 and weaves a story around this still unsolved mystery.   Continue reading “Book Review: A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson”

Book Review: The Right Side by Spencer Quinn

What I thought was going to be the story of a wounded warrior and a dog finding a missing child was not that at all. Continue reading “Book Review: The Right Side by Spencer Quinn”

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