Title: The Queen of Hearts Author: Kimmery Martin Release Date: February 13, 2018 Paperback Release: February 5, 2019 Rating: 3.5/5 Stars Find it here: Goodreads – Amazon – B&N – Book Depository Synopsis from Goodreads: A debut novel set against a background of hospital rounds and life-or-death decisions that pulses with humor and empathy and explores the heart's capacity for forgiveness...
Zadie Anson and Emma Colley have been best friends since their early twenties, when
Title: Broken Branches Author: M. Jonathan Lee Release Date: July 27, 2017 Rating: 3.5/5 Stars Synopsis from Goodreads: 'Family curses don't exist. Sure, some families seem to suffer more pain than others, but a curse? An actual curse? I don't think so.'
A family tragedy was the catalyst for Ian Perkins to return to the isolated cottage with his wife and young son. But now they are back, it seems yet more grief might befall the family.
There is still time to act, but that
Title: Once Upon a Spine Series: Bibliophile Mystery #11 Author: Kate Carlisle Release Date: June 6th , 2017 Rating: 4/5 Stars Synopsis from Goodreads: San Francisco bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright stumbles through the looking glass in a tale of murder, rare books, and a quest for the perfect pie
Brooklyn's oh-so-proper future in-laws are traveling from England to meet her, and if that's not enough to set her on edge, rumors abound that the charming Courtyard Shops across th
No Charm Intended is the second book in the Cora Crafts mystery series by Mollie Cox Bryan. I hadn’t read the first book before beginning this one and although there were a few mentions from the first book that I didn’t get, the book was still plenty enjoyable. The book focuses on Cora Chevalier who has recently moved to the small town of Indigo Gap and started a crafting retreat at her Victorian home. The retreat brings together a mixed group of woman of all ages and backgro
Watching the Detectives by Julie Mulhern is the 5th book in the Country Club Murders and it is a wonderful addition to the series. The story takes place in the 1970’s and follows Ellison Russell as she tries to figure out who killed her interior decorator in her study. This cozy mystery is both funny and a wonderful read. It takes into account social issues of the time and weaves them seamlessly into the narrative while also providing an entertaining read. Ellison is a window
Alice and the Assassin follows spirited Alice Roosevelt, daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, while she and her Secret Service body guard, Joseph St. Clair, attempt to solve a mystery connected to the assassination of President McKinley. While the story was well written and Alice was a very intriguing character the book dragged its way through the plot and I often fell asleep after only a few pages. There was great dialogue and the banter between Alice and her body guard
The Roanoke Girls tells the story of Lane’s life from the time she is fifteen to when she is thirty and grown. The story is told in two different timelines. Then, when as a teenager Lane came to live with her grandparents and cousin, who she never knew existed. And Now, when at the age of 30 Lane returns to find out what happened to her cousin, who has vanished.
Right away it is obvious that something isn’t quite right on the sprawling family estate. The big family secret