Thursday, October 6, 2022

A Trip with Trouble: The Mountain Lodge Mysteries by Diane Kelly


A group of women motorcyclists come to spend some time at the lodge and ride their motorcycles.  Misty is thrilled.  This will help her pay for the lodge.

Net Galley and St Martin's Press let me read this book for review (thank you).  It will be published on Oct. 25th.

Everyone had fun and chatted until the leader of the group was killed.  Misty wants to find out who did it.  There are a lot of suspects.  Everyone claimed to love her but someone must not have.

They find her off the road and it looks like someone knocked her and the bike down there.  Will she  be able to figure it out?  Who could have hated her enough to do that?

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Last Seen Alive (Detective Amanda Steele Book 6) by Carolyn Arnold

It starts with one murder but soon becomes three.  The cops jump into action but there are different jurisdictions and the chief is crabby.  Much of the story has the chief on her case...

Net Galley and Bookouture let me read this book for review (thank you).  It will be published on Oct 6.

It's  complex case with a lot of of snags and several false evidences.  But Amanda doesn't give up.

She knows the man in jail didn't do it and gets herself in trouble for snooping on a case that doesn't belong to her.

There is romance thrown in.  The murders make folks sad.  

Will they find out who the killer is?

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Shame the Devil by Graeme Hampton

This is a tale of murders and no real way to tie them together.

Hera Books and Net Galley let me read this book for review (thank you).  It will be published on October 20th.

People answer their doors and then find themselves stabbed and dying.  There doesn't seem to be any association between them.  But the cops keep asking questions.

Soon they discover they all worked at a school at one time.  Then they find out a little boy ran out in the road for ice cream and got ran over and died.  But who wants revenge?

The killer is a mystery.  But the cops finally identify the person while they are trying to kill another...

I bet you can't guess who the killer is... 

Monday, October 3, 2022

The Witch and the Tsar by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore


This is a magical tale of Russia.  It's fantasy and I enjoyed it!

Ace and Edelweiss allowed me to read this book for review (thank you).  It has been published and you can get a copy now.

This is an interesting tale that takes place over several years.  She is a witch (Baba Yaga) and cannot stand the death that the Tsar spreads across the land.

She is not interested in men but then she meets one that grabs her attention.  She even marries him.  Then she finds herself pregnant.

While this is going on, she also fighting with a woman who inspires warfare.  She is surprised when she finally recognizes her.  But she is determined to get rid of her.

Life is not easy in Russia and she will have to work with her daughter to win.

You won't be bored...

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Murder After Christmas by Rupert Latimer


This is a confusing tale of two deaths, times of death, and who inherits.

Poisoned Pen Press and Net Galley let me read this book for review (thank you).  It will be published October 4th.

Those who could inherit decide to mess things up a bit so no one knows when the precise moment of death is.

The cops don't give up.  They question everyone, offer ideas that get shot down, and then try again.

After visiting with the folks there for Christmas, there are several ways they could have died.  But the one cop doesn't stop his search and he eventually unravels the truth...

Saturday, October 1, 2022

A Shetland Christmas Carol: The perfect cosy read for the holiday season! by Erin Green


This is a performance that has problems... 

Net Galley let me read this book for review (thank you).  You can get a copy now.

There are three women and several men and it's a battle to get the performance put together.  With a lot of work, they manage but then the stage burns down.  Finding another place is hard but they do it.

Then the lady who is pregnant suddenly is going to have her child during a wedding...

There is romance, alpacas and puppies to find the find the right families for.  Nothing is easy.  But at the end everything works out.

Friday, September 30, 2022

A Death at Neptune Cove (A Jemima Jago Mystery Book 4) by Emma Jameson


This story is a mix of personal life and trying to find a murderer.

Bookouture and Net galley let me read this book for review (thank you).  It has been published and you can get a copy now.

There is a man in their small village who is gay.  He's attractive but he ends up dead...

Jemima is determined to find the killer.  There is a missing man, too.  She hopes to find him alive.

Along with her detective skills, she also has a romance going on.

There is a lot of work involved in finding the killer and it turns into a very dangerous situation. 

Will she and her love manage to save themselves?

A Trip with Trouble: The Mountain Lodge Mysteries by Diane Kelly

A group of women motorcyclists come to spend some time at the lodge and ride their motorcycles.  Misty is thrilled.  This will help her pay ...