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Review: Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell

I’ve been a Kay Scarpetta fan since Postmortem was released in 1990 and jumped at the chance to review Flesh and Blood. Author Patricia Cornwell has always been a masterful storyteller who could keep me up all night to finish her books in one sitting and leave me too terrified to go to sleep when I did finally finish. I expected the same from F&B.Continue reading




Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Kimberly

Showcase: Tropical Depression by Jeff Lindsay

Tropical Depression by Jeff Lindsay August 25 Book Blast Synopsis: NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Jeff Lindsay mastered suspense with his wildly addictive DEXTER series. Before that, however, there was former cop and current burnout Billy Knight. When a hostage situation turns deadly, Billy loses everything—his wife, his daughter, and his career. Devastated, he heads …Continue reading




Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Kimberly


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Review & Giveaway: Bryant’s Gap by Michael E. Burge

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Bryant’s Gap is an intriguing murder mystery with much stronger character development than you see in many of today’s bestsellers. It harkens back to a time when people took the time to really get to know each other and build close relationships. There are also fun references to popular radio shows of the time period – who doesn’t love a good Lone Ranger reference?




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Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by Kimberly

Showcase & Giveaway: Kissing Persuasive Lips by Dale Wiley

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Keep reading for an excerpt and a giveaway!

Mick Lord had the world by the tail until his beautiful wife died. He was young, rich and handsome, a star in Hollywood and in the banking world. But when his wife was killed by a five-time loser driving drunk, everything changed. Mick is trying everything to tempt death, but nothing’s working. He’s even on an uncanny gambling streak that is just making him richer.




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Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by Kimberly

Review & Giveaway: The Missing and the Dead by Stuart MacBride

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Love mysteries and thrillers? Keep reading to the end for a chance to win your own copy of The Missing and the Dead by Stuart MacBride.

One mistake can cost you everything…

When you catch a twisted killer there should be a reward, right? What Acting Detective Inspector Logan McRae gets instead is a ‘development opportunity’ out in the depths of rural Aberdeenshire. Welcome to divisional policing – catching drug dealers, shoplifters, vandals and the odd escaped farm animal.

Then a little girl’s body washes up just outside the sleepy town of Banff, kicking off a massive manhunt…




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Posted Monday, June 15, 2015 by Kimberly


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Guest Post: John Raab, CEO and Publisher of Suspense Magazine

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Mysteries and thrillers are two of my favorite genres when it comes to reading for enjoyment, so I’m thrilled today to welcome John Raab, CEO and Publisher of Suspense Magazine, as our guest. Keep reading to the end for a fabulous giveaway for three lucky winners!

Suspense Magazine is an all digital magazine that was founded in 2007. We publish short stories, interviews, exclusive excerpts, articles and more. We have also in the past published alternate endings to very popular books, IE: Sara Paretsky’s book Critical Mass.




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Posted Friday, June 12, 2015 by Kimberly

Jeff Klima’s “L.A. Rotten” Twists the Crime Mystery Genre; Review & Giveaway

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Janet is back with us today with a review for Jeff Klima’s L.A. Rotten. You can learn more about Janet on our About Us page. Keep reading for a fabulous giveaway at the end!

I have always been a big fan of crime mysteries. I suppose for me, it satisfies that deep need for order and fairness in the world, along with a morbid curiosity for crime scenes and the incredibly detached mind that marks a psychopath. By nature, I am a peaceful person, so virtually delving into the horrific — but not scary — world of crime scenes is a bit of a trip for me. I’m a big fan of Dexter, a guy who harnesses his psychopathic serial killer curse to rid the world of other serial killers, but only the ones who target innocent people.




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Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by Kimberly

Need Your Help Finding the Title of a Children’s Book

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I’ve been racking my brain for weeks trying to remember the name of a book I read as a child and for the life of me, I can’t remember the title. So, I’m hoping some of you out there might be able to help me out (I’m looking at you Amazing Children’s Librarians!).




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Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 by Kimberly

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