Category Archives: Mystery/Detective Reviews

Soulmates – Book Review

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Soulmates by Jessica Grose

“For anyone who has ever suspected something sinister lurking behind the craze of new-age spirituality, Jessica Grose has crafted just the tale for you. With the delicious bite of satire and the page-turning satisfaction of a thriller, Soulmates is a deeply compelling, funny and sharply observed look at just how far we will go to achieve inner peace.”—Lena Dunham

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Executive Actions – Book Review

 

Executive Actions by Gary Grossman

In the midst of a heated presidential campaign, Secret Service Agent Scott Roarke gets an assignment that turns his world upside down. His investigation uncovers a plot so monstrous it can change the course of America’s future and world politics. Roarke discovers that presidency is about to fall into the hands of a hostile foreign power.

The power play is so well-conceived that even the U.S. Constitution itself is a tool designed to guarantee the plot’s success. With the election clock ticking, Roarke and Boston attorney Katie Kessler race at breakneck speed to prevent the unthinkable. But they also know that it will take a miracle to stop the takeover from happening.

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Winchester’s Bargain – Book Review

 

Winchester’s Bargain by Murray Lee Eiland Jr.

What is it they say about a Chinese meal? They’re great, but an hour later you’re hungry again?

Chinese is definitely on the menu in this richly layered romp through the shadowy subculture of international stock manipulation. And there’s plenty for previous Bart Northcote, P.I., fans to devour as Bart and his eclectic Greek chorus of investigative team members try to penetrate the veil surrounding the Golden Dragon banking cartel.

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A Witching Flavor: Sweetland Witch Series – Book Review

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Title: A Witching Flavor: Sweetland Witch Series
Author: Zoe Arden
Publisher: ReedFoster Press House

On Heavenly Haven Island there are two factions, Mistmoor Point and Sweetland Cove, both are home to witches, vampires, and goblins. There are strange happenings on the island; witches are going missing.

Ava Fortune gets involved when one of those witches her best friend, Lucy Lockwood goes missing at the Snow Queen dance. When missing turns to murder Ava can’t stay on the sidelines.

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Watch Me – Book Review

 

Thank you to Joanne at MyChestnutReadingTree and Avon Books for my copy of his book which I won in their competition. I really really wanted to read this book, as I had so enjoyed the prequel to it ‘Follow Me’ which I reviewed HERE! (Follow MeBook Review)

I gave ‘Follow Me’ 5 stars on Goodreads, and I will be doing exactly the same for ‘Watch me’. As social media murder books they are brilliant.

Although ‘Watch Me’ can be read as a standalone, I recommend reading ‘Follow Me’ first as its amazing.

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The Little Paris Bookshop – Book Review

 

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

RaeleighReads rating: Four Cups

“He wanted her to sense the boundless possibilities offered by books. They would always be enough. They would never stop loving their readers. They were a fixed point in an otherwise unpredictable world. In life. In love. After death.”

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Exodus ’95 – Book Review

 

Exodus ’95 by Kfir Luzzatto

Claire Williams is willing to take on a dangerous mission just to get out of the rut that her life is in; Dan Ze’evi is desperate to save his failing company. Brought together by equal amounts of chance and design, they set out to recover the mystical staff of Moses, the secret of which was divulged to Claire by her dying neighbour, Jack Jones, an ex-KGB agent. Soon, Dan and Claire are caught up in a perilous game with the various vested parties, which takes them all over the world and forces them to use every resource available to them just to make it out with their lives.

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The Final Trade – Book Review

 

Author: Joe Hart

Title: The Final Trade

Series: The Dominion Trilogy #2

Genre: Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic

Published: September 13th 2016 by Thomas & Mercer

Rating: Four Stars

At the end of The Last Girl,  Zoe and her friends helped her attack the ARC and rescue some of the girls who remained there… but not all of them. Her friends Lily and Terra were killed, as well as Lee’s father, Simon—Zoe’s Cleric when she was imprisoned in the ARC. Zoe nearly died after being shot, and was left temporarily paralyzed from her injury. Worst of all, Lee abandoned her because she was a constant reminder of his father’s death.

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The Broken Teaglass – Book Review

 

The Broken Teaglass, by Emily Arsenault
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Any author who can stimulate a reader’s interest in reading about her main characters reading the dictionary is pretty darned good, and that’s exactly what Emily Arsenault has accomplished in her debut novel, The Broken Teaglass.

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Gone Without a Trace – Book Review

 

Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen

In GONE WITHOUT A TRACE, young professional Hannah returns from work to find her live-in boyfriend, Matt, is gone. His belongings have disappeared from their house. Every call she ever made, every text she ever sent, every photo of him and any sign of him on social media have vanished. It’s as though their last four years together never happened. As she struggles to get through the next few days, with humiliation and recriminations whirring through her head, she knows she’ll do anything to get answers. Where has he gone? Why has he left?

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