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Last Breath – Book Review

 

Last Breath – Robert Bryndza

 

The Blurb

He’s your perfect date. You’re his next victim.

When the tortured body of a young woman is found in a dumpster, her eyes swollen shut and her clothes soaked with blood, Detective Erika Foster is one of the first at the crime scene. The trouble is, this time, it’s not her case.

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Good As Gone – Book Review

 

I received this book for free from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Good as Gone by Amy Gentry
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on July 26, 2016
Genres: Family Life, Mysteries, Suspense
Pages: 288
Format: Kindle
Source: Edelweiss
Four Stars

Thirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night, witnessed only by her younger sister. Her family was shattered, but managed to stick together, hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then one night: the doorbell rings.

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The Moving Finger – Book Review

 

Format:  Paperback

Pages: 299 pages

Published: July 1942

Publisher: Harper Collins

Genre: Mystery, Fiction

 

Synopsis:

“The placid village of Lymstock seems the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. But soon a series of vicious poison-pen letters destroys the village’s quiet charm, eventually causing one recipient to commit suicide. The vicar, the doctor, the servants—all are on the verge of accusing one another when help arrives from an unexpected quarter. The vicar’s houseguest happens to be none other than Jane Marple.”

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Bargain Book of the Week – Cold Case

 

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Cold Case

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DI Sally Parker has been handed a ten-year-old cold case. However, the victim, Aisha Thomas, isn’t just a member of the public–she’s a serving police officer’s wife.

During the original investigation, the suspects disappeared before they could be questioned. Now fresh evidence has been uncovered, proving the two suspects to be innocent. Sally has to start over at the beginning. She uncovers a few surprises that were either overlooked. . . or purposefully ignored by the original investigator.

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A Curious Beginning (Veronica Speedwell #1) – Book Review

 

Book Review of: A Curious Beginning (Veronica Speedwell #1) by Deanna Raybourn

Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction

Veronica Speedwell has just buried the last of her benefactress aunts, and is preparing to set off on a new scientific journey.  Though her occupation as a scientist and lepidopterist is extremely suspicious to the general population in 1897, Veronica doesn’t let that slow her down.  Her plans are slightly derailed, however, when just after the funeral she finds herself rescued from a home intruder by a complete stranger who insists she is in danger of being abducted.

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Where I Can See You – Book Review

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Where I Can See You by: Larry D. Sweazy
Published by:Seventh Street Books on January 10th 2017
Pages:255
Format: Mobi (Kindle file)
Source: Publisher
Purchase: Amazon| B&N| Book Depository

Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community,

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Bargain Book of the Week – B&B

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B&B

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A girl on the run, hiding from a terrible crime.

An old B&B in a snowy city.

A hidden figure lurking in the streets, waiting for his next victim.

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Himself – Book Review

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Himself

When Mahony returns to Mulderrig, a speck of a place on Ireland’s west coast, he brings only a photograph of his long-lost mother and a determination to do battle with the lies of his past. 

No one – living or dead – will tell Mahoney what happened to the teenage mother who abandoned him as a baby, despite his certainty that more than one of the villagers knows the sinister truth. 

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Somewhere in the Shallow Sea – Book Review

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Somewhere in the Shallow Sea by Dennis Macaraeg

In this suspenseful thriller, two lovers are in a race against all odds in the jungles of the Philippines to save their kidnapped friend.

Somewhere in the Shallow Sea will test characters’ development in order to outwit the man who is after the scientific compound they brought as ransom.

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