Monday, June 27, 2011
If you love quick and easy reads for the summer, you'll love the Jane Jeffry series by Jill Churchill. Jane Jeffry is a widow and a mother of three, who's a domestic engineer. When her neighbor Shelley Nowack arranges a neighborhood potluck meeting, the new maid was found dead. And now that have everyone running scared in the neighborhood, when Detective Mel Van Dyne arrive on the scene. Between Jane's meddling mother-in-law and loneliness, it's up to Jane and Jeffrey to find out who killed the maid and why, when they started to dig deeper into her background, and ask their close neighbors on any secrets they were being blackmailed for. One of them startled Jane. But as they get closer, someone wants them to be hushed, before the next on their hit list.
Sunday, June 26, 2011
The latest from Erica Spindler is a must read for this summer... and it's on sale now! Mira Gallier, a widow who restores colored glass windows, is living a hard life. During Hurricane Katrina, her husband Jeff is presumed dead from the hurricane, and her in-laws are out for blood. But someone else is after her, targeting people near her, leaving cryptic Biblical messages on the scene, and perhaps making her crazy. When NOPD Spencer Malone and his new partner, Karin Bayle is on the scene, they question everyone, including Mira, and her close friend, Connor Scott. One by one, someone's killing people who has a connection to her. And before she knew, things unravel at the scene, as the deaths pile up. Malone's suspicious of his new partner's behavior, and Mira doesn't know who to trust anymore. When it dawns to her, it's too late, before the killer is close to her, someone she knows, after all thsis time. What a rush!
When Will "The Ghost" Stirman escapes from prison, he has revenge on his mind. And he's not escaping alone. For Tres Navarre, when he learns about the prison break, it scares his partner, Erainya Manos, to death. She has to protect her adoptive son from the past, along with his secrets. With Stirman and his escapeés, they wreck havoc in Texas, and eliminates anyone in their way, once they take their separate paths... though it might lead to death. It's up to Navarre to help Manos out, when she's in trouble and kidnapped, along with the truth, while protecting Jem. This is a great mystery and a easy read.
Friday, June 24, 2011
If you love great romantic suspense with a twists, you'll join the Navy Seal Series by Marliss Melton. In Next to Die, Lte. Penny Price is a physical therapist, who has deep feelings for her next-day neighbor, Commander Joe Montgomery. But she wants a family and marriage, when he's just a play boy, who doesn't know how she feels. But when he meets her after saving the war, she helps Joe in more ways than one, by talking and listening, and by taking his heart. Montgomery has some emotional guilty baggage from the war, in which Penny helps him ease the pain. Not only that, both Penny and her sister Ophelia, wants the truth to their father's death. When the killer's killed, someone else wants them dead, when the FBI links them to previous matters. Plus Ophelia finds herself in love with a younger man, a Navy Seal, after a car accident. What a great story!
Monday, June 20, 2011
If you love great culinary cozies, you'll enjoy the Gourmet Girl by Jessica Conant-Park, daughter of Susan Conant of the Dog Lovers Mystery series. Meet Chloe Carter. She's a graduate school for social work, just to make her uncle Alan happy, which was written in his will. Not only that, she's depressed. Her boyfriend/neighbor neighbor cheated on her. Her sister Heather suggested her to go to Back Bay Dates for online dating. When she did it in despair, it was too late. She went on the boring blind date ever with Eric Rafferty, when she witnesses hostility at the restaurant they went too. Later on, Eric winded up dead. Now, it's up to Chloe to figure out who killed him, while she feasted her eyes on Josh, a chef at a rival restaurant, going to school, and figuring out massive confusion. When she gets closer to the truth, she might end up as the next victim. Great culinary recipes included!
Sunday, June 19, 2011
If you love aviation thrillers, this one is for you. When a sick passenger might be infected by a strain on board a Boenig 747, it causes chaos across the world. With one sick passenger, there's worries about it might be a dread virus, affecting everyone it touches by air. And that causes James Holland, pilot of Quantum 66, concerns, when he's denied to land on other countries from Iceland to Spain. Meanwhile, someone from the CIA has a hatched plan to shoot down the plane, blaming Aqbah, a terrorist organization, when it's up to one Russian pilot to take him down. With love in the air between some passengers on board, it's nothing by chaos on those on board and on ground, esp. when Rusty Sanders discovers the plot and tries to foil their plans, when the plane is shot down, looking for a plane of safety, when the virus hasn't affected everyone.. or did they? A great read for everyone to enjoy!
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
If you love paranormal romances with a twist, you'll enjoy Karen Chance's Cassandra Palmer series. In Touch the Dark, Cassie's a clairvoyant who has a doomsday obit, a warning of sorts. As she tried to avoid the Senate, they want her for a task, due to her powers. As Cassie resists, she's swirled into a world of talking ghosts, fairies, and vampires and weres, when there's a hit on her. They want her to become the next Pythia. But there's a twist to it, that she won't like. Meanwhile, she couldn't resist Mircea, an ancient Romanian vampire, who owns her, protects her, and wants her for his own, one way or another, before she goes into hiding. If you love fantasy, you'll join this series. It has a hint of time travel and history too.
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Last year, Tami Hoag brought us the first thriller set in the 1980s in Oak Knoll, California, Deeper than the Dead. Now, she brings us the second installment, Secrets to the Grave. One-and-a-half years later after the See-No-Evil murder, the police find a dead woman with her crying baby girl. Now it's up to the police and Vince Leone to protect the little girl, while they figure out more about Marissa Fordham's murder and her mysterious background. The deeper they dig, the most confusing they end up solving this baffling mystery. Meanwhile, Anne Navarre Leone is the only person who visits Dennis Farman, who's a juvenile menace to society, and wanting a family of her own, when she becomes attached to the little girl. But for both Anne and Vince, danger looms near them, when their lives on the line, especially when Gina Kemmer winds up missing and almost dead. What a rush!
Saturday, June 4, 2011
If you love a great culinary cozy, you'll love Cooking Up Murder by Miranda Bliss. It has romance, drama, and plenty of intrigue... not to mention great recipes. Annie Capshaw is recently divorced and can't cook. When her best friend Eve signs them up for cooking class, it changed their life. First, they witness an argument and a murder. Now it's up to them to figure out who done, even if it's one of their cooking classmates. When they believe it's Beyla, they go after her, until more dead bodies turn up, and someone's on their heels. Not only that, Annie falls in love with Jim McDonald, their hunky Scottish cooking instructor, when the tables are turned on Annie and Eve.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
If you love heart-stopping thrillers, you'll enjoy The Mark by Jason Pinter--the first in the Henry Parker series. Henry Parker had the perfect life--a loving girlfriend, a dream job working for the New York Gazette as a reporter, and his own apartment. Things change, when his idol Jack O'Donnell asks him to help him out with an assignment. So he takes it on to interviews former convict, Luis Guzman, who was very nervous. Things didn't add up. When he returns to his apartment, things turn for the worse, when he helps the Guzmans and ends up injured. The next thing he knew, he's on the run from the law, since they think he killed a cop. And it's up to him to find out the truth, before a hired assassin and the FBI catch up to him, and turn up loose on him. What a rush!