Book Review – Murder in the Playhouse by Helena Dixon @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #murdermystery

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A historical cozy murder mystery Whoa!! The stakes were raised in this book 3. Author Helena Dixon wrote another historic cozy where plain ole determination set about making inroads and solving a murder. A young actress was murdered, and Matt was arrested. It … Continue reading Book Review – Murder in the Playhouse by Helena Dixon @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #murdermystery

Book Review – A Body In The Village Hall by Dee MacDonald @DMacDonaldAuth @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Quite a charming book set in a quiet Cornish village with a not so charming murder. Author Dee MacDonald, with the first book of the series, had laid down the precedent where cozy met with grit and determination to solve a murder. A … Continue reading Book Review – A Body In The Village Hall by Dee MacDonald @DMacDonaldAuth @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Book Review – Mystery at Seagrave Hall by Clare Chase @ClareChase_ @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Oh my! For an obituary writer, Eve Mallow got into more scrapes than anybody I knew. Author Clare Chase sure knew how to put her into some risky situations. I loved how Eve used her intelligence and talking skills to get everyone to … Continue reading Book Review – Mystery at Seagrave Hall by Clare Chase @ClareChase_ @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Book Review – A Very English Murder by Verity Bright @BrightVerity @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. Oooh I loved this book. There was something quaint and loving about the entire atmosphere of the story. And yes, there was a murder. Our Lady Eleanor Swift did witness it in shadows but no body. Whatever did happen to it? Ellie started … Continue reading Book Review – A Very English Murder by Verity Bright @BrightVerity @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Book Review – Mystery At Apple Tree Cottage by Clare Chase @ClareChase @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #murdermystery

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. I had liked author Clare Chase's first book, but I loved this book. It was everything an old fashioned sleuthing ought to be, using an intelligent brain as the weapon to solve the crime. Obituary writer/amateur sleuth Eve Mallow was back with another … Continue reading Book Review – Mystery At Apple Tree Cottage by Clare Chase @ClareChase @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #murdermystery

Book Review – The Art of Murder by J. S. Strange @JackSamStrange @PantherPubs @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #murdermystery

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. A murder investigation and a PI Jordan Jenner at the helm. Xandar, a famous artist, was worried from a gang's threat, the Dirty Dollys. He hired Jordan to investigate. In the art show, Xandar was found dead. Now Jordan … Continue reading Book Review – The Art of Murder by J. S. Strange @JackSamStrange @PantherPubs @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #murdermystery

Book Review – Death Comes to Cornwall by Kate Johnson @K8JohnsonAuthor @orionbooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #murdermystery

Oooh this was so good and gossipy... I love me a perfect whodunit. A murder on the set... Actually it was by the cliffside... But close enough. They were shooting for a television series, and the victim was a producer. Molly, who worked alongside the victim was the suspect, so she had to work with … Continue reading Book Review – Death Comes to Cornwall by Kate Johnson @K8JohnsonAuthor @orionbooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #murdermystery

Book Review – Mystery on Hidden Lane by Clare Chase @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. The first book in the series by author Clare Chase, it had Eve Mallow, an obituary writer. Eve was in the Suffolk to write an obituary for cellist Bernard when she came to know that it was a murder. Eve got to investigating … Continue reading Book Review – Mystery on Hidden Lane by Clare Chase @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Book Review – Lost Girl by Holly Kammier @hkammier #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

A hard working journalist reported the murder of 2 girls in the neighborhood of a small town. Her investigation commenced when she felt a strange connection to them. My first book my author Holly Kammier, and I was in awe of the main character. Shelby had a few mental health issues, and she was strong … Continue reading Book Review – Lost Girl by Holly Kammier @hkammier #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Murder at the Dolphin Hotel by Helena Dixon @NellDixon @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #murdermystery

Many thanks to publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A murder mystery set in 1933, this was simply the perfect book for me. I grew up reading such books, scavenging them from my relatives' bookshelves... Most were first or second editions. You bet I was not allowed to touch them. Yet... I … Continue reading Book Review – Murder at the Dolphin Hotel by Helena Dixon @NellDixon @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #murdermystery

Book Review – Feather And Claw by Susan Handley @shandleyauthor @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #murdermystery

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a cute fun read almost cosiesh in its setting. 2 friends Cat and Amy went on a holiday to Cypress, met a lot of friendly guests, and a not so friendly one died. Cat suspected it was … Continue reading Book Review – Feather And Claw by Susan Handley @shandleyauthor @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #murdermystery

Book Review – The Last Thing She Said by Lauren Carr @TheMysyeryLadie @iReadBookTours #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Many thanks to Lauren and iRead Book Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Absolutely banger of a premise which hit me hard, a thriller author, dead to the world, left a message for the main character to solve the murder of her ex-husband 40 years ago. A voice from the grave, was it? … Continue reading Book Review – The Last Thing She Said by Lauren Carr @TheMysyeryLadie @iReadBookTours #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Book Review – The Love Detective – Next Level by Angela Dyson @AngelaDysonAuth @matadorbooks @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #mystery

Many thanks to Anne Cater and Random Things Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. A fantastic, funny, fast-paced, fun book!! Clarry Pennhaligan, a waitress who moonlighted as an amateur detective, got her second case. A paying one, at that!! Vanessa's mother wanted to know more about the group of women that her daughter … Continue reading Book Review – The Love Detective – Next Level by Angela Dyson @AngelaDysonAuth @matadorbooks @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #mystery

Book Review – A Spell of Murder by Kennedy Kerr @kennedykerr5 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. With such a cute cover how could I resist this book. The spelled cozy from the get go. This had witches and psychics which added to the thrill and spirits of the Greek Gods. The poisoning of a teacher brought … Continue reading Book Review – A Spell of Murder by Kennedy Kerr @kennedykerr5 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Book Review – Haunted House Ghost by James J Cudney @jamescudney4 @NextChapterPB #BookReview #BookBlogger #cozy

I went to the Land of Braxton Met up with Kellan and Ulan A cousin from Africa he was Wanted to move to New house But a ghost haunted that place A skeleton was found in old library space A confession, an attack on the side A new murder too on the hayride Who was … Continue reading Book Review – Haunted House Ghost by James J Cudney @jamescudney4 @NextChapterPB #BookReview #BookBlogger #cozy

Book Review – Hire Idiots by Prof. I. M. Nemo @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #mystery

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Whoa!! A different read indeed. A murder of an eminent professor caused a furore and left everyone in a tizzy, cops were called and investigation began. Professor Van Dyke decided to give a helping hand to them, especially to … Continue reading Book Review – Hire Idiots by Prof. I. M. Nemo @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #mystery

Book Review – Mayhem, Murder, and the PTA by Dave Cravens @iReadBookTours #BookReview #BlogTour #cozymystery

Many thanks to Lauren and iReads Book Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was so much fun. It is a murder mystery, a dead principal of a school, a perfect whodunit, investigated by a award-winning, foul-mouthed, mother of three, Parker My first book by Dave Cravens, and the first few pages had … Continue reading Book Review – Mayhem, Murder, and the PTA by Dave Cravens @iReadBookTours #BookReview #BlogTour #cozymystery

Book Review – Mrs Morris and the Ghost by Traci Wilton @tracihallauthor #BookReview #BookBlogger #cozy

I took a break and was off cozy books as I found them to be too formulaic, but the cover of this book and the Ghost in the title drew me in. Spooky/ghostly cozy are my new favorite. And this book hit the right spot in me. Charlene moved to Salem with its rich history … Continue reading Book Review – Mrs Morris and the Ghost by Traci Wilton @tracihallauthor #BookReview #BookBlogger #cozy

Our Little Secret by Cate Holahan @crookedlanebks #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

This was simply fantastic, a twisted pretzel of a story. 3 couples went on a vacation to the Hamptons, and one of them died. The cops were called, Detective Gabby investigated. My first book by Cate Holahan, I could just read the the entire story totally stunned by the secrets which were unfolding in front … Continue reading Our Little Secret by Cate Holahan @crookedlanebks #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Mistaken Identity Crisis by James J. Cudney @jamescudney4 #FirstChapterPub #BookReview #murdermystery

Once upon a time, long long ago, there lived a man who could spin straw into gold. You might have heard about him. He was Rumpleslitskin... Do you remember? Being from the 21st century, and liking my cement home, I didn't get the opportunity to travel to the mountain and forest to meet Rumpleslitskin. But … Continue reading Book Review – Mistaken Identity Crisis by James J. Cudney @jamescudney4 #FirstChapterPub #BookReview #murdermystery

Book Review – The Girl In The Woods by Patricia MacDonald @blackthornbks #BookReview #suspense #BlogTour

Many thanks to Holly Domney and Publisher Black Thorn for my spot on this Blog Tour. I like murder mysteries even if they occurred 15 years ago. Blair came back home to be with her sister Celeste in her final days. She hated her home town for 2 reasons her racist uncle and murder of … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl In The Woods by Patricia MacDonald @blackthornbks #BookReview #suspense #BlogTour

Book Review – The Woman on the Cliff by Janice Frost @JoffeBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #murdermystery

I picked up this book due to the intrigue in the tale. An incident which happened 30 years ago and its effects felt till today. Moira was found dead on the cliff top in 1988, and her alleged murderer committed suicide with a confession note. She stayed with Roz and 3 other girls, and her … Continue reading Book Review – The Woman on the Cliff by Janice Frost @JoffeBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #murdermystery

Book Review – Flower Power Trip by James J Cudney @jamescudney4 #CreativiaPub #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

I cannot write about James the author, his talent is far beyond my limited vocabulary. But I can definitely write about Jay, my best friend. He is the kindest person I know, very understanding and gracious. To this date, there has never been the time when I have needed him, and he has not been … Continue reading Book Review – Flower Power Trip by James J Cudney @jamescudney4 #CreativiaPub #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Hidden Corpse by Debra Sennefelder #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This was my first book by Debra Sennefelder, quite a fun book it was with the entire picture of the murderer falling into place during cooking! Hope, our main lead and a full time food blogger with agent and sponsor deals, enrolled herself in local photographer Cal's class whose wife had disappeared. Meanwhile, neighbor Peggy's … Continue reading Book Review – The Hidden Corpse by Debra Sennefelder #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Final Exam by Carol J. Perry #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book 8 of the series but first book for me, I was introduced to field reporter Lee Barrett of Salem's WICH-TV and her Aunt Ibby. One telephonic tip and Lee reported the car with human remains dredged up by the cops. The case had 2 fold effects, Aunt Ibby's emotional one and her boyfriend Pete's … Continue reading Book Review – Final Exam by Carol J. Perry #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Having heard of Joanne Fluke and her Hannah Swanson series, I was mighty excited when I got approved for this book. My friend and author James J Cudney, the fourth, took time from his writing to explain the entire series to get me up to date with the story so far. With all the details … Continue reading Book Review – Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Restaurant weeks are murder by Libby Klein @KensingtonBooks #BookBlogger #AmReading

Happy Publication Day!! Move over all the cookery shows - Restaurant Weeks are here and Poppy is the chef, a pastry chef and this is her moment to shine!! Years ago, she had left the culinary school and now she was called by teenage love Tim to participate in the week long show. And as … Continue reading Book Review – Restaurant weeks are murder by Libby Klein @KensingtonBooks #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman #BookBlogger #AmReading

This book gave me a serious case of nostalgia... I started reading Jonathan Kellerman from the very beginning, and this is his 34th book. So I have been reading his stories with Alex Delaware and Milo Sturgis all through my life. The Characters Alex Delaware was a child psychologist, and Milo Sturgis a gay detective … Continue reading Book Review – The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Couple On Cedar Close by Anna-Lou Weatherley #BookBlogger #AmReading

I may be twisted, I may be turned Let me talk about the emotions churned I may be twisted, I may be turned Let me tell you the scenes savored... Murder and stabbing Acid and gagging Face in bag gasping Infant left starving... The book has these enlist I was in literary bliss The police … Continue reading Book Review – The Couple On Cedar Close by Anna-Lou Weatherley #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Slay Bells by T. C. Wescott #BookBlogger #AmReading

A mystery = I am interested A murder mystery = I am invested A murder mystery with clues = I am itching to play the sleuth A murder mystery with clues and a revealing "this is what that happened" = now you are talking my language. And T. C. Wescott did indeed speak my language. … Continue reading Book Review – Slay Bells by T. C. Wescott #BookBlogger #AmReading