When a nasty husband is killed no one really mourns and it’s up to the magistrate to protect his widow and solve the mystery.
A widow in the 1970s finds a dying boy under the bleachers at a football game. Now she just has to find his killer and the girl he loved to deliver his final message.
A young woman discovers she is a Leopard shifter in a family with an organized crime background.
Today I look at two books from the cozy, LIBRARY LOVER’S mystery series: BOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING and DUE OR DIE by Jenn McKinlay.
Jane Austin, her sister and mother visit their brother’s parsonage but they wind up at a dangerous house party for the twelve days of Christmas. Will Jane fall: in love or over dead, before she is able to solve the mystery with her detective skills?
Brilliant, British TV host, curator and historian Lucy Worsley, Ph.D. writes about our favorite “who done its,” the British Murder mystery. It seems like they have their roots in, well, actual murder.
A beautiful Princess must marry a dashing earl (and spy) when he is perhaps not at his best, or her cousin will put her in a convent. He’s surprised, but also intrigued with her and her lady’s companion. Mystery, lots of steam and comedy.
A knight seeks vengeance for the murder of his parents years before. His enemy’s beautiful daughter catches his eye but will she capture his heart?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Paranormal Mystery, urban fantasy • Tags: Charlaine Harris, magic, mayhem, Midnight Texas, murder, psychic, racism, small town, Sookie Stackhouse, Southern Vampire Mysteries, tele-psychic, Texas, white supremacy, Witch
A group of unusual people make a small town in Texas their home in this new Charlaine Harris series which combines magic, supes, murder and mayhem. It’s impossible not to compare it to Harris’ blockbuster Sookie Stackhouse series. I look at its own merits as well.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction • Tags: Avon, blackmail, Evil Twin, Extortion, Gretna Green, HarperCollins, HUSBAND HUNT, London, Lynsay Sands, Madison Sisters, murder, Renewing Vows, THE HEIRESS
This classic evil twin story is the first in a series about three sister heiresses. But does each sister need her own book?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Guest Post, urban fantasy • Tags: Anne Bishop, blood, Crows, Dystopian, Flocks, Let's Talk About Books, murder, Murder of Crows, Others, Reimagined Earth, World Building
A MURDER OF CROWS is the second book in THE OTHERS, an Urban Fantasy series by Anne Bishop. My colleague, Michelle who owns the blog Let’s Talk About Books, reviews it for me. The Others is set in a re-imagined earth and the main character is a “Blood Prophet.”
A young divorcee sees ghosts but, because of prior experiences, is afraid to reveal what she knows to the hot cop into whose bedroom she falls. Adult situations.