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Trapped with the Undercover Prince
by Julie Rowe
"A very good story and highly recommended!"
Posted May 17, 2021

Anna Brown, a trauma surgeon, had traveled to the European country of Lerasia with a mission.  Her now-deceased grandmother had told her stories about her part in the Resistance as well as other secrets she had kept until just before her death.  But that mission would Read more...

Phantom Money
by S. Alexander O'Keefe
"Mesmerizing story!"
Posted May 13, 2021

Declan Collins was already successful, making two million dollars a year as a defense attorney.  He had written a screenplay that featured an elaborate money-laundering scheme.  When his close friend told him he had found a potential buyer for the script, he was skeptical and as Read more...

The Wicked Hour
by Alice Blanchard
"Engrossing story"
Posted April 29, 2021

Detective Natalie Lockhart is still grieving over her losses and except for her work, her life is basically at a standstill. Unwanted fame and all that came with it have left additional scars.  The discovery of the body of a young woman in a dumpster threatens to place Read more...

The Light of Days
by Judy Batalion
"Profound and Moving"
Posted April 22, 2021

The Nazis created over four hundred ghettos in Poland. Jewish youth groups already existed. When they realized what Hitler's plan was, their focus changed and the women played a huge role in this.

In this impeccably researched book, the author skillfully tells the stories of the Read more...

Her Texas New Year's Wish
by Michelle Major
"A Heartwarming Love Story!"
Posted April 15, 2021

There's an immediate attraction and connection between Grace Williams and Wiley Fortune... Then the balcony Grace was standing on collapsed. Everyone was horrified, but Grace was worried. Would her injuries take her out of the running for the General Manager position of the Fortune family's newest venture Read more...

It's Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake
by Claire Christian
"A Pleaure to Read!"
Posted April 8, 2021

Noni Blake is ready for a change. After making a list of people she should have been with and those she had been with, she acts upon this. This leads to yet another list and a decision. She will do only what gives her pleasure. What follows is a Read more...

The Gift of the Magpie
by Donna Andrews
"A Good Cozy Mystery perfect for holiday reading!"
Posted April 2, 2021

The story in THE GIFT OF THE MAGPIE opens a few days before Christmas. Meg Langslow is having a phone conversation about manure, some of which is organic. This is just one of the tasks put forth to the Helping Hands for the Holidays group that she coordinates.  Read more...

One in Three
by Tess Stimson
"Riveting! You won't want to put it down!"
Posted March 10, 2021

When the story opens we learn there are three people in the room.  One is dead.  Of course, a criminal investigation follows and a series of interviews are worked into the narrative.  Louise was married to Andrew Page first.  After they divorced he married Caz Read more...

The Ballad of Hattie Taylor
by Susan Andersen
"Captivating story, beautifully told"
Posted March 9, 2021

Every child is unique, but Hattie Taylor is a bit more unique than some others. After her mother died Hattie was living with her father and his friend in a mining community.  After her father died other arrangements for her were made. Readers first meet Hattie in 1899 Read more...

Truth of the Matter
by Jamie Beck
"A powerful and meaningful story..."
Posted February 4, 2021

Anne, Katy, and Richard. They were a family once until they weren't. For reasons of his own, Richard left his wife Anne and his daughter Katy for another woman.  With wonderful memories of fun summers, Anne bought her grandparent's house and she and Katy moved there Read more...

Love Songs for Skeptics
by Christina Pishiris
"An endearing and engaging story."
Posted January 28, 2021

Zoe has a lot on her plate. She is an editor for an established music magazine whose sales are declining. She has had this position longer than any of her relationships lasted. She has to score an interview with a reclusive music icon in order to boost revenue. Her Read more...

Amish Secrets
by Marta Perry
"Romance, family, mystery and danger are blended together perfectly.  Good story!"
Posted January 25, 2021

Rachel needs a job and a place to live.  Her deceased mother's former employer, Geraldine Withers, needs a housekeeper.  The position comes with a salary and room and board.  Hired on the spot, Rachel is relieved.  However, the position quickly becomes more than she Read more...

Joint Custody
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Jackie Logsted
"A Delightful Story!"
Posted January 14, 2021

Until now, I had never read a story narrated in the voice of a dog. In this case, this is a very special dog.  Meet Gatz, a twenty-two-pound border collie who was adopted by a person he calls The Man. They both fell in love with Read more...

Little Bookshop of Murder
by Maggie Blackburn
"Can a good book include murder?"
Posted January 5, 2021

Summer Merriweather's career is shaky.  She is in England doing research when she learns her mother, Hildy, died unexpectedly of a heart attack. Summer returns to Brigid's Island where she was raised to settle her mother's estate.  Something isn't right.  Her mother Read more...

A Crooked Tree
by Una Mannion
"A Haunting Story, highly recommended"
Posted January 4, 2021

From the beginning of the book readers sense something bad is going to happen and it does.  Faye Gallagher, a widow with five children, has had enough of Ellen, her eleven year old daughter.  She stops the car five miles from home and demands that she get Read more...

Once Two Sisters
by Sarah Warburton
Posted January 4, 2021

She goes by the name of Lizzie now.  She is married to a widower who has a young daughter.  They don't know what her real given name is or about the family she walked away from three years ago.  No matter, because Lizzie loves her Read more...

A Deadly Edition
by Victoria Gilbert
"A Good Cozy Mystery With a Great Total Surprise Ending"
Posted December 15, 2020

What was supposed to be a festive night for soon to be married Amy Webber and Richard Muir turned out to be anything but when an uninvited guest is murdered at the home of the host.  The host of the party is a likely suspect for a variety Read more...

Return to Virgin River
by Robyn Carr
"A powerful story packed with emotion!"
Posted November 12, 2020

Kaylee Sloan needs a change of scenery. Her beloved mother has died and Kaylee is living in her house with memories everywhere. She's a suspense writer and has a contract to finish a book, but isn't making much progress and suffering from writer's block. She decides Read more...

Thick as Thieves
by Sandra Brown
"Well worth reading!"
Posted October 5, 2020

Twenty years ago a store was robbed of $500,000.  A pact was made to let one of the thieves hide the money for six months after which it would be equally divided.  Things didn't go as planned at all.  Amongst other happenings, the money Read more...

It Will Just Be Us
by Jo Kaplan
"Engrossing but horrifying story"
Posted October 5, 2020

Wakefield Manor is not just any house.  Located on the edge of a swamp where terrifying things have happened, it has twenty-seven rooms, multiple staircases and endless hallways.  The current residents are Agnes who is rumored to be a witch, her pregnant daughter Elizabeth and her Read more...

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