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Their fake relationship will end when the new year begins...or will it?

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Lord Lucifer -- Lady Diana -- All or NOTHING

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The Past Never Stays Buried

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He’ll do anything to protect a baby in jeopardy…

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She's an undercover angel

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If you're on his list, you're as good as DEAD


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Meet Isabel Puddles
by M.V. Byrne
"Isabel Puddles finds that solving a mystery is not as easy as hitting a nail on the head"
Posted November 29, 2020

A cozy mystery debut from M.V. Byrne, MEET ISABEL PUDDLES not only shows the sweet loving side of the main character but also shows her very determined side that will do whatever to help those in need or that she feels have been Read more...

Siri, Who Am I?
by Sam Tschida
"Can losing your memory make you dislike yourself?"
Posted October 9, 2020

In a world today where everyone uses social media such as Facebook and Instagram, this story shows one side why it might be good to put your whole life out there for everyone to see. SIRI, WHO AM I? written by Sam Tschida gives a story about a young Read more...

Confessions on the 7:45
by Lisa Unger
"Sometimes trusting a stranger, can be deadly!"
Posted October 5, 2020

A thriller that leaves you wondering about the people around you and the lives and lies they live, CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45 written by Lisa Unger is one that will. The storyline is great and as you read you keep thinking what next? I love the idea of Read more...

Murder at Hotel 1911
by Audrey Keown
"A night at Hotel 1911 could turn out to be deadly."
Posted September 8, 2020

It is great to read a novel with a character that does not always seem to have it together because does anyone really? In this thriller novel with a female sleuth, MURDER AT HOTEL 1911 written by Audrey Keown, the main character is down to earth and trying to Read more...

It Will Just Be Us
by Jo Kaplan
"It is said that some doors should never be opened…"
Posted September 8, 2020

A thriller, IT WILL JUST BE US written by Jo Kaplan is one horror novel that will leave you with chills at night. Kaplan’s descriptions of the old mansion in the story make you wonder why anyone would still live there. However, as you read you see Read more...

Before She Was Helen
by Caroline B. Cooney
"Sometimes you cannot leave who you really are behind."
Posted September 8, 2020

This is truly a mystery that I had no clue how it would end. BEFORE SHE WAS HELEN by Caroline B. Cooney is a story, behind the story. First is the main story that is the start of this novel. However, you find out that Clemmie, the main character Read more...

The Butcher's Daughter
by Wendy Corsi Staub
"A moving storyline for anyone who feels the injustices of today."
Posted August 13, 2020

Wendi Corsi Staub’s last of The Foundlings series, THE BUTCHER'S DAUGHTER, is the final mystery of Amelia Crenshaw' and NYPD Detective Stockton Barnes's lost love ones. I Read more...

The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne
by Elsa Hart
"What other mysteries lie between the cabinets?"
Posted August 3, 2020

If you are looking for a mystery that is set back in history with a strong female character, then THE CABINETS OF BARNABY MAYNE by Elsa Hart just might be for you. Overall I like the storyline and enjoyed reading once I got halfway through the novel. It started Read more...

Booked for Death
by Victoria Gilbert
"A southern cozy mystery with down to earth characters."
Posted July 28, 2020

I just found a new favorite cozy mystery series. I'm looking forward to reading each new adventure after the first in this Booklover’s B&B mystery series. BOOKED FOR DEATH by Victoria Gilbert is the first in this series. I already love the Read more...

The End of Her
by Shari Lapena
"When trust is shattered, who do you believe?"
Posted July 27, 2020

Domestic thrillers always leave us trying to figure out who to believe and who is lying, and this suspense by Shari Lapena is no different. With what I think to be another hit, THE END OF HER really had me mesmerized to the last page! This novel has such Read more...

The Devil's Bones
by Carolyn Haines
"A southern cozy with a murder at the Holy Land!"
Posted July 26, 2020

Carolyn Haines's newest cozy in the Sarah Booth Delaney Mysteries is one to read even though you might be new to the series. THE DEVIL’S BONES is not only entertaining with some giggles, but also with some Read more...

He Started It
by Samantha Downing
"A road trip with siblings in an alarming suspense thriller that shocks you to your core!"
Posted July 26, 2020

A psychological thriller about a dysfunctional family is the main theme of this traumatizing novel and the author, Samantha Downing is a marvelous writer! HE STARTED IT written by Downing makes you think of siblings arguing in the car on a trip just from the title. Well, that is Read more...

Mexican Gothic
by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
"Some houses hold more than secrets beyond their walls."
Posted July 26, 2020

This mystery novel just might keep you awake at night; therefore, you might want to read it during the day! Mesmerizing, MEXICAN GOTHIC written by Silvia Moreno-Garcia has the unanswered suspicions, the nightmares, and the dark characters that will have your emotions tied up in neat little knots Read more...

Behind the Red Door
by Megan Collins
"A thriller that will leave you with such a jolt of emotions!"
Posted July 19, 2020

Another great thriller, BEHIND THE RED DOOR written by Megan Collins is one that has a disturbing storyline that sticks with you long after you have finished it. I love how Collins wrote the flashbacks of the main character in a way that builds up to the last chapter Read more...

Their Last Secret
by Rick Mofina
"A terrifying novel that with a bombshell of an ending!"
Posted July 19, 2020

Have you ever read a book and thought, "man this would make a great movie"? That is exactly what I thought as I read Rick Mofina’s latest novel THEIR LAST SECRET! The reactions that Mofina set off in the reader is mind blowing. Hooked from the first Read more...

Molly Unplanned
by Nicki Elson
"Some of the best plans, are the ones not planned at all!"
Posted July 15, 2020

I am not a big fan of romance; however, this is one that I could not put down. MOLLY UNPLANNED written by Nicki Elson is a sweet story about a girl who saw how life did not always go as planned, but somehow in the end it went just Read more...

The Wife Who Knew Too Much
by Michele Campbell
"Is it possible that what you know could kill you?"
Posted July 15, 2020

A psychological thriller that had me shocked at the end, THE WIFE WHO KNEW TOO MUCH by Michele Campbell is one that must be put on any thriller reader’s list! Campbell has a way of taking her reader down the startling line of events that have you Read more...

The Silence
by Susan Allott
"Sometimes we may not really know those that we live with."
Posted July 8, 2020

A psychological thriller, THE SILENCE written by Susan Allott is full of suspense that leaves your head spinning with emotions. The author takes you back and forth between 1967 and 1997 throughout the pages to give the reader the background to this astonishing storyline. The main character, Isla, deals Read more...

Please See Us
by Caitlin Mullen
"All they ever wanted was to be seen."
Posted July 2, 2020

PLEASE SEE US is one of those thriller novels that you will love to read, not only because the characters mysterious in their own way, but you also feel for many of them as they make their mistakes. Caitlin Mullen Read more...

The Shadows
by Alex North
"There is so much horror beyond the shadows…"
Posted June 23, 2020

Alex North is known for his last thriller that was full of suspense. However, his latest has it topped in my book! THE SHADOWS is one that you might want to think twice about reading before bed. From the beginning you are seized by the prologue. It gives you Read more...

Teresa Cross

My name is Teresa Cross and I am a single mom of two grown children. Amber 29, and James almost 26. I teach First Grade to a class of active 6 and 7 years old. When I am not teaching I have a book in my hands every where I go. I will read almost anything but have a big love for mystery and suspense. I love to write as well and hope to soon write my own mystery novel within this next year.

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1 comment posted.

Re: A Brew To A Kill (3:36pm August 7, 2012):

I just got your new book and I can't wait to read it. I connect with your
characters on so many levels of both your Coffeehouse Mysteries and your
Haunted Bookshop Mysteries!!! Please keep writing them!

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