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Friday, June 11, 2021

The Burning Girls

Welcome to my blog tour stop for The Burning Girls which is been hosted by Bookouture

Title: The Burning Girls 

Series:Detective Ellie Reeves #3)
Author : Rita Herron 
Rating: 5
NetGalley ARC 2021

My thoughts
Would I recommend it? Yes
Would I read more of this series? Yes, in fact I have book 2 to read and review
Would I read more by this author? Yes
First off I  want to say a  huge  thank you to the publisher  Bookouture ,  the author Rita Herron , and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it. Wow this one was non stop action right from the very start and the flow of the story had me hooked ,so much so that every time I wanted o put it down I could, loved the inter action between the characters and how twisted the killer's character was , and how the author kept adding twist and turns to the story line as well, another thing I loved was the excitement,and tension of the story at the same time I  admiring the author’s skill in pulling all the disparate threads together so much so that I can't wait to read more of her work or even re read the series all together. As for the characters themselves I would have to say that  Ellie is my favorite  one , because of how strong she seemed even when she was finding out things about her family as well as her past. Plus when ever I now hear the sound of a clock its going to remind me always of this story but to find out how that plays into it , you have to pick this up and read it for yourself. 

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The girl was beautiful, even in death. Her skin was translucent beneath the sliver of moonlight peeking through the bare branches of the surrounding pines, and her chestnut hair had tumbled around her pale shoulders. Around her, smoke twisted in the air, curling into the inky sky.


The remote town of Crooked Creek has barely recovered from its most recent tragedy when wildfires tear through the mountains. Detective Ellie Reeves is grappling with her own heartbreak––she has just discovered she was adopted and that her childhood was a lie.


Under the scorching summer sun, Ellie is called to a river where a body has been found. She spots a lone woman’s shoe caught in a nearby tangle of vines, and a pearl necklace scattered by the water’s edge. The remains are surrounded by a circle of stones, which Ellie is certain means something. Was the victim––whoever she was––caught in the fire or is something more sinister at play?


The Fourth of July usually means festivals and fireworks, but when another body turns up the town is left in tatters. A young girl with dark hair lies dead, surrounded by stones, smoke drifting in the air. Thanks to an engraved silver necklace, Ellie identifies the body as eighteen-year-old Katie Lee Curtis, and the diary she finds hidden under the teenager’s mattress could get her close to the killer.


With two victims in less than twenty-four hours, it’s clear Ellie’s up against a serial killer, and she vows that no more innocent girls will be sacrificed. For her, every day is a battle to come to terms with her past, but when this case becomes personal, will she win?


A totally gripping and utterly addictive page-turner that will have you racing through and reeling at the twists. Perfect for fans of Melinda Leigh, Lisa Regan and Kendra Elliot, it’s best read with the lights on

Author Bio:

USA Today Bestselling and award-winning author Rita Herron fell in love with books at the ripe age of eight when she read her first Trixie Belden mystery. But she didn't think real people grew up to be writers, so she became a teacher instead. Now she writes so she doesn't have to get a real job.

With over ninety books to her credit, she's penned romantic suspense, romantic comedy, and YA novels, but she especially likes writing dark romantic suspense and crime fiction set in small southern towns.


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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Warsaw Orpahan

 Welcome to my blog tour stop for The Warsaw Orphan which is been hosted by Graydon House - HARLEQUIN – Trade Publishing (U.S. & Canada)

Title: The Warsaw Orphan

Author: Kelly Rimmer

Genre: Historical fiction - WW2

Publishing : June 1,2021 

Rating 4 

My thoughts

Would I recommend it ? Yes

Would I read more by this author? Yes 

First off I  want to say a  huge  thank you to the publisher   Graydon House - HARLEQUIN – Trade Publishing (U.S. & Canada) ,the author  Kelly Rimmer , and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it.

Just like I say always before when I go into a historical fiction WW 2 based story there are  a few things I look for and they are : 

1: author has done their research - in this case this is the 2nd book by this author that I've read and I  would say yes she has done her research 

2: they bring their characters and their settings to life ? Yes , because she puts the setting and the characters in a time that during the dark time period Holocaust. 

3: they make you feel everything that the characters feel : to this question as  well , because right from the very start you get to see and feel what the main characters where feeling from their hunger and the despair of not known what was going to happen next . 

4: and by the end of the book your a emotional wreck because it will make you  will make you cry . By the end of the book all your want to do is reach out and give each of the characters a hug and be there for them. And while its historical fiction its based on a true story that needs to be told in away that will make us never forget these brave souls , the ones that lived to tell the story as well as the ones that didn't make it.



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The Warsaw Orphan : A WWII Novel 

Kelly Rimmer

On Sale Date: June 1, 2021


Trade Paperback

$17.99 USD

Fiction / Historical / World War II 

416 pages

With the thrilling pace and historical drama of Pam Jenoff and Kristin Hannah, New York Times bestselling author Kelly Rimmer's newest novel is an epic WWII saga and love story, based on the real-life efforts of two young people taking extraordinary risks to save their countrymen, as they try to find their way back to each other and the life they once knew.

Following on the success of The Things We Cannot Say, this is Kelly Rimmer's return to the WWII category with a brand new novel inspired by Irena Sendler, the real-life Polish nurse who used her access to the Warsaw ghetto to smuggle Jewish children and babies to safety.

Spanning the tumultuous years between 1942 and 1945 in Poland, The Warsaw Orphan follows Emilia over the course of the war, her involvement with the Resistance, and her love for Sergiusz, a young man imprisoned in the Jewish ghetto who's passion leads him to fight in the Warsaw Uprising. From the Warsaw ghetto to the Ravensbruck concentration camp, through Nazi occupation to the threat of a communist regime, Kelly Rimmer has penned her most meticulously researched and emotionally compelling novel to date.


Kelly Rimmer is the worldwide, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Before I Let You Go, The Things We Cannot Say, and Truths I Never Told You. She lives in rural Australia with her husband, two children and fantastically naughty dogs, Sully and Basil. Her novels have been translated into more than twenty languages. Please visit her at

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Monday, June 7, 2021

Steel Fear

 Welcome to my review of Steel Fear

Title: Steel Frear

Authors:by Brandon Webb, John David Mann 

Genre: thriller

NetGalley 2021

Pub date: July 13th 2021


Publisher :Bantam-Random House Publishing Group - Ballantine

Rating: 5

My thoughts

Would I recommend it? Yes, in fact I've already told one of my friends about it ans she went to NetGalley to see if she could get to read since we like the same stuff when it comes to books.

Would I read more by these authors?Yes

Now on to my thoughts but like always I want to give a big thanks to the publisher Bantam-Random House Publishing Group - Ballantine, the authors Brandon Webb, John David Mann, and to NetGalley for the invite to read and review Steal Fear because without them I wouldn't have never known about it or never have  discovered two new authors. As for the story itself its fast pace , nonstop action and the main character Finn came off as a character you would want to have to watch your back. Other thing I loved was character development and the  plot was interesting and worked really well with the story .

An aircraft carrier adrift with a crew the size of a small town. A killer in their midst. And the disgraced Navy SEAL who must track him down . . . The high-octane debut thriller from New York Times bestselling writing team Webb & Mann—combat-decorated Navy SEAL Brandon Webb and award-winning author John David Mann.

The moment Navy SEAL sniper Finn sets foot on the USS Abraham Lincoln to hitch a ride home from the Persian Gulf, it's clear something is deeply wrong. Leadership is weak. Morale is low. And when crew members start disappearing one by one, what at first seems like a random string of suicides soon reveals something far more sinister: There's a serial killer on board. Suspicion falls on Finn, the newcomer to the ship. After all, he's being sent home in disgrace, recalled from the field under the dark cloud of a mission gone horribly wrong. He's also a lone wolf, haunted by gaps in his memory and the elusive sense that something he missed may have contributed to civilian deaths on his last assignment. Finding the killer offers a chance at redemption . . . if he can stay alive long enough to prove it isn't him

Sunday, June 6, 2021

The Hiding Place

Welcome to my blog tour stop for The Hiding Place which is been hosted by Bookouture

Title: The Hiding Place  




Publication Day: June 1st 2021

Title: The Hiding Place
Series: Detective Morgan Brookes #3)

Author:  Helen Phifer 
Rating: 5
My thoughts

First off I want to say a huge  thank you to the publisher Bookouture,   the author Helen Phifer, and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it. Even though have books 1 and 2 to read  and review after reading this one , I can't wait to go back and read them as well, it was fast pace though out the story , and had me setting on the edge of my set as well as kept me guessing on who had taken Charlotte, and the way the author wrote her bad guy made him creepy and not the type of person I wanted to knew or every met .As for the characters themselves there was some that I hated and some that I felt sorry for as well as some that I liked , and the story is told in various points of view, which also helps to bring in some of the creepiness that I mentioned before.


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The little girl peered down the dark alleyway. She knew she wasn’t supposed to take this shortcut and her mother would kill her if she found out, but it was raining and all she wanted was to get home quickly. She stepped forward, not seeing the silent figure following her into the dark passageway…


When nine-year-old Charlotte Standish goes missing from her street in the small town of Rydale Falls, it sparks a media frenzy. Detective Morgan Brookes leads a frantic hunt for the girl, but little Charlie seems to have vanished into thin air.


Chasing up a lead at Charlie’s school, Morgan is chilled to learn that this isn’t the first time a child has gone missing on this street. Another girl disappeared fifteen years ago, and Morgan is the only one who thinks the cases could be related. But in the moment that she takes her eye off Charlie’s case to investigate the link between the two girls, another child, Macy, goes missing.


Then Morgan gets the call she was dreading, Charlie’s lifeless body has been found in a local park, lying in the shadow of a large tree. Morgan has let one girl down, but she refuses to give up on Macy. Determined to find an overlooked clue, she retraces Macy’s last steps. She’s getting close to the truth when her partner, Detective Ben Matthews, is attacked outside Morgan’s home. Is a twisted killer isolating Morgan from her team? And how long does Macy have left to live? Morgan must solve the case before more innocent lives are taken…

Author Bio:

Helen Phifer is the #1 Bestselling crime and horror novelist of the Annie Graham, Lucy Harwin and Beth Adams series. Helen lives in a small town in Cumbria. Surrounded by miles of coastline and only a short drive from the beautiful Lake District. She has always loved writing and reading since the days she learnt how to in infant school. She loves reading books that make the hairs on the back of her neck stand on end and make her afraid to go to the toilet, alone in the middle of the night. She is eternally grateful to Stephen King, Dean Koontz, James Herbert and Graham Masterton for scaring her senseless in her teenage years. Unable to find enough of the scary stories she loves to read, she decided to write her own.



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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Widow's Island

 Welcome to my blog tour post for Widow's Island which is been hosted by Bookouture 

Title : Window's Island 

Author: L.A.Larin

Rating: 4

My thoughts

Would I recommend it? Yes

Would I read more by this author? Yes

First off I  want to say a  huge  thank you to the publisher Bookouture, the author L.A.Larkin , and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it. This book has everything in it that I wanted and need at this time , an unknown stalker,anonymous threats, starting over in a new place that's supposed to feel safe but isn't, as well as murder and the police can't seem to find out who's doing it and why or even , and the setting is perfect for the story because it gives it that creepy vibe , you know the one where you get goosebumps on your arms and chills that run down your spin. 

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Someone knows your secret. And they’re coming to find you…


Stephanie Miller is an average working mom. She isn’t perfect, but when her war hero husband dies and her work as a scientist puts her in news headlines, her past laid bare for all to see, she’s determined to make a new life for herself and teenage daughter, Amy. But she fears it’s only a matter of time before the biggest mistake of her life is revealed.


As Stephanie and Amy take refuge on a remote island in Washington, it feels like they’re learning how to live again. But then they come home to graffiti on their garage door, there’s no escaping the hate online, and Stephanie is sure someone is watching from the shadows outside their house.


When someone close to Stephanie is murdered in cold blood, she knows her worst fears have come true. Someone knows the truth. And she must become the fighter her husband always knew her to be if she is to protect her daughter, and everything left in the world that she loves.


An absolutely nail-biting thriller from bestselling author, L.A. Larkin. Perfect for fans of Rachel Caine, Lisa Regan and Gregg Olsen. An addictive, unputdownable, up-all-night read.

Author Bio:

L.A. Larkin is a crime-thriller author, published by Bookouture. Her latest novel, Widow's Island, is now available for pre-order and is described as "an absolutely nail-biting crime thriller with a heart-pounding twist."
She is also the author of Prey, Devour, Thirst, and The Genesis Flaw and she writes a funny dog detective mysteries under the pseudonym of Louisa Bennet.

Lee Child described Widow's Island as, "Fast and immersive - a really fine thriller"
C.J. Carver described Widow's Island as, "Dark and menacing, Larkin's characters are heart-wrenchingly real"
Peter James, "Intrigue in spades"
Marie Claire, "'Written with pacy cinematic style, this chiller thriller will reel you in" (Thirst)
Good Housekeeping, "Brilliant!" (Devour)
James Phelan, "'L.A. Larkin is a world-class thriller writer"
Literature Works, "Exciting, original and utterly captivating" (Devour)
Bookseller + Publisher, "Exciting, compulsive reading" (The Genesis Flaw)


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Friday, June 4, 2021


 Welcome to my blog tour for Aftermath which is been hosted by Partners In Crime


by Terri Blackstock

May 10 - June 4, 2021 Tour

Title: Aftermath

Author:Terri Blackstock 

Pages : 312

Genre:Christian Fiction romance Suspense

Rating: 4

My thoughts

Would I recommend it ? Yes,

Would I read more by this author? Yes

First off I  want to say a  huge  thank you to  Partners In Crime, the publisher Thomas Nelson , the author  Terri Blackstock, and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it.Right from the very start I was pulled in and it was  like I was reading one of my old favorites who done it mysteries, the ones where you know someone isn't tell the truth but all the evidence points to someone else. As for the plot of the story I could very much see something like this happening doing this day and age, and the author bring up topics that needed  to be talked about but she does it it in a way that their not in  the face but in a way that makes you stop and think and ask how can we make sure things like this doesn't happen. As for the characters themselves, they  came though with how strange they are  and made you feel for them in ways that you just wanted to reach out and give them a hug and tell them no matter what it was going to be ok. 

Book Details:

Genre: Suspense

Published by: Thomas Nelson

Publication Date: May 11th 2021

Number of Pages: 320

ISBN: 0310348587 (ISBN13: 9780310348580)

Series: Aftermath is a stand-alone novel

Purchase Links:  Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Christianbook | Goodreads

A devastating explosion.

Three best friends are at the venue just to hear their favorite band . . . but only one of them makes it out alive.

A trunk full of planted evidence.

When police stop Dustin with a warrant to search his trunk, he knows it’s just a mistake. He’s former military and owns a security firm. But he’s horrified when they find explosives, and he can’t fathom how they got there.

An attorney who will risk it all for a friend.

Criminal attorney Jamie Powell was Dustin’s best friend growing up. They haven’t spoken since he left for basic training, but she’s the first one he thinks of when he’s arrested. Jamie knows she’s putting her career on the line by defending an accused terrorist, but she’d never abandon him. Someone is framing Dustin to take the fall for shocking acts of violence . . . but why?

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Terri Blackstock has sold over seven million books worldwide and is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She has had over twenty-five years of success as a novelist. She’s the author of If I RunIf I’m Found, and If I Live, as well as such series as Cape Refuge, Newpointe 911, Moonlighters, and the Restoration series.
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Her Ocean Grave

 Welcome to my review of  Her Ocean Grave which is been hosted by Bookouture

Title: Her Ocean Grave

Author:Dana Perry

Detective Abby Pearce #1

Rating: 4

My thoughts First off I  want to say a  huge  thank you to the publisher   Bookouture , the author Dana Perry, and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it. There's only a few words that I will say about this book and I hope you give it a try for yourself and they are :secrets , lies , drama , twists and turns that will have you asking yourself who do you believe , and a female character that knowns she has a problem , which is one  of the reasons why i liked the main character so much , she didn't try to hide it , and while she does have  flaws and demons that she battles every day , to me that just makes her stronger .

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The teenage girl in the picture has bright eyes and a smudge of chocolate on her chin. It’s her birthday and she looks self-consciously beautiful in her floral party dress. But nobody has seen this girl’s sweet smile for days. She has vanished without a trace.

Enclosed by endless beaches and crashing waves, the sleepy little island of Martha’s Vineyard is a place where everyone knows each other’s name and locals can leave their front doors unlocked at night without worry. But everything changes the day that Samantha Clayton leaves for an afternoon bike ride along the cliff tops, and never comes home.

Detective Abby Pearce has the difficult job of interviewing the girl’s grieving mother and silent stepfather. But why can’t they answer simple questions about what Samantha was wearing the day she went missing, or who her friends were? Did her family know her at all?

Then a girl’s bright pink shoe is discovered buried on a local beach. What if Samantha is not the first innocent teenager to be taken, but the latest? Another victim is found dead days later, and the terrified residents demand to know what’s happening to their children. But the killer is already planning his next move and more young lives will be taken if Abby doesn’t figure out what secrets this small town is hiding…

An absolutely unputdownable and nail-biting crime thriller that will have you racing through the pages. Perfect for fans of Lisa Regan, Kendra Elliot and Gregg Olsen.

Author Bio:

I am a New York City author who writes mystery thrillers under the pen name of Dana Perry - and also as R.G. Belsky. My latest thriller for Bookouture is HER OCEAN GRAVE, the first in a series featuring Detective Abby Pearce.