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Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Little Grave

 Welcome to my blog tour for The Little Grave which is been hosted by Bookouture 



Detective Amanda Steele stops just inside the doorway, recognizing the victim’s face instantly

My thoughts

Rating: 4

Series:Detective Amanda Steele #1

Would I recommend it? Yes

Would I read more of this series? Yes

Would I read more by this author? Yes

First off I want to say huge  thank you to the publisher Bookouture,  the author Carolyn Arnold , and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it.

A Great start to a new series by an author that I've read before and liked, and just like her other series,it didn't let me down at all, it had me hooked from the very start of the story, the twist and turns kept me guessing and the story will pull at your heart. Other thing I loved was how the author handle a topic that is very much in the news about kids been kidnapped and sold,but the best thing I loved about the was the main character herself , she was sarcastic, and raw , and just seemed like a real person then a character in a story

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Their Frozen Graves

 Welcome to my blog tour for Their Frozen Graves which is been hosted by Bookouture 







Two women are dead. They both look like you.

My thoughts

Rating: 5

Series :Detective Mackenzie Price #2

Would I recommend it? Yes

Would I read more of the series ? Yes,because after reading both books in this series I'm 100% hooked and need more of it.

Would I read more by this author? Yes

First of I  want to say a  huge  thank you to the publisher Bookouture,   the author  Ruhi Choudhary, and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it.Because as soon as I realized it was book 2 to Our Daughter's Bones

( Detective Mackenzie Price Series ) I had to say yes, because I loved the first one and something was telling me this would be just as good and it was, it was non stop from the very start and just as twist and dark as the first one ,maybe a bit more but that's what I love about this series ,is how the author keeps surprising us with the twist and turns she writes in her series. And how the story is told entirely from Mackenzie’s point of view so that you as the reader can get fully engrossed , as well as see the characters come to life,and how the dark secrets just keep coming so much so that you have no idea who is telling the truth or who can be trusted. All you can do is set back and enjoy the ride to the very end.




Title: Their Frozen Graves

 Author: Ruhi Choudhary

PUBLICATION DAY: 07/01/21

BUY LINKS:

 

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Description:



Two women are dead. They both look like you.


The giant stretch of frozen river was melting and the light made the lake glitter like crystals. The women lay side by side on the shore, eyes open and glassy. Their long, dark hair was like tangled rope, their faces a reflection of each other

When two bodies are found dumped in one of the vast lakes in Lakemore, Washington, Detective Mackenzie Price is first on the scene. She identifies one of the victims as Katy Becker, a local known for her work helping the community. The other victim looks strikingly similar.

Still grappling with a shocking revelation from her past, Mack is only too happy to throw herself into the case. But when she goes to break the news to Katy’s husband, the investigation takes an unexpected turn: Katy is very much alive, and has never met the women who resemble her so closely.

Now the race is on to find the killer before Katy becomes the next victim. But when Mack unearths a disturbing connection to a sixteen-year-old suicide, she realizes they could be hunting someone whose crimes span decades – and there are more lives than just Katy’s at stake

Addictive, pulse-pounding and packed full of jaw-dropping twists, fans of Lisa Regan, Angela Marsons and Karin Slaughter will love Their Frozen Graves.




Author Bio:

 

Ruhi Choudhary discovered her passion for writing when she was seven years old and wrote her first Star Trek episode. Being a fan of the dark and twisted, she found her calling in crime thriller.

 

She likes to write stories that make you a little uncomfortable and characters that you struggle to make up your mind about but stay with you.

 

She lives in Toronto and spends her days training to be a scientist and wishing it rained more often!


Author Social Media Links:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RuhiSChoudhary

 

 





Saturday, January 9, 2021

Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest

 Welcome to my review of Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest 

A tragic missing person case spirals into an unrelenting murder mystery

My thoughts on it

Rating: 4

Genre: Nonfiction - true crime

Would I recommend it? Yes 

Would I read more by this author? Yes 

Notes:

The author did amazon job on bring this case to life as well as the research that went in to this case, going into I had already knew a bit about it but not a hole lot and the author was able to make this case more real then some of the true crime shows that I watched that talked about.

Its very informative and detailed account of exhaustive investigative police work in search of truth. As well as showing how far people go to keep a dark secret like this one and thank that they can get away with it.

As for the written of it, its well written, evenly paced and it had me hooked from the start.

With that said I want to give a big thanks to the publisher Kensington Books , the author M. William Phelps and to Net Galley for letting me read and review .


A tragic missing person case spirals into an unrelenting murder mystery. Intrigue, deception, and serial homicide erupt in the latest real-life thriller by New York Times bestselling investigative journalist M. William Phelps.

 

In October 2014, after Chris Regan failed to arrive at his new job, his ex-girlfriend filed a missing-person report. Something was off. It was not like Chris, a devoted father, avid hiker, and all-around great guy, not to show up. When local Michigan police chief Laura Frizzo learned Chris was having an affair with Kelly Cochran, a married co-worker, suspicion fell on her husband, Jason. After a search warrant on their house revealed several suspicious items, the Cochrans abruptly moved to Indiana. As questions swirled around the case, the whereabouts of Chris Regan remained unknown.

 

Sixteen months later Jason Cochran died from a drug overdose. Friends and family rallied around the grieving and distraught Kelly. But when the coroner ruled Jason’s death a homicide, no one reacted more bizarrely than his widow. For months detectives tried to put Kelly’s past into focus, but the truth was buried under a patchwork of lies, contradictions, and brutally horrific revelations. As Kelly Cochran, a Purdue graduate and psychology major, played “catch me if you can,” a mesmerizing story emerged that rivals today’s bestselling fiction in its drama and fascination. In the hands of veteran investigative journalist M. William Phelps, her staggering saga of murder, revenge, and payback surpasses anything that could go wrong in a season of Fargo.


The Missing Woman

 Welcome to my blog tour for The Missing Woman which is been hosted by Bookouture




They live in the big houses on the pretty street. Those other women, as we call them. And to think I used to want to be like them, to have their money and happiness, to live and laugh and play like them. Not any more.


My thoughts

Raring: 4

Would I recommend it ? Yes

Would I read more by this author? Yes

First of I  want to say a  huge  thank you to the publisher  Bookouture,  the author  Georgina Cross , and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it.Right form the start I was hooked after reading just the prologue,and that helped set up the multiple twists and turns the story has. And it helped bring the characters to life as well as their dark secrets, because it seemed like everyone had something to hide and it made you question everything you thought you knew about them. As for the pace it wasn't to slow or fast in fact it was perfect , because it give you more time to learn more about the characters themselves and it helped set the story up every more so you could just set back and get lost in it , and not have to worry about anything . 


Title:  The Missing Woman

Publication Day: Jan 6th 2021

Author: Georgina Cross  

Buy Link:  

 

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Description:


They live in the big houses on the pretty street. Those other women, as we call them. And to think I used to want to be like them, to have their money and happiness, to live and laugh and play like them. Not any more.


It’s the fourth of July and the whole town is gathered at the local pool. Through the sweltering afternoon, we single mothers don’t mix with the other women––the ones with the perfect lives and happy marriages. Women like Sabine Miller. But when Sabine shoots me a desperate look across the water and suddenly disappears, my blood runs cold

 Running to the back gate, all I find is a silver charm bracelet she dropped on her way out. I convince myself I’m imagining things until Sabine’s husband Mark appears. When he realizes she’s missing, he phones the cops straight away. “Someone has been threatening Sabine,” he says. “Now they’ve kidnapped her.”

Hours later, I wish I’d run faster. The whole town is searching the streets, calling Sabine’s name over and over. On the TV, Mark is begging for someone to bring his wife home.

The truth is, I was the last person to see her alive––and it’s killing me inside. Now the cops are at my door asking questions. I’m terrified they’ll find out what happened years ago between me and Sabine. Something I’ve never told anyone

But I need to tell someone. Can you keep a secret?

From bestselling author Georgina Cross, the most exciting new voice in suspense, comes a twisted and unputdownable psychological thriller about the power and damage of secrets behind closed doors. Perfect for anyone who was totally hooked by The Wife Between Us, Big Little Lies or Gone Girl.


Author Bio:

Georgina Cross is the author of works of domestic suspense, psychological suspense, and thriller.

She is represented by Rachel Beck with Liza Dawson Associates with her suspense fiction appealing to readers of The Good Girl by Mary Kubica, The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle, The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth, and Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty.

Georgina has been writing since she was a child. Notebooks & floppy discs filled with stories: adventures growing up in New Orleans and tales from Malaysia & England where her family lives. After graduating from Louisiana State University, she pursued a career in marketing & communications and founded Susie's Wish non-profit which sends patients with life threatening illnesses to the beach. She spends time with her husband and their combined family of four sons watching plenty of scary movies and is thrilled to be a full-time author

Author Social Media Links:


Author website: www.Georgina-Cross-Author.com

Twitter: @GCrossAuthor

Facebook: GeorginaCrossAuthor

Instagram: GeorginaCrossAuthor

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Special Ops Seduction

 Welcome to my blog tour for Special Ops Seduction which is been hosted by Berkley Publishing Group



She's the last woman he ever wanted to see again.

My thoughts
Rating:4
Series:Alaska Force #5
Author: Megan Crane
First off I want to say huge  thank you to the publisher Berkley Publishing Group , the author Megan Crane , and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it. As soon as I saw the invite to this I had to say yes, because its part of one of my favorite suspense romance series, so far of this series thanks to the publishers I've read and loved books 1 (SEAL's Honor ) and book 4 ( Delta Force Defender) and i know that this one was going to be just as good, because we once again get to go back to the small town of Grizzly Harbor and get to revisit
with Alaska Force to see what their getting into . Other thing I loved was this time around we got Jonas's story and his forever happiness with his love interest Bethan .What else can I say other than it was exciting, intense, suspenseful .

She's the last woman he ever wanted to see again...

After an official operation turned deadly, Jonas Crow began a new life in Grizzly Harbor with Alaska Force. But when fellow soldier Bethan Wilcox joins the group, she forces him to remember things he actively prefers to forget. That’s unforgivable enough. But now the two of them are forced together on a mission to uncover deadly secrets tied to their complicated past, and with the heat between them at a boil, forgiveness is the least of his worries...

And the only woman he needs.

Bethan Wilcox, one of the first women to make it through Army Ranger school, didn't join Alaska Force to deal with Jonas's foul temper. Or her own errant attraction to him. Thrown together in a race against the clock, they have to pretend to be a couple and play nice to throw the enemy off their scent. She knows better than to let their pretend love feel real...especially while time is running out.

Jonas has always been good at saving the world. But it’s Bethan he needs to save this time around—if she doesn’t save him first

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Serial Killers at the movies

 Welcome to my review of Serial Killers at the movies 


First off I want to give a big thanks to the publisher Ad Lib, the author: Christopher Berry -Dee, as well as to NetGalley for letting me read and review it. Because as soon as I saw it on NetGalley I knew instantly I wanted to read it .And here's why :

Serial killers

Movies 

Two of my all time favorite things put together in a well written and informative book about both because the author knows his serial killers and it shows though out this book . So if your like me then you might want to give this one a try .


Monday, January 4, 2021

Walking the Edge

 welcome to my blog tour for Walking the Edge which is been hosted by Sourcebooks Casablanca


On the knife edge of danger in the streets of New Orleans, these rugged men call the Big Easy home, and they'll do whatever it takes to protect their own

My thoughts

Rating:4

Series:Danger in the Big Easy #1

Would I recommend it ? Yes 

Would I read more of this series ? Yes

Would I read more by this author? Yes

First off I want to say huge  thank you to the publisher Sourcebooks Casablanca , the author Sue Ward Drake, and to NetGalley for inviting me to join the blog tour for this book as well as letting me read and review it. This is the first book by this author that I've read and I can say that I can't wait to read more of her, because of two reasons one its a romantic suspense which is one of my all time favorite types of romance genres to read, second its the first book in a new to me series, and third because its a story of family, betrayal, as well as vengeance; secrets and lies; retaliation, deception, power and control and a bit of romance added to the mix , what more could I ask for ,


Walking the Edge


by Sue Ward Drake


Publication Date: 12/29/2020


On the knife edge of danger in the streets of New Orleans, these rugged men call the Big Easy home, and they’ll do whatever it takes to protect their own.


Ex-army ranger Mitch Guidry never should have let his brothers talk him into joining them in the Big Easy. Particularly when they have him going head-to-head with the very last thing he needs: a feisty redhead who has more opinions than even his hard-headed brothers. Loyal and overprotective to a fault, Catherine Hurley will do everything she can to stop Mitch from finding her fugitive brother... and yet, he can't get enough of her.

Cath should be furious with the overbearing ex-ranger who shows up on her doorstep looking for her brother. Sure, Mitch Guidry is hotter than a Louisiana summer and pushes every one of her buttons, but he's also an immediate threat to her family, and family is everything to Cath. Unfortunately, the only way to save her brother is to stick to Mitch like glue. But sharing close quarters with him while they search for her missing brother together proves to be more than a little challenging…particularly when it comes to protecting her heart.



Sue Ward Drake takes you on a wild ride through the steamy streets of New Orleans in this action-packed, sexy romantic suspense!


Sue Ward Drake has lived in most of the different neighborhoods of New Orleans, including the French Quarter. She was forced to leave during hurricane Katrina, but still counts as friends a wide spectrum of the city’s inhabitants. Though she now resides minutes from the mountains, her heart will always belong to the Big Easy.

Author Website:

http://www.suewarddrake.com/

https://twitter.com/SueWardDrake


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Excerpt: Cath extended her hands to indicate the old city around her. “The French Quarter has been lived in for three hundred years. Some early inhabitants still linger. For you ghost doubters, I bet you’ll come away from our walk believing. At least a little.” The sound of pounding feet drew everyone’s attention to the man running toward them. She urged her customers closer to the entrance of Pere Antoine Alley, but the jogger stopped under a street lantern right in front of her. Her blood sizzled. She’d seen this tan windbreaker, this dark cap of hair, and the body probably capable of two hundred push-ups before breakfast. Exactly forty-five flipping minutes ago. Like metal to a magnet, her body veered into his force field until…his fierce gaze pinned her with a laser-tag blast. Cath staggered under the impact, the earlier butterflies fluttering back to life. He stood as still as the wrought iron fence behind him, his big hands hanging beside powerful thighs. For now. Any minute he could spring into action. Within seconds of busting into her apartment, he’d barged past her and pushed her brother against the stove. Then when Les bolted out the door, this guy had followed in a heartbeat. No. Back up the reel. They’d stared at each other for a Guinness-record-setting second then, and now his whole body seemed to hum like a live wire. He’d found her brother inside her house. Did that mean he could arrest her, too? Her throat closed up, and a clamp squeezed all the air from her lungs. She braced, waiting for him to grab her hands and lock on cuffs. A cough from one of her group jolted her. The clock on her two-hour ghost tour ticked away, and she had to make sure the travel website guy would have nothing but raves. “Listen…” Cath raised a finger to her lips. “If you’re quiet you can sometimes hear a man singing.” The tourists followed her down the flagstone walkway. She turned around to speak again but slammed her mouth shut. Of all the gall. The hunky bounty hunter stood front and center. The hard angles of his features cast a pattern of light and dark across his face, and danger flashed from him in neon lights. For one insane moment when his body had brushed hers in the apartment alley, she’d sensed he might kiss her like the prince waking up Sleeping Beauty. He’d awakened something, alright. Cath squared her shoulders and cleared her throat. “Excuse me, this is a paid tour.” “Is it too late to join?” His rich baritone melted into her hungry pores like chocolate sauce on a sundae. Days. Weeks. Months too late. Not for a minute did she believe him to be a rabid fan of haunted houses or an avid collector of ghost stories, but she needed all the dinero she could earn to pay for Les’s lawyer. She eyed the bounty hunter. “Would you like to buy a ticket?” “You take plastic?” His long—sensual—mouth lifted. The masculine assurance in his smile ought to send her back straight up. Instead, the heat coming off him poured into her private places. “Of course.” They conversed like polite strangers, not people who’d been forced to interact under extreme conditions. She wanted to know what had happened with her brother, but she couldn’t ask in the middle of her tour. “I didn’t say anything at the time, but you can pay now for your previous tour, if you like.” “My previous tour?” The confusion in his eyes disappeared when he realized she meant his bounty hunter visit to her apartment. He shrugged all friendly-like. “I can always contest the charge if it’s not correct.” Of course, he would. “Nah. Consider it lagniappe.” Cath turned to her tourists and explained the old New Orleans custom of grocers giving customers a little something extra. Handsome would likely never know if she charged more than normal, but she prided herself on running an ethical business. “What’s over is over.” Please. One eyebrow rose. “Are you sure about that?” Positive. She lowered her head to avoid the sight of his disturbing physique. “If you give me an email address, I’ll send you a receipt.” “No need. I’m good.” Good at his job? Good at flirting? Good in bed? Or all three. She handed back his credit card. “Nice to meet you, Mr. Mitchell Guidry.” “Mitch.” “I doubt we’ll ever be on a first name basis, Mr. Guidry.” “You underestimate me.” She was coming to see the truth in that. *** Excerpted from Walking the Edge by Sue Ward Drake. © 2020 by Sue Ward Drake. Used with permission of the publisher, Sourcebooks Casablanca, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. All rights reserved.