Archives by Category 'Mystery'



Who Are Your Go To Authors? September 20, 2011 | Discussion, Fiction, Historicals, Mystery, Romance
Duchess-jdWhen thinking about reading and exploring different genres, I have to say that I’m having a great time finding and reading new authors.  I have many of my book blogging buddies to thank for helping me to expand my horizons.  Had it not been for them and friends, I would never have enjoyed the epicness

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Review: The Trouble With Magic by Madelyn Alt September 16, 2011 | Cozy Mystery, Fiction, Mystery, Paranormal, Reviews
thetroublewithmagic-maPublisher: Penguin Copyright: 2006 Published: January 3, 2006 Pages: 261 Form: Paperback Series: A Bewitching Mystery (1) Author: Madelyn Alt Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Bringing a little culture to Stony Mill, Indiana, Enchantments is one of the area’s finest antique shops.  But shop clerk Maggie O’Neill and her employer Felicity Dow do

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The Anatomy of a Cozy Mystery September 6, 2011 | Anatomy Post, Cozy Mystery, Mystery
cozymysteryWhat is a Cozy Mystery you ask? I too have wondered what criteria was used to classify a book as a Cozy Mystery. So I did a bit of research, googling, and reading to figure it out, and there seems to be a few distinct parameters that tend to make up a Cozy Mystery novel.

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Guest Review: The Apprentice by Terri Gerritsen August 18, 2011 | Fiction, Guest Review, Mystery, Reviews
theapprentice-tgPlease help me welcome Alexis from Reflections of a Bookaholic! I want to thank her for contributing a guest review. If you haven’t checked out her blog, please make sure you drop by. Also, be sure to check out her weekly Wednesday feature, Why I Love Wednesdays. The Apprentice by Terri Gerritsen Genre:  Mystery, Crime,

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Review: A Vision of Murder by Victoria Laurie August 5, 2011 | Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
avisionofmurder-vlPublisher: Penguin Copyright: 2005 Published: December 6,  2005 Pages: 296 Form: Paperback Series: A Psychic Eye Mystery, Book #3 Find the Author: Victoria Laurie Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository This Old Haunted House When Abby gets roped into investing in a fixer-upper, she has no idea she’ll go from real estate mogul to real-life

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Review and Interview: Confessions of a PTA Mafia Mom by Elsie Love July 25, 2011 | Chick Lit, Fiction, Interview, Mystery
confessionsofaptamafiamom-elPublisher: Dare Empire Copyright: 2011 Published: May 26, 2011 Pages: 325 Form: E-Book (Provided by Author) Author: Elsie Love Elaine Jackerson has found herself in quite a predicament. Her husband, Bob, is sleeping with his secretary, her daughter is experimenting in the backseat with random boys, and her eight year old wants nothing to do

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Review: In The Midnight Rain by Ruth Wind July 22, 2011 | Fiction, Mystery, Reviews, Romance
inthemidnightrain-rwPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2010 Published: May 1, 2000 Pages: 327 Form: E-Book Author: Ruth Wind Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository Looking for the Past… Ellie Connor is a biographer with a special talent for piecing together fragments of the past. Her latest project, though, promises to be her most challenging—and personal. Not only

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Review: Secondhand Spirits by Juliet Blackwell July 17, 2011 | Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
secondhandspirits-jbPublisher: Penguin Copyright: 2009 Published: July 7, 2009 Pages: 325 Form: Paperback Series: A Witchcraft Mystery Author: Juliet Blackwell Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository Lily Ivory is not your average witch.  Her spell-casting powers tend to draw mischievous spirits while keeping normal humans at a distance.  But now her vintage store could give her

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Review: Phone Kitten by Marika Christian July 7, 2011 | Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
phonekitten-mc  Publisher: BooksBNimble Copyright: 2010 Published: September , 2010 Pages: 231 Form: E-Book (Provided by Author) Author: Marika Christian Buy The Book: B&N Shy, slightly overweight Emily would die if she had to talk dirty face-to-face—especially to her hot boyfriend. She sure didn’t set out to do phone sex—she wanted to be a writer. But when

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Review: Deeply, Desperately by Heather Webber June 29, 2011 | Fiction, Mystery, Reviews, Romance
deeplydesperately-hwPublisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Copyright: 2010 Published: August 3, 2010 Pages: 312 Form: Paperback Series: Lucy Valentine Author: Heather Webber Buy The Book: B&N | Book Depository Lucy wants to breathe new life into her family’s Boston-based matchmaking company. But how? Even though she comes from a long line of ancestors blessed by Cupid with

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