This is a fun cozy mystery! The small town of Mudbug is seeing a rash of murders, but who is doing the killing, and for Pete’s sake, why? In the bayou of Louisiana, not too far from New Orleans, Maryse is living a quiet life studying the plants of the swampy area. She is definitely … Continue reading Trouble In Mudbug by Jana DeLeon
Technically, this is the third in a series about retired FBI agent Benny James, but it is the first I have read and it does very well as a stand alone read. Benny James retired to the small town of Tilley, Georgia. He expected to live out his remaining years living on his boat relaxing … Continue reading Brushed Away by Jason Deas
I am a big fan of T. E. Kinsey’s books. I enjoy the British setting in the early 20th century and am especially fond of the two lead characters; Lady Hardcastle and her maid Florence Armstrong. These two women are adventurists who stumble onto crimes and solve them by their intelligence. The idea that two … Continue reading Christmas at the Grange by T. E. Kinsey
This recently published book by Kim Krisco is a delight to anyone that loves Sherlock Holmes or a good detective story. His main character is Tessa Wiggins, a worker for the Salvation Army, has opened a home for battered or homeless women. Tessa finds herself drawn into a mystery centered around a girl in her … Continue reading The Celtic Phoenix
Evidence of Desire is a romance novel, written by Texas author Jessie Scott. It is in fact a steamy romance novel, certainly not for the faint-hearted. And yes, there is the mandatory happily-ever-after ending, however the romance is complicated and realistic and, as in real life, there is great love even when life takes tragic … Continue reading Evidence of Desire by Jessie Scott
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This is my second read in the Bennett & DeMarko series by Indie Author Aaron S Gallagher and I am really enjoying them. The series is set in New York City and, more specifically, in DeMarko’s (Harry’s) neighborhood. Being an ex-NYPD officer now turned Private Detective, DeMarko is prone to keeping his home turf safe … Continue reading The Bleecker Street Bodies by Aaron S Gallagher