Tag: Crime

Review: Storm of Attraction by Lily Black

Posted August 16, 2017 by Minx
Review: Storm of Attraction by Lily Black

Storm of Attraction is an action-packed second chance romance. Alexa is a black belt instructor at Crouching Tiger, a studio that has been teaching the local community the art and mantra’s behind the martial arts. When her old flame comes back to Willowdale, Alexa is not thrilled. Especially once she learns that Drew is interested in opening up a mixed martial arts studio that will be in direct competition with […]


Review: Trap and Trace by Megan Carney

Posted August 9, 2017 by Minx
Review: Trap and Trace by Megan Carney

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.***   Review: In Trap and Trace, Navy Trent is your average everyday person. She works in the technology field, spends time with her friends, and has been planning to go on her dream vacation, a safari in Africa, with her closest friends Sara and Moss. There is no reason for her to be targeted for a kidnapping but […]


Dead over Heels by Theresa Braun

Posted August 2, 2017 by Minx
Dead over Heels by Theresa Braun

When I started reading Dead over Heels, I was expecting a sweet little romance with a hint of the paranormal. Wow! What I received was an appetizer of romance and a serving of paranormal with a side dish of horror. I thoroughly enjoyed this short story and managed to be surprised by the ending. This is a gem of a novella! Veronica’s character was a hoot! I wanted to know […]


The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

Posted August 1, 2017 by Minx
The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

The Dark Net is about the “what if’s” regarding the internet. What if the internet could be utilized for truly evil purposes and possession? What if there was a demonic select that had a location on Earth, specifically Portland, that they used for their ritualistic reasons? What if they were tired of the status quo and hatched a plan for worldwide domination? If you ever considered any of those questions, […]


Four by Jane Blythe

Posted July 20, 2017 by Minx
Four by Jane Blythe

I enjoy reading the Count to Ten series because Author Jane Blythe is not afraid to bring to life the graphic violence that truly can occur with crime. Before I started reading Four though, I had to take a moment and metaphorically put on my big girl panties to ready myself for this story. I might enjoy and appreciate this series but that does not mean that it doesn’t scare […]


One Taste of Crazy by Amanda Siegrist

Posted July 17, 2017 by Minx
One Taste of Crazy by Amanda Siegrist

The A One Taste Novel series is set around a group of friends who started out working in the same firm until an event occurred that changed their lives forever. I really appreciate that each book in this series focuses on a specific character but also includes the characters from previous books. Dee O’Malley was introduced in the first book of this series but it was not until One Taste […]


Blog Tour Review: Rum Runner by Tricia Leedom with Giveaway

Posted July 3, 2017 by Minx
Blog Tour Review: Rum Runner by Tricia Leedom with Giveaway

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: Sophie Davies-Stone has been a proper Englishwoman since her late childhood. She has been raised by her mother and step-father as a member of the aristocracy virtually in the lap of luxury. She had all the advantages and opportunities that money could offer but she also has a secret desire that she spoke of to no one. […]


Book Blitz: Luca by Sarah Castille, Excerpt & Giveaway

Posted June 29, 2017 by Minx
Book Blitz: Luca by Sarah Castille, Excerpt & Giveaway

Why do I want to read this book? Hmmm, read the synopsis and follow that up with the excerpt….yeah, enough said! ☺️ ❤️ 😇 Luca by Sarah Castille (Ruin & Revenge #2) Published By: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Publication Date: June 27th 2017 Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense Luca is the second book in a full-length, standalone series by New York Times bestselling author, Sarah Castille, set in Las Vegas and featuring deliciously sexy mafia bosses […]


The Legend by Donna Grant

Posted June 21, 2017 by Minx
The Legend by Donna Grant

The Legend is the third installment of the Sons of Texas series. The storyline from the previous books is that the father’s wife had been brutally murdered years ago and it caused a rift in his family, as his sons blamed him for her death. The sons grew up and each left for some form of military service and didn’t look back. In book one they find out that their […]


Searching for Gatsby by Niki Danforth

Posted June 15, 2017 by Minx
Searching for Gatsby by Niki Danforth

In this story, Searching for Gatsby, Ronnie Lake’s close friends, Win and Marilyn, seem to be the perfect couple. When questionable situations come up, Ronnie begins to wonder what is really going on between her friends. When a murder occurs at their home Ronnie is given a chance to use her new PI skills to deduce the what and whys of the matter. All she has to go on is […]


Wired by Julie Garwood

Posted June 14, 2017 by Minx
Wired by Julie Garwood

Wired is an action-packed romance filled with suspense, humor, and sexy times. This story is the thirteenth book in the Buchanan-Renard series and from what I can tell each book in this series is a stand-alone. I wanted to read this story because it seemed like it had the right amount of action and romance that I was looking for in a romantic suspense story and I was not disappointed. Allison […]


Edge of the Future by Andria Stone

Posted June 13, 2017 by Minx
Edge of the Future by Andria Stone

What drew my interest to Edge of the Future was that it was military science fiction, a debut, and a new author! I am always on the lookout for a good sci-fi read and this book looked just right 😊. Once I started reading it what really got my blood pumping was that it has cyborgs, medical nano-technology that is able to heal just about every sickness and injury, hi-tech […]


Never Say Never Again by W.S. Carmichael

Posted June 8, 2017 by Minx
Never Say Never Again by W.S. Carmichael

Never Say Never Again had me from the start. I was one pissed of chica that is, lol. The book opens up with the main character in a bit of a domestic situation with her piece of crap husband. Definitely had my heart pumping with righteous anger. I also absolutely had to know where this story was going. I never expected to love it as much as I did with […]


Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

Posted June 6, 2017 by Minx
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

As a book reviewer, I am almost always drawn to stories involving bookstores or libraries. When I came across Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore I was of course drawn to it. Adding the murder-mystery just made it even more enticing. Also helps that the cover is very eye catching. What I thought was going to be a cozy mystery turned into a true murder-mystery style story with red herrings, […]


Smugglers & Scones by Morgan C. Talbot

Posted May 26, 2017 by Minx
Smugglers & Scones by Morgan C. Talbot

Smugglers & Scones was a delightful cozy mystery that was filled with adventure, mystery, and murder most foul. This setting for this story is in a small, quaint town named Seacrest. This town is nestled on a narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the coast of Oregon. In this sleepy town is an establishment called the Moorehaven Bed and Breakfast Inn. This inn is unique in that […]


Review: Forgotten by Neven Carr

Posted May 25, 2017 by Minx
Review: Forgotten by Neven Carr

Forgotten was just lovely! It is a superb tale that is intricately woven with details and developed characters. This story takes place over a matter of days but the start of it all stretches back over a decade. Claudia has never really been bothered by her lack of memory from before the age of seven but it quickly becomes apparent that there is something being hidden from her, something that […]


The Watcher by Bella Jewel

Posted May 24, 2017 by Minx
The Watcher by Bella Jewel

Suspense, thrill, and romance? Check, check, check. I loved this story! The Watcher is the kind of book that you read and pray that it never happens to you! The start of this novel had my heart pumping and it did not stop from there! The story is told in the present but there are creepy and suspenseful flashbacks that tell us readers what Marlie suffered through. It is like […]


Intricate Deceptions by Jennifer Rayes

Posted May 23, 2017 by Minx
Intricate Deceptions by Jennifer Rayes

What drew me to this story was that it involved human trafficking and that is a tough subject to tackle. Intricate Deceptions starts out with its main character Gaia waking up in a cell without any memory as to how she came to be there or where “there” even is. Gaia also quickly realizes that she is trapped and is not alone. Not only is she not alone in the […]


Only the Few by L.N. Denison

Posted May 22, 2017 by Minx
Only the Few by L.N. Denison

Only the Few was everything I was hoping for in a post-apocalyptic read. It even has a gore factor that will make you squeamish if you can’t handle the thought of cannibalistic creatures. I will freely admit that it makes me sick at the idea. This story follows the events that happened after a mass bombing, think nuclear holocaust, that manages to destroy most of the British Isles. Corporal Catherine […]


Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston

Posted May 5, 2017 by Minx
Bad to the Bone by Linda O. Johnston

Bad to the Bone is a cozy mystery that is pet oriented and the third story in the Bakery & Biscuits Mystery series. This story is written in first person with Carrie Kennersly being the narrator. There is lots of puppy love throughout this story and I mean that literally. With each character in this story there is inevitably a doggy companion. This is a must read for dog lovers! […]