Tag: Mystery

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 […]


Alpha Kaden by Midika Crane

Posted May 17, 2017 by Minx
Alpha Kaden by Midika Crane

The Alpha Kaden book is a part of the Alpha series and also is included in The Alpha Series Boxed Set: Books 1 – 3. Each book follows the story of an alpha from a werewolf pack. I really enjoyed the world that was created with the different packs. They are all named for what they stand for (ex: Purity, Discipline, Freedom) and their members seem exhibit that quality. Each pack was […]


The Miseries of Mister Sparrows by Matthew A.J. Timmins

Posted May 16, 2017 by Minx
The Miseries of Mister Sparrows by Matthew A.J. Timmins

The Miseries of Mister Sparrows is not just a title intended to gather your interest. This book is truly about the misery that Robin Sparrows has to endure at the behest of his employers. He has been charged with retrieving an item and delivering it to the most hated criminal of the times. Beyond his task there is not much else that happens that matters to him. That is not […]


Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault by Candace Robinson

Posted May 12, 2017 by Minx
Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault by Candace Robinson

Author Candace Robinson states that she has a history of “growing up with horror movies, fairytales and real life unsolved mysteries” and you can definitely feel that influence in this story. Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault is an amazing story that takes very different genres and weaves them together seamlessly. It was nothing like I had read before, different, and I liked it! When I first started this book, I felt […]


Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child

Posted May 10, 2017 by Minx
Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child

Full Wolf Moon starts off with a gruesome and mysterious attack, death by mauling, that has the investigators stymied. These attacks are nothing like they have ever seen and seem to be occurring in relation with the full moon. At the start these attacks are thought to be caused by a rouge bear or wolf. Mysteriously though, the true culprit can’t seem to be identified. There is just something off […]


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! […]


Beautiful Sacrifice by Ember Raine Winters

Posted May 4, 2017 by Minx
Beautiful Sacrifice by Ember Raine Winters

Beautiful Sacrifice is the second book from the Pride and Honor series. This novel is focused on the relationship between Twitch and Tasha. Tasha is an officer with the L.A.P.D. and she was first introduced in Beautiful Delusions. She was working undercover as “Trixy” infiltrating a gang and also happened to be around when Kaylee was abducted by the leader. Since being instrumental with Kaylee’s rescue she has developed a […]


Mini-Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Posted May 3, 2017 by Minx
Mini-Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Wings and Ruin is over seven-hundred pages of immense action that rivals epic fantasies. It is really hard to write a review after literally reading for over twelve hours on and off. There is also really no way can I share much without spoiling the story. So it is for those reasons that this is going to be a mini-review. I am a huge fan of this series […]


The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

Posted May 3, 2017 by Minx
The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

The time period is set in the 1930’s era of glamorous Hollywood and the location is a small town set outside of Los Angeles, California. The story starts off with Irene on the run from a situation that she did not fully understand. What she did understand was a message from beyond the grave from her employer that implored her to “run.” That was a fantastic way to start out […]


No Rest for the Wicked by Krystal Jane Ruin

Posted May 2, 2017 by Minx
No Rest for the Wicked by Krystal Jane Ruin

No Rest for the Wicked starts out teasing your imagination about a graphic event that destroyed Tatum’s family leaving her the sole survivor. The event is briefly described with snatches of flashbacks but the whole story was not given. As you read on pieces are given to the overall story that unfurl themselves at the right moment to captivate your imagination. With each piece that is added to the puzzle […]


Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

Posted April 25, 2017 by Minx
Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

It was while reading the Soulwood series that I was introduced to world of Jane Yellowrock. I know now that I was obviously living under a boulder! I knew from reading the Soulwood installments that I wanted to know about this world but I had no idea that I was going to be blown away. This story was everything I wanted and more! Cold Reign is the eleventh book in […]


Exodus ’95 by Kfir Luzzatto

Posted April 24, 2017 by Minx
Exodus ’95 by Kfir Luzzatto

Exodus ‘95 has the main protagonists searching for a long lost religious relic of significance but this is not a “religious” book. It is actually a thriller that takes you on a ride filled with espionage, murder and betrayal. This is a fast-paced story that will entertain you from start to finish. Claire Williams is an ordinary woman who happens to befriend a lonely old man named Jack. Jack is […]


Review with Excerpt: Dark Alpha’s Lover by Donna Grant

Posted April 18, 2017 by Minx
Review with Excerpt: Dark Alpha’s Lover by Donna Grant

Dark Alpha’s Lover is the fourth book in the Reaper series by Author Donna Grant. I first saw the cover of this book on the author’s website and after viewing the synopsis I knew I had to read it! I had learned about the world that this story is set in via Firestorm, a Dark Kings novel so I knew this would be a good read for me. The entire world […]


Semi-Broken by Isabel Jordan

Posted April 14, 2017 by Minx
Semi-Broken by Isabel Jordan

Semi-Broken is the fourth book in the Harper Hall Investigations series, a series I am absolutely in love with. This book and series has quickly become a comfort series to me. When I need a good read with some quirky but lovable characters this is definitely on the list! There is plenty of snark, sarcasm, wit, and friendly banter that happens between these characters that I just connect to them […]


Two Can Play by Kate Kessler

Posted April 3, 2017 by Minx
Two Can Play by Kate Kessler

I loved It Takes One by Author Kate Kessler and have been seriously looking forward to reading Two Can Play. I hadn’t had the chance to buy it and when I came across this book at my local library I was thrilled. It seemed that now was the time to read this book. Audrey Harte is back and she has been put in charge of the East Coast location of […]


Toward a Secret Sky by Heather Maclean

Posted March 30, 2017 by Minx
Toward a Secret Sky by Heather Maclean

Toward a Secret Sky was a like-dislike book for me. What originally excited me about this book was that the main character, Maren Hamilton, was ignorant to the fact that her parents were spies until she was sent her mother’s encrypted journal. Then throw in labyrinths, booby-trapped crypts and romance and I was desperately looking forward to this book! It just did not pan out the way I wanted it […]