Friday Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

My rating: 3 of 5 starsTen-year-old Kya Clark is left alone in a rundown shack in the backwoods marsh of North Carolina as every member of her family gradually leaves her on her own. Her mother and siblings were driven away one by one by their PTSD-suffering abusive drunken husband and father. The father ignores … Continue reading Friday Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Friday Review: Wiped Out: Murder is a Beach (Beach Bound #1) by Tamara Woods

My rating: 3 of 5 stars Fraya moved to Hawaii to leave the drama of her mainland life behind. Now, she lives on the beach, writes novels, brainstorms with her writer group, and hangs out with her new bestie. And then a championship surfer is murdered on Fraya's beach, and her life in paradise gets … Continue reading Friday Review: Wiped Out: Murder is a Beach (Beach Bound #1) by Tamara Woods

Friday Review: In the Snows of Haz (The Heart of the World #1) by Maxine Janerka

In the Snows of Haz by Maxine Janerka My rating: 3 of 5 stars This murder mystery takes place in the small, outlying town of Haz Gate, a mountain village in an undetermined country. Like most small towns, it has its secrets and its own dynamic. A stranger comes to town from the capital, and … Continue reading Friday Review: In the Snows of Haz (The Heart of the World #1) by Maxine Janerka

Friday Review: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Flynn

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn My rating: 3 of 5 stars Child psychologist Anna Fox lives in a small New York neighborhood. She lives in her house alone, and spends her time watching old black-and-white movies and spying on her neighbors. Anna suffers from PTSD and agoraphobia, brought on by an accident … Continue reading Friday Review: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Flynn

Friday Review: Hit That (Madison Cruz Mysteries #4) by Lucy Carol

Hit That by Lucy Carol My rating: 4 of 5 stars (Disclaimer: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.) Madison Cruz is an aspiring actress in Seattle. She also has an FBI agent mother, an ex-KGB grandmother, and a boyfriend with a possibly criminal past. And now, she's knee … Continue reading Friday Review: Hit That (Madison Cruz Mysteries #4) by Lucy Carol

Wednesday Wanderings: Madison Cruz Mysteries by Lucy Carol

I interviewed Lucy about her series and her newly released fourth title on Monday. For those who might want to join the crazy world of mystery, romance, spies, madcap romps, and zany situations that make up Madison's life, here are links to all the books in the series, as well as to my reviews of … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Madison Cruz Mysteries by Lucy Carol

Monday Meeting: Interview with Lucy Carol

Today, I am interviewing Lucy Carol, author of the Madison Cruz Mystery series. The latest in the series, Hit That, is available now in both print and ebook formats. I will add a link for purchasing the book at the end of the interview. About the series: Madison Cruz is an aspiring actress, living in Seattle. Her … Continue reading Monday Meeting: Interview with Lucy Carol

Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat Amelia Peabody is a strong-willed, independent woman of the Victorian age. She has lived with and cared for her father, a scholar who passed on his love of history, and particularly, Egypt to his daughter. Upon his death, … Continue reading Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive is Almost Here!

It is June 1st. My, how the time flies! Summer is almost here, and the same can be said for the Yo-Yo Files #2, Snake's Alive. This new urban fantasy novelette will be released later this month. It's got demons, angels, snakes (well, duh!), mystery, a yo-yo (of course), and a wee dash of humor. Here's … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive is Almost Here!